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Posted By apettit on Oct 16, 2009 at 5:47PM

There is officially 7 days until my birthday and I still would like to lose a couple extra pounds.


I'm trying my hardest but my biggest problem is - I'M ALWAYS HUNGRY!!!!!! No matter how much fruit or complex carbs and fiber I eat, I'm hungry again in 2 hours! I'm choosing all the right foods, and portions but grrrr it's like my stomach won't shut up.

Do any of you have this problem? If so, enlighten me, how do you control yourself from eating every time your stomach tries to convince you it's starving?!

Tagged with: challenge, birthday, food

How's that challenge coming?

Posted By apettit on Oct 9, 2009 at 10:40PM

I realize I have completely failed, my 6lbs in 6 weeks challenge has backfired.

HOWEVER considering my birthday is in 2 weeks, I am now shooting for a 2 week challenge. Unfortunately, I was unable to hit the gym today, but, I am running a half-marathon on Sunday! (Wish me luck!)

Challenge (technically) begins today, yet, due to the long weekend - we'll be on schedule by Monday! Please join me, I promise I won't let you down this time!

Here's my food for the day:

9:20am Hunger Level (HL) 4 (out of 5)

  • 2/3 cup Activia vanilla yogurt with 1/2 cup homemade granola and 3/4 cup sliced strawberries
  • Coffee


  • Green tea

1pm HL 3-4

  • Green tea
  • 1 1/2 cup greens, 1/4 avocado, 1/4 roma tomato and 1/4 cucumber
  • 3/4 tblspn dijon mustard, 1/2 tblspn EVOO, 1/4 tblspn balsamic vinegar, 1/2 tblspn honey
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked edamame


  • Tall nonfat sugarfree vanilla chai latte from Starbucks

4:45pm HL 3

  • Kashi granola bar

6:20pm HL 4

  • Homemade enchiladas

8:30pm HL 3

  • VitaTop


6 pounds in 6 weeks.

Posted By apettit on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:26AM

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HERE'S THE CHALLENGE - lose 6 pounds in 6 weeks.

I have two motivators: 1) complete the Royal Victoria half marathon on October 11th and 2) look great for my birthday!

What are your motivators?


Through this group, twitter and my blog I will be updating on my progress as well as providing my personal tips that help me to accomplish my goal. Feel free to follow along for the ride or even complete the challenge yourself :) if you have any questions or need any one-on-one advice - email me at anela2008@aol.com I would be more than happy to speak to you!




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