Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Day 30 whatever

Well guess all that stress didn't help. Probably going to go till Thursday and then stop the drops and start p3 on Monday yay real food and exercise!! I also didn't get to sleep till late. Guess really I am just happy I didn't gain considering.

Start weight 176.4
Today's weight: 153.2
Today's loss: 0.0
Total loss 153.2

See what we can do in the next two days and go from there I guess.

Breakfast: 28oz water and 8 oz coffee
Lunch: 20oz water, 8 oz coffee, 4oz tomatoes, 4oz shrimp, 1 apple
Dinner: 13oz water, 4oz chicken, 3.5 cabbage, 8 strawberries (dab of mustard)

Now bedtime and we'll see in the morning. Might be my last day of drops!! Goodnight!

Monday, January 30, 2012

Day 29 maybe

<p>Maybe just maybe there is some hope. Today was a better lose so going to cut back on the fluids again and mix up the food also.</p>
<p>Start weight: 176.4<br>
Today's weight: 153.2<br>
Today's lose: 0.8
Total lose: 23.2

11 more days of drops and 14 of vlcd then onto p3 which seems like heaven right now lol. Today also my Bmi  dropped from obese to overweight!!! Yes I am excited to be overweight sad I know. Wait till you see the dance I do when I hit normal range!

Breakfast: 8oz coffee, 28oz water, 9 strawberries
Lunch: 28oz water, 8oz coffee, 3.5oz shrimp, 4oz celery
Dinner: 1 apple, 3.5oz fish, 4oz asparagus

Missed about 5oz of water but should be OK. Was a bit of a stressful day so not sure how that is going to affect me.. but we'll see! Exhausted now bed time!

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Day 28 zeroooo

So much for fish... 12 more days, 12 more days. I am thinking of doing 4 weeks of p3, then 23 days of p2, then 4 weeks of p3 and one last round of p3. It seems I slowed remarkably after day 21 and am now beating my head against the wall. So the short rounds might keep me more motivated.

Start weight: 176.4
Today's weight: 154
Today's. Lose: 0.0
Total lose: 22.4

Obviously 22.4lbs in 28 days is nothing to shake a stick at but dang it I still have 46 more lbs to go!!

Breakfast: 8oz coffee, 28 oz water, 9 strawberries
Lunch: 8oz coffee, 28oz water, 2oz cucumbers,  4oz shrimp
Dinner: 5oz water, 4oz fish, 4oz tomatoes, 1 apple

So apparently I have been drinking around 100oz of liquid a day. So cutting it down to 77oz tonight which is exactly half my body weight in oz. Also I read somewhere that eating different fruit, veggies, and meat during the day might help. We shall see tomorrow. Good night all!

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Day 27 better

A little happier with today's results. Gives me hope I can reach or get pretty close to my goal of 34lbs in the 40 days.

Start weight: 176.4
Today's weight: 154
Today's lose: 0.8
Total lose: 22.4

So maybe the fish is good... or maybe who knows... having fish again either way.

Today's food...
Breakfast: 28oz water, 8 oz coffee, 1 apple
Lunch: 28oz water, 3.5oz fish, 2oz spinach

Dinner: 28oz water, 4oz fish, 4oz asparagus, 1 apple So we'll see how this goes. Hoping for at least a pound but I'll take whatever I can get! Goodnight!

Another comparison

Ok the first should be day 27 and the other should be day 17. There is only a 4.6 lbs difference.



Friday, January 27, 2012

Day 26 still going

Well slow but steady is better than nothing or gaining right? Tried the fish for dinner tonight hopefully it does something!

Start weight :176.4
Today's weight :154.8
Today's lose :0.4
Total lose :21.6

Today's food
Breakfast :28oz water, 8oz coffee, 1 apple
Lunch :16 shrimp, 2 or 3 oz spinach (pretty sure I forgot the water)
Dinner :4oz talipa, 4oz asparagus, and 1apple (I know I forgot the water ...)

Hopefully missing all that water doesn't mess me up. Oh well we shall see. Good night!

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Day 25 seriously

Trying my best to not become discouraged. It isn't working to well with all the low numbers this week. I guess cutting out the fruits really didn't matter.

