O43 Check-in

Counting carbs/calories is a drag. Obsessive scale stepping is a recipe for despair. If you want to count something, "days on habit" is a much better metric. Checking off days on a calendar would do just fine, but if you do it here you get accountability and support. Here's how. Start a new topic in this forum called (say) "Your Name Daily Check In." Then every N day post a "reply" to that topic as to whether you stayed on habit. A simple "<font color="green">SUCCESS</font>" or "<font color="red">FAILURE</font>" (or your preferred euphemism if that's too harsh) is sufficient, but obviously you're welcome to write more if you want. On S-days just register that you're taking an S-day. You don't have to do this forever, just until you're confident you've built the habit. Feel free to check in weekly or monthly or sporadically instead of daily. Feel free also to track other habits besides No-s (I'm keeping this forum under No-s because that's what the vast majority are using it for). See also my <a href="/habitcal/">HabitCal</a> tool for another more formal (and perhaps complementary) way to track habits.

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Re: O43 Check-in

Post by RAWCOOKIE » Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:33 pm

On a plus: I can now tuck in my shirts, annnnnd zip up my trousers, annnnd, button them.
Awesome!

Those wins are so motivating - enjoy!
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Re: O43 Check-in

Post by Over43 » Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:32 pm

I did not know they had those either. The hydrocodone worked its way through my system pretty quick. Surgery at my age is not an option. I am supposed to go until my legs do not work anymore, then surgery. (2-3 rods? I forget how many.)

Aside form that, this week has been a bit lackluster-ish. Snacking a lot, and drinking soda again. That black berry Canada Dry. Darned Canada Dry! Well, we'll see how Monday goes. Super Bowl weekend is never a day to try to just three plate it.

Feel good since Wednesday's Super Slow workout. I went at it. I thought I would be hating life, but I am alright. My wife says my mid-section is tightening up. It must be the planks?

Well, everyone have a good weekend!
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Re: O43 Check-in

Post by Over43 » Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:20 pm

The last few days have been highlighted by a lack of paying attention to what I have been stuffing in my pie hole. As my mother would say to me: Shame on you.

I plan on my Super Slow workout this afternoon. Oh, I forgot. I spent an hour this morning digging my Mini Cooper out of the snow. That should count as some kind of physical effort. This year the Teton/Yellowstone/Upper Snake River Valley region has turned into Buffalo, New York.
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Bacon is the gateway meat. - Anthony Bourdain
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Re: O43 Check-in

Post by Whosonfirst » Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:09 pm

Over43 wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:20 pm
The last few days have been highlighted by a lack of paying attention to what I have been stuffing in my pie hole. As my mother would say to me: Shame on you.

I plan on my Super Slow workout this afternoon. Oh, I forgot. I spent an hour this morning digging my Mini Cooper out of the snow. That should count as some kind of physical effort. This year the Teton/Yellowstone/Upper Snake River Valley region has turned into Buffalo, New York.
Here in Pa, I've always counted a reasonably heavy snow removal as my daily exercise and generally avoid any added activities. It can be the most "real" work I've done in months.

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Re: O43 Check-in

Post by automatedeating » Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:41 pm

oh my - the small bits of shoveling (wet!) snow this winter has been a true workout for me.
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Re: O43 Check-in

Post by Over43 » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:47 pm

Yesterday, after lunch, was great.

Today, an Ore-Ida egg bowl w/ 3 eggs (instead of one.)

I went to the Super Walmart and picked up enough food, for work, that includes today and tomorrow.

I am going to start exercising again next week.
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I made myself be hungry, then I would get hungrier. - Frank Zane Mr. Olympia '77, '78, '79

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Re: O43 Check-in

Post by Over43 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 7:26 pm

Monday 2.17.2020

Success!

Tuesday 2.18.2020

Breakfast: Ore-Ida Bowl

Lunch: Not Yet
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Bacon is the gateway meat. - Anthony Bourdain
You pale in comparison to Fox Mulder. - The Smoking Man

I made myself be hungry, then I would get hungrier. - Frank Zane Mr. Olympia '77, '78, '79

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