Hi everyone! First I want to say congratulations to everyone who is doing so well, I often check up on here to see what new info or advice is up and to see how everyone is doing! It's such an inspiration! I've struggled with unhealthy eating habits (overrestricting calories)through high school, and I finally decided to do things the right way! No more diets just a healthy lifestyle change! My first question is whether or not my eating is well balanced, I try not to count calories because it normally ends up becoming too much for me and I get obsessive. I've been eating when I'm hungry, stopping when I'm full pretty much. Here's a sample day for me.. could you please let me know if it looks alright? Breakfast (~6 AM) -egg white omelette (~ 1/4 cup) w/ 1T reduced fat cheddar cheese and 1T green bell peppers Snack (~8:30 AM) -either low-fat yogurt or 2/3 cup fresh fruit Lunch (~11 AM) -Large Salad (2 C) w/ spinach, green peppers, tomato, cucumber, carrots and boneless skinless grilled chicken breast, Salad Spritzer Dressing -1 C fresh fruit (canteloupe, strawberries, or watermelon) Snack (~3:30 PM) -1 banana Dinner -This normally varies, but it's either a lean protein with 2-3 veggie sides or whole wheat pasta or brown rice with ground turkey and fresh vegetables If I'm hungry after dinner I normally have fresh fruit or veggies to snack on or maybe a handful of peanuts. My other question is I have pretty "bulky" legs from cheerleading and playing softball in high school, I would love to slim them done and add muscle tone but I'm afraid using machines will just make them bigger so I've been doing squats and lunges with weights and also using the stairmaster everyday. Will that be enough to make a difference? Will the stairmaster bulk my legs up instead of slimming them down? Any help would be very appreciated! Thanks so much everyone! Good Luck!