Thursday, July 11, 2013
Sunday July 7th was my last day of phentermine and I have been loosing it. Unfortunately I did not do enough research before my last day on phen. I did not know what to expect but did not expect this. I have been on a sleeping binge for 3 days. I can only relate that to the extreme energy high I have been on for the last 4-5 months. My diet by far has been a "see food" diet. Good Lord!!! I have felt doomed for the past 24-48 hrs. Just chalking it all up to part of the experience.
Needless to say I have not been tracking my calories nor weighing myself since Sunday the 7th of July. So this morning I bit the bullet and jumped on the scale with my hand covering my face and peeking with one eye through my every so slightly split fingers. Holy schmokers!! I only gained 1lb.... 1 lb !!! I could not believe it..... so I weighed myself twice. Still only 1 pound.
This will be the first day of the rest of my life. This proves that I can do this and that God is good and is making positive changes in my life.
So the final decision at the Dr's office was to increase my calories to 1300 on days I don't work out and 1400 on days that I do work out. My workouts need to consist of more strength training. Not looking forward to that but have thought of adding wrist and ankle weights to my Zumba workouts. That would work .... right? If not I can talk DH into taking me to the gym to do some weights and stuff. I'm sure he wont say no to the gym.
So this break from the phen isn't looking so dreadful. There is hope and I am taking the bull by the horns. This is my time and I am gonna make this happen. Now that I have awoken from my deep slumber it's time to get this booty shaken and lifting. Grrr