Monday, December 6, 2010

Wow! A Diet Post!

Oh, so remember that whole thing about this being a weight loss blog?  I have managed to use magic tricks and glitter and stories about petting coyotes to make all of you forget about that.  Except for you, Jess L.  You're my conscience when it comes to that whole thing, and I appreciate that.

As my friend Susan reminded me last week, my fifteen year high school reunion is in April.  I am not sure how the heck that happened since I am still mentally fifteen, but that's what the calendar says.  As a result of this and not wanting to have people not recognize me because of my many chins, I am putting this fitness and diet crap back on the front burner.

(Actually I weigh less now than I did when I graduated from high school.  Also I used to dress like this, so I think we're golden on the whole looking better than I did in 1996 thing)


I don't even know what to say about the above picture so I'll just smoothly segue away from the fact that apparently I not only didn't own a mirror, I also dressed like an easter egg.

So I signed back up for Weight Watchers online, which worked for me in the past.  I am starting that today and apparently there are a billion new aspects to it, but I'm confident I'll figure it out eventually.

I am also exercising, but probably taking it slow for a while.  I think I messed my hip up again this morning.  Just another day at the nursing home I apparently live at now.  Hopefully it's just a pulled muscle and it'll go away, but I think walking is the only exercise I should be doing until I figure out what I'm going to do for physical therapy.

As in every diet that has ever worked for me, I'm going to cook at home more, drink more water, eat less crap and exercise.  I should patent that magic formula for weight loss success, although I'm not sure I'd be the best spokesperson right now.

I will check in once a week and do a ticker thing on the sidebar so you can marvel at how well I am doing.  My pride can't take any more "Well, I tried, you guys, but excuse excuse excuse excuse" type of posts, so keep your fingers crossed. I'm sure that burns calories, so that's a bonus.

10 comments:

  1. SOOOOOO EXCITED TO READ THIS!! This will give me the extra push I need too. Since Feb. 26, 2008 I have been cont. to lose weight down 150 pounds so far. I have been lazy for four months now, staying the same weight by exercise but not really calorie counting. I want to lose my last 15 pounds by my three year anniversery. So Thanks and I look forward to everyones comments, and motivation. WE CAN DO THIS!!!

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  2. Tiffany, that is awesome! Amazing, actually. I feel like an enabler after sending you Butterfingers, though! ;)

    We totally can do this. And it will make so much sense for me to write a blog called this if I am actually writing about losing weight! Always a good thing.

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  3. You too rock I know you both can do it!!

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  4. Honest to Betsy, the only thing I thought when I saw that picture was "What the hell is she DOING?" Is that some kind of cool, nineties stretch that I totally missed out on?

    I was hoping that would make you feel better about the outfit choice (which I totally didn't notice) but I suspect... not so much.

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  5. I'm back on the wagon too (and actually writing about it this time!). Down 3.6 lbs in week 1. Let's kick each other's butts and make sure we stay on track, k? :)

    BTW, have you talked to our Jackie recently? Did you know she's moving back to Ohio? Sigh.

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  6. Sigh. I need to motivate myself to get going too! I look forward to reading about your progress while at the same time hoping someone will finally invent that magic pill! :)

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  7. Add me to the "back on the wagon" group!

    I marched myself right to the WW center today and joined up.

    I decided to join at a center because I need to get out. I think I'm going to like the new plan!

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  8. Yay, a diet post! While I am excited for you getting back on the wagon, I am even more excited for tales of exercise mishaps. Is that wrong? LOL!

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  9. Woohoo! I really liked doing WW online. For some reason the meetings were just a bit much for me, but the online program is great! I am jealous! As soon as this baby comes out I'm hoppin on the WW wagon with you. Good luck and keep us updated!

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  10. Add me to the "back on the wagon" group!

    I marched myself right to the WW center today and joined up.

    I decided to join at a center because I need to get out. I think I'm going to like the new plan!

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