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Not much to report lately

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I am still trucking along.   I can tell now that the way my body is, may be the way I lost before.  3 weeks of fluctuation and then BAM, a loss.   I'm not counting it officially until Wednesday, so we will see.  That's what the scale said when I peaked at it this morning.
I'm sort of laying low at the moment due to a staph infection.  So I'm pumping the antibiotics and ointment and not really doing much activity wise.  I did have tennis twice last week.  I am itching (*after re-reading, I'm guessing itching may not be the most wise choice of word here.  LOL) to start walking again soon but we've got rain in our forecast several days next week.  I may just end up marching in place.  I did come across this link, that may be fun to change things up and watch these Disney run/walks through the various parks.  
I have not been quite as faithful at logging my food though, but I am eating smaller portions and if muscle memory serves, everything that I am eating still sho…

New week

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It was a fairly uneventful week for me.  For the most part my eating was on track. I only had fast food once (Friday) but I did slack up a bit on logging my food this weekend.   I mean, I pretty much know how I eat and in the 5 or 6 years of intermittent food logging, I know what my calorie intake consists of and what it doesn't.  I did go meet my parents this morning for beignets so my day is pretty much in the crapper already, haha.  But I'm planning on a good dinner and I'll probably have a turkey wrap for lunch.  All is not quite lost.
I think (and I hope) my plan this week will be to focus on getting more exercise in and more water.  It's time to start bumping those up.  Last weeks exercise was a bit lackluster.  I only managed to play tennis (albeit twice - one was a match and one was practice) but if anything playing tennis twice made me realize how horribly out of shape I am right now.  I knew it was bad, but I was slapped in the face with it.  On the Tuesday ni…

Weekly recap

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So this wasn't the best week for me.  I ate fast food twice because I just couldn't deal with work stress. I did, at the very least, manage to log it all.  I also didn't quite get as much exercise in as I had hoped in my mind but I did get my 3 days in this week which was my original goal.   So there is that.  Here's the rest of the recap.

Exercise -
Monday - I managed to walk 60 minutes.  I didn't have to go into work until 1pm that day thanks to a tropical storm and I decided to take advantage of the extra time I had and start the week off on the right foot (no pun intended).   This was 60 minutes of me walking inside my house, however.  So pace was off because of the dog wanting to play each time I turned around.  It wasn't the best effort, but it was still something.
Tuesday - This is where the week started going a bit sideways at work.  We have been under tremendous pressure the last few months with getting laptops out for working from home purposes that othe…

Weekly recap and weekend shenanigans

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Well the first week is out of the way! I've successfully removed all the crap from my house (and made sure I logged it along the way).  I have no more sodas on hand and I'm still mad at myself for starting that again. I had made it to 6 full years of not having one and then just a few months ago, on a whim, drank one and then it all went down hill from there.  So that stops now (again).  
This week I am proud that I did get some movement in.  And that I managed to log everything.  So that right there, to me, is a tremendous first step.  Hopefully the rest will sort of snowball into place.  My plan for next week is keep doing the same.
I spent a lot of this weekend doing tropical storm prep around the house and also spent a lot of nervous energy cleaning.  My house is spotless!  I'm pretty proud of that.  For the last 3 weeks, I have been back to work full time again and things got sort of off kilter having to relearn my routine.  But, I'm actually about to make the transi…

Fat Pants

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So back in 2014-2015, when I had my first real successful lifestyle change (65 pounds down and I kept it off for roughly 2 years), I set aside a pair of pants that were designated as my "fat pants" or my pants that I would use to show my weight loss eventually.  Because I didn't quite make my all time goal back then, I never took "the picture".  You know the one where you smile proudly as you can fit your entire body in one of the pants legs?  Anyhoo, those pants sat in the back of the closet.  I would see them from time to time and even as I started gaining the weight back, I never quite had the desire to want to even take them down, much less put them back into the "rotation".  Until yesterday.
I didn't get to laundry last weekend like I normally would have done and I ran out of jeans for work.  I managed to catch a glimpse of them. I thought to myself that there is no way that they would fit.  That even though I've gained all the weight back…

Goals and a start date

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So I signed back up with Bloglovin.  That way I can get back to reading and interacting with my fellow bloggerfriends.  Link is below:
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Having bloggerfriends who share the same struggles and victories is a huge motivation for me and I know that will be an important step along my journey.
I've been doing a good bit of thinking this week as to how I want to proceed and I have a very rudimentary game plan I believe.
I need to get back to logging my food.  Time to dust off My Fitness Pal again.  I know the numbers will not be pretty. I am and always have been pretty okay with eating the same thing day in and day out, so eventually (hopefully) this will become second nature again.  I'm also in the process of eliminating junk food from my house (oh god, why is there so much of it?  I kid... I know why...I'm the asshole who bought it all).  rebootingdes is my name there.  Feel free to add me if you want.
Exercise.  Yes.  I've got to find a plan and sti…

How did I get here? Again?

Well, hello there all you cool cats and kittens!  No, that isn't right.  You must be wondering how you found yourself here.  To be honest, I'm wondering the same thing.  
I used to blog on the regular 5-6 years ago.  That blog has long since been deleted.  It's not something I ever wanted to rehash so in a moment of frustration, I deleted it.  Not because of dieting and weight loss mind you, because I deleted it in a fit right around the time I was deleting every mention I could find about my ex-husband.  And that blog was full of him.  I harbor no ill will now.  I'll say that much but it was quite a long journey and I'm glad to say that I'm on the other side of it now and it is quite literally in the past.  So onto new and hopefully better things.  
My life is going well now.  I'm mentally in a good place (thanks in a huge part to loads of therapy during and post divorce).  Everything was finalized a year and a half ago and that chapter is well closed.  I am…