R2 Infinite P4 Day 64: -0

June 18, 2010

Today’s Weight: 157
**Adjusted LIW:  156.*, Unadjusted LIW 154.*
Today’s change: -0

Hug and love to my peeps 🙂 I’m sorry it’s been so long since I’ve posted…I wound up working quite a bit during my vacation (go figure) and have spent the entire week this week, being punished for being out of the office.  It *almost* wasn’t worth taking the vacation.  Almost, but not quite.  I had a wonderful week with KO.  The time we spent together just confirms how wonderful our bond is.  Truly wonderful.  I love him!

Work is absolutely insane right now – working crazy hours, crazy stressed out, trying to just stay afloat.  It’s going to be this way for probably a month.  If I can get through that month – things will be just fine.

I have been very lax about sticking to low carb – but check out my weight – it’s really ok!  I have been eating pretty much whatever I want for the last two weeks and have not had any weight issues (I’m not going to freak out over a pound, dontcha know).  That makes me happy.  I did realize last weekend, as I was trying on some old size 10 dresses, how much my body has changed.  The dresses fit (which I expected) everywhere but in the boob area – my boobs are freaking huge, even after losing all that weight – not that I’m complaining!  So even though I was in a size 10 four years ago my boobs were much smaller.  In my mind this confirms the theory that HCG makes you lose abnormal fat.  HCG FTW!

On a more somber note  – I did get a bit of bad news yesterday – my Aunt was diagnosed with cancer (my Mom’s sister).  Please add my aunt  and my family to your prayer lists.

Have a wonderful Friday xoxo!


R2 Infinite P4 Day 54: ?

June 8, 2010

Today’s Weight: ?
**Adjusted LIW:  156.*, Unadjusted LIW 154.*
Today’s change: ?

Still no scale – and still on vacation.  Wouldn’t you know TOM came LOL.  It was imminent.  So far I would have to say there’s not been much improvement in how I feel but I’ll keep taking my supplements anyway.  Yep, feeling pretty crappy today.  But still happy I’m on vacation, even if I do have work a bit.  Since this is K.O.’s birthday week I took him for his first mani/pedi yesterday.  He protested slightly, even though I kept reassuring him that real men DO get pedicures, and said a couple of times to me when we first arrived at the salon:  I’m gonna get you for this!  All of his protests soon dissipated, however, once he settled into the massage chair…and when the foot/hand massage began – mama mia he was one happy camper.

My food:  nothing for breakfast.  Okra, butter beans, zucchini with tomatoes, and mushroom artichoke soup for lunch.  Steak and chalupas for dinner.  Dessert was a movie with K.O.

Wishing you best losses today! xoxo

R2 Infinite P4 Day 52: ?

June 6, 2010

Today’s Weight: ?
**Adjusted LIW:  156.*, Unadjusted LIW 154.*
Today’s change: ?

Sitting here on this beautiful Sunday morning – looking out the window – contemplating my life and where I’m going.  Yes, deep thoughts on this gorgeous day.  One thing that’s been in the back of my mind for a while – even before I lost all the weight – is that my children are almost grown.  One at college (who is staying in Nashville to work this summer instead of coming home) and one who’s about to graduate from high school.  I have made all of my decisons for the past 21 years for my children – of course!  But how does one make the transition from full time parenthood to part time parenthood, and then to realizing that your children are grown, and self sufficient?  Part of it happens gradually of course.  For me, my kiddos started the separation process at around 15 years of age.  They became more focused on friends and activities that didn’t necessarily involve me.  This is natural and expected of course, but honestly it was a difficult transition for me to make.  I love my children more than life itself, and as a single mother everything I did was wrapped around them, and for them.  At some point I realized that I had to start doing things for myself, to start building a life that didn’t solely revolve around my children. I keep saying “children” but they’re practically grown ass men, as they frequently remind me.  And at 17 and 21 they are practically right!

Anyway, all of this contemplating the last few years is part of what led me to start my HCG journey.  At least part of what I needed to do in order to be happy with myself and my life, separate from my children, required losing the weight and increasing my confidence.   And increasing my confidence was an absolute requirement, not only for self survival but for my desire to find a good man – a dream that I could speak to and call my own.

