Sunday, July 23, 2006

got through my toughest day of the week

Sundays are always hard for me because I go to my parents' house and hang out by the pool -- lots of temptation to snack and eat stuff I shouldn't. I did pretty good, had more starchy carbs than I know are good for me but still have a few points for tonight if I get hungry again.

I started off the day with an intense, hour-long bike ride because I knew the pitfalls I'd be facing. One unpleasant moment, some drunk college kids still up from the night before had to make noises at me when I rode by. It upset me of course, but who is still not finished drinking on Saturday night at 7:30 a.m. Sunday? Losers, that's who.

When I got to their house, my mom wanted to go shopping, so I got to hang out with her at the mall instead of hanging around waiting for lunch and picking at everything. I had a little too much bread at lunch but otherwise kept things under control.

On the way home, I stopped at the store and picked up groceries for the week and my favorite quick-food standby -- sushi from the deli counter.

I might go for a walk tonight if it cools off. I feel sluggish from the heat and bread.

2 comments:

  1. Hey Jen:

    Congratulations on making it through Sunday dinner with the folks.

    This morning we took the kids to the Houston zoo early (to try and beat the heat - it didn't help!) and stopped in at Red Lobster for lunch. I ordered the cringe "fried seafood platter" and was surprised that I could not eat 2/3 of it. I was so full of salad and 2 cheese biscuits. Anyway, I have felt awful since and four hours later I feel sick to my stomach. Also, I feel a big zit about to pop up on the side of my nose - fried food is just not worth it!

    I too love the sushi from the deli and treat myself to it every other Tuesday.

    P.S. Thanks for your nice comments, I wasn't fishing for compliments - just showing the before and "maternal" after pics. I always joke to my husband I was the model for Mrs. Doubtfire's fat body suit.

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  2. Those cheese biscuits at Red Lobster are killer, I remember. They get you when you're hungry and weak.

    I understand how you feel about the pictures -- I had some of me where I think I look like a football -- tiny head, big body, tapering in to the feet. I tend to lose pictures that I don't like so I can't show them to anyone anymore. I'm sure someone else would see them and, like us, say "It's not so bad," because it isn't them in the picture.

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