Start weight : 176.4
Today's weight : 155.2
Today's loss : 0.2
Total loss : 21.2

So much for that pound loss. Oh well 15 more days of this. Goal of losing 12.8 more pounds still attainable.

Breakfast : 8oz coffee, 28oz coffee, 10 strawberries
Lunch : 8oz coffee, 28oz water, 4oz chicken, 4oz cucumbers
Dinner : 28oz water, 4oz chicken (smoked), 4oz cucumbers

Here's to tomorrow ...someone said I should start trying some fish so tomorrow going to try that. Going to keep on trucking. Goodnight!

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Day 24 meh

Not so thrilled with these slow days. Hopefully it is just a phase or something.

Start weight :176.4
Today's weight :155.4
Today's lose :0.4
Total lose :21

Chugging along... going to cut out the fruit and see if that kick starts something...

Breakfast : 8oz coffee, 28oz water
Lunch : 28oz water, 4oz smoked chicken, 1 tomatoe
Dinner :28oz water, 1cup celery, 4oz shrimp

Hoping for over a pound tomorrow but we'll see.. not losing hope but down to 15 days to lose 13lbs. Goodnight!

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Day 23 blah

Lost 0.2 lbs... better than nothing right?

Start weight : 176.4
Today's weight : 155.8
Today's lose : 0.2
Total lose : 20.6

Breakfast : 28oz water, 10 strawberries
Lunch : 15 shrimp, 28oz water, 1 cuccumber
dinner : 13 shrimp, 4oz asparagus, 1 apple, 28oz water

Tomorrow better be better!! Going to bed!

Monday, January 23, 2012

Day 22 crasssh

Well went on a bike ride with the family yesterday and then forgot my last 28oz bottle of water until after 8 at night. These are bad things for me on this diet.  So I ended up weighing 3 times this morning. First time I was up 0.4. Can you say unhappy!!! Then of course my husband, who ate pizza for lunch and yummy tacos for dinner, LOST 2.2lbs!!! After waiting 30 minutes I weighed again this time being up only 0.2. OK fine getting better. So waited another little bit and finally got it down to no loss no gain. The only redeeming thing is I lost half an inch off my waist! So today. I learned no water after 8, just don't do it!! Also unfortunately for my kids no more bike rides until I lose these 14 pounds!
 Todays menu :
 Breakfast : 8oz coffee, 28oz water, 8 strawberries
 Lunch : 8oz coffee, 28oz water, 3.5oz chicken, 3.5oz asparagus
 Dinner : 28oz water, 3.5oz chicken, 1.5oz spinach, 1apple 
Here is to hoping for a lose tomorrow! In a hurry tonight. Goodnight! 

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Day 21 BOOM!!!!!

Did you hear me? Sorry if I woke you. Praising God this morning for 20.4lbs gone!!!! When I started this at the beginning of January (um yeah 21days ago)  I honestly never actually expected for it to work. You can bet I am a believer now!!! All I can think in my head is by the end of May of this year I will weigh 108lbs!!! I will no longer be obese or overweight. I will be directly in the middle of normal!!

Start weight : 176.4
Today's weight : 156
Todays lose : 1.0
Total lose : 20.4

14 more pounds to go until I move onto phase 3. Few more days I will take another picture.  Anyways what I ate today :
Breakfast : 8oz coffee, 28oz water
Lunch : 28oz water, 3.5oz shrimp, 1 cuccumber, 8 strawberries (milkshake)
Dinner : 28oz water, 8 oz coffee, 1 apple, 4 oz chicken, 2 cups spinach

Not to bad a day. Excited to get through these next 14 pounds and move back to some real food and working out to tone up what I have lost and then start all over again. See you tomorrow hopefully lighter!

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Day 20 steady

So didn't make it to 20 today but still did pretty good. Really good chance I will make it tomorrow though! If not well I will probably just cry...

