DairyFarmersWife's Journal, 18 February 2013

I'm older and wrinklier! I got another year older today so of course the first thing I did this morning was stare at myself in the mirror. I have some serious wrinkles. Crows feet? Yup.. Laugh lines? Yup... You should see the lines jump up all over when I crinkle my nose after checking out the crows feet!! Holy wrinkles Batman! It's amazing what can happen when your face goes from a round 190 to a leaner 154. The good news is I went from 190 to 154! Actually I was 6 months pregnant this time last year so make that 200 something. I refused to look at the weight or let them tell me what it was the second it got to 200. I would chant "It's all baby!" and cover my eyes.

I'm stronger than I was last year. Today I went to the store, drooled on some sushi, bought a salad, fingered the candy bars at the checkout, thought about stealing the pint of ice cream in checkout from the woman behind me... BUT I behaved and I didn't buy the sushi, candy bar, or ice cream.. or lick anything while I was in the store!

Tonight I think I'm going to buy myself a bodymedia calorie counter. Is it wrong to buy yourself a birthday gift? If it is then I'll be sure to use hubby's debit card instead of mine. I feel bad buying something for myself but I never buy myself anything. And.. if I know how many calories I'm burning it will probably pay for its self with the groceries I won't buy. And by this time next year I will be smaller, wrinklier, probably more insane, and I will have these things called muscles. I think I have them now.. I just have to find them. There's a hard part on my stomach right below my ribs. I think it might be an ab! Or a tumor.. or maybe its a rib... The only way I will know for sure is if I remove the fluff that's covering it.

Feb Challenge / Torture Attempt..
Crunches 3900/5000
60 second plank 23/500
pushups 335/5000
reverse crunches 1500/5000
squats 1260/5000
side plank 1/500

Diet Calendar Entry for 18 February 2013:
1456 kcal Fat: 91.95g | Prot: 122.75g | Carb: 34.48g.   Breakfast: Coffee (Brewed From Grounds) , Egg, Cream (Half & Half) , No Calorie Sweetener, diet pepsi, All-Natural Regular Pork Sausage, Sharp Cheddar Cheese. Lunch: Caesar Salad Dressing, chicken breast, red onion, FRESH EXP SLD HEARTS OF ROm, Parmesan Cheese (Hard). Dinner: Pork Loin (Tenderloin), Cooked Broccoli (Fat Not Added in Cooking). Snacks/Other: Extra Dessert Delights Sugarfree Gum - Mint Chocolate Chip, atkin's daybreak. more...
on diet Atkins  


Happy Birthday! I really enjoy reading your journal entries and you inspire many with the sence of humor in your writing. I can totally relate to your experience. Go buy yourself that calorie counter....  
18 Feb 13 by member: LouAnn Lovato
Happy Birthday!!! Congratz on losing the 'baby weight'! (LOL) 
18 Feb 13 by member: FullaBella
Happy birthday to you... enjoy your special day! 🎉 
18 Feb 13 by member: Josie Ann
Happy Birthday! 
18 Feb 13 by member: jaime30024
A very Happy Birthday to you...I buy my gift for me on my birthday but DH always buys Christmas..Yes those wrinkles show up more after you lose..but hey you earned each and every one of those..Enjoy your evening...:O) 
18 Feb 13 by member: BHA
Happy birthday!!! Hope you enjoy it :) 
18 Feb 13 by member: Bkeller1023
You deserve a gift with all the money you have been saving by saying no! Let us know what you think of it too. I have considered getting something to get a rough idea on how much I am burning too. Have to have some extra $$$ first though. P.S. you are hilarious and I can so picture you licking the glass on the ice cream case. Just beware of getting it stuck on the frosty parts. LOL! 
18 Feb 13 by member: iamachristianjesusfreak
happy birthday! you don't look a day over...well that you kinda look like a holstein. but a youthful one! ;) buy yourself the gift with his card I say 
18 Feb 13 by member: JessWhatINeeded
Happy Belated Birthday! I hope you enjoyed your day being at a smaller size than a year ago!! 
19 Feb 13 by member: aggie95


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