Thursday, June 30, 2011

Feelin much better today :)

Hi friends, thank you for such encouraging words I really appreciate it! Hubby and I are taking every one's advice and just brushing it off, it's her problem not ours. She is almost a 60 yr old woman who wants to be caty and petty through the grapevine and that seems pretty sad. I love that expression Pattie no good deed goes unpunished and I use it often. In the end more good came out of the situation than bad and we are thankful we were able to live out there. It was an idyllic farm with a white picket fence, red barn and tree lined driveway. We had our first garden, hosted Thanksgiving and learned that farm living is not for us. It also saved us from going into crazy debt. A month after hubby was out of the Marines I fell and broke my knee cap in half, requiring three surgeries and lots of physical therapy. When I fell we had not insurance, but were able to purchase cobra from the military. It's good to remember that the positive outweighs the negative and to move on.

I am looking forward to the long weekend, hubby and I plan to relax and spend time with family. On Sunday we are having a bbq with my in-laws and hubby's sister and her boyfriend. Hubby is making ribs and he is going to make some bfc friendly ones with out bbq sauce :) Things are good on the bfc and I think this is a lifestyle we can really stick to. I don't know how much I weigh but I feel good. I am hoping to get some new clothes this weekend on sale.

Well I guess that's all for now. All my bfc friends are awesome and I appreciate all of you. Have a wonderful Thursday :)

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Some people you can't please

Thanks for the encouragement Pattie and Rosalie! Yesterday was a full day, in the morning I did some Pilate's and Tracy Anderson to help with the previous three days of drinking. Work was busy and I ended up working late. When I got home hubby had made us a yummy hearty salad.

He then had some news to tell me that was irritating. Here is the back story: when we moved home we took care of hubby's best friend's Grandma's farm which was in need of some serious work. Grandpa had died 15 years ago and Grandma was in a nursing home. As you can imagine the farm had not been well cared for in many years, every bush and tree needed to be trimmed. The inside of the house had mouse poop all over and was disgusting. We did a ton of work out there in  exchange for rent. Which at the time ended up saving our butts because of all my medical bills due to my broken knee cap. We moved from there in Dec because in Jan they wanted to charge us rent that we couldn't afford and they wanted us to pay for the oil we used. Basically they just wanted the house back....

So yesterday, hubby's best friend told hubby that his Mom is pissed off at us and thinks we took advantage of living there because there were some piles of leaves that didn't get picked up before the snow fell, and she thought we broke a wheel barrow and didn't replace it basically a several petty things which she never called us to ask about any of it. It's frustrating that she would put hubbys friend in the middle and that she thinks we took advantage of her. Not once has she said how nice the rest of things looked, hubby literally worked his ass off there.  I  don't know why she thought in one summer/spring hubby would fix years of neglect. Hubby and I learned a lot of valuable lessons on business dealings with friends. It's hard when people would rather bitch behind your back rather than come to you. Some people you can't please.  In the end we know we did a good job and if she wants to bitch behind our backs and be pissed off on something so petty that's no skin off our noses.

I just had to get that off my chest. This morning I am making some mini crust less quiche cups for breakfast. It's a recipe I got from the South Beach Diet. You take a bag of frozen spinach, thaw it and squeeze out the water, 3/4 c egg whites, handful or two of shredded cheese. I put the mixture into a greased cupcake pan and bake at 350 for 30 min. I hope everyone has a nice Wednesday..hump day :) I am so thankful for this community.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

24th Week BFC Day 1

Good morning everyone. Well, my weekend party carried on into Monday which was not the plan. My friend Kelly is in town we have been buds for a long time. She is a elementary teacher and is moving from Idaho to Utah, she is divorced and feeling lonely. So after work we went to a cool coffee house by my apt and I had a glass of wine which we enjoyed on the patio it was perfect. We were there until they closed at 6...we should have gone back to my apt after that but we went to a martini bar...and you know how easily those suckers slide down :( Hubby came and picked us up. Anyway I am back on the wagon after my weekend of having more drinks than is belly friendly. Once I am finished I am gonna get in some good exercise before work. I need to work on having some discipline when my friends are trying to pressure me to have more drinks than I know I should. At the time I felt like I was being a good friend by having drinks with her. It's funny how my thinking was backwards after some drinks. Well, lesson learned the hard way. I should have made a plan for myself and then stuck to it. As it was I had a vague plan and didn't stick to it.