Start weight: 176.4
Todays weight: 157.0
Todays lose: 1.0
Total lose: 19.4

It is so crazy that I have already gone through the 70's and 60's already! It also drives me crazy to be HAPPY to weigh in the 150s!! I was 134 right before getting pregnant with my son early 2009. Then after him he totally messed up some button in my body because I could not lose a pound no matter how hard I worked out or how great I ate nothing would come off! Praising God everyday for leading me to this and giving me the will power to make it to my goal (15 more pounds to go!!!!) Anyways here is the totally interesting food I had today:
Breakfast: 8oz coffee, 28oz water, 8 strawberries
Lunch : 4oz shrimp, 4oz tomato, 28oz water
Di nner : 3.5 oz.chicken, 3.5oz celery, 25oz water, 1apple

OK already in bed. Praying I reach 20 tomorrow!!!! Gooodnight!

Friday, January 20, 2012

Day 19 onward and downard

So usually I write this first ting in the morning then post at night, but just didn't have the time this morning, so this will be short and sweet.

Start weight:176.4
Todays weight: 158.0
Todays lose: 0.8
Total lose: 18.4

Todays menu:
Breakfast: 8oz coffee, 28oz water, 8 strawberries
Lunch: 4oz chicken, 4oz aspargus, 28oz water, 8oz coffee
Dinner: 4oz shrimp, 2 cup spinach, 28oz water

Hoping I can lose 1.6lbs tomorrow and hit the 20lbs mark but not holding my breath... that would probably make me weigh more lol family had home made yummy delicious wonderful great smelling pizza for dinner tonight.  20 more days and I can almost eat normal again! Goood night see ya tomorrow

Day 18 the cold sucks

So once again it is cold. I have a theory that the cold hates us and our bodies refuse to let go of the wait when it is cold!

Start weight: 176.4
Todays weight: 158.8
Todays GAIN: 0.2
Total lose: 17.6

Blah blah blah... I know it is just .2 but I still have 16+ lbs to lose just this round! I don't have time to go backwards! I guess eating the same food as the day before didn't help :( oh well grocery shopping today.... so who knows what I will be eating!
Breakfast: 8oz coffee, 28oz water, and 6 strawberries
Lunch:um 28oz water? Was so busy had no time to eat... oh and 8oz coffee
Dinner: 23oz water, 2cup aspargus, 1apple, and 4oz chicken breast

The lunch thing was not intenial at all and I will not try to repeat it BUT I didn't even notice I had consumed 6 strawberries and just liquids. Here is to hoping for a nice loss tomorrow.. we shall see!!

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Compare

hahahahah I win!!!! So you can't do everything on tablet or phone.. But finally got this looking right!!!


Day 8
Day 17

Day 17 picture

Looking better I think!


Day 17 oh so happppy

Was totally shocked this morning when I weighed!! I had measured my stomach the night before and had actually lost 2 inches finally!

Start weight: 176.4
Todays weight: 158.6
Todays lose: 2.2
Total lose: 17.8

Yes 2.2lbs!!! Praise God!!!! I made it into the 150s. Doing the happy dance over here this morning! On a side note my husband is eatting better but not taking the hcg and has lost around 14lbs! He flucates more than I do though but it is nice to see him so happy and feeling better about himself as well. I think today I will emmulate yeterday and see what happens would love to hit that 20lb mark within a day or two! So todays menu:
Breakfast: 8oz coffee and 28oz water
Lunch: 4oz chicken breast ,1 cup celery (darn out of cuccumbers..), 8 strawberries (made into a shake), 28oz water, 8oz coffee
Dinner: 4oz chicken breast, 1 cup spinach, 1 apple, 28oz water

So everything should be the same except the cuccumber since I was out :(  Hoping for a good loss tomorrow!!

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Day 16 better

Finally had a whole pound lose! Which got me to the 15lbs mark! Glad to see it improving was starting to get discouraged. Back on track now though hopefully! Hopefully by tomorrow I will break into the 150s! Not counting those chickens yet though.

Start weight: 176.4
Todays weight:160.8
Todays lose:1.0
Total lose:15.6

Alright kids are going bak to school today so that should put me back on a better schedule also. Todays menu:
Breakfast: 8oz coffee, 28oz water
Lunch: 4oz chicken breast, 1 cuccumber, 28oz water, 8 strawberries (made shake again), 8oz coffee
Dinner: 4oz chicken breast, 1cup spinach, 1apple, 28oz water

Hopefully tomorrow brings more happiness! Feel good about today we shall see tomorrow morning!

