Calcium Goal & an old dress
Wednesday, July 11, 2007
The calcium goal is definitely attainable with good planning. Breakfast is easy, because it nearly always includes cereal with either milk or plain nonfat yogurt. I added 8 oz. of skim milk to lunch and with the peaches coming in now, I'm making a 'peach shake' consisting of yogurt, a peach a little bit of imitation vanilla nut flavoring (1/2 teaspoon?) and 3 ice cubes in a blender. It's very tasty. That gets me real close to the bottom of the calcium range, and with other foods that have small amounts, I've done it. I have an 8 day streak going.
Now the old dress. It fits. It's a turquoise blue shirt waist and I've got the coordinating shoes to go with it. (Odd for me to write this, 'cause I'm definitely not a fashionista!) So I wore it to church on Sunday. I've worn it to church many times before, albeit several years ago. Well you might have thought it was brand new from the reaction I got. It wasn't so much the dress folks were reacting to but the obvious weight loss. What a lark!
So even though the scale isn't moving much, the inches are dropping and I'm extremely entertained by the reaction!