Saturday, March 6, 2010

It could have been worse

I didn't blog last night.. Not because I didn't want to, but because the night flew by and before I knew it I was laying in bed when I remembered that I didn't blog. Yesterday was a good day, cereal for breakfast, chili for lunch and we went out for dinner.. I was a bit worried this morning about weigh in, especially after my Thursday night dinner choices. I made the decision, now I have to own it.. So off to the meeting I went. I didn't stay for the meeting part today, Brooke is in Austin at UT, checking out the college, Lauren & Espen are with grandma & grandpa and Al had to work. So I had Ethan with me and although he is a pretty quiet kid, I could hear him bursting out laughing at some of the things we talk about in there. I got there at 9, fought a battle in my head about wether or not I should take my shoes off and step on the scale. Last week I had my shoes on, so maybe I should keep them on. No, I thought, take them off, if I didn't lose any weight then maybe the 1 pound difference will help.. Then the man in front of me stepped on the scale and his shoes were off and he had no socks on. All of a sudden I was worried about athletes foot and decided to weigh in with my shoes on. Have I ever mentioned I have OCD? The result?? I weigh 6.5 pounds less then I did last Sat. :) :) What a way to start the weekend. :)

Thursday, March 4, 2010

And the truth shall set you free...

Last Saturday I re enrolled in weight watchers. I had already vowed to get in shape this year by whatever means necessary and since I think WW is the best plan out there, WW it was. The week started off great, although I will admit that I didn't count at all Sat & Sunday. We went grocery shopping on Sunday afternoon and Sunday night I had Al grill up everything I needed for the week. It started off with a bang.. Then today happened.. It started off a normal day, I ate a great breakfast and an even greater lunch. I had a healthy snack and then I got the phone call. You know the one where my husband calls and says he will be working late. I just can't cook tonight was my first thought. I decided to run up the street to Bill Miller's(Famous for BBQ and chicken on a bone as Espen would call it) and get the kids chicken and I would eat the left over chicken chili I made yesterday(Super healthy & Delish). I will share the recipe in a bit.

When I got into the drive thru, I could smell the fresh chicken strips and taste the sweet tea. I just had to.. Now mind you, I had 19 points left for the day and I might have gone over a little with my points. But it couldn't be that bad, right? I didn't bother looking up the point values for the chicken strips, or the fries, or the ketchup and I certainly didn't want to know what those two super cold glasses of sweet tea cost me. I cheated, even if I know I only cheated myself, it doesn't change the disappointed feeling I feel. Oh well, tomorrow is a new day and a chance to make better choices. After all, someone once said "You don't drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there."