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not a diet ... a lifestyle
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6th-Dec-2009 08:05 pm - Last call for new administrator

I am the administrator of this community, but am moving on to other things and would like to transfer the administration to someone else. If you'd like to become the new administrator, please send me a message to let me know - (dawni@livejournal.com).

If no one is interested in being the new administrator I'll go ahead and delete the community.
29th-Nov-2009 09:24 am - New administrator required
I am the administrator of this community, but am moving on to other things and would like to transfer the administration to someone else. If you'd like to become the new administrator, please send me a message to let me know - (dawni@livejournal.com).

If no one is interested in being the new administrator I'll go ahead and delete the community.
20th-Apr-2007 09:41 pm - Hello!
Hello!  I'm new to this community.  I live in Puget Sound, WA and have recommitted myself to Weight Watchers just recently.  I'm here for the long haul - to lose 152lbs.  So glad that there is support on the web like this.  :-)
I'm completely clueless when it comes to actually "eating right". Just when I think I'm doing something right, someone tells me I'm doing something wrong.

I just opened up the latest Weight Watchers E-Newsletter and found some really helpful info. I thought I would post it for those of you who don't get the newsletter.

Before a Workout: Best-Bet Food Combos
Low-fat yogurt with sliced banana
Skim milk blended with frozen fruit to make a smoothie
Low-fat cottage cheese with pineapple chunks
Small chicken or turkey sandwich on whole-wheat bread
Low-fat string cheese and grapes
No-sugar-added applesauce or a diced apple mixed with low fat cottage cheese or ricotta cheese (try sprinkling with cinnamon)
Hard-boiled eggs, yolks removed and replaced with hummus
Half a sweet potato topped with low-fat cottage cheese and sprinkled with nutmeg (or for something savory, add a spoonful of salsa)

After a Workout: Replenish Repasts
One or two poached eggs on whole-wheat toast
Bean burrito: a whole wheat tortilla filled with black beans, salsa, and a little reduced fat-cheese
Stir-fried chicken and vegetables (try pepper, zucchini, and carrot) over brown rice
Whole-wheat pasta tossed with chicken, broccoli and eggplant
Whole grain cereal or oatmeal, with milk and fruit (such as a sliced banana)

The article also talks about maintaining proper hydration. Drink before you feel thirsty and drink at least 16 ounces of water two hours before a workout, and about 6 to 12 every 15 to 20 minutes during exercise. (An ounce is about a mouthful.)
24th-Feb-2007 02:53 pm - interesting recipe
I was at a scrapbooking/wedding seminar a little while ago and as a "treat" they brought out a huge wedding cake and cut big slices for everyone. I passed of course. Luckily, I'm not a big cake fan.

Anyway - I mentioned I was doing weight watchers and a lady sitting across from me mentioned mixing chocolate cake mix and diet coke and then filling cupcake wrappers and sticking them in the oven...each one is two points. Also, you can do white cake mix and diet sprite/sprite zero. Just mix, no eggs or milk or any of that.

Does anyone else know anything about this? I meant to ask her for more detail but things got a busy with people leaving and talking, etc.

By the way - I'm new...my name is Sonia from Dallas, Texas. I have just started week 7 and have lost 13 lbs.
15th-Feb-2007 08:38 pm - Newbie!
Hi all, I am new here and excited to find a place where I can get support and hopefully give support to others also. I am a 34 year old female in Texas. I lost 60-70 lbs a few years ago on the South Beach diet. Since October of 2006, I have slowly gained around 25 lbs back. I had tried to start phase 1 back a few times, and that is a difficult thing to do, especially with the holidays.

Anyway, I started doing Weight Watchers Flexplan. I have done this before with success. I went last week and paid the meeting fee and bought the starter kit. I am going to weigh in on Wednesday mornings.

So far, so good!

