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Weigh-in Whoa!


Saturday, May 11, 2013

As I mentioned in my last blog, I was hesitant to weigh-in, thinking I'd have a gain for sure after the 2 bad days of eating... nope!

Last Week: 352.8
This Week: 350.8
Weight Lost Since April 8th: 13.6 lb / 3.73%
Avg Loss Per Day Since Going Primal: 0.40lb
Total Weight Lost: 68.2 lb / 16.3%

Workouts:
Just a bunch of walking, and one ST. I meant to do more, but got a little off track.

I reached my weight goal for June 1st! Yay!!!

I can't believe I had a loss this week. Pleasantly surprised, though!!! I definitely was not in range of my carb goals those 2 high days, but I have been the past 2 days... although last night I ate a giant grass-fed steak (like the biggest steak I'd ever had in my life) and I figured it was going to show on the scale... nope. I wonder if juicing has been helping... I definitely feel more energy lately... maybe it's doing something to my metabolism. I guess perhaps I just needed a high day or two to "reset" my metabolism... I have no clue.

All I know for sure is that primal eating / low carbing at least 80% of the time seems to be working for me!!! Yay!





(Zucchini "pasta" is so delicious. High in potassium, fiber, and vitamins, extremely low in carb, but very high in flavor. I used canned Classico Tomato Basil sauce + a bit of grated parmesano reggiano and served it with our grilled steaks. It only takes about 5 minutes to make, too, and cleanup involves just rinsing my spiral cutter in water. I will definitely be making this and other veggie pasta quite often this summer!).

Today's juice was... 1/2 a beet, 1/2 a cucumber, 1 apple, 1/2 a kiwi, 1 lime, 1 small piece of ginger. yum yum yum.


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BOOKWORM27S 5/12/2013 10:09AM

    Congrats!
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So glad you love the veggie pasta! I just love to make my zucchini, beets, yellow squash, and carrots in this fun and creative way.

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JMORRIS85 5/11/2013 9:18PM

    Congratulations on your weight loss!!! It sounds like you have really found what works for you. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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NEWKATHYNOW 5/11/2013 8:59PM

    Congrats! And add me as a fan of the spiral cutter!

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LITTLETEALOVER 5/11/2013 4:17PM

  Add me to the list of spiral cutter converts! I love zucchini. What a creative way to eat it!

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LIVINGDEAD_GIRL 5/11/2013 3:44PM

    Got to love those wonderful surprises of unexpected weight loss, specially when you expect to see a gain. GO YOU! I've been eating lots of pasta lately since I've gone flexitarian, after seeing you pictures of zucchini spaghetti just might have to look making my own as you did!

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KIPPER15 5/11/2013 3:09PM

    Congrats on the weight loss. emoticon emoticon Love the sprial cutter. Am going to look at cooks store on Tuesday and if they don't have one, I will go to Amazon. Need it now!

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MOTHEPRO 5/11/2013 3:08PM

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MNABOY 5/11/2013 1:55PM

    Love that spiral cutter!

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MSLIFSTYLCHG37 5/11/2013 1:54PM

    WOOHOO!! Congrats on your WL! emoticon emoticon
That zucchini pasta looks good. I too will have to get one of those spiral cutters.

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_BABE_ 5/11/2013 1:33PM

    I need to get one of those spiral cutters! Great results! emoticon

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