Saturday, September 12, 2009

I counted every single point today

....and I am very proud of myself for it. It seems like such an easy thing to do, but to be honest every day is a struggle for me lately.

I went to my weight watchers meeting and was prepared for the worst. Yesterday was my boyfriend's sister's bday and (as you all can see) I did not blog. I ate so much food that it wasn't worth wasting my camera battery life on the many many meals I had. Its kinda comical the mix of different food I consumed yesterday - jamaican food for breakfast, japanese for lunch, greek for a *snack* lol (pita chips, pita bread, and hummus), and then a full on greek smorgasbord for dinner. Delicious. Not very nutritious. Oh and cake. I was prepared to be in the mid 160s. I felt pretty bloated and I woke up not feeling hungry which is a sure sign that I overate yesterday.

I was pleasantly surprised to be 162. That means that in the past two weeks I have gained 2.6 lbs. In total, I have gained 4.6 lbs since I have been back home. Would you like to hear the irony? Since I've been home the boyfriend has lost 5 lbs. LOST 5 LBS!! Practically every pound he has lost I have managed to find LOL. and I am the one making his meals! WTF?!?

There is nothing like a clean slate to make you feel like anything is possible. I ate well today. Really well. My sister borrowed my camera for the weekend because a friend of hers is getting married in Colorado so I have been forced to document my food adventures with (gasp) my camera phone :( Sorry guys!

3 egg whites
1 tsp olive oil
1/4 cheddar cup cheese
sandwich thin
5 pts

I am very mad about the quality of the stupid camera phone pictures - particularly for lunch and dinner. The pictures do not do the meals justice. SOOO GOOD!! I made the crust of the pizza myself using whole wheat flour, a little salt, water, and a bit of baking powder. It was so great that I will more than likely make it tomorrow again (hopefully by then my camera will be back in my possession)
1/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/3 cup part skim mozzarella cheese
mushrooms, green peppers
1 tsp olive oil
6.5 pts

weight watchers vanilla yogurt
(not pictured)
2 pts

2/3 cup shrimp
1 tbsp honey
1 mashed potato
2 tbsp ff sour cream
7 pts
I used the honey to marinate the shrimp. Really good. garlicky-sweet.

Weight Watchers Cookies and Cream cup
(not pictured)
2 pts

I am going to make it my goal to use as few of my weekly bonus points as possible this week - planning wise anyway. I will only use my bonus points for unplanned things - like randomly eating when visiting a friends house or something like that. I think the main thing that has been ruining my efforts *ahem* has been the fact that I have been overeating daily all on my own and then overeating a bit more when I go visit or hang out with other people.

Cross your fingers that I have my camera tomorrow!

Total for the day: 22.5 pts
Weekly Bonus Points Used: 0.5 pts
Bonus points remaining for the week: 34.5 pts



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