WEEK FOUR: Let Them Eat Cake?
Friday, March 13, 2015
I just did my Friday weigh-in and I'm up 2 lbs. I admit I'm feeling a little discouraged, and upset by my poor choices. I'm also fighting off something. My throat is scratchy and I've had bad headaches and my head has felt heavy and dizzy sometimes. Shannan's dealing with the same symptoms. I wonder if some it is due to the sudden change in weather.
I baked a gluten-free lemon cake this week. It's rare for me nowadays to bake, and I also don't keep sugary snacks like Little Debbies or donuts in the house (I'm not generally tempted by them anyways). But this freshly baked cake was a huge temptation, and I kept going back for piece after piece. By the end of the night, my husband and I each had 1/2 a cake. The next day he wanted to bake another one, and the same thing happened again. In my sugary stupor, I wondered what the heck happened to all that cake. My tummy was in an uproar. I went for a walk on the 2nd day, but had to quit after 15 minutes due to tummy troubles.
I didn't track that much this week, and we also ate fast food a couple times. I felt lethargic most of the time. I told Shannan yesterday that I could tell a huge difference in how I felt this week compared the the first three weeks of my reboot. I was doing an awesome job at eating balanced meals with lots of fruits and veggies. This week I ate way too much salt, fat, and of course, SUGAR.
The good things that happened this week:
Lots of walking and sunshine as temperatures rise
Seeing the signs of spring and feeling "hiking fever"
Enjoying an overnight stay with hubby in a Jacuzzi Suite
Looking ahead, I know this coming week will be different. Hubby and I are starting a meal prep plan which will help both of us make better choices. I'll be preparing all our weekday meals in one day. I'm stocking up on healthy snacks and breakfast items. I'll share more about the meal prep in a few day hopefully!