10 pounds down 32 pounds to go!

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

"Yeah well, she's got two jobs. She's a pastry chef and a sniper."

I don't know how much I weigh.  not because it's like zen to let that shit go but because I can't bend my neck enough to see the numbers.  I'd love to know what the scale says but i'd also like to be able to bend my neck and move my arm and if i did pilates like a grown up i could.  Dr. internet diagnosed me with rotator cuff tendonitis which makes complete sense and the only way to avoid it is to keep the rotator cuff strong...you know...with exercise and stretching and I always screw it up.  Forever means forever not until i don't feel like it anymore.  I'm also going to get back in to the tracy anderson arm exercises because they are hard core with the lateral raises which are great for the rotator cuff.

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Saturday, July 09, 2011

another pound bites the dust!

I'm another pound down and I'm so thrilled.  I was really worried I'd be stuck at my plateau forever, gaining a little and fighting to get back down and and never really getting lower.  It's really frustrating and its so hard to ignore the fact that you aren't getting anywhere but you have to keep going on like it doesn't matter.  I don't know if it's the stress of the building or the wedding or whatever but I'm actually not finding it difficult at all to not eat everything in the house.  I also didn't bake any cookies or cakes this week which I'm sure helped with the incidental calories.

I've been working really hard on only eating when I'm hungry but it's definitely easier to cut the calories when there aren't cookies just hanging around.  one here and one there isn't the end of the world, but if its not part of a plan or a genuine desire...I just don't want to keep on eating stuff because it's there and not taking responsibility for that.  I feel really great the way things are going now and I don't want to jeopardize that feeling.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

"your seed has no legal rights"

So, who wants to hear my wedding plans?  I can't do too much a. because it's way too early and b. because we haven't received a date or confirmation from our venue yet.  and c. we're also trying to build a house so we have a lot on our plates.

Our plan right now is to actually wed on the 7th anniversary of our first date.  This is in March and inconvenient to all so we'll have our private wedding and then in July we'll have our large family reception.  We're hoping to host the reception at a little visited part of the national park that has a large covered picnic area and a building we could use should the weather be truly awful.  The plan is to have lemonade and lawn games and sandwiches and cupcakes.  We'd like to put up volleyball nets and play kickball and hire an ice cream truck.  If it rains we're absolutely screwed because all I can think of is wii karaoke or one hundred sets of monopoly...better plan b ideas are very much welcome.

I'm looking at very casual white dresses and jewelry online and trying really hard not to think about losing weight by march.  I'm simply carrying on with what I'm doing diet and exercise wise and trying to keep up with my slow progress.  I don't want to get to that place where you're counting the weeks and the pounds and ordering a size 8 dress because you spent weeks doing fat math and avoiding reality.