06 June 2011

Take it off & Steppin' Out

It just doesn't sound right when you combine the two, huh?

Medifast | Week 14

This week was both good and bad. Good in that I lost a pound and I'm one step closer to my goal. But bad in that I ate horribly this weekend. Like, just awful.

I started off great on Saturday morning with my Medifast chocolate chip pancakes {that I make into a muffin... nom nom nom} but I was running around like a crazy person all morning and I only ate 1/2 of it. Not a smart move. That kinda set the tone for the rest of the day.

I headed off for a pedicure, and totally forgot my mid-morning snack. I then had to run to the store to pick up a few things that we needed for the kiddos to spend the night at their GG & Poppy's house, so at this point? I was way past starving. Famished may be a better word. And what do you do when you only eat 1/2 of your Medifast breakfast, skip your mid-morning snack and then reach the point of starvation? You make bad choices. And I did. I made an awful choice. I had a cheeseburger for lunch. I felt so guilty about it that I immediately texted Kelly and told her what I did.

I wasn't going to share that with you guys, but I promised to always be 100% honest with you. As everyone knows, dieting is HARD. And you're not going to be smart all the time. You're going to be faced with hard choices. If I had stuck to the plan and ate my breakfast and snack, then I KNOW I would have ordered a salad instead. But life is crazy and it's busy, and I made a bad decision. Moving on...

Bob and I had a wedding on Saturday night. I did pretty well there as far as the diet goes. I ate half of my steak and veggies for dinner. I did have a few apps during cocktail hour... lots of veggies, a mini chicken egg roll {okay, again, not the best decision but when they say "mini"... they meant it} and a little bruschetta. I did drink at the wedding, but I also danced the night away {Brianna, we are rock stars on the dance floor} so I think it all evens out.

No? It doesn't even out?

Here are a few pics {linking up with Mandy from Harper's Happenings}

Dress: The Limited {thanks Kacy!}
Shoes: Kelly & Katie from DSW

Shirt & Tie: Express
Suit: Oscar de la Renta
We stayed until the very end =)
Thanks GG & Poppy for watching the babies!

So there you have it. A great week but a not-so-great weekend for the diet. Sunday was a little better and I did head out for a lovely walk with Bob and the babies last night. Here I am, strollin' with my homies. {You know I'm funny, Bob.}My goal for this upcoming week? Lose 2 pounds. I want to be at -25lbs. Like, yesterday.
Week 14 Summary
Weight loss this week: -1 lb

Weight loss to date:
-23 lbs

Weight left to lose: 7 lbs

First Goal: 10 pounds {Reached: 3/23/11}

  • Reward: Pedicure {Check!}

Second Goal: 20 pounds {Reached: 5/5/11}

Final Goal: 30 pounds

  • Reward: I'm thinking a new Coach purse! ;)

Success: Did you hear I lost a pound even after a super rough weekend on the diet?

Set-Backs: See above.

Exercise: Just walking {and dancing!} this week. I don't know what my problem is. I can't get up early to do the shred. I NEED TO DO IT. I'm setting my alarm and getting up tomorrow. No excuses!


My blogger friends are doing awesome, so don't forget to visit their blogs and cheer them on:

Kelly from The Turnip Farmer
Stephanie from Goober Grape & Monkey Man
Tiffany from MomNom.Com

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kacy said...


Mrs Gloves said...

Love the dress!!!

jess1979 said...

Love the dress, you look great!

I did the Shred religiously...uh, for like 8 days. But that was months ago. I've been promising myself I'll get back into it, but just have no motivation to do it. I don't know what my problem is either!

Olivia's Mommy said...

You did awesome, a pound's a pound! And I know what you mean about 1/2 eating your breakfast, do that ALL the time or your meal and then realize your hungry and that's when I make bad choices too! I am telling you totally check out TJ Maxx, does your's have the "Runway Section" they have all the designer jeans, I got those jeans therer fore $79!!! Yes, $79...I have the honey jeans, love them!

sara said...

Strollin with my homies...I may or may not have actually snorted at that. (I totally did)

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