Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Weigh In #17 - Mid Christmas Break!

OK, so this weigh in is a little late. But we've been away for Christmas, only just got home yesterday, and I wanted my weigh in to be "normal", i.e. My scales, my house, usual time, usual circumstances etc. I didn't want to do what my Hubby did which was get on his sisters scales, fully dressed, half way through the day, with a belly full of food.... it was not a good result for him. But it was also not an accurate result! He refused to get on the scales this morning, saying he was going to "wait until weigh day on Sunday".

I am NOT waiting for the next weigh in, I am weighing in now for last Sunday.

Aaaannnnnd...... 

I have lost 3lb! That 3lb that I gained in the week before Christmas, when I was eating cake mix and loads of junk, has GONE!

I have not been following WW at all over the last 9 days since my last weigh. But our eating has been all over the place. Christmas morning was one of my Mum's famous giant breakfasts, and Christmas Dinner at my Sister-in-Law's. We didn't have any other meals that day. The three nights we stayed at the hotel we consumed our body weight in breakfast (cereal, croissants, full English) and often didn't have another meal at all - we'd have a few savory nibbles, a bit of cold meat, or slice of Christmas Cake as we visited folk - picking the smallest amounts to eat at buffets. But not an actual lunch, dinner, or tea. Not because we were trying to cut them out, but because we were well fuelled at the start of the day. I actually felt full! (The kids DID have lunch and dinner because they don't like a big breakfast)

However, we are home now. And there is a mountain of chocolate, biscuits, and other sweet treats just sitting there staring at me. I have no problem ignoring the kids stuff. But some of it is mine and I am acutely aware of it. I split my chocolate orange with Georgie last night. And I have been nibbling on marzipan, and chocolate coated macadamias since we arrived home and unpacked last night. But the diet is still on hold until the 4th Jan so I am not stressing about it. I'm glad I lost that 3lb (really really glad) and while I would love to stay the same or maintain until the next weigh in, I am not going to cry if I gain again a little.

Weigh In:  
  • Me: -3 lb
  • Hubby: ???
  • My total loss since Nov 2013: 55lb
  • Last weeks weight blip as gone!

Things I have learned this week: 
  • A rest is as good as a change
  • Christmas Week does not mean I HAVE to gain weight!
  • I walk far more steps than I realise when I'm playing with the kids!

Targets for this week: 
  • Get walking when I can while Hubby is off work (starting with a trip to town today)
  • Work out what junk I have and portion it out. Some to finish pre diet restart, some to save for weekend treats
  • Not gain too much! (I'd be thrilled with a STS on Sunday)



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