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Summer and Weight Loss
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sunnywiz
We are into summer now! Q's soccer is over for now.. leaving me more time in the week to do other stuff! For this summer, i'm concentrating on.. exercise + fitness, and throwing in some Martial Arts, and if I can swing it, some more Spanish.

Weight loss has been going well:
My Weight

How am I doing it? Once I found out I am diabetic, i've had to change my diet..
- I do a LOT less sugars now - on a good day, less than 30g or so, my worst days are probably under 80g.
- I'm eating around 1600 calories or less (net)
- I'm working out about 3 days a week (jogging 3-5 miles, or bicycling 25 to/from work, + strenght training)
- I'm walking usually over 6000 steps a day on days that I don't work out

Even so, if you look at the last week - see that big hump where I jumped back to 181 before back down to 179? that's from relaxing my eating habits for a day or two. I find that I do better IF i eat salad for breakfast (1 head of lettuce, or cut up broccoli,etc, low impact dressing) (before moving on to Oatmeal or cereal).. and i seem to eat fruit at the end of the day (blackberries, cherries, strawberries, etc). According to one guy (a runner) - the salad provides all the nutrients his body needs to bulid muscle from scratch, he doesn't need to load up on protein. This might be true.

So.. here's to a slimmer me! looking forward to size 34 pants. Just bought a pair, they kinda sorta fit...

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