Well, I guess I better go and exercise. Have a nice day everyone :)

Sunday, June 26, 2011

More on the bfc and less about me :)

Hi bfc peeps :) I didn't sleep well last night and I am up early this morning. Yesterday we hung out with a bunch of old friends and I drank too much for the bfc :( I had a couple of beers which I didn't even enjoy so I don't know why I had more than one...a couple of shots and a glass of wine. This was spread out through the day so I'm not hung over. I just feel so annoyed with myself. Besides that my food was really good. But I'm back on the wagon today, and I'm not gonna drink too much even though we are hanging with the same friends and going to a bbq tonight. Sometimes I think I talk too much about my personal life and not enough about the bfc.

So more on the bfc and less about me :)
First of all don't give up, it takes time to get used to doing something new. I think of it this way, the first time I try new things it often feels weird and takes awhile for me to get good at whatever new thing I am doing. When it is awkward and hard it is easy to want to give up, so give it some time.

It is a whole lot easier to gain weight than to lose it, so be patient. I think when Jorge says lose 4-9 lbs every week that is misleading and often discouraging. Just pretend that he never said that, and that weight most likely will come off slower.

Try to be careful about bites or handfuls of things that are not belly friendly they add up and impede weight loss.

Well, I guess that is all for now, I hope everyone has a wonderful day.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Trying not to be a slave to the scale

Good morning everyone, and happy Saturday! Good news I talked to my Dr. yesterday about my late period and told her that I had taken several negative pregnancy tests and to my great relief she said not to worry about it  AAAHHHH (big sigh of relief) I also learned that when you take a 24hr allergy pill and if you need a little more you can take a benadryl as well. Another big relief because my allergies were bothering my like crazy this week. Even people who are not usually bothered by allergies have been complaining.

Isn't it crazy how different scales will give you different weights? At my folks I am about 134-135 lbs, and I weighted myself at work (fully clothed of course :) and 142. I talked to a co-worker and she said that scale gave her a higher weight than the one at her gym...go figure. I think we need to try not to be slaves to the scale. The scale can't tell you if you are losing the dangerous fat around your organs your visceral fat the kind you can't see. It can't tell you if you are building muscle or retaining water. The bfc is more like a marathon rather than a sprint, it's a lifestyle and not a quick fix. We need to be kind to ourselves and not measure our success by the scale. I haven't mastered this myself, but I'm working on it.

Friday, June 24, 2011

Happy Friday!!!!

Hello friends and thank you for such nice comments, I really appreciate them! I know that without our little bfc blog community I would have given up long ago. When I first started the bfc it felt so weird to limit fruits and watch for carbs and to learn about such high ammounts of sugar in products I love. It makes me sad that several of the girls I followed in the beginning are no longer blogging. I really miss Helen I also wish I had saved some of the things she said before she closed her blog.  Sometimes I feel like I am back in junior high, who wants to be my friend, who doesn't want to be my friend, and when people don't want to be my friend I get a little butt hurt...go figure.

It's been a strange week for me, I've been cranky and irritable and also having #2 problems, my benefiber and coffee isn't cutting it, and my allergies are killing me! So yesterday I went to the store and got some super seed beyond fiber and I also found some think thin bites in cookies and cream yummm. They taste like a cookie  and they have no sugar but 1s carb due to 5g sugar alcohol  I think they will make a nice occasional snack. I got a little ego boost on my way home yesterday, while at a stop light the guy in the truck next to me asked for my number, I told him I was married but it made me feel nice. I told hubby and he said that would have made him feel good too, I'm so glad he is not a jealous guy and we can share things like that with each other.

Well, I guess that's all for now I need to exercise before work I know it will help my mood. I hope everyone has a nice Friday, treat yourself today in a way that doesn't involve cheating on the bfc.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

23rd Week BFC Day 3

Hello everyone, today was a better day. I googled birth control, late period, negative pregnancy test and was relieved to read that sometimes even on birth control you can be irregular. I think I just need to relax a bit. Today was another beautiful day and I wore a sundress, I want to go shopping, I am in need of some summer clothes. Although this year I plan to wear some cute clothes that I bought last year and never wore cuz I just didn't feel comfortable.

