The Olympics can be an inspiration to lose weight. I watched the Inauguration Ceremony of the Rio Olympics 2016.
While I was watching it I eat a handful of blueberries , a Greek yogurt and I drank a couple of glasses of water along the way.
Sometimes I eat lettuce instead of pop corn while I watch TV. It has fewer calories.
I am writing about the Olympics because it was always an inspiration to me to do exercises and do the best I could in other areas of my life
I loved watching the Inauguration ceremony. It was very colorful with the shows, the music, and the dancing. There was cultural expression, spectacular firecrackers a happy parade with young athletes and their teams.
Brazil had a difficult time lately but their enthusiasm and hard work put this ceremony together in a fantastic way. It was emotional and beautiful to me.
I know how to maintain weight after weight loss. I weight 98-100 pounds, I am petite. For me it is simple :
1- Eat the right amount of protein (Fish, beef, chicken, turkey, lamb, beans, seafood) fruits and vegetables.
2- Eat or drink calcium-rich foods ( cheese, yogurt)
3- Drink 8 glasses of water per day
4- Do some moderate exercise,
Pineapple melts tummy fat when you eat it instead of high calorie desserts.
Eat you protein, veggies and fruits and you can have a lean body.
Pineapples can help you lose weight. They have a lot of water, fiber, minerals and digestive enzymes.
They have few calories: Only 70 calories per 100 grs!!! (4 oz). They have lots of fiber which will be used to help you feel full faster and also have a good digestion.
The main enzyme is bromelain that helps in the breaking down of protein. Bromelain is anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer, anti- arthritis.
100 grs. of pineapple/ half of cup has almost 47 mg of vitamin C. Vitamin C is an anti-oxidant and it is required for the synthesis of collagen, which is in the: joints, skin, hair and nails, blood vessels, organs and bones. Vitamin C protects us against scurvy or soft bones and helps the immune system to prevent infections.
That is a big cake in the video for the collection of cake tales. I burned some calories dancing to the rhythm of this song. I do not remember eating cake on the beach. I eat hamburgers, grapes, watermelon when I go to the beach.
Cakes are at the center of celebrations like birthdays, weddings or anniversaries. Supermarkets sell cakes everyday now.
I remember the up and down roller coaster of my weight loss process.
I went to the supermarket to buy some things for the house today. When I was there I passed near the magazine rack and saw a title about how the “Biggest Losers” from the show have all gone back to the original weight that they had before the show.
It made me remember when I was in my late teens, I for the first time in my life I had lost 28 pounds and I was feeling comfortable and confident in my own body and it was a pleasure to look myself in the mirror and see the image that I wanted to see since I was eleven years old.
I was on a very strict low calorie (800 cal/day) no carbs diet under doctor supervision. I was taking a multivitamin too. He determined the amount of calories according to my petite size.
He said that it was the first stage, that when I accomplished my ideal weight he will begin to introduce some carbs. I lost the 28 pounds in three months.
I was feeling very good about myself.
There are some diet tips for petite women that will help you to reach your ideal weight which is your healthy weight and happy weight.
When my brother was a child, he used to eat a pile of crackers with mango marmalade, ice cream and animal crackers in a bunch and he did not gained weight; he is taller than me . He is still very athletic but now he has to take care of his diet because he notices that he can gain weight if he eats too much. If I ate the same as him, my face and tummy would be rounder.
Each body is different, some are tall, young , active and have good metabolism others are short, middle age, sedentary and with a slow metabolism.
There are tables for height and weight, there are ranges of healthy weight.You can determine what is your ideal weight using this. I want you to feel good about your weight when you reach your ideal weight, I want you to feel good in the process to achieve it.