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Oxford, Massachusetts,, United States
Hi, My name is Kimberly. I decided to blog about my journey to a healthy me. At present I am 50 yo, I weigh about 225 lb (edit...down to 185) I am 5' 10" tall; Re-married Mom of 2 wonderful "boys" (24& 25). I work as an executive assistant, have a fabulous Husband and life would be perfect if I could just learn to budget, get my bills paid and reduce my size by about 60 (edit: 20 more) lb!

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

R2P2 - down 1.5 lbs!

Having a difficult time due to the fact that I didn't get to go shopping before starting P2. Not much in the house to work with. but doing pritty well just the same.
Made grilled fish and rice for the family. I had the fish and some asparagus...which I put the leftovers in a container for lunch today.  :)
Have a Dr. visit today. can't wait to see if my Doc says anything about the weight loss.
Feel good but tired due to not sleeping well last night.
Also arguing with the BF. I HATE stress....well then again who does?!
Things will work out...but I really just want to SHAKE that man.  He's a good guy, but a guy none the less, and I have come to the conclusion that "boys are stupid" (yes that old kindergarden addage is TRUE!)
and we have to forgive them because sometimes they know not what they do. 
OH and I just remembered cauliflower is not on plan. BLARG!

Today's plan:
Brkfst: Coffee, 1/2 apple
Lunch: Fish, asparagus & cauliflower, 1/2 apple
Dinner: Steak, sauted cabbage & onion.

Monday, November 29, 2010

BACK ON P2! yay! - Round 2, - Day 2 VLCD

I am hungry today. But I messed up and forgot to take my shot on Saturday.
So I get it, but am NOT going off protocol.  I loaded for 3 days, and was up to 210.5.
Today... Day 2 of VLCD. I am 206.5. yay! only .5 over LID from Round 1.
I am happy with this to start.  So away we go.
Today's plan:
Brkfst: Coffee - 1/2 grapefruit w/stevia
Lunch: Lettuce, 3 oz grilled chicken
Dinner: 3.5 oz fish, asparagus, Apple

Going thru an emotional time right now. I am really hoping that I don't blow it because I am stressed out, freaked out and just plain MAD.
Wish me luck!

Thursday, November 18, 2010

I've been HUNGRY lately

I am waiting to start Round 2 of HGC. on Phase 4.
And I am hungry. I want to eat non-stop. I know this is emotional eating, which I have been really good about. but I really feel like I need to eat something. I am getting water now to curb it. but still. GRRRRR just because you understand something, doesn't always mean you can fix or control it.
And it frustrates me!
I am still logging everything I put in my mouth in Spark people. So hopefully that keeps me more accountable.
but at night....when no one is watching...is when I tend to go overboard. *sigh* I guess I will just have to tell my BF to keep a better eye on me.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Always look on the Bright side of Life!

Ok so it is dull and gloomy outside and starting to get COLD.   I am not feeling great.
Last night I was up 5x with Montazuma's revenge. Not sure why.
ON THE BRIGHT SIDE. I am back within 2 lb of LID. LOL - hey you gotta take the good with the bad.
I am sleepy but at work. looking out the window at the gray world.  Drinking my Hot water w/Lemon.
Made fish and white rice for dinner last night. (I know bad white carbs!) but I LOVE rice, and until I find a wild rice that doesn't have tons of fat or taste like straw, I will have my white rice once in a while. (until I am back on P2)
Planned on going to the gym, but my stomach felt like crap, and all I could think is what if I have another bout and have to run to the ladies room...that will be embarrassing. My Gym is at my work. do I really want to have a near accident in front of the people I work with...the answer was NO! so I stayed in bed for an extra 30 min. It was awesome.
I read some other blogs...and they are doing great with motivation. I am not feeling it today. Hopefully I will have time for a massage tomorrow or Wed. and that will get me back on track.
No clue what to make for dinner...going to SparkPeople for some recipe ideas and to track my daily foods.
Maybe that will help.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

up 4 lbs! yikes

And I am excersizing, I guess not enough. I wish I had more than 40 min to dedicate to it.
*sigh* I am going to go get some more protein shakes and maybe do a shake day.
I will have to wait till next week to do a steak day. I only get paid every 2 weeks, and since I quit my 2nd job, Cash is TIGHT. so no shopping between times. And NO STEAK in the freezer.

I am logging my calorie intake on spark people so I am hoping to stay under 1200 and maybe that will get me back to 206.  

Stabalizing is HARD! as I have said many times before!
I have my worst time at home. in the evening. During the day I am fine. At home I tend to have a 2nd helping of dinner or a snack. I am hoping that tracking all the food I eat will make me STOP this habit.

