Wednesday, March 21, 2012
I did the carnal sin and got on the scale again today...NOOOOOO!
Sunday was my check in day. I was at 170. This morning, the scale said 171. Ok. I've been on point with my food and my exercises (just a small bump on Saturday, when I went about 1500 calories for the day), but I'm in the zone.
First, I know that I cannot go by that number right now. I must stop depending on that scale. It has been DEDICATED for just two weeks and am down 4 lbs. I'm not going to count this "faux" pound increase unless I see it on the scale on Sunday. DON'T PANIC!!!
Ok. Just needed to breathe and put things in perspective. Carry on!
Monday, March 12, 2012
I weighed in this morning after my AM bout on the spin cycle. Very proud of myself for getting out of bed since I really wasn't sleeping anymore.
I had a cup of yogurt for breakfast this morning knowing that I'd be up against a catered lunch during training. But I was good! I choose the chicken wrap (that was suprisingly not obscene in size), and only ate half at lunch. I skipped the chips in the box and the pasta salad. Instead, I did finish the small cup of cantelope. I drank water all day.
Driving out the parking lot, I finished the other half of the wrap. I ate some grapes as a snack when I got home.
For dinner, Tacos! Deboned rotisserie chicken and small old cut up meatballs out the freezer that no one will ever eat, if I don't disguise them in other food.
Saving room for a fruity snack this eve.
I have this urge to do more push ups...Is that wierd?
I know, rambling completely.
Sunday, March 11, 2012
It's hard to be at home on the weekends with what seems to be an endless pantry. I think I'm through the worst of it, even after too much popcorn.
So I did get up and work out, even though I didn't want to. The new treadmill was delivered, but it doesn't work, so NordicTrack has to come out and fix it. Geez. Instead, I did some spinning to some high energy music on my bike.
I juiced for breakfast, with a breakfast sandwich, and some yogurt. Figured, I'd start out with some bulk, so I wouldn't graze all day. I did have healthy snack, with coconut water, grapes, and seaweed snack, even a little masage with just a few crackers. Dinner? Baked salmon and some pea sprouts for dinner.
Then I wanted to snack like crazy!!!! I had some flavored popcorn that I chowed down on.
I'm just going to move on now and not dwell on it. I think I will have some tea later, if I feel the need to put something in my mouth.
Friday, March 09, 2012
Stepped on the scale this morning and read the results. It's been 2 days since I started watching my calories. Don't panic, just breathe it in. Realize that nothing happens overnight and you're on the right track.
Starting weight: 174
Today's weight: 173.8
It's going to be OK.
Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Everyone around me thinks I'm so healthy and so in shape. Little do they know; I can be the worlds greatest slacker. No I'm not a big girl, but I am carrying at least 20 more pounds than I need to be.
I've done CrossFit (which I love, but the cost is so high in these times), I've done P90X (loved the results), and I like working out. My problem is the food. Food always drives me back to this weight, the mid 170s, and I beat myself up over and over again.
I know how to eat healthy, I just binge. I go off on these tangents that end up in a plate of waffles, and donuts. These binges turn into stretches of no carb diets that make me gain even more when I get through them.
I've been contemplating WW or Nutrisystem, and others, but then I think, "why?". I know how to diet; I know how to exercise. The issue is changing my lifestyle WHILE allowing myself to enjoy the sweets and goodies that I like, but in moderation.
In my early 20s, I lost 24 lbs, the old fashioned way, eating right and moving as often as possible. It was a slow crawl from late August to early December. I keep thinking how do I get back to that? I have to remember.
It was being ok in my skin, while I was losing. The angst of my size now, sends me on tizzies that are counter productive. I need to not remove the things I like, but reserve them for treats, the same way I treat myself to a shopping slurge, only now and again.
Slow and steady wins the race. I don't need to spend a lot of money and no one needs to send me any special foods. In time, the rolls of fat will be gone. In TIME. That is the key.
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