After work hubby and I made a strifry with the leftover pork and went to the park and had a picnic. I love the way the summer smells :) It felt nice to do something  that we have been talking about doing. It kinda felt like going out to dinner without spending money.

Well, I guess I don't have too much more to say...I had a nice day and I hope everyone is doing well. Oh, about the pork roast I put it in the crock pot with onion powder, salt and pepper it had a nice thick layer of fat on top that kept it moist, next time I think I will marinate it first for extra flavor.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

23rd Week BFC Day 2

Hi friends, thank you for such nice comments. I will try to get some  new pics this weekend to share. First of all Pattie I had to laugh cuz all I do is weigh myself at my folks house because we don't have a scale, and I always do it naked LOL :) The way I see it consistency is key I've done it with and without clothes and often the clothes weigh 2-3 lbs. It's hard not to get hung up on the numbers on the scale.

I have been a little wound up the past couple of days because my period is late. I've taken 2 home pregnancy tests and both have been negative, but I still feel wound up and irritated. I really hope Aunt Flow will come to see me soon. I take yaz and should have started on Friday.

Anyway, we had a yummy dinner tonight of pork roast I cooked in the crock pot, and I sauteed some mushrooms and chard. Then we went for a nice walk. I wish every night could be this nice. I also did some Tracy Anderson dance cardio, which put me in a good mood but holy crap it kicked my butt. Well, I guess that's all for now have a nice evening friends :)

Monday, June 20, 2011

23rd Week BFC Day 1

Hello friends, I hope everyone had a nice weekend. Our father's day dinner was great except I just realized no one took pictures. I did pretty good with food, but there were some things I could have done better. I drank a little too much wine, and might have had too many chips when we were eating appetizers. We did have some yummy dips, my sis-in-law brought a yummy low sugar hummus, and we had hannah's taziki which is a greek cucumber yogurt dip from costco which is also low in sugar. We had shrimp and steak kabobs and I only had several bits of pepper and pineapple even though I wanted more. I didn't have any ice cream for dessert I had several blueberries, raspberries and strawberries. Long story short food was pretty good I and I had a great time.

As usual I weighed myself at my folks...133.8 lbs whoo hoo:) It feels so good especially since I was stuck at 138 for a long time. As I look back I realize it was because I ate a handful of pretzels or crackers at work here and there and other things that really added up. I also am exercising more which is great for my knee I pretty much have full range of motion now (I broke my knee cap last Feb) I recently learned that it is important to stay hydrated for your joints. A lot of people have joint problems because dehydration affects the fluid in your joints. I am so happy to learn that so that I can try to be well hydrated for the rest of my life, especially sine it is very likely I will get arthritis in that knee.

Well, I guess that's all for now. I hope everyone has a wonderful day tomorrow :)

Sunday, June 19, 2011

22nd Week BFC Day 7 Happy Father's Day

Good morning friends, my blog problems seem to be hit and miss cuz I was just able to comment on Rosalie's blog. I hope everything is good with Helen and I wish her well since it appears she has chosen not to blog openly anymore. I think about friends who have not blogged in awhile Lindsay, Sherri and Kasey. I hope that they are doing well and are just busy and haven't given up the bfc. I really miss hearing how they are doing, making the bfc a lifestyle is hard but I think it's well worth it.

Hubby and I are having a nice morning we are getting ready to head to my folks for our father's day celebration. We did a Tracy Anderson mat workout together this morning it was his first time and he liked it, I think it was nice to exercise together. He is not doing zumba with me, he did the instruction video and 20 min video and then told me he hated it LOL. When we got married no one told me what a constant source of entertainment he would be. I hope everyone has a nice day :)