Monday, January 16, 2012

Day 15 blah

Blah blah blah... lost 0.2 lbs again. I would really like to start losing again : ( It is a lot easier to sacrifice when you can see it working.

Start weight: 176.4
Todays weight: 161.8
Todays lose: 0.2
Total lose: 14.6

So yeah blah blah what I ate:
Breakfast: 8oz coffee, 28oz water, 6 big strawberries
Lunch: 28oz water, 3oz shrimp, 1 cup celery
Dinner: 28oz water, 4oz chicken breast, 1 cup celery, 1 apple

Was pretty busy today. Ate lunch late and a little slim on the shrimp but feeling good. Really hoping I have a 2 lbs lose tomorrow! Going to relax now good night!

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Day 14 meh

Well got up once feeling very bloated... weighed and had gained 1.8lbs!!! Crawled back into bed wishing I had ate something good for all that!!!! Then the mean husband came and made me get out of bed. Figured might as well weigh again since the first one sucked so bad. Thankfull I did not have to smash the scale because now I lost .2 lbs from the day before! Oh the human body... managed to lose 2lbs while laying in bed for two hours lol
Start weight: 176.4
Todays weight: 162
Todays lose: 0.2
Total lose: 14.4

Didn't make the 15lbs mark but am now officially 20lbs from my end goal for this round! Todays menu:
Breakfast: 8oz coffee, 28oz water, 8 strawberries
Lunch: 4oz shrimp, 2cup cabbage 8 oz coffee, 28oz water
Dinner: 4oz shrimp, 1 tomatoe, 1 apple.. some water

Hoping for 15 in the morning!!! Goodnight all!

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Day 13 still losing

Wish I could still sleep in. Stupid bladder. Lost more than I thought I would so that is good at least!
Start weight:176.4
Todays weight:162.2
Todays lose:1.2
Total lose:14.2

Tonight is going to be hard since we are having people over to watch a movie, but knowing by tomorrow I could reach -15lbs! Todays food consumed:
   Breakfast: 1apple, 28oz water, 8 oz coffee Lunch: 28oz water, 4oz shrimp, 1cuccumber Dinner: 28oz water, 4oz chicken, 1tomatoe, 1apple So i survived the night even though there was dounts, rolls, bacon things, and popcorn! I ate my normal dinner with love knowing where it is going to get me in the end! Good night long day today with another one coming up tomorrow!

Friday, January 13, 2012

Day 12 down down

Kids have the day off of school... yay Got up at my normal time to weigh and had a wonderful lose of 1.2! Not the best ever but not the worst!
  Start weight: 176.4
  Today weight: 163.4
  Today lose: 1.2
  Total lose: 13

Not to shabby can't wait for that total to be 20 it has been since 2009 I have weighed less than 170. Right before my third child I was stuck at 134lbs ha wht I ouldn't give to weigh that now! Got a late start on the rest of my day. I still haven't tried my shake... maybe tonight! So here is the food I ate today:
Breakfast: 9oz coffee, 28oz water, 8 strawberries
Lunch: 4oz shrimp, 1 tomato, 28oz water, 8oz coffee
Dinner: 4oz chicken, 1 tomatoe, 1 strawberry shake (12 strawberries, 1cup water, 1tbsp milk, 3 packs stevia blended), 28oz water

Mother nature has struck so I might have a gain tomorrow or not a great loss, but that is ok. The shake was alright but I am not a huge fan of strawberry shakes in the first place lol Here I come day 13! Good night :)

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Day 11 boooo hisss!

