Since Tuesday I have been able to curb my snacking and watch my portions. It paid off and I am down nearly 2-1/2 pounds since then. This morning's number was 145.5 getting close to my panic point :) Now working on getting below 145....
Yesterday we were given a gallon ziplock bag of yellowtail - 5 big pieces in all
I cooked 3 pieces. Covered the fish in tzatiki and spices and sauteed in butter with onions, peppers and mushrooms. Added a splash of white wine, covered the pan and let it simmer till done.
It was delicious! Served with new potatoes, carrots and broccoli.
There were plenty of left overs and today I'm cooking the other 2 fillets.
Via the Flylady site I heard about a new book by Pam Young "the mouth trap" and I listened to the free introduction and read Flylady's e-mails about it.
For me it was an eyeopener... what struck me is that my snacking is my "inner brat" asking for treats and I should be the adult and say no. It has led to some interesting conversations in my head LOL.
Yesterday I was getting groceries and my inner brat asked to stock up on my(her) favorite toffees: toffees last longer than chocolate, bla bla bla... After a short "discussion" it ended in a firm NO and I bypassed the candy aisle I know there will times I give in but for now I have the upper hand.
The last 3 days have been much better, the gum has helped too and as a results this morning my weight was down by nearly 2 pounds from 3 days ago!! It is still above my "panic point" but now only by less than a pound :)
The last 10 days have been stressful but also brought many blessings and a thorough review of our life. We're still making adjustments but the good news not as drastic as we first thought.
A friend just came to the door with 3 pounds of freshly caught yellow tail! Yum.
Today's e-mail was "Which doughnut won't ruin your diet"
WTH???? This site is supposed to be about healthy eating and it compares DOUGHNUTS????
Excuse my outrage but everyone knows that doughnuts have no place in a healthy life style on a regular basis - so why bother compare them? If your are going to have one on the very, very odd occasion (in my case I had the first one in 4 years last November and none since - they're not worth it) does it really mater how bad you "sin"???
Previous e-mails have compared junk food as well.... why??? The whole point about eating better is to avoid junk, not "talk it good".
(Jumping off my soapbox and ducking for cover)
Last week we had a beautiful sunrise I'd like to share with all of you!
I reminds me that when there are clouds in the sky it creates beauty.
Having had an upset last week, we have experienced numerous unexpected blessings. People being helpful and kind, friendships deepened and renewed contact with family members.
It shows that even an adverse situation creates blessings.
I am very thankful for many things and my list keeps growing.