Saturday, June 18, 2011

22nd Week BFC Day problems again

Hello everyone, and Happy Saturday! I love Saturday mornings I feel so relaxed and I love having the  whole weekend ahead of me. Thank you for such nice comments on my blog the yesterday.
  •  Making a video of me making enchiladas is a little of my comfort zone, but I will work on it.
  • For the whole chicken in the crock pot I simply rinsed it with water, took out the guts, put salt and pepper and garlic powder on top. I made three balls out of foil to put the chicken on so it would sit above the fat as it cooked. I cooked it with the chicken skin on and cooked it on low all day.
  • Thank you Ginger for the heads up on the muffins from the healthy indulgences blog, I know hubby will appreciate your suggestion he has been wanting muffins for a long time.
I am looking forward to Father's Day tomorrow, we are having a nice get together at my folks with my folks and my in-laws. Two birds with one stone whoo hoo! We are having shrimp and steak kabobs which are belly friendly, but the dessert my sis-in-law is bringing is not so I plan on having a square or two of dark chocolate with my after dinner coffee. I don't eat dessert all the time but it is smart to have a plan for parties, cuz I know sis will most likely say just have a little and it won't hurt. But thanks to Rosalie's constant encouragement I have found the courage to be strong and stick to what I am doing without being afraid of hurting any one's feelings. Sis is a very sweet person but we see the world very very differently. Hubby and his sis have a great relationship even though they disagree on politics and religion.

Well, I should go for now I have lots of chores to get done. I hope everyone has a nice weekend, keep up the bfc and don't cheat cuz it's the weekend.

P.S. what do you guys know about needing to be invited to read a blog? I went to read Helen's blog and it said I needed to be invited to read her blog. I'm a little confused, I also noticed she is no longer following my blog and several others.

And it appears I am having problems with my blog again, what a pain in the ass. When I am on my dashboard and I go to click on a blog it comes up as if I'm not signed in... GRRRR

Friday, June 17, 2011

22nd Week BFC Day 5

Good morning friends, I am up early hubby is still sleeping he has the day off. He is such a wonderful hubby I was very busy at work yesterday and had to work late, so I asked him to call his sister and decided what we are having for our father's day bbq. We are having one big get together at my folks with my in-laws and hubbys sister and her boyfriend. The plan in shrimp and steak kabobs. He also made dinner last night which was very yummy. I put a whole chicken in the crock pot which is the first time I did that. When he got home he took the meat and made enchiladas with the smart and delicious low carb tortillas.

A BFC friendly Enchilada Recipe:
Cooked chicken
2 cans cream of chicken (we used mushroom cuz it's what we had on hand)

1 c. sour cream
1 can mild green chillies
Tortillas (I used the smart and delicious low carb)
Cheddar cheese

I am sure every one is familiar with how to make enchiladas so I will leave it at that. I am very excited to have something warm and yummy for lunch. The weather has been blah and everyone is complaining although I remember as a kid June always sucked and was fickle. I think people just want June, July and August to be warm and perfect summer weather. Perfect summer's are really only for kids who have no bills or real responsibilities and summer means vacation and play. I hope everyone has a wonderful Friday :)

Thursday, June 16, 2011

22nd Week BFC Day 4

Good morning friends. The sun is out for now and it is beautiful. Yesterday was a great day at work, busy as usual but good. At the end of the night I was getting extra supplies and my boss asked if I was leaving soon, I told him I was after I got some cases of pop, he told me "you rock" which made me feel sooo good. Last Friday he gave me my 90 day eval and gave me some things to work on which I have been doing all week. It makes me feel good that my boss has noticed that I am making the adjustments he told me to make. My boss is a good man and a good boss and I have a lot of respect for him.

At work I have stopped having pretzels here and there, wheat thins, cheeseits and saltines. It's funny how it is easy to think a handful here and there doesn't count. Now that I have stopped I can see that those handfuls were stalling my weight loss.

Well, I guess that's all for now...I hope everyone has a wonderful day. Keep up the bfc, don't give up :) Man I must be pmsing bad because now that it is time to leave for work I am cranky, cranky. GRRRR

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

22nd Week BFC Day 2

Hello friends another work day down...whoo hoo! Last night we went to my folks for dinner we had hamburgers stuffed with bacon and cheese, which were good but I prefer regular old burgers. My Mom made them at a church cook day, we all agreed that they were good but not to make them again the bacon and cheese kinda gets lost in the hamburger. The best news is I weighed myself at my folks as I always do and 134.6 whoo hoo! I don't have a specific weight in mind I want to get, I just want to feel good in my clothes.

