Wednesday, November 21, 2012
I really want a Baconater right now!! But is it worth the 600 or so calories and the whole days worth of sodium? Ask me right now when I am hungry and I say yes. Quick! To the freezer. Grab me a GF burrito and a salad. Ask me after I eat and I might still say yes, but at least I won't be ready to grab the car keys and head over to Wendy's right now. Or maybe I will, but only to get a dollar menu frosty instead.
Fast food joints, why u no stop tempting me!?
Monday, November 19, 2012
So, didn't realize it had been four days since I blogged last. I kept telling myself 'Oh, I should put that in my blog' and then just never did.
Well, to start off with, I am down 3 pounds so far. I have to admit that it feels good to keep track instead of just guessing based on how I feel. Of course I want the weight to drop off sooner, but I know that this is the healthy way to do it. I've been told many times that it took me half my life to put the weight on, I can't expect it to all be gone the next day. Takes time to fix what it took time to make. This time it will be different though, I can tell. I've got someone to do it with and stay accountable to. And I have you guys!
It feels good to have made a commitment to moving again as well. My leg has been holding up okay so far. The chair exercises are wonderful! I do think I pushed it a teensy bit this weekend with an extended working Saturday and grocery shopping yesterday. So I am sore today, but not to the point where I can't do something about it.
I've also noticed, and Andy has said this as well, that it seems like we have been eating out less since we started this. I think because we are thinking about what we put in our mouth not just the fact that we are hungry.
I am still having some trouble with my eating though as I seem to get full fast, but then hungry again just as fast. I have been eating healthier but there are still some unhealthy things I have such as the occasional soda or dessert. I'm thinking this may be causing blood sugar spikes and crashes, hence the full/hungry/full/hungry thing. Will work on this in the next week.
That's all for now. Thanks for reading.
Off to lunch.
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