southernldy's Journal, 05 September 2011

Had to buy new Also today I tried on a pair of 18W jeans, that do NOT stretch, and they fit!!!! So now I am going through all of my clothes and getting rid of all of my size 20W clothes. I never thought cleaning out my closet and dresser would be so much fun. I am going to box up the good stuff and send it to my sister and donate the rest to Goodwill.

I took my measurements the other night and could not believe how the inches are dropping off my whole body!! That is just sooooo cooooool!!!

Well gotta get back to cleaning out my closet and dresser...he he he...

P.S. My throat is on fire today. I started taking antibiotics (strep is going around) but I am having a hard time drinking water because the cold hurts my throat. I would drink hot tea but I won't drink it without Splenda and I don't need the extra carbs. I already had two cups of coffee with a small amount of heavy cream so I can't have any more of that or I will get the jitters. So now I am out of warm drink options....sigh... :( Any suggestions?

Diet Calendar Entries for 05 September 2011:
1495 kcal Fat: 112.02g | Prot: 92.73g | Carb: 26.16g.   Breakfast: egg, bacon, low sodium, great value 2 slices, whipping cream (1 tbsp), coffee, butter salted. Lunch: fresh cauliflower, steamed,  Swai Fish Fillets (4 oz each), butter salted. Dinner: spaghetti squash , hamburger (chuck), (1/2 cup) Ragu Spaghetti Sauce, Light No Sugar Added. Snacks/Other: water (5-20 bottles), sandwich steak, cheddar cheese slices, celery, cream cheese great value (1 oz). more...
3671 kcal Activities & Exercise: Housework - 8 hours, Resting - 8 hours, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet Atkins  


Sorry to hear your not feeling well, I know how you feel I was the same a couple of weeks ago.......feel better soon. I have no great suggestions, I just drank water......maybe a whiskey......te he......congrats on the 18W isn't it the best feeling I think we are in the same place......16's next step YAY  
05 Sep 11 by member: Yvonne19
Yvonne19 nothing feels better than putting on new clothes that are down a size!! Let me know when you get into those size 16's and we will celebrate together. I am very fortunate to have a friend who is also loosing weight and is a couple sizes below me. She is passing her clothes down to me. I have several size 16's on stand by as we I told her I was going to pass her up and then I would have to hand down some clothes to Now she is working real hard not to let that I love a good challenge! 
05 Sep 11 by member: southernldy
Well done, its a great feeling getting into smaller clothes. I too can get in a pair of my jeans that i've not worn for a year and it feels great. Well done !  
05 Sep 11 by member: shaz7140
What a victory grats on the new size! What a great time u must be having getting rid of the old cloths. Now go strut the new duds around town and show everyone how great you feel :)Oh and i drink a good herbal non caffinated tea like Camomile...not very manly I know but I likes what I likes lol 
05 Sep 11 by member: lowcarbguy
Great job on the new size, and cleaning out the old stuff.  
05 Sep 11 by member: karenagain
Yeah, good job on the size change, and the cleaning out process...oh so much fun :) As for the sore throat, drink warm chicken broth YUM! 
05 Sep 11 by member: jsfantome
Woohoo you go girl!!!! Cleaning out the closet is a great idea cuz you know you are NOT going back up to those other sizes. You should feel proud!!! Congratulations 
07 Sep 11 by member: cross eyed
Feeling any better yet??? Hope so! 
07 Sep 11 by member: jsfantome
Hope your feeling much better today..and a big congrats on smaller undies and clothes...getting rid of the bigger ones is a good chance of wearing them go girl..... 
07 Sep 11 by member: BHA
I'm just catching up after vacation. Hooray for you on being down a size - that is the best! Hope you feel better! 
07 Sep 11 by member: HeidiG
Thank you everyone. I am feeling much better. It took me all day to clean out my closet and my dresser. It took 4 large leaf trash bags to clean out my closet and dresser. I gave 2 bags away to Goodwill, 1 bag was trash and 1 bag will be going to my sister. I will send my sister a box of clothes as soon as the weather here changes and I can no longer wear shorts. She lives in Florida and she can wear them most of the year. I will never miss any of those clothes and I will NOT ever go back to that size again!! It's strange because the scale doesn't really show that I have lost a ton of weight but when I take my measurements I am loosing inches and of course my clothes size is going down. I keep waiting for the scale to catch Of course I am in my second week of doing Zumba plus I have so much energy now that I have been cleaning my house like crazy. I have a 2 story house and have been running up and down the steps. I think I am building up some muscle. I can actually feel biceps in my I haven't had those since my 20' It feels good to be getting into shape!! 
07 Sep 11 by member: southernldy


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