I’ve been through some challenging situations this year, since I started dating (but when  are men not challenging, right?).  But all in all, everything happens for a reason.  I learned the lessons that the universe intended me to learn. I’ve made solid decisions.  I’ve listened to my gut instinct.  And after all of it – I met K.O. – and he’s an amazing, incredible, loving man.  He’s my Charlie Brown (and yes, I’m the little red headed girl that would jump to give Charlie Brown a chance).

So my heart and mind are full with the potential that lies ahead, and I’m just enjoying this incredible love, so unexpected but so appreciated.  The spell has been cast. 

On the food front, I’ve not been so good, and I have no idea where I’m at since I’m not around my scale.  I’m not so worried about it though.  I actually had pancakes and bacon for breakfast (I’ve not had pancakes in 7 months).  I’m definitely feeling the sugar too, LOL).  Wheee!!!  Caffeine!  Sugar!  Wind me up and watch me GOOOOO!

Have a blessed Sunday, much love to you and yours!

R2 Infinite P4 Day 50: -0

June 4, 2010

Today’s Weight: 157
**Adjusted LIW:  156.*, Unadjusted LIW 154.*
Today’s change: -0

Happy Friday!!  Woo hoo!!  I have much to accomplish today at work, in preparation for being on vacation next week.  I *know* I will wind up working some, but I’m going to do everything I can to minimize it.  Wish me luck with that!!

My power was restored sometime in the wee hours of the morning – there was no way I was going to stay at my house again with no power so I stayed at K.O.’s.  Lights!  Air conditioning!  Bliss!  I also was able to finish the laundry I started when the power went out.  The only negative thing at this point is I have lost everything in my fridge (freezer stuff should be ok).  And I had ALOT of stuff in my fridge.  Oh well.  It’s going to be clean, and empty.  Completely empty.  Kind of like my brain today.

My food:  chilaquilles for breakfast.  Vietnamese vermicelli dish for lunch (bun – YUM!!  One of my favorites).  Eggs, chicken sausage, and grits for dinner.

Wishing you the best Friday possible! xoxo

R2 Infinite P4 Day 49: -1

June 3, 2010

Today’s Weight: 157
**Adjusted LIW:  156.*, Unadjusted LIW 154.*
Today’s change: -1

My day is starting out a little rough – a wind storm blew through SA last night, winds clocked at 65 mph, and I lost power at my house around 8 pm.  As of now, it’s still out.  No power = no coffee, no hot water, no hair fixing = one grouchy girl!  Ah well – it could be worse.  I’m savoring my Starbucks coffee as I type this, my hair in a pony tail LOL,  trying to bolster myself for the work day!

Been sticking with low carb food – but this morning I stopped and picked up some chilaquiles for breakfast since I couldn’t fix breakfast at home.   Other than that – I’ve been quite good.

And now, work.  I’m scrambling a bit this week, I’m very busy and since I’m off next week I’m feeling the pressure.

Hugs!  Have a blessed day!

R2 Infinite P4 Day 47: +2

June 1, 2010

Today’s Weight: 158
**Adjusted LIW:  156.*, Unadjusted LIW 154.*
Today’s change: +2

Indulgence, indulgence, indulgence.  I had a great Memorial day weekend and enjoyed lots of food I normally restrict myself from.  And that’s ok.  All is well in my world.

I spent the weekend with K.O., helping him work on his dog pen, and cooked up a storm of course.  Not really feeling like working today – IMAGINE THAT!!  But, it will be a short week, and next week is vacation week for me, yay!  K.O.’s birthday is next week and he’s taking me to Corpus Christi for a few days to celebrate!!  We are going to have a blast.  This will be the first *real* vacation I’ve had in three years or so, so I’m really looking forward to it, and really looking forward to spending the time with him.

My food over the last few days (brace yourself):  fried chicken, coleslaw, quiche, gumbo, bread and butter, sugar free cream puffs (homemade!), cheeseburger, onion rings, chalupas.  Wow LOL.  But all delicious of course.  This week will be strict low carb.  Really.

Hugs!  Love!