teskandar's Journal, 20 December 2012

Up again. (sigh) I checked my diet calendar and found an 8000 cal deficit. I am painfully honest about what I eat, otherwise what's the point really? Yesterday I wore a size smaller jeans so that is some evidence of success. :) So in order to not get down about it I will call it muscle weight and push on forward. After all, I can't be a gloomy gus on Christmas. Have a wonderful week everyone.
Grateful for: having all my kids together for a week (the last one is coming in today)
Christmas songs and decorations
Ebenezer Scrooge (my favorite literature character)
fudge ;)
173.2 lb Lost so far: 0 lb.    Still to go: 18.2 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 20 December 2012:
1589 kcal Fat: 79.25g | Prot: 71.50g | Carb: 159.50g.   Breakfast: Dark Chocolate Dreams Peanut Butter, Oat Bran Hot Cereal, silk light soy milk. Lunch: Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookie, Fire Roasted Garlic Tomato Soup (Cup), Chicken Walnut Caesar Salad (Small). Dinner: Cantina Bowl - Chicken. more...
2912 kcal Activities & Exercise: Shopping - 2 hours, Walking (exercise) - 3.5/mph - 30 minutes, Sitting - 5 hours and 35 minutes, Desk Work - 2 hours, Resting - 3 hours and 27 minutes, Housework - 1 hour, Sleeping - 6 hours and 20 minutes, Standing - 3 hours, Stretching (yoga) - 8 minutes. more...
on diet TLC / DASH   gaining 1.8 lb a week


I think how your clothes fit is a better indication of fat loss than what the scales say. 
20 Dec 12 by member: fatoldlady
How very true especially if you are exercising. My husband has noticed a difference in my shape but not that much weight has come off. 
20 Dec 12 by member: ranchwoman
YUP - what they said. If your sliding into smalled sizes you're losing weight, gaining muscle and DOING a GREAT job! No gloomy gus needed. You're rocking it! 
20 Dec 12 by member: FullaBella
Enjoy the time with your kids, that will cheer you up! I would be jumping for joy to get into a smaller size of jeans. You are doing great, regardless of what the scale says. 
20 Dec 12 by member: Eringiffin
To be down a size over the holidays... Priceless! Just keep on keeping on one day or bite at a time, & enjoy your time with your kids!  
20 Dec 12 by member: Ruhu
You're doing great, Teskandar. I think the next week, with both Christmas and New Year's, is just something to get through, not a time to expect to lose weight. Just keeping things even is a victory at this time right now. Take it easy on yourself and enjoy your smaller jeans! 
20 Dec 12 by member: kmartdollie
Ooooh, that can be SO frustrating. However, if you really are "painfully" precise, then you know you DO have a fat loss. You know you are doing right. The numbers just don't show just yet. They will, though - keep going. :) 
21 Dec 12 by member: kingkeld


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