Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Y2 W10 D1: Weigh In

Hooray! Down another 1.8 lbs this week. That's 7.2 lbs in the last 3 weeks! I was not kidding when I said I was ready to say goodbye to the 160's for good. It feels good to be making progress. I wish I were making the progress through food an exercise instead of just one dimensionally through food. I am still tucked away in my bat cave everyday trying to crank out this thesis. must. graduate...I think I repeat this in my sleep.

My food Monday sucked. I stayed around a 4 on my fullness scale. I wasn't really paying attention to what I was eating. I worked on my thesis all day and sent my advisor 1/3 of the thesis for edits last night at 2am. Needless to say- exhausted today! I wish I could say I was far enough to feel good, but I still have several more full days of work before I'm where I need to be to graduate. Keep sending thoughts my way! Breakfast was a drippy egg sandwich 4pts and 204 calories.

I had a snack of humus and veggies (I went back for seconds so there was a little more than this) 2pts and 100 calories.

Little Bear hung out around my feet under the desk all morning until I brought his pillow into the room. He was nice company.

Although my eats weren't ideal diet-wise, they were SUPER TASTY! I completely recommend trying them (maybe just not all in one day). For lunch, I put my freshly made arugula pesto to work on some whole grain linguini with grape tomatoes, artichoke hearts, and steamed asparagus. I added ~2 Tbsp of heaving whipping cream to the pesto before sauteing all of the ingredients together. I am definitely making this again. 6pts and 300 calories.

My snack was unnecessary. I picked up a soda when dropping off the car for an oil change and got a small fry from Wendy's for 7pts and 340 calories. 

Dinner was a repeat, but with added chicken and less rice noodles. The hubby really enjoyed it so it is male approved! 8pts and 480 calories. In the mix is rice noodles, steamed broccoli, steamed asparagus, sauteed onions and garlic, 1/4 tsp peanut butter, teriaki sauce, grilled chicken, and scrambled egg. Talk about protein heavy pasta.

I had a chewy granola bar around midnight for 2pts and 100 calories which is not pictured.

Check out my post on the 17 day diet from yesterday and vote on whether I should try it on the right hand side of the blog!

Monday Stats: 
Water: 66 oz. / 80 oz. 
Points:  29 / 22
Calories: 1,520
Weekly Points: 7 used today / 28 remaining
Exercise: none
Activity Points: 0 today / 0 week
Weekly Weight Loss: -1.8 lbs / 43.6 lbs total 

Hope to see less of each other next time!


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  2. ok 4 days left. is there somewhere that says what the cycle you would be doing is? you are loosing so well, i mean really, 2-3 more weeks and you could kiss the ONE FIFTIES good bye, much less the 160s. You are rocking out already.

  3. ok, i voted, but i reserve the right to change my vote. these are my initial thoughts. I agree with Andrea, you are doing SO much right now. Is this really a good time to add something else on? Plus change of diet (even for the better) can initially change your mood. For instance if you hard core detoxed, the first week youwould be SUPER lethargic (by the 4th week you would stink b/c your body releases lots of the nasty junk). Long term, that is a good move -i'd like to do it this summer, but for the first little bit, its really hard on the body. I know thats not what the 17 day diet is, but a diet means changing what you are eating now. and you are doing well, and a change might make you tired and either feel the need not to complete the diet or cheat (and that is discouraging) or to slow down on the thesis (the priority right now). Read about it and keep it on the burner for when the thesis is done is my suggestion....for now, till you convince me otherwise. ;)

  4. FANTASTIC loss...WELL DONE..so proud of you.
    Its totally your choice to do or not to do the 17 day diet...I will not be voting as I do think its an individual choice.
    I am doing it from the 6th April while my hubby is away....doing all the mental preparation till then.

  5. "can i get a WHOOOP WHOOOP?!? ... Can I get a WHOOOP WHOOP??"... YAYYYY CASEKINS!!! Keep up the good work dude!!


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