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sleepytech sleepytech
Mon, Feb 8, 2010 11:02
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Hi everyone, I'll be 50 this year and though I have always had trouble with my weight, it now seems an impossible struggle. I did so-so until about 5 years ago when I switched careers and took a sit down job. I had always worked in a job with continuous walking, but now I sit in front of a monitor and the weight piled on. I'm currently 186, for years I was able to maintain 135 by eating 1 meal a day, not anymore! I work nights and to try some of the weight loss plans out there base your eating on daytime hours. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

pazam pazam
Thu, Mar 4, 2010 14:03
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I feel your pain!.
I used to work 12 hour nights. I would work out after work before I went to bed...only b/c I couldnt get out of bed before work. Watch out for those 2-3am cravings. I would also want a huge meal when I got home. In addition, I would be too tired on my days off to go and be active..much less work out.
What I did was workout after work (at 8am).I would a 'dinner' at 5am to I wouldn't be hungry when I got home. I also had to be very careful about comfort eating b/c I felt tired/ sick all of the time. Keep in mind with anything- diet, relationships, sleeping, etc...2pm is YOUR 2am.....be nice to your body or you'll only feel worse!!! Hope this helped!

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