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Favorite Health Food: Eggs

Favorite Sinful Food: Ice cream

My Preferred Method of Exercise: 7 minute work out

My Approach to Weight Loss: Calorie cycling

My Weight Loss Program: Weight Watchers

My Diet Plan: Ketogenic

Fitness/Exercise Apps: MyFitnessPal

Fitness Devices: FitBit

DietBet Winnings: $83.61

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TIME PERIOD: All 60-Days 30-Days
Unofficial Weigh-InVerified Weigh-InDietBet Runner-UpDietBet WinnerRound WinnerRound Runner-Up
-1.8% Since last weigh-in
-1.8% 1-Month Change
-7.8% Lifetime Change

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a real problem
by - 08/24/2016 7:04PM

I've never really had a problem with addiction. In theory, I know how it works, of course...on an in... Read More ›

In a sea of frogs
by - 08/21/2016 7:15PM

In my apartment complex, we have a walking trail. I doubt I would walk it at all except for the fact... Read More ›

Ineisha P.

Perfectly said
The false plateau
by - 06/03/2015 8:58AM

So, I seem to be at a little bit of a plateau. It’s not a real plateau, I just think I am eating eno... Read More ›


I love cross stitching, knitting, and crocheting. I can spend hours working on a project. I'm always doing a project while I watch TV. It's such a great way to stop myself from snacking. Until I get it in my mind that I need a snack. Then it is all I can think about. You were so strong with the snickers craving. My friend suggested the "chocolate diet" to me (not as unhealthy as it sounds). After each meal, eat a small piece of very dark, high-quality chocolate. It's supposed to send satisfaction signals to your brain and indicate the end of the meal because dessert is the typical end to a meal, thereby switching your brain out of hungry mode. It's also supposed to keep you from snacking in between meals because you remain satisfied for longer. I only do it sporadically because I break my meals up into about 5-6 small meals and I don't remember/want to eat chocolate every time I eat. But when I'm REALLY craving chocolate (which happens less frequently now, but still a few times a month) I munch the dark chocolate after I eat and it does help. Way to go with everything! I'd love to see your Snow White project when it's finished, or as you make progress. I'm working on cross stitched Christmas ornaments that look like little winter cupcakes right now!
Some thoughts on business travel
by - 05/27/2015 12:52PM

I just returned home from a one day business trip to the middle of pennsylvania. It was about 2 hour... Read More ›

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That omelet sounds delicious!

GeminiWitch83 Amanda

That is great that you managed to figure it all out so that you could still get in your exercise and eat according to your plan!
I win! I win! Damn it--no more Jen :-(
by - 05/20/2015 1:25PM

Weight: 145.0 Hurrah! I did it! I defied my own body and actually lost weight two days in a row! I w... Read More ›

Oh the things we do for $30
by - 05/19/2015 10:58AM

Weight: 145.6 Dietbet goal weight: 145.3 Gah! Just Gah! I have until tomorrow to submit my weight in... Read More ›

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Ugh those cold showers sound like no fun. You can do it. Watch your sodium today and tomorrow and drink LOTS and LOTS of water. I believe in you!!

GeminiWitch83 Amanda

Good Luck!!! You can do it!!!
Of Patterns and Pressure
by - 05/15/2015 12:03PM

Current Weight: 144.6 Dietbet Weight Goal: 145.3 Starting Weight 171.3 It’s hard not to get excited ... Read More ›

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GeminiWitch83 Amanda

I loved reading this! I am not quite as detailed on tracking my own trends, but I too weigh every day and try to keep an overall view in mind, but also look at minor details to see what workouts burn the most calories making me lose the most weight, what foods make me retain water, what foods make me eliminate water weight etc. I have read just as many articles recommending weighing in daily as I have read ones supporting weighing once a week. I am happier checking every day to see how each thing I do effects my weight as it appears you are too. Great job by the way for reaching your goal!!! Keep it up, the downward trend over time even with the fluctuations is always a good thing!!!
The best ways I cheat
by - 05/14/2015 1:30PM

Start Weight: 171.5 Weight: 146.2 4% goal: 145.3 Lbs to go: .9 No of course, I’m not breaking any ga... Read More ›

GeminiWitch83 Amanda

I have the 7 Minute Workout app too, but have only used it once. I think I need to use it more. It's tough because I'm used to slower paced things like my AeroPilates workouts or Yoga Practices that I like to set my own pace to and take time to breathe into every pose... however, I let my obsession for walking my fitbit steps fall off after I broke a 135 day streak missing by less than 200 steps one day in April. I have noticed without making sure I walk at least 3 miles a day and being a little more relaxed about working out (I do still workout usually 5 days a week on average), I have had much slower weight loss. I think I need to add something else in like the 7 minute workout to change it up. I could do this before my relaxing AeroPilates or Yoga. It sounds like you are doing great at knowing what works best for your body! Good for you!!! That is the key to this health and fitness journey, finding what works best for you and sticking to it!!!
Insane weight gain!!!
by - 05/07/2015 12:21PM

Weight: 148.2   So on Monday, I was 145.7…Just .4lbs away from my goal weight within diet bet. Then ... Read More ›

Insane weight loss!
by - 04/27/2015 11:01AM

Monday April 27, 2015Dietbet Starting weight: 151.4Weight: 146.5Okay. I can’t get too excited about ... Read More ›