Tuesday, August 3, 2010

True Confession Tuesday

True Confessions
This has been the week for sabotage.  Last Wednesday, I was less than a pound away from the 25 pounds lost mark.  Since then, I've acted like a piranha on a feeding frenzy.  Forgive me sisters, for I have sinned.  Here's the breakdown:
  • movie theater popcorn without butter (about 650 cal in a medium)
  • pretzel m & m's (1260 cal in the whole bag)
  • Twizzlers (1600 cal in the whole bag)
    • These 3 items were shared, but I have to admit I ate WAY more than I should have.
  • pizza (it was homemade, but had sausage and lots of cheese)
  • margarita (or two)
  • assorted chip-like thingies (mostly pita chips)
  • Deep.Fried.Pickles.With.Ranch (OMFG they were A.MAZ.ING)
  • kraut dogs (but minus the dogs due to the food porn on the last bullet point)
  • tater tots with blue cheese sauce (ok-my hubs ordered this at lunch on Sunday and I had to try a few)
  • leftover homemade pizza (it's gone now, thankyouverymuch)
  • my daughter made homemade brownies again (it would have been rude not to have one, or more)
  • I haven't logged my food in over a week.
A few good confessions:
  • I officially registered for my 1/2 marathon
  • I've been really pushing the water
  • I've run 10 miles since last Tuesday
  • I had my annual "girly" checkup and I'm down over 20 pounds since last year.  She didn't even feel the need to order any labs this time, except for one:
  • I got a mammogram today.  Just a reminder to all of you approaching that age (yeah, turning 40 sucks ass), you gotta watch out for your girls.
I've been better since Sunday, but I fear it's too little, too late.  Going into the new Down and Dirty challenge with a gain is going to really suck.  Sorry Team Phab.

9 comments:

  1. the pretzel M&Ms are evil just evil. I went through a bag myself last week. Ahh but aohh so good!

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  2. 20 pounds in a year (especially considering how small you are) is pretty darn fabulous!! :)

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  3. Movie theater popcorn is my downfall, I love the stuff, at least you got a medium without butter. I would have had the large with extra butter. Maybe it is a good thing we don't go to the movies that often! Good luck keeping on track this week, you can do it. That 25lb button will be yours!

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  4. yippee....awesome to see you didn't need any extra tests. I bet the dr was amazed with your loss. So happy that you registered for your half!!!!!! You are awesome!

    ps, can you bring me a sample size of the M&M pretzels when you visit...I am curious. i will give you $1. ;o)

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  5. Team Phab still loves you! I think August is a hard month for everyone so it's ok! I love your "good confessions!" So awesome about being 20# down from last year...keep it up!! You'll get the 25# button one way or another!

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  6. what movie did you see?

    mmmm deep fried anything! yum!! our state fair is right around the corner & I am craving grease. think I'll be extra good until then so I can blow it all in the 2 days we'll spend there :)

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  7. Kim - I saw Salt (pretty good, but not as good as Inception-that was awesome) and then I saw Despicable Me with my son (I'd already seen it once with my daughter while he was at camp, it's very cute).

    Mendie-I will try to remember to bring you some pretzel m&m's, but you really don't want them, they are also like crack. They seriously don't have them in Ohio? There are coconut ones too that I think are good, but easier to stop at only eating a couple.

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  8. I don't know what causes those feeding frenzies but I think everybody has them. Fortunately you have positives to offset yours plus the Team Challenge which will save all of us.

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  9. We all have feeding frenzies sometimes. The trick is to see it and stop it. A 20 pound loss is so great for a year. Well done. Now, can I just say that Team Phab is going down?

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