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Weight coming off

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Yay! The Wii Fit with fresh batteries says I'm down a pound! I was not really expecting a loss as my eating is not good. Yesterday was my son's birthday and he wanted lasagna but switched to going to Bonzai, the Japanese place where the chef cooks in front of you. You get to see them stir fry with gobs of butter on white rice and teriyaki and soy sauce. None of these are good for weightloss! Thankfully everyone was too full when we got home to eat birthday cake which I put together yesterday (from a box).

I did gulp down 3 glasses of water after the meal though hoping to flush out the sodium overnight instead of enduring water weight gain. I also drank a cup of Smooth Move tea last night and the night before to get my bowels to move (when you get older, this can be an occasional problem). I drank tons of water Sunday and Monday in preparation for today!

I meant to mention it in my last blog--in fact it was the reason I wanted to blog at all. At last! Someone random noticed that I have taken off a few pounds! She's got a few to lose herself and she's probably at least 10 years younger than me. I told her about SparkPeople and I hope she comes over, but I know pressure won't make her do it.

ANYWAY, today is my dear husband's birthday. My son was a 40th birthday present. HE said he wanted my homemade lasagna. Did I tell you that making lasagna is not my fave home cooking? Don't we all know what a diet buster this dish is anyway? Well...off to the grocery I go to get low/no fat cheeses and maybe turkey sausage if they have it!

One more bit of neat-o news! I just got a call for an interview on Thursday! Yay! Hate to get my hopes up, but I would dearly love to get off the unemployment train. It's great to get the $$, but the letters from DOL are stressful and I would like to make more money and get my career going again.
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2013VICTORY 1/17/2013 2:07PM

    I hope the interview went well. Congrats on the pound loss!

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PSHOWS 1/16/2013 5:50PM

    I hope the interview works out well for you. Keep sparking! emoticon Anni

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MS_CRAFTY 1/16/2013 3:39PM

    good luck with your interview ....hope it goes well for you

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DORISHEROFF 1/16/2013 1:14PM

    When I was the interviewee or interviewer, I was very aware that a gut reaction would usually tell the tale. I was always looking to join a team or to build a team. From reading your posts, I think you must be a great worker and will be very attractive in whatever position you are seeking. Be yourself, be relaxed (there is a tea for that, I am sure) and with luck and pluck you will eventually find the right position. I will light a candle tomorrow and send good thoughts your way. emoticon

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SCHOOLCOOK2 1/16/2013 11:13AM

    Good luck with your interview on Thursday. I know it will go well and you will tell us you are on your way again with your career. You sound like everything is going great for you and I am so happy for you. Keep up the good job. emoticon emoticon

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SQUIRRELLYONE 1/16/2013 8:00AM

    Try Cef Meg's slow cooker lasagna! I am a huge lasagna snob, but this is SO much easier than the traditional boil-then-bake method! AND delicious!

Congrats on having your efforts recognized! It feels awesome!

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MOONSTORMER 1/16/2013 7:50AM

    sounds fantastic all around!

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PATRICIAANN46 1/15/2013 7:34PM

  emoticon on your weightloss and on how well you are doing on your program.........and I also wish you the emoticon re: a new job. All good things are coming your way.......

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1EMMA2011 1/15/2013 7:23PM

    Wonderful news!! Great job on taking that pound off!!!! Proud of you!

Good luck with your interview!! I know you will do GREAT!!

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EMPTYSKY 1/15/2013 2:35PM

    emoticon Good luck at the interview!
emoticon on the weight loss!

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JCKIRNER 1/15/2013 1:47PM

    Fantastic news all around! Best of luck on the interview...
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NYHARDHAT_1 1/15/2013 12:39PM

    There are always hiccups no matter what we do. It's how we handle them that counts. You handled it like a pro and should be proud of yourself. Keep it up. You have a ton of supporters.
Good luck on the interview. We have our fingers crossed. emoticon

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MARIANNE9855 1/15/2013 12:38PM

    good luck with the job! its been going on 4 months for me and I hope for positive info soon. emoticon

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MPETERSON2311 1/15/2013 12:27PM

    good luck on the interview and stay strong with all those fantastic celebrations going on!

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ROSIEPD 1/15/2013 11:26AM

    Wow! Great news on the interview front, and Congrats on the loss! We go to Benihanas, and the chicken fried rice could be my entire meal, I love it so. 1 cup is 370 calories though, and you are so right about that sodium. Still, for an occasional treat, you can plan ahead and enjoy! I pair it with the shrimp, which are low in calories. My Mouth is Watering.

Happy Birthday to your DH and have a great week!
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