Weighed in at 211 recently, on the 11th. My all-time-high was 213. This is.. not okay.
became extremely angry and I wanted to just.. break down and cry about
Instead I took it out on the kitchen. I removed ALL JUNK FOOD, and
then went to Publix. I am 100% Paleo from here on out. I lost 10 lbs in a month of Paleo before -
and while I do not expect the same result, I do expect SOME result
(especially in conjunction with properly adjusted thyroid medication).
Paleo gives me a set of rules that are easy to follow, and I have two
huge cookbooks available. I picked out 5 things I like, and each week
I'll test ONE new recipe to add to my selection. This forces me to
remove crap like soda, bread, pasta, candy, baked goods etc from my
diet, and encourages me to eat more lean meats, vegetables, and fruits. I
already miss cheese...
So far, the Paleo transition is going SUPER WELL.
I've been varying snacks/breakfasts
to avoid boredom, and scanning Pinterest. LOTS of options.
I've come down almost 4 lbs in four days. I do not care WHAT caused this shift, but I'll take it!
still logging all my food, but I don't care about the calories. I feel I
can only fight one battle at a time - and I choose to work on WHAT I
eat, THEN how much.
So far this week I have enjoyed a pecan
encrusted chicken, chicken enchilada soup, apple and shallot pork chops,
and some steak. I made some delicious nutty cookies from scratch and
home made waffles.
The trick will of course be to keep up
with PLANNING. If I fail to plan, I will fail at this. So at the end of
the week, we'll figure out which recipes we liked best, and select a new
one to try. Tuesdays will have to be crock pot meals as I have puppy
class and such from 6-8, leaving me almost no time to cook. But that is
ok, because crock pot stuff is amazeballs.
Also I made SUPER
WATER, which is that water you see all over pinterest that has lemons,
cucumbers and mint leaves in it? SUPPOSEDLY it has all this 'good for
you stuff' in it, but.. it actually tastes quite GOOD, so it is a nice
tasty addition to just plain water.
Also i cut my finger really really bad last night on a mandolin slicer. I
might need stitches... going to the doctor this morning for test
results from last week's blood test, and to show her this cut :/
Maybe the .9 lb from last night is the blood I lost!!