Day 7! I made it! I have lost 8 pounds and 3% body fat! Success. I am very excited. The second day of the weekend was tougher than the first - I ended up adding an extra banana to make it through a hike at Beaver Lake with my kids. And we watched a movie, so I added a 1 cup of microwave popcorn - Steve reminded me that corn is a vegetable after all!
Yesterday I added chicken. It never tasted so good. I had some leftovers in the fridge from that crockpot meal and I ate that with cooked zucchini. For dinner, more chicken, this time roasted by my mom! I didn't realize that I hadn't eaten anything cooked in a week. Hot food tasted so good. I also added some almonds - making snack time a little more enjoyable.
So, I continue eating all veges, two fruits, and now some protein. I actually have more energy today and hopefully I won't be so miserable. The miserable part, Steve brought to my attention last night! I usually get miserable when I am hungry and hungry is an understatement for this past week.
I trudge on and hope that scale keeps going in the right direction and those waistbands keep getting looser.
I leave with you with a statement from Thomas Jefferson:
can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal;
nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.