Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Current Happenings in Lizard-Land (That's My World, Where Things are Supposed to go My Way!)

Ok, I have not been watching what I eat, I have not exercised in about a week, I am tired and cranky... I am sure of course that these things are connected; the first two causing the last two.  Not looking forward to weigh-in tomorrow.  And not even sure I can get there!  I have an appointment right when I am supposed to go to WW, so I will have to go to a WW meeting either tonight or Thursday.  Boo.  I like my Wednesday night meetings.  If I go tonight I can be sure to get it done and get it out of the way, but if I go Thursday that gives me an extra day to get back on track and at least to drink alot of water to try to get rid of any water weight that is contributing to my weight.  Which my bathroom scales tells me is up.  And I'm sure it's not lying to me, considering what I've been (not) doing.  I'm looking at TWO WEEKS with a gain.  I need to kick myself in the butt and get back on track.  This ain't cool!  And Punxsutawney Phill just said we will have six more weeks of winter.  Geez Louise!

On a more positive note, last night I made tuna casserole and used yolk-less egg noodles, and snuck in a bunch of chopped cabbage and parsnips.  The crust was crushed crackers and ALMOND MEAL!  And yesterday I made a smoothie for breakfast: frozen cherries, skim milk, some Naturally More peanut butter and some Equal.  Of course lunch involved yet another "cheeseburger incident."  I'm tempted to say "Well, ya can't win 'em all" but that is a bad attitude!  We CAN win 'em all!  I just need to start today, writing down what I eat and finding opportunities to move more.

If I have another weigh-in with a gain I will not get discouraged.  (Self talk happening now.) 
I will take that as reinforcement of what I know works for me and what I know doesn't work for me.
I can SO do this.


Stephanie said...

You know, I would be stoked with ONLY 6 more weeks of winter. Apparently we are supposed to have a very wet March out here in CO.
Girl, have you read my rants against them artificial sweeteners?? They have been tied to all kinds of nasty things. I use Stevia a lot - it's derived from a South American herb and it's very powerful - you only need a few drops.

BODA weight loss

Jenn@slim-shoppin said...

Don't worry about your weigh in, just try to do the best you can today.

When I went to WW meetings, the thing that helped me most was to NOT weigh in anywhere else. That way I wouldn't psyche myself out into not going, or skip a week, to do better the next.

Your smoothie sounds great, I've never put peanut butter in any of mine!

Corletta said...

You can SOOO do this! Keep that positive attitude up! Also, don't let bad decisions turn into more bad decisions. I'm learning this one day at a time!

JourneyBeyondSurvival said...

Sometimes we just have to process and re-calibrate our identities as we descend the scale. It's okay. Just move on when you're ready to buckle up again.

Anonymous Fat Girl said...

Don't get discouraged, it happens to all of us. Just hop back up on the train and get rolling again. Don't feel bad about it because it won't help anything.

I know you can do this, you've been doing great thus far. So tomorrow when you blog, I'll be looking for a positive post on how you're back on the train and not letting that weigh in effect you no matter if it's a gain or loss!!! :)

Cammy said...

Yes, you CAN do it. You don't even have to do them all, just most of them. :)

Agnes said...

Oh no! Liz! You can do it! Seriously.

liz said...

thanks for the support, you guys! i did ok at lunch today, went to the grocery store for salad bar. didn't get entirely healthy choices but it was still better than another cheeseburger.
@stephanie, i know you are right. i love my artificial sweeteners though! sigh. no one ever said this would be easy i guess :/
@jenn, that's not a bad idea. i do like weighing myself daily though, so i can see the fluctuations and be aware of things like water weight, and how certain foods or activities affect me. normally i don't let it bother me too much, it's just that i know good and well what i have (not) been doing...
@afg: you're right, stupid stupid weigh in, it won't affect my positive attitude! i'll go, take my medicine "to quote a ww friend", meaning i'll see my gain, and then i'll keep doing what i'm supposed to.

@cammy, agnes, corletta and journeybeyondsurvival: you guys rock, thanks for the encouragement. i love blogland, so much connection and support!

alrighty ladies, i'm back on it.

The Chubby Girl Diaries said...

You can do this!!

And you know, if you have a bad day... that's cool too. Falling on the wagon is not so bad...enthusiastically jumping off of it and watching it race away with out you... definitely not so good.



liz said...

kellie, you are so right! i'm holding on to the wagon with my fingertips but i'm holding on!