So I told you last night I was not expecting anything great. Well that totally came true! I had a 0.4 GAIN!!!! :( Seriously I think it is the weather change. Anyways they say there is usually a slow down in the second week. I will survive this lol
Start weight: 176.4
Todays weight: 164.6
Todays gain: 0.4
Total loss: 11.8

So still at the pound a day mark anyways. Was hoping to bust through these 34lbs quicker than that so I can enjoy some food at my daughters birthday party but that probably isn't going to happen... ohhhh well it is worth it in the end!!! Todays menu is:
Breakfast: 28oz water, 10oz coffee, 8 strawberries
Lunch: 28oz water, 4oz chicken breast, 1 cuccumber, 8oz coffee
Dinner: 28oz water, 4oz shrimp, 1 apple, 1 cup celery

Here is to a better tomorrow!!! Going to try to make a strawberry shake tomorrow... hopefully it taste good! Good night here is praying there is a lose tomorrow morning... or I might just cry and that won't be pretty!

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Day 10 oh so happy

Praise God! " I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" Phillipnes 4:13 Seriously could never do this without His strength!
I did it! I did it! Not ony did I hit the 10lbs mark I soared right past it!!!!!
Starting weight: 176.4
Todays weight: 164.2
Todays lose: 3!!!!!
Total lose: 12.2 !!!!

Oh yeah that's right!!!! Lost 3lbs yesterday!!! 10 days , 12lbs!!!! That leaves 22 lbs left to go on this round! I could be done in 22days!!!! Alright what I ate today:
Breakfast: 10oz coffee, 28oz water, 8 strawberries
Lunch: 28oz water, 8oz coffee, 4oz chicken breast, and 1 medium cuccumber
Dinner:4oz shrimp, 1 tomatoe, 1apple, 28oz water

Feel good about today. Getting into a nice groove. I don't expect to lose near as much tomorrow as I did today but still looking forward to getting on that scale tomorrow! Good night :)

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Day 9 feeling fine

I will save you the suspense. I didn't make it to 10 pounds. It is cool though unless something catastrophic happens I should easily hit it tomorrow.

Start weight 176.4
Todays weight 167.2
Weight loss 0.8
Total loss 9.2

Still not the greatest night sleep last night but it seems to be a common side effect. Looking forward to that 10 pound mark tomorrow!
Breakfast: 8oz coffee, 28oz water, 8 strawberries
Lumch: 28oz water, 4oz chicken breast, 1 tomatoe and 6oz coffee I used that lemon pepper seasoning again since not using it yesterday didn't really matter!
Dinner: 28oz water, 4oz chicken breast, 1cup cabbage, and 1apple. Cooked chicken and cabbage together in a pan with water and the lemon pepper seasoning. Ate a little later than usual so finishing the water after 7 which I don't think I like. We shall see in the morning if I hit 10pounds! Hopefully I sleep better tonight.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Pictures yay

So yeah I think this illustrates enough that I'm not at an ideal weight for my height... And if not to bad it is all you are getting


Day 8 feeling good

I have been looking around at other peoples blogs and saw them update all stats daily so I think I will add that in also. They hsd before/after pictures to. I think I will scar y'all for life wih some before pictures soon!
  Start weight: 176.4 (gross!)
  Today weight: 168 all of this is in lbs by the way
  Daily loss: 1.4
  Total loss: 8.4

So better than yesterdays .6 loss so I think I will stay away from eating to late or mixing vegetables. At this rate by tomorrow I could have lost 10lbs. In 9 days!!! Two of those days were scarfing down whatever!!! I love love hcg so far! My goal for this round is 34 pounds. So at the end of this round I should be 142lbs! Then 3 weeks of maintaing, and then 3 weeks of adding yummy stuff back in. Then back to the hcg for round two. If I can lose another 34lbs that round  I will be down to 108lbs!! Being 5 foot tall I feel that will be a good weight I think. Anyways what I ate today:
Breakfat: 8oz coffee, 28oz water, 8 strawberries
Lunch: 23oz water, 1 tomatoe, 4oz chicken breast (made a sandwhich with this lol)
Dinner: 33oz water, 4oz chicken breast, 1 cup celery, and 1 apple. Cooked the chicken and celery together and then chopped up the apples and mixed! So yum!

Feeling so great on this diet! Hopeully I can sleep a little better tonight. I managed to drink 84oz in water plus the 16oz of coffee... here is to hoping tomorrow puts me at the 10lbs mark! Goodnight!