11th-Feb-2007 01:03 am - Newbie
December 2011
I just discovered this community, so thought I would say Hello.  I've been a Weight Watchers member now for 7 months and have managed to lose 64 pounds so far.  I still have a lot more to lose and I get a lot of motivation and support from the online message boards at weightwatchers.ca.  I hope this will be another source of inspiration and sharing! :)
9th-Feb-2007 08:13 pm - Peanut Butter fix?
Snowy Snoopy

Good Evening all :)

As some of you know I am a lifetime member of WW (joined on 1/10/06 and made lifetime in December).  I am a huge peanut butter fanatic.

Now, as we all know, PB is so high in fat and in points. 

I was wondering how you fellow PB-addicts get in your fix.  I have tried the Better N' Peanut Butter (2 pts for 2 TBSP) and love it ... and I am currently waiting on a shipment from Bell Plantation with my PB2 order.  I was wondering if there were other ways to kill the craving.

Any tips/recommendations/advice would be highly appreciated. 

Much ♥

x-posted to <lj comm="ww_users">, <lj comm="ww_nj_nyc">, <lj comm="wwonline"> and <lj comm="ww_lj">

15th-Jan-2007 10:46 am - New Member!
btvs: well-behaved women
Hiya! I've been on and off the Weight Watchers program for a few years now. I've recently gotten back in the swing of things and I'm determined to reach my goals to a new and healthier me.
I'm a social carnivore, meaning that while I lead a primarily vegetarian lifestyle, I still eat some meat, mainly pork and chicken. I'm fairly active on the 'Vegetarians Get Together' forums over on the official Weight Watchers site and help run one of the daily threads.
I hope that this community will become more active and that we all can reach our goals of a healthier lifestyle!
30th-Dec-2006 12:59 pm - Yummy Snacks
Kellogg's Nutrigrain Munch'ems Bite-Size Granola Snacks
Brown Sugar Cinnamon Flavour or Honey Oat Flavour
1 package = 2 points

I just discovered these snacks on our last trip to the grocery store, and I LOVE them! They're crunchy, and sweet, and I find a package of them to be very filling. Plus, I'm always a big fan of portion control, and these packages are great to throw in your bag to keep as an emergency snack while you're away from home for the day. Very yummy... I highly recommend them!
30th-Dec-2006 12:16 pm - Happy New Year
In the last year I lost 20 lbs and kept it off. The kept it off part is the most important for me.
I hope in the coming year to loose 60. My goal was 100 lbs. If I only manage 20 lbs a year so be it then it takes me 5 years. It's better than taking off five puttin on 10.

SO here's my hope for all of you who read this.
May the fat fairy get lost for good,
May the clothes sizes get smaller and
May the sweetest thing in your life be the feeling of success!

Happy New Years everyone
2nd-Oct-2006 02:13 pm(no subject)
Garfield - Nom Nom Nom
What makes you beautiful?

When do you feel the most beautiful? What attributes to beauty do you have? When do you feel the most comfortable? What makes you happy?

Sometimes in this world of diet and excersize, we only see beauty as a size, or certain weight. What i want to know, is what makes you beautiful now! Is beautiful when you realize that you'll never be a size 2, but you can be a gorgeous size 12!? Or is beauty when you surround yourself with people who love you? Is beauty when you realize that losing those dreeaded 10 pounds wont make anyone love you more?

I want to know.

x-posted everywhere. I think everyone needs to be reminded that they are beautiful.
30th-Sep-2006 11:38 am - Check-in!
Hi all! The community's been awfully quiet lately, so I thought I'd check in and see how everyone is doing. How is your Weight Watchers journey going? Reached any milestones? Discovered any new "Points Bargains"? Talk to me! :)

I had a bit of a rough summer, Weight Watchers-wise... seems like I kept losing and gaining the same couple of pounds over and over again!... but I am back on track for the fall, and am actually looking forward to Monday's WI. I've lost just over 90 lbs so far, so my next milestone is 95... then on to the big 100!

Hope to hear from you guys!
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