Day 31: 100 Days Challenge - Hunger Scale

This morning's workout was a total blast. I haven't done the The Firm: Total Sculpt Plus Abs in ages.  I used to be able to do the whole thing.  This morning I made it through 30 minutes, but skipped the leg lifts which involved climbing on the fanny lifter.  What I did was enough for today.  I can't wait to see progress in this area.  After the workout, I rewarded myself with some Wii time.  I checked in with Biggest Loser, and Wii Fit Plus.

Breakfast today started with a whole grapefruit, not because I think it has any magical weight loss properties, but because I like it and it is very filling.  At Glen's they are running a special on General Mills cereals.  By 6 and get $10.00 off at checkout and a $6.00 coupon off your next milk purchase.  The register also spit out a $2.00 coupon off your next purchase of 5 General Mills cereals.  Harold is a Honey Nut Cheerio junkie so I bought the last 4 small boxes they had and I bought 2 boxes of Total.  This morning I had the Blueberry Pomegranite.  It was really good although a little sugary to me so when I shop tonight, I'm going to look for something else.

I found out that the Maple Syrup run will finish on the new track at Shepherd High School.  I really wish this track had been there when Melisa and Nicola were on the track team, but I'm glad that the students have it now.

Today's reading from "100 Days of Weight Loss" deals with reading your hunger signals.  Not much new here.  I've learned about hunger scales before.  This one uses negative numbers to gauge hunger. 
0 is neutral
-1 is a little hungry
-2 is very hungry
-3 is starved - way too hungry.

The author advises responding to hunger at -1 and to eat within 20-30 minutes of experiencing it.

From the Beck Diet Solution book - dealing with setbacks and slips.  The single most important advice here is to immediately get back on track.  I have always said, it isn't the slip ups that do us in - it's what we do afterwards that determines our ultimate success. 


  1. You have to love any money saving move these days ! And I am like you- I eat grapefruits just because I like them, and not because of any fat burning quality they may or may not have. Grapefruits have come a long way in my lifetime. As a kid they were incredibly tart, but now they are so sweet that I just peel them and eat then in segments like an orange. The are so sweet !

  2. You are such an really are. i was reading back through some of your posts and well...I am inspired how you just keep wishes to you. Dianntha