We double-dated last night and had a lot of fun, we watched a show at the Desert Star Theater and ate way too much yummy food. And Thanksgiving dinner was soooooo good. Yum yum. I had four pieces of pie :) And it made me happy.... lol
Since three of the four people in this picture are tracking their weight loss on this blog I thought I'd share what we all look like. The boxes contain the remains of our two streusels we ordered last night... Wow... they were like 12 inch dessert pizzas. I sent the leftovers home with my friends because I sure didn't want them at my house, especially since there would soon be pie. Skye ate streusel for breakfast today, but Ben was a good boy and just had cereal. Yah!
In this 1963 ad, we can all learn how to keep trim without dieting :) It's as simple as avoiding the 10 most fattening foods: bacon, sausage, butter, cream, ice cream, olives, peanuts, salad dressing, chocolate and pastry. And we should eat as much as we like of fish, lean meat and vegetables. And of course, Melba Toast! I don't know about you, but that sounds like a diet to me.
Now this on the other hand sounds like the way to go for me :) Let's have ice cream or other sugar-filled items before lunch so we don't overeat... What a plan!!!
You know, I'm really grateful for the fact that through blogging we can find support as we all try to get fitter and healthier. We all have different goals... one person's goal weight might be another person's starting weight. We all have different methods of diet, exercise and splurging. We have different reasons for losing weight. And yet we can be a support to each other and help each other with something that is extremely tough. Thank you to all my weight loss friends.. those of you who comment and those of you that just stalk... With each others help we can meet our goals!
I totally met my waist goal!!! I didn't think I would. Ya know, I was talking about how I lost so much weight when I was single... I was eating out like 3 times a week then and this week I ate out twice... maybe I just need to eat out more... LOL I'm so excited and I just can't hide it! I'm about to lose control and I think I like it! Like it! he he he
The next goal is another inch on my waist by Christmas.
11/17/08: weight: 164 (-1) waist: 35 (-1/2) hips: 42 1/2 (-1/4) r thigh: 24 3/4 (same) l thigh: 24 1/2 (same) r arm: 14 (same) l arm: 14 1/2 (same)
Last year I had total will power. I was awesome at saying no to unhealthy foods. I was working out all the time (same type of moderate work-outs). I was droppin' inches like crazy and I was feelin' like hot stuff. I mean seriously, I went from a 16 to a 10 in about 5 months! I was struttin' my stuff. Then around the first of the year I started to slack and I started to gain.
I think the reason I was so awesome last year is I was single. I mean Hello! if you're dating like crazy you don't wanna be fat. Then I got married, got the birth control shot and got fat again. I know the shot had a lot to do with it; birth control has always made me gain weight, but a lot of it was just my own attitude and will power. So I need to find my new motivation. I am no longer on the market, so being a nice lean cut of meat isn't it :) But I do have a great husband and he didn't marry a fatty. So I'm sick of doing this for me. LOL I'm happy stuffing my face and blogging instead of exercising. I'm doing it so I can look hot for him. So I can strut around and have confidence and fit back in that school girl costume I wore when we were first married. (Too much information, I know...LOL)
So... I know I'm gonna blow it this week. Sheesh it's Thanksgiving (although last year I didn't even eat pie). But I will work out at least four times this week and for the most part behave. Next week it's on! Bye-bye fatty!!!
I'm Angie! I'm a 32 year old single mom of 3. I have an on again, off again relationship with eating healthy and exercising. I try not to "diet" but just watch what I eat and work out. I journal to hold myself accountable. Wish me luck!