Saturday, January 7, 2012


Well, I'm still pluggling along. I don't think I'm not 100% avoiding sweets or junk, but I do think I'm making progress. I haven't had any soda all year! That's good for me. I haven't had any fast food either. Yay! I am going to Phoenix next Friday to take Kortnie to a doctor's appointment and to do some shopping. We promised the kids we'd take them to Olive Garden. Not the lowest fat dining option by far, but it's a place we all enjoy, we don't get to go very often, Kortnie's the one who has to go to the doctor so she should get to pick and also both girls got very good grades on their report cards, so this will be a reward for that as well. I'll not order soda or dessert, eat lots of salad and maybe only 1/2 of what I order. I'll bring the other 1/2 home for the next day.
Breakfast: Scrambled egs, 1 piece of Whole Grain Toast, 1/2 an apple
Lunch: Turkey, Swiss and Avocado on Whole Grain Toast Sandwich, no Mayo, No Butter
Snack: Air Popped popcorn, 2 gummy bears
Dinner: Shredded beef roast in a tortilla with cheese, cilantro, avocado, white rice on the side. I actually think I had 2 burritos. They tasted so good :-) That's my problem I guess.
Had Water all day, an Emergen-C at lunch

Breakfast: Hot Chocolate
Lunch: Turkey, Swiss and Avocado on Whole Grain Toast Sandwich, no Mayo, no Butter
Snack: Airpopped Popcorn and an Apple
Treat: 2 Hershey Dark Chocolate with Almonds Nuggets
Dinner: Spaghetti with Meatballs
I drank tons of water all day and had one Emergen-C Pink Lemonade with lunch 25cal

Breakfast: Nothing
Lunch: Went grocery shopping and I was hungry, got a bunch of stuff and settled on Lean Cuisine Tortilla Crusted Fish meal 300calories, I also had a Lean Cuisine Spinach Artichoke Dip with Pita Bread 200calories
Treat: Butter Pecan Frozen Yogurt (Graham wanted ice cream and so I had some with him, we have tons of ice cream in the house, I'd like to just get it all gone and not buy any more for awhile)
Snack: Air Popped Popcorn
Dinner: We had "make you own pizza night" the kids all made pizzas, Brian and I made calzones. I put in mine sauce, cheese, green peppers, turkey lunchmeat, mushrooms, peppercini's and garlic-rosemary seasoning. I tried to put less cheese than usual
I drank water all day, no Emergen-C's or Crystal Light's. Oh wait I did have a lemonade blended with ice with dinner. Geez, Lemonade slush and ice cream in one day. Uh Oh!

Today is Saturday. I have some chicken out, think I'll make grilled chicken, rice and veggies for dinner. The kids want me to cut open a watermelon for breakfast, so I'll probably have some of that. Lunch, who knows? It's a whole different ball game on weekends when the kids are home all day. I have to say that I'm dying for a Diet Coke. If I'm going to have one, it's going to be tomorrow or Monday, those are Brian's day's off and he'll go to Maverick and get a mug and I'd go with him. I hope I can hold myself off, but I'm not sure if I can. Maybe I'll tell myself that if I don't have one this weekend I'll let myself have one on the 3.5 hour drive down to Phoenix next Friday.

Tomorrow is Sunda, I'm going to weigh in the morning and see if I'm down any pounds. I have gotten on the scale a few times this week and at one point I was down 3.0 pounds. I have to remember to get on the scale in the morning when my clothes are off. I think morning weights are usually the most accurate, I wonder if that's true or something I just made up myself.

I have not gotten back on any kind of excercise plan. I'm going to have to work on that next week.


  1. Sounds like you are doing awesome!!!

  2. I'm so glad you're doing this. I have gotten really bad at blogging lately so when you posted on the group that you were doing it Katie-style it was the motivation that I needed. I have also done really good with soda! I had a Coke Zero on New Year's Eve and haven't had one since...which is amazing because Coke Zero is my kryptonite. Anyway, keep up the good work. You're a rockstar! (I also weigh-in and measure in the mornings...preferably after a good poo. TMI lol!)