OMG ... I have been so scared to step on the scale cause I haven't been folling my plan at all, just using portion control & skipping those snacks right before bed time. This morning I realized I needed to step on the scale & face the music ... sweet music. 196.2 ... this is a 4 pound loss for the month and a 15.7 loss since the beginning of May when I visited my doctor. Now I realize 3 months & 15 pounds isn't amazing progress for those of you who can lose 15 pounds in 2 weeks to a month but for me this is amazing progress cause I don't believe in starving myself, I don't believe in taking in less than 1200 calories a day, & I also believe that if I work out extremely hard then I do have to eat more food.
This weigh in is also a surprise to me since TOM should be here any second. I'm offically 4 days late ... every month gets later & later. Last month I was 7 days late ... I know it's to early for premetopause ... I'm not even 36 yet! Is this normal? I don't know ... I don't have female friends around here that I can ask cause either I dont' feel close enough to ask them such a personal question or most/all of their plumbing is gone so it's a mute question. I don't know what's normal, I've never really had a regular cycle & my doctor told me that's why it was so hard for me to conceive in the first place. TOM didn't visit me until I was 15 and it only happend 1 time more until I was 16. I didn't get regular until after I had my daughter ... now my body is going wacko again! Who knows!!!
Ok, so I'm headed to the grocery store ... getting back on plan tomorrow morning so I have to have all healthy foods for me to nosh on.
Update: I'm doing pretty good with my food today although I'm toticing I'm craving starchy foods. Went shopping and all I was heading for was peas ... corn ... potatoes. (Oh no. If it wasn't on my list, I didn't buy it.)
DH & I went for a walk late this morning ... it was so darn humid from all the rain yesterday & lack there of this morning. As soon as we hit our drive the rain started up again. It cooled it down while it lasted, it's now super hot again.
Taking the kids to the movies tonight. It's on post so it's super cheap. $1.50 for each child & $2.50 a piece for DH & I. We're gonna watch Journey of the Center of the Earth. The kids have read the book & loved it ... was gonna rent the movie when the kids saw the new one coming out so instead of renting the old version we decided to take them to the new version. I think they will like it as much as the book.
Food wise: B= 4 tiny biscuits (equal 2 regular size), 2 cups of coffee, 2 cups of water. L= small bowl of shredded wheat, 2 cups of water. S: 10 peanut m&m's <-- had to give in to the craving but kept it to a single portion. D= 3 oz steak, 1/2 sweet potatoes, 1/2 c broccoli, 4 cups of water. S= 7 baby carrots & 2 TB of home made hummus. 2 cups water.