Tracy Anderson has been kicking my butt in all the right ways. I have a program on my computer called vuze that I am able to download some tv shows, and movies. On a whim I looked Tracy up and they had her mat workout, post-pregnancy, and dance cardio. I have been doing the mat and post-pregnancy workout which I love. I am not familiar with her metamorphosis program, but I highly recommend the mat and post-preg...the post-preg is very ab focused which is what I need. I hope that is a helpful answer Pattie.

I hope everyone is having a wonderful week, stick to the bfc even if it doesn't feel worth it. Little by little we will get to where we want to be, even though it is very difficult when so many foods are high in sugar.

Monday, June 13, 2011

22nd Week BFC Day 1

Hello everyone and Happy Monday! The weekend just flew on by. Saturday my hubby and his men's group unloaded my in-laws moving truck before they got into town. So we helped unpack some things and also went to an 80th bday party. Bringing snacks with me was perfect, at the party I had some celery and cucumbers, and at my in-laws I had a think thin protein bar and 2 flax muffins, for dinner hubby and I had a nice salad with shrimp and tilapia. Sunday we grocery shopped, helped his folks move some things did a couple loads of laundry and had hubby's best friend over cuz he was in town helping his folks at his grandma's was a very full day. We also had some cabernet sauvignon which was perfect after a long week and a long weekend. I didn't eat a lot of carbs that day so I felt good about having 2 glasses.

Today was a busy day at work. Hubby and I are getting ready to go to my folks for dinner since we didn't see them this weekend. I did some of Tracy Anderson's workout this morning before work, she knows how to kill me.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

21st Week BFC Day 6

Good morning everyone. Hubby got home safely late last night, I feel more relaxed now that he is home. He was proud of me for what I got done while he was gone, and he said my diet/exercise is paying off :) Which is nice to hear from the person who sees me with my clothes off lol. It is amazing what a week of being good or being bad will do. Hubby has been doing the bfc with me although not super strict but he has still been doing it and his belly was looking good. After a week of eating food that is not belly friendly he came back not feeling good and a larger belly.

This weekend is going to be a busy one. We are going to try and get my in-laws moved into their new  house. I hope we can get the bulk of it done today so that hubby and I can have Sunday to relax together. I am going  to take some bfc approved food with me today because I have a feeling they will order some food for everyone which will not be bfc approved. It is best to plan and set yourself up for success.

Speaking of plans concerning the things I need to work on at work I am going to write them down in the notebook I carry at work, and keep track of my progress. I think that will help me to stay focused. Although I still feel anxious about the whole thing. I know my boss was giving me constructive criticism, but there is that  negative voice in my head that says I might not be able to live up to his standards and he will fire me. He extended my probation period for another month. But there is also the voice that knows I am a good hard worker and well liked and I just need to make some adjustments and everything will be fine. On top of everything I am feeling very hormontional today. GRRRRRR

Thank you Ginger for your nice comments yesterday! You really lifted my spirits after my long work day :) How are you doing on the bfc? Do you have a blog?  I hope everyone has an awesome Saturday :)

Friday, June 10, 2011

21st Week BFC Day 5

Hi peeps :) I finally fixed my commenting problem....simply by pressing ctrl f5 before logging in...whooo hooo!!!  It is so important to give and receive support and encouragement. Hubby should be home tonight, I just wish he was here now. I have missed him....being apart reminded me of what we went through during his deployments. I drank a lot while he was gone so that is probably why I have been having such issues with wine this week cuz those were the habits I created. It feels good to have learned some discipline in not eating or drinking to deal with my emotions.

Today was a busy day at work. I had my 90 day eval and there are some things I need to work on. Normal things but I was/am feeling so sensitive it's almost like he said my co-workers are unhappy with you and if you don't shape up I will fire you. I have anther eval in a month to see how I am doing on the things he wants me to work on such as: telling my co-workers when I leave our work area to get supplies, moving faster when bringing supplies back and anticipating my co-workers needs. But now that all this has been brought to my attention I know I can make these adjustments. It's just hard not to take work criticism personally.