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Day 7 a whole week

I could barely sleep last night. Of course the 2 year old kicking me didn't help but I just wanted to weigh myself so badly! Finally my husband gets up and I decide to give up and get up. Oh I forgot to mention yesterday my mother in law lovingly brought over this huge thing of yummy, gooey tray of cinnamon rolls!!!!! Now in her defense I didn't tell her I was on a diet yet. So get up give the kids the devil food and make a run for the bathroom! Calmly walk and get the scale as not to alert the children. Jump on it, count to 5, look down.... .6?!?!?! What?!?!?! I followed all the new "real" rules!!! Why why why?!?! Ok ok picking myself back up. Maybe it was mixing the vegetables. It could be I ate the apple after 8pm. Or the extra cup of coffee even though they say you can have as much as you want. Well there will be no mixed vegetables today! I will not save my apple either! Also just one cup of coffee regrdless! It could have been the not sleeping too... so even if it kills me I will sleep tonight! Ok ok done ranting here is what I had today:
Breakfast: 8oz coffee, 28oz water, 8 strawberries
Lunch: 4oz chicken breast and cup and a half cabbage and 23oz water Dinner: 4oz chicken breat, cup and half of aspurgas, and 1 apple oh and 28oz of water So now just have to force myself to sleep tonight and see what happens tomorrow morning.

Day 6 still going

Woke up, used the bathroom... jumped on the scale... 2.4lbs!!!! For a total of 6.4lbs!!! Loving this so far! Eating 500 calories isn't bad since the hcg makes it where you don't feel like you aren't eating. I learned a few new things today. Broccoli,grapes, and zucchini are NOT on the approved list... ooops! So went regrocery shopping to get the right stuff!  So here is what I ate on day 6:
Breakfast: 4oz coffee, 28oz water, 10 strawberries
Lunch: 4oz chicken, 2 cups cuccumber ( almost), 8oz coffee,28oz water
Dinner: 4oz SHRIMP (didn't see that coming did you!), then mix of tomatoes,celery,spinah, and onions, and 1 apple which I saved for a little later.
So here is to hoping for a good lose tomorrow! Although they say not to mix the vegetables so that worries me some. New weight 170.0! Goood night!

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Day 5 Still alive

Holy smokes! I woke up and went to the restroom to prepare to weigh myself. Got on the scale, cringed, peeked down with one eye, opened both, looked closer.... Holy smokes!!!! It said 172.4!!!! Yes in one day I lost 4lbs!!!!!! OK I can totally do this for another day!                    
Breakfast: 1 apple, 32oz of water, and 6oz of coffee with flavored splenda.        
Lunch: 4oz chicken breast and 2 cups of zucchini. I cooked these together in a pan with some water and lemon pepper seasoning with no salt or calories.  Dinner: 4oz chicken breast and 2 cups broccoli and 25 grapes. Cooked the same as lunch.          
Yes I know it seems boring but YOU can have a ton of other things... I just like making my life easy.  Excited to see how much I lose tomorrow! Who would ever think I would be excited to get on a scale!

Day 4 the beginning

OK I am no writer but wanted to track this journey through using the hcg diet. I got my bottle of two month supply from walmart for $18. You can get it for a lot more online and with that you get a lot more support. So you are supposed to "load" the first two days. Which means take the drops and eat as much fatty food as you can (yay!).  I ended up having to load for three days because of grocery shopping issues.  Today I finally started the very low calorie part. My weight (yes I am going to say it!) on day 3 is 176.4!!!!                                                          
What I ate on Day 4:                                                                                                                                      
Breakfast: 6 srawberries and  32oz of water. Yummy so filling!                                                        
Lunch: 4oz of chicken breast and 2 cups of brocilio. I cooked them together in a frying pan with some water and used lemon pepper seasoning with no salt or calories.                                    
Dinner: 4oz of chicken breast and 2 cups of brocilio and 1 apple. Cooked the same way as lunch.  
You can get a lot more creative with yor food but I am a creature of habit and am just fine eatting the same thing everyday! Guess we will see if I lose any tomorrow morning!

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