bcbloyd's Journal, 01 February 2013

I have completely backslid after having my child in May 2012. Too much "cheating" ... too much pasta ... too many French fries ... not enough tracking what I eat. Which means there's bad news with a little good. First, the good news: I haven't ballooned back up to my original 200+ weight that required size 18W clothes.

The bad news: I have not returned to my original goal of 145 to 150 lbs that could fit into size 6 jeans.

So, I now have some motivation to get my butt in gear! I'm taking my children on a Caribbean cruise in just two months. Currently, I wear size 8 to 10 jeans...and I'll weigh myself for the first time in a long time tomorrow morning, but I'm sure it'll be more than I would wish it to be.

I am back on the low carb eating plan full-time. And I've begun exercising again...something I'd stopped altogether after my baby's birth and my re-hospitalization due to post-delivery complications.

*Fingers Crossed*

Diet Calendar Entries for 01 February 2013:
1972 kcal Fat: 142.58g | Prot: 121.49g | Carb: 56.33g.   Breakfast: Hellmanns Real Mayo, Coke Zero, Bacon (Cured, Microwaved, Cooked), Cheddar Cheese, Egglands Best Eggs, OLE high fiber tortilla. Lunch: Shredded Cheddar Cheese, Bacon Bits, Baby Spinach Arugula Blend, Grilled Chicken Strips, Water, Broccoli, Mushrooms, cauliflower, Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing. Dinner: Atkins Italian Sausage Primavera, Water. Snacks/Other: Coke Zero, Russel Stover sugar free peanut butter cup, Strawberry Jell-O, ReddiWip, Russel Stover Strawberry Chocolate Candy, Atkins Fudge Brownie. more...
2447 kcal Activities & Exercise: Sitting - 6 hours, Housework - 2 hours, Walking (moderate) - 3/mph - 20 minutes, Resting - 2 hours and 40 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours, Desk Work - 5 hours. more...
on diet Atkins  


Well, you know it works and you've done it before very well, I'd say! So no doubt you'll do it again. LOL, my END goal is size 10 jeans!  
01 Feb 13 by member: ElizabethEl
That's great that you are aware and stopping yourself now before you let it get out of control. It will be much easier to lose 15-20lbs to get to your goal, than continuing on that path and having to lose everything you lost all over again. Its so easy to justify little gains and then suddenly your afraid of the scale because you know its not so little anymore. You should be proud of yourself for not allowing that to happen. Good luck as you work towards taking off those last pounds. 
02 Feb 13 by member: tford1123


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