I learned something new today foodwise...those hard strawberry candies with the jelly inside have 5g sugar each! Holy crap! Learning stuff like that makes me think twice about a bite of this and a bite of that, those bites can really add up. Well, I guess that's all for now.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Keepin up the BFC 21st week day 4

Hello everyone. Today was just one of those days. I woke up with lots of anxiety, the goal I set for myself concerning the apt overhaul is not realistic so everything won't look perfect as I envisioned for hubby. I need his help in moving some things and getting rid of other things. I thought of an idea for a funny wedding card during this ordeal: Marriage....when your crap doubles. Anyway in the process I tried on some summer clothes and my old bathing suit of from several years ago fits again :)

To deal with my anxiety I drank lots of tension tamer tea and sat on the couch, I didn't do any of my usual morning exercise and I hoped I could leave work early. Of course that didn't happen, I was very busy and had to stay late. Of course I wanted to get a bottle of wine, I hope you guys don't think I have an alcohol problem, I just really like it and want it more since I have said I need to hold off for awhile. Discipline is hard.

Yesterday I went and saw hubby's grandma in the hospital, she is doing ok a little confused. The plan is that she will move in with my in-laws when they get home. So, I am looking forward to hubby coming home tomorrow and getting my in-laws settled in . I am a little nervous for tomorrow cuz I have my 90 day eval at work, although I don't think I have anything to worry about my co-workers have all told me that they like me and that I'm a hard worker.

Congrats Kay on your weight loss!!! One of these days I will have hubby help me fix my blog so I can comment on every one's blogs again. I wonder if some of your friends haven't commented on your weight loss cuz they are jealous? I mean practically 20 lbs is a lot and I'm sure they have noticed. Anyway you are doing awesome :)

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

21st Week BFC Day 2

Good evening friends. Today was a very productive day, finally we got the correct keys to my in-laws house and I went after work to check it out with hubby's aunt and I was pleasantly surprised to find it clean :) Yay! I also made a ton more progress on the whole apt overhaul. And of course I wanted some wine again but I stayed strong. I am loving my roses, they are my reward for not caving in and getting a bottle. I still have a  ton left to do before hubby gets home Friday.

 Hubby's grandma is in the hospital with pneumonia and she also has congestive heart failure :( not good, but she is very tough there is hope she will pull through. I feel for my in-laws they have all the stress that goes along with moving and it's my father-in-law's mother who is sick. I don't think it matters how old you are when you lose your mother that has to be one of the worst things in the world. When it rains it pours.

Well, I guess that is all for now. Oh, I almost forgot to share that I got the celestial country peach passion tea at walmart yesterday...thank you for recommending it :) Drinking caffeine free tea in the evening really helps me unwind. I hope you guys know how much I love and appreciate all of you :) Have an awesome day tomorrow.

21st Week BFC Day 1

Good morning friends. I wrote a nice post last night but somehow erased it :( that pissed me off so instead of writing another one I went to bed. I am having a good bfc week so far while hubby is gone. I had a little anxiety yesterday and the other night over getting a starter house and if we have enough money. Instead of emotional eating or drinking I made a list of what I can do now and when hubby gets back what we can do. I bought myself some cream roses yesterday and they are beautiful. I got the idea after Randi said she could buy her own flowers if she wanted them and she didn't expect her hubby to get them for her...and I though that makes a lot of sense, hubby has given me some beautiful flowers on special occasions but it is nice to have them a little more often.

I am staying busy by overhauling my apt while hubby is gone. I am going through our "catch all" spare room because we want to put a desk in there for hubby when he goes back to school. I hope to get it all done and surprise him when he gets home.

