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C1D7 - I quit.
Well, after a whole week of following the plan one hundred percent, Iíve decided to give up. From what Iíve heard, people lose 3-5 pounds in their first week. I have lost a grand total of 0.6lbs, which is insanely disappointing. I mean, the week... Read more
C1D5 - Confession
Itís day five, and I have something to admit. I know I said Iíd wait until the entire cycle was over before weighing myself, but Iíve been hearing how great everyone has been doing a few days in (some losing 5 pounds!) and I just wanted to see i... Read more
Iím on day 4! Can you believe it? Whatís even more unbelievable is that I havenít cheated once, nor have I once sat down to a plate containing a chicken breast and a big pile of veggies (which was what I feared I would eat every day, twice a day... Read more
I survived day one of the 17 Day Diet! It really wasnít bad at all. I saved a protein-rich snack for the evening, and that satisfied me. I didnít go hungry! I did feel a little funny after lunch, but I think itís because of eating so much chicke... Read more
17DD - C1D1
Today is day one! Things have been going stupendously wellÖ Much better than anticipated. I donít even know why I expected to have a hard time with it, since the eating plan is very close to what I was eating every day anyways. I know I will sta... Read more
Last day before 17DD
I thought Iíd try and squeeze in a quick blog entry during my very busy Sunday. Weekends go by way too fast. I find that I have to get everything ready for the week on Sundays, and it just sucks one of my days right up. I have to find more time ... Read more
Finally Friday! I donít really have anything exciting planned for this weekend, other than relaxing a whole lot. Tonight is my ďmeĒ time. I plan on coming home, cooking some chicken breasts on the BBQ (weather permitting), maybe cleaning my room... Read more
WARNING: I havenít had my coffee yet.
Wow, itís Thursday already. I am counting down the weeks of my work term and after tomorrow; Iíll have 13 weeks left. I canít wait to get back to school. Crazy, huh? Itíll be my last year to enjoy a ... Read more
What a great week Iíve been having! Being in less pain every day is making such a huge difference in my life. I knew the pain was bringing me down, but I never realized just how much. The pain isnít completely gone. My back still aches constantl... Read more
Itís Tuesday, and Iím cheerful! The sun is shining, itís not too humid, and Iím wearing a cute outfit. What more could I ask for? I even got to sleep in a little and still managed to get my hair done and put some earrings on (usually those thing... Read more
Three quotes, and a few thoughtsÖ
ďWhether you think you can or canít, youíre right.Ē Ė Henry Ford
How true. A positive attitude will make all the difference in each of our journeys. When we feel as though we will fail anyway, we... Read more
Oh Monday, How I Loathe Thee
My first blog post today was basically to try and gather advice on the 17 day diet. This will be my normal venting/updating type of post.
Last week was intense. I had two days of training (Thursday and Friday) on Canada-US Relations. I thou... Read more
17 Day Diet
This morning, I weighed in and gained another two pounds. Shoot me now. I expected it, and I full-on deserve it. I just donít like it. AT ALL. Summer is coming fast, and Iím scared. I need to start doing something, so after hearing about a cowor... Read more
It's already Wednesday!
Yesterday was a good food day. For the first time since tracking again, I was actually within my calorie range. I guess it goes to show how much I had gotten away from my healthy portions. The winning strategy was not snacking at nighttime. Man,... Read more
No Shoes Tuesday
Good Tuesday everyone!
What a morningÖ I almost left the house for work this morning without my shoes on. What a great way to start the day. Iím so exhausted. Itís my own fault really. Two nights this weekend, I only got home at 6am. I was ... Read more