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Just back from a long haul business trip - oversized portions by harrij19 on 18 May 2013, 02:05
Just back home to Switzerland tonight after a week in meetings in the US. My goodness, it is amazing how important food is in the meeting culture. If there is not a huge selection of stodgy, sugary food on tap, then the meeting cannot proceed. But what really amazed me or should I say continues to amaze me, is the actual amount supplied per person.

So how did I manage this past week. Being 9 time zones behind, my seep pattern was in shock. This allowed me to get up very early and take advantage of some long walks along the San Fran waterfront. This program helped focus my mind away from the junk food, and kept me for the most part on track.

After a day of eating in the office came the obligatory team dinner at the oversized steak, steak restaurant. More huge portions to contend with, and very little salad in sight.

Please don't get my wrong, I am not turning into a food nazi, but I am a little bit fed up with the mentality. The mentality that is oversized pre-packaged junk...

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End of week two by cwarrior on 07 Aug 2015, 13:06
Second Friday, i.e. end of week two. Fasted Wednesday AND sent off a second draft of a chapter, but feeling much less motivated today on all counts ...

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Yippee by Bobshouse on 30 Jul 2015, 19:10
no nothing to do with the scales....my new iPad Air is here! No more slow old iPad! It will take me a while to get used to it and set up all my apps as I want them. Had a major battle with iTunes as it...

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Ho hum, back again... by Bluebirdie on 30 Jul 2015, 18:39
I didn't last very long, 18 months ago. About a couple of months of fasting. Since then I rejoined WW for a whole year, lost a stone, then bounced around putting on, and losing the same 3-7lbs. I return...

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First fast nearly done by Bobshouse on 29 Jul 2015, 18:32
It was easier than expected and helped by hubby doing it too. We have the same amount to lose but I know he will lose faster!
Today we bought the floor tiles, bath and shower for daughter and son in law's...

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Oh dear! by Bobshouse on 28 Jul 2015, 16:49
So, I am fat and growing. Not quite back to where I started but working towards it. My life has been turned upside down.
After two years of battling with social services to get a care package for my father,...

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RE: Oh dear! by loversghost on 19 Aug 2015, 19:53
Good to see you back @Bobshouse - very sorry to hear of your loss and like @Sallyo says - be kind to yourself. Sending you best wishes.

Re: Ho hum, back again... by ferretgal on 06 Aug 2015, 22:39
Bluebirdie, if you look at many of my posts (even my signature!) you'll see I'm a nut on the "this is my Way of Life, for Life" approach--have lost 32+ lbs and while I'd like to lose more, I'm...

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Re: Losing weight, giving up alcohol... and now EXERCISING? by ferretgal on 03 Aug 2015, 19:54
Hi jay52; I started at 208lbs and am 5'7"...now hovering around 176 plus or minus, a little over a year in. I did give up booze for 6 weeks, but am back to having my daily beer and occasional glass...

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Re: Oh dear! by Sallyo on 30 Jul 2015, 19:18
Thinking of you, Bobshouse. Hard times. Be kind and gentle with yourself. xxxxx

RE: Losing weight, giving up alcohol... and now EXERCISING? by jay52 on 29 Jun 2015, 06:18
Hi. Just wanted to say I'm 66 inches tall and weigh 210lbs this morning......
I'm going to be following your footsteps ( I hope lol )

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