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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

A Rocky Start to Summer Slimmin' Week 3 --Plus Belly Pic, Food Pics, Pilates Pics

Man, the weekend really threw me off. Not just the overload of cheese at the anime con, but the overload of salty-dippy crap (on tortilla chips) at my brother's house. I have yet to be at my calorie level since Saturday. Yesterday's eating was better, but still not at target.

Today, so far, so good. I'm really hungry right NOW, so I'll be having lunch after posting.

I will add that I am nonetheless not feeling that weird mired, hopelessness I've felt in the past. I'm more feeling analytical and pretty calm. I haven't had an all-out binge and I haven't felt like giving up. In fact, I have this feeling of , "My groove is coming. My groove is just around the corner." I kinda like that.

Anyway, I did start my new medication regimen, so I have fingers crossed that won't be an issue/obstacle. I continue to feel pretty chipper, like some epiphany is on its way. Hope so. :D

So, here's a pic for continuing motivation mojo--my appley body's belly that I wanna reduce to keep diabetes away from my door:



And here's the sparkly "goal dress" that now fits, but I haven't worn out yet (too fricken hot for this fabric):

I bought a goal shirt that will fit when I'm down another 7 pounds or so. I decided to get goal stuff I can wear sooner. Heh. I had that dress in the back of the closet for years.

And some meals I've had, including today's breakfast:
Above is a Spanish Omelette (potatoes, onions, eggs, olive oil), a soy sausage, tomatoes, a whole wheat roll with lowfat pimento cheese spread (I didn't eat the angel food cake and tossed it). Water, lovely Brazilian coffee.

Had the above on Monday for lunch. It's mixed greens (including my fave arugula) with gorgonzola crumbles and onions and a balsamic vinaigrette. Fresh pineapple chunks. Coconut Water. Water.
This is a Diet-To-Go breakfast option--the Egg and Broccoli pie (essentially a lowfat quiche with a whole grain crust). I sauteed mushrooms and had a baby arugula and baby spinach salad (tomatoes and a bit of EVOO). Coffee. Lime water. An orange and a nectarine.

Here are some exercises I did Monday at my Pilates session (ignore the uberdorky hair that I hastily clipped up and off my face), and I left out a bunch, but I wasn't gonna upload the one with a crotch shot. HAH! I got that new active top at Lane Bryant last week. On sale, very comfy:

Man, why is it so much of my weight has to go and just sit in my dang middle. I'm so unbalanced. Ah, well.

Okay, so now back to my regularly scheduled water consumption and lunch-making. It's lowfat eggplant parmesan with steamed veggies today. While the scale is, yes,  glaring at me with an uptick (oh, salt, why do I long so after thee?) after Sunday's indulgences, I am not stressing. Our Lady of Weight Loss has told me, "All is forgiven. Move on."

Happy Wednesday to all you fatfighting folks!

6 comments:

Liza said...

I carry all my weight in my stomach too and I hate it also! You've made great progress so far though and should be very proud of what you've accomplished!

Stepping On Cheerios said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog! I wanted to tell you that I love pilates. I've never been able to use the equipment but I love the DVD's by Ana Caban.


My husband was Obese for a few years and has now lost over 100 pounds. He changed his eating habits by reading "You On a Diet" and running. He has since run 2 marathons and 2 half marathons. I am inspired and think you are doing awesome too!

Midori Mighty Warrior said...

I think you are making great progress, bumps on the road are expected - you're already bouncing back! By the way, your breakfast looks absolutely yummy! Good job on the Pilates session...It's been ages since I've been to Lane Bryant; I've been kinda hangin' out @ Torrid.

The Better Idiot said...

Time for an update! If you've had a good week let us know, if you've had a bad one not updating will just make it worse!

Online Diets said...

Diabetes is such a huge issue these days - what with all the sugary snacks we are all so prone to munch on. I think you are doing wonderfully well and I know if you continue to stay strong and determined you will reach all of your weight loss goals! Keep it up and keep updating!

The Better Idiot said...

Yo princess, where are you? Hope you've just been busy rocking it, check in if you can please, we won;t judge!