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    BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS April 6, Sunday
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    parakeet210 posted:
    Have you ever wondered where this idea really originated? from?

    As you can see from this jacket cover it was originally a novel! Go figure!!
    Breakfast of Champions, or Goodbye Blue Monday is a 1973 novel by the American author Kurt Vonnegut . Set in the fictional town of Midland City, it is the story of "two lonesome, skinny, fairly old white men on a planet which was dying fast." One of these men, Dwayne Hoover, is a normal-looking but deeply deranged Pontiac dealer and Burger Chef franchise owner who becomes obsessed with the writings of the other man, Kilgore Trout , taking them for literal truth. Trout, a largely unknown pulp science fiction writer who has appeared in several other Vonnegut novels, looks like a crazy old man but is in fact relatively sane. As the novel opens, Trout journeys toward Midland City to appear at a convention where he is destined to meet Dwayne Hoover and unwittingly inspire him to run amok .

    So there you have it!

    My challenge to you today since its Sunday and that usually means a day off, a family day, church day, quiet day..... Can you who are on this challenge get at least 6 mins. of high octane motorin on body skills. In other words move it as best and as vigoursly as you can for 6 mins to day because its the 6th of the month. Make sure you do a small warm up and cool down!

    Post here what your BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS EXERCISE DAY
    was all about and did your food choices today help fuel you the best it could or????

    Monday will be the 7th day of this challenge. Please all weigh in or tell us ur weight loss since April 1, 2014.
    This moment is your life, choose to live it. Grab all the gusto you can!!!

    tweety 'keet'

    SW 264.0. GW. 170 CW 258.8
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    jis4judy responded:
    Good morning Keet
    weigh in not so good I ate too many crackers last night
    had the hungry Horrors
    153 this morning and I exercised a lot yesterday in spite of my sore foot 30 minutes on the bike and 35 walking


    That is interesting about the book having that name before the cereal I wonder if General mills got permission to use it back then LOL


    well I still have that nasty cramp in my right foot so I will try the bike again I think I will stop the walking for a while see if I can get whatever is bothering my foot to go away. also I am not in a lot of pain it is an uncomfortable feeling more than pain


    Breakfast
    3oz orange
    1/2 C bran flakes
    1/2 C organic oats
    2.4 oz strawberries
    1 C black coffee


    Dinner plans
    boneless skinless Chicken breast steamed red potato
    spinach or broccoli side salad


    Hugs Judy
    SW 247 CW 150ish maintaining

    Remember the Gold is not in the prize it's in the Journey
    life may not be the Party we expected but while we are here we may as well dance

     
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    ausgram responded:
    Hey there Keet, yep nothing wrong with sleeping till 11 on a Saturday, especially if you work.

    Weigh in - 185 YAY

    Brkfst - 1 cup cantelope, 1 cup joe

    snack at 11 today at church, 1 plain cake donut, 1/2 cup joe

    Lunch - late will be about 3 today - 2 oz of deer meat, veggies and a salad.

    I been slacking on the calories havn't been reaching 1200.

    Been walking my 2 miles. I will walk it today too, I won't give myself a day off. Sitting in church for 2 1/2 hours is enough rest. Ha.
    AusGram -SW - 194; CW -187; GW -150 for now, will lower that WHEN I reach it.

    Don't live life comparing yourself to everyone else.
    God has created you to be you and you are free to be you.
     
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    mog1026 responded:
    Sorry Tweety. Vonnegut copied Wheaties, not the other way around. The Wheaties slogan was created in 1927.
    Kathy SW 235.1 CW 213.8 GW 165

    Greedily she ingorg'd without restraint,
    And knew not eating Death
    Milton, Paradise Lost
     
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    mog1026 replied to mog1026's response:
    I was up .2 yesterday, but down .6 today for a 0.4 loss for the last two days of the week. It may seem nitpicky to count decimals but I seem to be settling into a 1 1/2 lb weekly loss which is perfect as far as I can see. This past week was 1.6 lbs down. Yippee! I can dream that by the end of the year I'll be at a normal weight. Today is 213.4 but next year I want to see the 160's. I am doing it!

    The Plan is to eat exactly the same menu as yesterday in exactly the same amount.
    Kathy SW 235.1 CW 213.8 GW 165

    Greedily she ingorg'd without restraint,
    And knew not eating Death
    Milton, Paradise Lost
     
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    mog1026 replied to mog1026's response:
    Judy, could your footsie be wanting a banana? A little potassium boost might help.
    Kathy SW 235.1 CW 213.4 GW 165

    Greedily she ingorg'd without restraint,
    And knew not eating Death
    Milton, Paradise Lost
     
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    jis4judy replied to mog1026's response:
    Hi Kathy sounds like a good idea maybe will get a banana for a snack today I make my hubby eat bananas for his BP
    thanks for the suggestion
    Hugs Judy
    SW 247 CW 150ish maintaining

    Remember the Gold is not in the prize it's in the Journey
    life may not be the Party we expected but while we are here we may as well dance

     
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    parakeet210 replied to jis4judy's response:
    Really Kathy? i.e. Wheaties?????? Well I guess next time I post something as this that I will do extra homework. Ur right Kathy Ur DOIN IT! Keep going!

