My New Quest: 112 Days of Weight Loss (Attempts included!)
I was reflecting on my week this week and noticed a commonality in all my weight loss attempts over the years. This commonality is that I re-start over and over again. The problem is that I let days lapse in-between those re-starting sessions. I... Read more
Ahhhh! It makes sense now!
Okay, so all of this week, I have been evaluating each day to see what I am doing and why I am not going down. I think I am getting a good picture of what is going on here. I do follow WW, but I have also been tracking my calories because of my... Read more
Day 4 & 5 Review...
Well...Tuesday, I had a sales meeting and brought my lunch. My boss insisted on going out and that I can eat my lunch for dinner. Well I ended up with the plainest salad ever and it was so not worth eating. Literally, lettuce 2 cherry tomatoes c... Read more
Day 3 Review...
Well...yesterday was much better. I will still over a little bit, but it seems with each day, it is less and less. This time, I was about 200 calories over my target and about 4 points over my dailies. However, with WW, I did have the WPA so I a... Read more
On another note...
I just got back from the grocery store. I am making a baked potato for lunch. I decided...I am going back to being a newbie on WW and am going to weigh and measure EVERYTHING.
I just weighed my potato...It is 15.3 ounces!!! I think I was c... Read more
Day 2 Review
So, yesterday...we went to the L.A. County Fair. This could have been a night mare. However, I think all in all, I did okay. What I ate at the fair:
* Chicken skewer (2/3 of one skewer) - Chicken, onion and bell pepper only
* Sprite (it ... Read more
Day 1 Review
Yesterday, I knew I would be using a lot of calories in the evening because I was having dinner at my parents house. So...I went to Zumba AND did 30 minutes on the bike. Over all, I ended up with a calorie deficit of over 600! So, I did well.
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Okay...My Weekly Challenge!
I have been fighting with 5lbs forever and a day. I have over 75 to lose, but somehow keep sabotaging myself or allowing myself a "pass" more often than I should. This week, I had one really stellar day, it was Thursday. The rest of the days, no... Read more
I get a GOLD STAR for yesterday!
So...if we're being honest here...yesterday was the FIRST day in a long, loooooong time that I wasn't super over or super under my calories! Woohoo! I also made it to the gym, despite having to work all day, make dinner and then go back to work ... Read more
Derailment last night....
I veered off the road a little last night. I had a binge...it is something I have not done in a long time. Surprised I even could, given the fact that I can't eat much anymore. However, I realized that it was because I was feeling negative emoti... Read more
The Light Switch of Weight Loss
This week, my WW leader had a very good point and I think I just lived it this Sunday! He was talking about getting "unstuck" with weight loss. Sometimes we lose motivation, are stressed, etc and derail ourselves from our goals. There comes a po... Read more
86 Days Until My HS Reunion...Wow!
So....when I was in HS, I always imagined that I would be thin and get my weight issues under control by the time I had graduated college. Well, I have graduated 3 times now (2 undergrads and a Masters) and I am STILL dealing with my weight issu... Read more
Very Important Life Realization....
The more you do something you don't want to do, the more unhappy you make your life. The more unhappy you make you life, the more you rely on your vices. The more you rely on your vices, in my case, the more you weigh!
Well...I think I mad... Read more
My own little saboteur is a micro-suede love seat! And his sidekick is my beautiful flat screen!
I am convinced of this! This morning I had every intention of having gone to the grocery store, Target and pay my bills by 11am so I can go to the beach and relax. Well, I made a healthy breakfast this morning and thought I would turn on the tub... Read more
Frustrated with my body...why can't it function like everyone else's?! Ugh!
As many of you know, I recently found out I have Celiac's. Which means no gluten, no bread, no processed food (for the most part), no sauces, no whole grain bread yumminess...I have cut it all out. I do feel 100 times better, but my weight has h... Read more