I'm a day late for my "Week 6" post about my weight loss journey... Sorry about that! Between having a few inches of snow yesterday morning, and me not feeling the greatest - I skipped my weigh-in appointment.
But no worries! I went in today!
I was a little nervous. This week wasn't so good... I stayed on plan, but have felt like I was coming down with a cold. No energy. Not hungry, so forgetting to eat at regular intervals. And lots of evening meetings, which really screws up my one healthy "real" meal of the day.
So, I didn't really think it was going to be a good weigh-in.
And I didn't lose any last week...
So, I kind of set myself up to be disappointed. (Why do we do this to ourselves?! Why do we always assume the worst? Geesh.)
I wasn't disappointed.
In fact, I was pretty pleased!
Another 3.5lbs GONE! (Making a total of 14!)
I re-evaluated the things that got in the way last week - mostly, my meals weren't simple enough. So, I bought mostly bars and shakes from Medifast this week (easy, peasy - I can eat these anytime, anywhere). And, I'm planning more evening meals that make enough for leftovers - which I'll keep for my later nights, so I don't have to cook a whole meal when I get home at 8pm.
I think those two things will get me back on track.
Phew. I love the feeling of relief - knowing I didn't screw it up after all! Ha!
Oh! And... Today, I was getting ready to go out with the hubby and decided on a whim to try on some of my old jeans...
Good news? They fit! Well!
Bad news? I didn't realize how worn and threadbare they were in certain places... In the trash they went... Ugh.
I did find one pair of smaller jeans that were actually a little baggy! They'll do for now - but they make me laugh. A Goodwill shopping trip may be happening sooner than I thought!
Things I am thankful for today:
1. Waking up, laughing at our crazy dog.
2. Having coffee with the hubby.
3. Finally saying some of my thoughts out loud - and having them supported 100%.
4. More Godly "nudges."
5. The relief of succeeding when you thought you wouldn't.
7. A 2.5 mile walk with the hubby and the dog. Very nice!
8. Another 2 episodes of "Downton Abby" watched... Heart-breaking!
9. The band, "Alabama Shakes."
10. Receiving Valentines from Elly and Sam!
QotD: What' the most embarrassing purchase on a recent credit card statement?
Ha! We cut up our credit cards a year ago! So, I don't have any embarrassing purchases recently!
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