    Judy Remember RICE rest ice compression elevate
    and the banana.. and I use special essential oils to rub sometimes my knees with but tiger balm may help too. I've used that too and it does help some.

    Hi Aus .... UR doing Great!!!

    we went to the main street about 5 miles away and there are shops and restaurants down there. we went into an old fashioned candy store. Haystack.... I had 2
    weight up but will post tomorrow as I did not weigh today

    bkfst: 2 cuppa 1/21/2, 2 protein toast with honey and cinnamon

    thanks for understanding the sleep ins. Just been exhausted!!
    I can't seem to get enough rest!!

    I'm going to enjoy this day. it was suppose to rain//snow yesterday and it never happened. we're expecting rain this afternoon and the sky looks crazy dark and full of rain. Will it be that way????
    This moment is your life, choose to live it. Grab all the gusto you can!!!

    tweety 'keet'

    SW 264.0. GW. 170 CW 258.8
     
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    mog1026 replied to parakeet210's response:
    Yuck! homework! Don't do any Tweety! Just accept that some of us are children of the forties and fifties and know the early tv ads! Hahaha!
    Kathy SW 235.1 CW 213.4 GW 165

    Greedily she ingorg'd without restraint,
    And knew not eating Death
    Milton, Paradise Lost
     
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    mog1026 replied to mog1026's response:
    Tweety, what date did we start this challenge? I can't remember my starting weight unless I can look up the date in my food journal. And yes, I know I'm anal compulsive about this!
    Kathy SW 235.1 CW 213.4 GW 165

    Greedily she ingorg'd without restraint,
    And knew not eating Death
    Milton, Paradise Lost
     
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    parakeet210 replied to mog1026's response:
    april 1 we started K. and ur not anal about it! ur doing what it takes to make a huge lifestyle change and that IS VERY IMPORTANT!

    gooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

    Lunch: 2 oz. plain chicken, 1 serving hummus, 1 pita, few cherry tomatoes and 1/4 cuc
    coke as I was extremely sick to stomach

    dinner: 1 whole wheat tortilla, 2 oz turkey, tommatoe lettuce and light ranch dressing 1 tbsp.small handful mixed nuts

    1 starbucks skinny vanilla latte

    10 jelly beans (imy dad was taught by diabetic classes 45 yr ago that this was a fruit)
    This moment is your life, choose to live it. Grab all the gusto you can!!!

    tweety 'keet'

    SW 264.0. GW. 170 CW 258.8
     
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    mog1026 replied to parakeet210's response:
    Food du jour-

    Breakfast and Lunch same as yesterday

    Dinner the same except add some arugula and radicchio to the plate
    Kathy SW 235.1 CW 213.4 GW 165

    Greedily she ingorg'd without restraint,
    And knew not eating Death
    Milton, Paradise Lost
     
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    jis4judy replied to jis4judy's response:
    Hi I did have a 2.4 oz banana as a mid morning snack today


    Dinner was
    4.6 oz chicken breast boneless and skinless
    2.7 oz red potato steamed
    1 C broccoli
    salad
    mixed greens
    slice red onion
    5 black olives
    1 radish
    2 slices cuke
    1/4 yellow pepper
    1 roma tomato
    1 T each red wine vinegar and wishbone robusto




    1 C hot chocolate with whipped cream


    3.5 oz apple 3/4 t natural peanut butter


    2 oz pistachios


    1/2 C greek plain ff yogurt
    1 C frozen cherries
    1/8 C great grains
    1/2 T honey




    3 strips mango




    total cals for today 1567


    I did 20minutes on bike and 17 minutes weight lifting


    increased from 10 reps to 12 from last time


    Hugs Judy
    SW 247 CW 150ish maintaining

    Remember the Gold is not in the prize it's in the Journey
    life may not be the Party we expected but while we are here we may as well dance

     
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    parakeet210 replied to jis4judy's response:
    had a carmel ff milk lattee

    also had 1/3 c. pumpkin seeds in shell (yes I eat them whole)
    This moment is your life, choose to live it. Grab all the gusto you can!!!

    tweety 'keet'

    SW 264.0. GW. 170 CW 258.8
     
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    ausgram replied to mog1026's response:
    Did my walk today and just as I got out to the buffalo fence it started to sprinkle. I put my coat over my head and kept going. Course, once I get out there, I don't have a choice but to keep going if I want to get home. LOL
    AusGram -SW - 194; CW -187; GW -150 for now, will lower that WHEN I reach it.

    Don't live life comparing yourself to everyone else.
    God has created you to be you and you are free to be you.


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