Sunday, November 1, 2009
Hot 100 Update
First, the Confessor costume I (mostly) made ===>
Get a load of the Converse.
For my big goal, I think I'm on track. I was 173 earlier in the week although there seems to have been a Halloween bounce to 175. (Don't you love the way I say that in the third person, as if I had nothing to do with it?) So I'm either 2 or 4 pounds away from my 10% which is my ultimate Hot 100 goal for January.
Halloween is rough. Our party coincided with Cheat Day. I ended up eating a lot and I realized it was because I had to (or thought I had to) eat quickly rather than enjoy special foods rejoicing over every bite. I feel my success so far has been mainly shifting what I eat (away from bread, sugar, and cheese, toward protein/vegetables/ fruits) but I have to say there was a definite psychology of eating piece at play yesterday. If I don't savor my treats, they don't register. I know that's kind of Duh and obvious, but sometimes you just have to experience the obvious for yourself.
I've only lost 20 pounds, but I am going to click my heels a little bit because the small satisfactions feel so nice. Today's pleasure: buying a pair of regular size L pajamas and having them fit properly. I don't need different sizes for top and bottom anymore: I'm not perilously squeezing out of the largest size, putting them in a drawer, and assuring the giver that "it's a little too warm for them yet."
FBS was 102 this morning which is not bad considering yesterday was 98% refined carbohydrates and 2% mummy dog.
My Hot One hundred goals for this week are:
1. Getting all cookies and cupcakes out of the house by tomorrow. I can stop at one or two pieces of candy corn (I think) but homemade butter cookies with all butter icing? Not so much.
2. Zumba or walk at least twice, 5-factor at least 3 times.
I am stocked with canned seltzer and plums (my secret weapons). Shouldn't be too crazy this week if I don't let it get that way, so let's see if I can ditch another pound. ("Look! What's that? Oooh, I think it's a stick! Go check it out! Fetch!")