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I can't believe it

Friday, May 03, 2013

I went to the Dr yesterday for a check up and was shocked by what I saw on the scale. I can't believe I lost 11 lbs in two weeks. Especially since I traveled all last week, had that huge steak and didn't cook one meal for myself.

I'm very happy and at this point am down 19 lbs total. I thought my clothes would be fitting differently but that's not the case. It's very surreal.

Anyway, I'm glad I'm doing what the dietitan suggested because she said I would maintain and then drop, maintain and then drop. Seems to be working out that way. To top it off on Wednesday I didn't have anything planned for dinner and was so frustrated over what the dietitian said I felt like I should get in 'one more bad meal.' I was thinking of all the things I want but I ended up eating mac and cheese (with whole grain noodles) and a sandwich from Safeway. It was odd that I didn't binge or eat something like fast food. I couldn't even eat all the mac and cheese I made which was my original intention. Something good is going on here....

So, my plan for next week since I'll be in New Orleans is to: focus on the food groups and eat as many 'whole' foods as possible, eat a lot of sea food, stay as close to may calorie range as possible, not go overboard with drinking and to have fun and enjoy my time there! I have a feeling it's going to be so hot I'll just melt away anyway. I also purchased a cookbook and dining guide which focuses on 400 calorie meals. I'm supposed to be getting 500 calorie meals but this was as close as I could find and there are some good suggestions. I'll just have to increase some of the recipe or add a piece of fruit.

So....holy cats! It's friday and I'm going to make it a good weekend while I pack and clean!
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DEARSY 5/9/2013 2:48PM

    What an up beat post! I have been wondering how you were doing. I'm always glad to hear you are doing well!

Maybe Jay should go to the dietitian. He did so well on Inch-by-Inch but is right back where he started. I wouldn't have known but we had to go get him new clothes. Yikes

Did you see Kimberly and I did Bloomsday? Do you think you could do Gov. Cup in 4 weeks? You've done it before.

Well, we should get together. Let me know if I can help you in any way;)

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ANEWKIRBIE 5/6/2013 1:53PM

    Congratulations! That's great news!
It may be frustrating to not be loosing as fast as you'd like, but maintaining is in itself a good thing too, you're not gaining and also you're going to have an easier time when you get to your goal weight.
Way to go Erin!

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MOMTOMONKEYS2 5/6/2013 12:11PM

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CARRIEMT 5/4/2013 3:00PM

    This made me smile, a lot, I'm so happy to hear your news! Your time in LA will be awesome, seafood is pretty low-cal and packed with protein. I hope you're able to mix it with fresh fruits and veggies that aren't in season and hard to get here right now.
Most importantly- travel safe and have a great time!
See you on the flip side :)

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DEBBYFROMMT 5/4/2013 12:58PM

    Good job! Sounds like you have a good dietitian

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LEHIA13 5/4/2013 1:12AM

    emoticon Congratulations E!!!! emoticon

What is the cook book called I would love to check it out!!!!

I hope that you have a great time in N.O. Ive never been there, but it seems awesome.


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MT-MOONCHASER 5/3/2013 8:48PM

    Great going!!!

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Have a wonderful time in New Orleans!!

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CHERYL_ANNE 5/3/2013 8:23PM

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You're a star!

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Every little step you take counts on your journey. Your body is changing even thought you may not be able to see it yet. Keep going!


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KALIGIRL 5/3/2013 3:41PM

    Excellent plan!
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CHRISTINASP 5/3/2013 2:27PM

    Believe it! So you can continue! :)

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ERINLINDSAY83 5/3/2013 1:54PM

    You rock! How awesome! Keep up the hard work!

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IMAVISION 5/3/2013 1:53PM

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ANIKA34 5/3/2013 1:50PM

    Congrats on the weight loss!

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