Monday, November 8, 2010

SNOW!? not ready!

So my BF leaves the house around 4 am. he got up and told me it was snowing...but he is a wise-ass sometimes so I thought he was kidding me. I rolled over and went back to sleep. Got up to get ready for the gym...and by-gosh it really did snow. BLAH. I had to go and FIND my ice scraper thingy, so I could sweep the 1/2 of snow off my car. Not alot really. but just NOT READY!  With all this going on, I forgot to weigh myself this morning.
I DID get to the gym though and worked out on the eliptical and then did some squats, kicks and curls with a weight bar.   yay.
Ate Potatoes for the first time in a while last night. not alot, but roasted carrots and potatoes with the chicken. ...so yummie.
Today I tried a protein bar for breakfast. I am hungry.
but I will wait till Lunch to eat again.
Tonight will be eating carbs again. Making america chop suey. hoping not to gain.
Pasta is my weakness and I tend to overeat when I have it. Going to try eating some salad before dinner to curb this issue.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Not feeling the love for the Journey today

I went out and had wine last night, and I am not a big drinker. so 2 glasses of wine (BIG glasses) and a shot of SoCo gave me a horrible headache this morning. And there was no sleeping in. We are watching my nephew (4yo) and he gets up early, I could hear him puttering around this morning talking to the cat. So of course I got up. ugh. Now I want to eat everything in the house.
But I am behaving, so far.
I started with a V-8. then I had a nice mushroom and cheese omlet, and some greek yogurt and now coffee.
Tonights dinner is going to be chicken thighs baked with potatoes onions and carrots.

I am back down a bit. today I weighed in at 208.5  I think it was the sugar in the wine. since yesterday morning I was at 207.5
I will be glad to start P2 again! so much easier to maintain your weight when you are limited as to what you can eat.
I made cauliflower crust pizza on Friday, with BBQ chicken and onions on it. YUM!

Thursday, November 4, 2010

209.5 Day 5 of P4.

Well I guess my body likes 209. As I have been here for several days. But I am also eating carbs and sugar, so I may have to cut that out to get back to LID weight - 206.
I really missed rice! I have not started eating cereal again yet though.
I am happy with my loss, and I am looking forward to taking the other 30 lbs off.
I understand now why so many people have Web pages that offer to help people with HGC.
It is very uplifting to help others find the joy that is HCG and how great it can feel to lose that extra weight.
I have 2 woman who are asking me about it, and I have directed them to the same site I get my HCG at. And gave them each printed copies of P&I.

Will be going to the gym again tomorrow morning. And I have committed myself to going online to track my foods and calories everyday. I think that will help keep me on track.
However I have found my Kriptonite...it is snack size packages of candy.
I have never been a big sweet eater...but when these are readily available at every turn...it is hard to resist.
I had 1 small bag of M&Ms yesterday after a nice healthy salad. then kicked myself for doing it.

I got one of the nicest compliments today... And he didn't even realize he gave it to me.
I dropped off coffee and a bagel to my BF at his work this morning. I had decided to wear a skirt that finally fits me again, and he saw me walking toward him and he gave me that WOW look. It was awesome, and I caught him looking at me as I walked away too.  I tell you, I was walking on cloud 9. Nothing better than knowing the person you love thinks your a hot tamale'

I am going to try to get a photo of me in this outfit so I can post it later. :)

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Blog I applologize for avoiding you!!!

So stabilization is Hard. P2 was a peice of chicken compared to this. (notice I avoided the C word)
Mainly because I DIDN'T avoid it the last few days. I am up 3 lbs. but totally deserved.
I didn't avoid the carbs, candy and cake the last few days. (dirty C words!)
It was Halloween, and my Son's Birthday. We had a party, and I didn't deprive myself. However, I went in knowing full well I would have to pay the piper later. So I am doing so now.

This morning I got up early, Scraped the FROST off my windsheild and headed to the gym.
25 min on the eliptical, 5 min free weights, 5 min crunches. Then had coffee and a Jay Robb Shake w/ greek yogurt in it for Brkfst.
Planning on Grilled chicken and salad for lunch. Dinner is going to be a problem. I have no clue what to make. Going to call my son to take out the hamburger I have frozen. Maybe I can figure out something to make that is not too high fat/carbs. maybe saute with onions and rice and stuff it in peppers or cabbage.  I am on P4 so I can have Rice (I LOVE RICE!)
Here's hoping I can get back down ...NO here is KNOWING I will lose the extra 3 lbs before restrarting P2.