Monday, August 30, 2010

Week #25

Sup, yo!
Not a whole lot yet again this weekend. I have not been going to the gym (bad, I know). The pool right now is down due to maintanence, I think, so my big urge to go has dwindled. I know, I need to use the equipment, too. But it's just not as fun! As it won't be up again for another couple weeks, we'll see if I can drag myself there. Doesn't look promising. In the meantime, I'm looking forward to the beach! Yay!!! I so need a vacation. Work's driving me nuts (I know, it wasn't a far drive). Jimmy, Katie, Jason, Stephanie, Mike, and I are all going down to Nags Head. And I actually mean Nags Head. Some people use Nags Head as a general term for the Outer Banks. Normally my family stays in Corolla, but we got a small house further south on the island. So the Monday after next, you may not hear from me, as I will not have a scale down there. Maybe I'll check in the Friday before I leave...again, not so promising, as I'll be packing and getting ready and will therefore probably forget.
So, for this week...238. I went back up a bit. I know. But maybe that's from the gym, or lack thereof? I'm not too freaked about it. I've been slipping a bit. But I'll be fine.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Week #24

So, not much happening this past week. Kinda dull, really. Just work. No big.
Okay, okay. I guess you get the big, blank picture. My life's boring. Well, maybe not BORING, but not exactly on-the-edge-of-your-seat exciting either.
So this week my weight is 237. Yep. Another pound gone. Seems things are getting back on track. It's supposed to be relatively cool the next couple of days. I'm hoping instead of hitting the gym I can maybe go to the park. And take Lady for a walk. Lady's my German Shepherd/Australian Shepherd mix dog, for those that don't know. She LOVES to go on walks. I would take Sprite, my Cocker Spaniel, but she's not the best walking dog. She zigs and zags and pulls and stops to smell the flowers...which may be a great philosophy for life, but not for walking. Maybe I'll see if I can take Steve's Anna up on her offer to have a walking buddy, too. That'd be cool. I guess we'll see...
Peace out!

Monday, August 16, 2010

Week #23

I'm in much better spirits this week. I got back in the gym last week, which was good. I started my food journal, which was also good. I also drank a lot more water than the previous week. One or all of these things could have contributed to my drastic weight gain last week. But this week I'm back on track!
A few things happened this past week. I became a jeweler for Premier Designs, a business I can do from home (which will be great when I have kids). Speaking of kids...I also went to a baby shower in northern Virginia for my sister-in-law, Anna (Eric's). So, all-in-all, a VERY busy weekend! I did pretty good about food, though. There was a lot of hors d'ouevres at both places. But I was good and didn't have very much. Well, except for those cucumber sandwich things made by Lindsey Spurlock. They were DE-LIC-IOUS!
So this week for my weigh-in, I am now...238. I lost 8 pounds. I don't know if the food journal is helping. I don't know if I had retained a lot of water the week before, and by drinking water this week I managed to lose water weight. I don't know if it was because I hadn't gone to the gym the week before. All I know is that something I changed this week worked. So I'll just keep doing all three!

Monday, August 9, 2010


Hello, again!
Sorry about my little rant yesterday. I feel a little better now, though. Why, do you ask? Because I have a plan. Not entirely sure the plan will work, but it couldn't hurt, right?
And now...THE PLAN! I know, I make it sound so phenomenal, when really it's not something all that big. My plan is a journal. Yep, a journal. No, not a "Dear Diary" journal...a food journal. Mom, I don't want to hear any comments from you, especially in the I-Told-You-So Category.
Seriously, though. I'm going to start a food journal. By doing this, I'm hoping it'll make me more aware of what I eat, and therefore make me realize just how much I consume and can therefore adjust accordingly. That's a lot of therefores, I know. That's how serious I am!
So, I've already logged for today. I guess we'll just have to wait and see what happens...

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Week #22 (kinda)

Okay, so I guess you guys are wondering why I'm writing a little early. Come on, I know you're at least a little curious. Really, this isn't much of a joking matter.
I figured I'd go ahead and write a little early because I kinda have a bone to pick. Seeing as I highly doubt my weight will drastically drop in a day, I'll go ahead and write now. I'll go ahead and admit that I have gained weight back this past week. I'm up to 246. No, you don't need to get your eyes checked and it's not a typo. I gained 10 pounds back this last week. I didn't go to the gym due to some slackage on my behalf (obviously, as it couldn't be on anyone else's behalf). No, I haven't made the best food choices this past week either. But I'd like to believe that I didn't go absolutely crazy and eat everything in sight either. My previously stated bone to pick is that I think it absolutely, positively SUCKS that I give in a little and I gain a lot. I know it's all on me...I mean, no one else can lose my weight for me. But it's not fair that there are others that can eat just about everything in sight and hardly gain an ounce.
Take Eric for example (sorry Eric, you're the first one that comes to offense). Now, I don't know what he does or eats now (I know being in the military you have to be in shape and I know you have a gym membership and I know that your wife cooks REALLY healthy). But I remember in high school he would get two, sometimes three lunches and clean his tray. I realize that men and women have different metabolisms and the like, so there's really no comparison. But I have female friends that eat either all the time it seems, or at least what they do eat isn't always healthy. So why can they stay a size 4 and I can't get below a size 18?! It's so freakin' frustrating and completely bums me out!!!!!!!
I'm gonna try harder, redouble my efforts and get back in the gym again, but that's not exactly the point I'm trying to make. I know life's not fair, but I'm just so fed up.
Sorry, faithful followers. I just needed to rant a bit. I'll be okay.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Week #21 (ON TIME!!!!!)

Howdy, folks!
Wait, what's that you say? It's Monday, not Thursday? Oh, my goodness! Looks like somebody got all technological!
Yes, Mike and I got a new laptop. And because somebody hasn't had a chance to COMPLETELY DELETE EVERYTHING (INCLUDING THE BUILT-IN WI-FI!)...not to mention any names, Michael...we have been able to install Verizon Wireless, so therefore have wireless internet throughout our cozy little home. No more need to go to mom's every week! Okay, that's not entirely true. I kinda like my mama...
Anyhoo...not that any of that had ANYTHING to do with my weight loss...Other than getting the laptop and internet, yet again, not much interesting has happened this past week. So, on to the weight!
Okay, I'll say it...236. Yep, no weight loss. Still the same. No weight gain is good, but no weight loss is not desireable. Here's hoping for next week...