Sorry this post is so late. I got home a little later than I had expected to. It was worth it though because I hung out with some friends from church and we had a blast. So this week had its’ share of challenges and I got through it but not as well as I had hoped. Regardless, I still lost 1.8 pounds which is pretty awesome! I’m at 303 so I would have to lose 3 pounds in about 3 days to break 300 by my 24th birthday. It’s so close that I can feel it. Time to buckle down and do it!
I have a confession to make to you, I’ve been really bad about habitually checking my weight not just through out the week, but through out the day. I’ve been doing it to out of fear that I’ve gained any but all it does is makes it where it’s all I can focus on and it rules me. I’m not going to lie, I was in a really bad place this week, but I’m working to steer away from doing that week. Plus, your weight fluctuates so much through out the day, there’s no point! It’s not telling you anything. So, I’m making myself not weigh until Thursday morning to see if I broke 300 by then and we’ll see. I think I’ve been doing this because I’ve been under this ridiculous delusion that everything will be better after I’m below 300 which is not the case. I still have a lot to lose and it’s going to get harder to lose as much. I really had to snap myself out of these thoughts today and move on.
Oh yeah, this week we are trying eating six small meals a day to see how that goes. Some people have said it has helped them lose weight.
Breakfast: I had a bowl of cereal with milk. Hooray. 4 points.
Snack: Megan made 3 point Strawberry Banana smoothies. So good.
(Sorry if this picture terrifies you, your small child, or your chihuahua)
Dinner: We were going to have mac and cheese but we ran short on time so we ate salmon instead! (A fair trade off I should say.) The salmon was just the way I like it, a little more on the rare side. We also bought a leafy mix salad and I had some Fat Free Honey Dijon which was awesome also. Surprisingly, I haven’t eaten a lot of salad since I started losing weight but I want to start because I really like it. Anyways, that plate was 9 points. So good.
Snack: While we were hanging out, some of the guys went and got food from Wendy’s so a couple of us just chilled and I had some cheerios. I haven’t eaten dried cereal in a while and I forgot how long it took to eat a cup of it! I’ll have to do that more often. That was only 2 points.
So today I only got up to 26 points but with the small meals, I wasn’t hunger at all during the day. However, I really need to be better about eating my daily points. This week, I learned that no matter how long you try to lose weight, you still learn a lot along the way. I was worried that I was becoming complacent but I think I have snapped out of whatever funk I was in/developing. It’s a new week, a clean slate. Should be a good one. See ya tomorrow.