I went grocery shopping on Sunday and got several Think Thin protein bars. 0g sugar, 20g protein and gluten free. I had creamy peanut butter which was yummy. They have that protein bar taste and texture but I think they would be good once in awhile. I think I might keep one in my purse for when I am out and about and in my locker at work for when I have to work late. Planning is the key to setting ourselves up for success. Have an awesome day everyone :)

Sunday, June 5, 2011

20th Week BFC Day 7

Good evening everyone. I hope everyone had a nice weekend, I did the sun was finally out and I had a nice weekend with my folks. Sometimes it's nice to have your parents all to yourself, hubby is enjoying having his folks all to himself. Today I was really wanting some wine but I drank tea instead.
  •  Helen really helped me to stay strong because she said "in times of temptation you really have to think it through" and then she asked what decisions we need to make to help us reach our goals. Well, that's an easy one for beloved red wine. I feel so proud of myself for not getting a bottle, especially with hubby gone there would be nothing stopping me from drinking the whole thing. Thank you Helen and I hope you get the hang of the Hot Tomato soon :)
  • Rosalie's youtube videos have also been helping me stay focused on the bfc and to stick with it and not give up. Making the bfc a lifestyle has been hard but good for me. Thank you for everything Rosalie :)
  • It is important to stick with the bfc even when it feels hard and like nothing is happening.
Well, I guess that's all for now. I hope everyone has a wonderful week. Lets keep sharing and supporting each other, staying on the straight and narrow is hard when we live in such a high sugar world. You guys are awesome and even though we have never met I love and appreciate all of you :)

Saturday, June 4, 2011

20th Week BFC Day 6

Hello everyone, and Happy Saturday! Finally a nice day here in my neck of the woods...WHOO HOO!!! I had a nice relaxing morning and spent the afternoon at a friend's garage sale where I had some crap. We got rid of a couple of things and made a couple of bucks to go in our change jar. It was a good time hanging out with friends and a 10 month old baby. Life is good. Hubby made it to Philly safely and is having a good time helping his parents and having them all to himself.

My Mom is the one who introduced me to the BFC, her Dr. introduced her. She is kinda doing it, she has mostly given up her flavored coffee creamer and is eating dark chocolate, although she still eats fruit. Anyway, the changes she has made are good and she is looking good. We were talking this morning about the birthday dinner we went to on Monday, and after a fried app and birthday cake she also felt like crap and was 2lbs heavier the rest of the week. So, I think that once we get used to less sugar when we eat large amounts our bodies protest. We agreed that we should not have ordered the app and only had a few bites of bday cake.

I decided that I am going to be a BFC rock star while hubby is gone. Nobody can make this happen for me except me. I plan on eating lots of low sugar salads like I did when I was single and keeping up with my exercise. Well, I guess that's all for now have a great rest of your weekend :)

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Feelin Better

Good evening friends. I am glad to say that I am feeling much better today, although Tuesday and Wednesday I felt like crap. It's crazy I wouldn't have guessed that some cake and one large fried onion ring would reek such havoc. Thank you Kasey for suggesting probiotics, I took some this morning and by the afternoon evening I felt even better.

Hubby leaves tomorrow morning for Philly. I am really gonna miss him and jealous that he gets some real Phillly cheese steakes. We went to check out the house that his folks are going to rent when they get into town only to discover that the reality company had given us the wrong keys...hubby was not happy. Hopefully it all gets worked out tomorrow.

As far as the bfc goes I've been doing lots and lots of water, fiber and exercise. Well, I guess that's all for tonight.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Lesson learned the hard way

Good morning everyone. Can you believe it's June already? Where has the time gone? I still haven't messed with my computer, so I am still having problems with blogger when I fix it I will resume commenting on everyone's blogs. Hubby and I have just been busy getting ready for his parents to come back.

Sunday and Monday I was a bad girl. After being so excited about my weight I indulged in some red wine and yukon jack...bad bad bad and belly bad. Monday I felt like crap. And to add to things we went to a 21st birthday party and I ate a slice of cake. Bad Katie :( I know better and I should have stayed away, but in the moment I didn't give a F I wantedt the cake. Literally after eating the cake my tummy hurt :( I don't know how Sunday and Monday affected my weight cuz I don't have a scale. I have been doing lots of water, fiber, and exercise. My tummy is still not right I am amazed that it is now Wednesday and I still feel like crap. I think too much sugar affected my GI track cuz I still haven't had a normal #2....sorry TMI I know. Anyway, that's my tale of woe. But, I tell ya what it will make me think twice about cheating with something high in sugar again. Lesson learned too much sugar = yucky tummy and messed up #2

I love you guys, I hope everyone has a good start to this new month. If you have cheated like I did forgive yourself and get back on the wagon. :)