Monday, December 05, 2011
Well, it's December and I am officially as fat as I've every been 141-144. It fluctuates, I guess. In my desperation, I am resorting to the Wal-mart version of Slim-fast. I have 19 days until the holidays, we will see how that goes.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
That is all.
On the other hand, I am alright at a low-cal and whole grain diet. I will include more vegetables as are in the SB Diet, but somehow I completely blow at this diet. I don't know how to be successful. I read the book, and somehow I just can't stick to it. I decided to just go on dieting as I have in the past for now, and maybe try it later.
I feel like something must be wrong with me, because it seems like I am only gaining weight.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Well, I blew it. Every other day, in fact. But it's ok! I have totally stuck to the plan so far today, and I have planned my day out in advance as usual. I have had problems due to my new job (yay, job!) being at a restaurant where I can have unlimited fried mozzarella sticks, onion rings, burgers, breakfast things, etc. gratis. I feel like I am getting a workout when I am there, though, as I'm the only waitress. I have never done it before and so far, so good!
I think today I have managed to be pretty good to the plan. I want a piece of dark chocolate. MMmm... 90% Lindt, 1 square. That would be lovely. Maybe after a week of sticking to this thing. It only has 3 carbs, so how bad could it be? 55 calories. I think I might actually be able to eat it on South Beach, but who knows. I have been eating it and I've blown it every day, so maybe that is the problem! I will fight the temptation and, instead, enjoy for sugar-free peach jello. Yum!
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Well, I am starting the "South Beach Diet" tomorrow. I got a job as a waitress at a local diner and will be busy during a period of time now, so hope that will keep me from mindlessly munching.
I read/skimmed the book. My mind is racing, can't sleep. Have to work early tomorrow. I made my egg white omelet in advance according to the book's recipe (plus some extra veggies). I also pre-made a tuna, onion, and green pepper concoction and have that ready to take with me tomorrow. Add that to a sugar free jello cup, and I should be flying high on my new low-carb lifestyle.
Phase 1 consists of no starches whatsoever. No potatoes, rice, wheat, what-have-you. No carrots. No fruit.
I can eat a limited amount of foods, which has worked well for me before. I have a very varied diet, which is good nutrition-wise (usually), but it is mostly high-carb and low in fat. I eat nuts often, and on this diet I can consume 15 almonds or pecans daily, or 2 tbsp. peanut (or, I assume, almond) butter. That, and lean meat (think chicken. fish, or round steak) and vegetables, as well as low-fat or fat-free dairy (cheese, cottage cheese, milk, and plain fat-free yogurt). Pretty excited to get started. The book claims the average weight loss for this first two weeks of Phase 1 is "8 to 13 pounds." Wish me luck.
Wednesday, November 02, 2011
I have officially reached my highest morning weight ever. I haven't been this heavy in years. I was always between 5 snd 10 lb. lower than this even after gaining 20 lb. I have gained 25 lb. and ten lb. in the past month and a half or two.
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