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Day 12: Weekly Weigh In #1 of 2012

Well, it is time for another weekly Weigh-in…

It has only been 3 months since I last weighed in.. Eek!

Well I am up 2 lbs… weighing in at 193.5lbs

I have to say for 3 months of not paying attention, and without a kitchen, throw the Christmas holiday’s in there, that is pretty good!  In comparison to this time last year I was 199 so technically I am down! This  at least means I am on a downward trend in a year rather than up! Right?!  Maybe not as I saw low 170s on the scale last year…  SIGH! Shh… we wont talk about that!

Whichever way you put it, it is not healthy and I am doing something about it.

Anywhoo… for Breakfast this morning I had some oatmeal

In the bowl:

  • 1/3 c quick oats (3-5 min variety)
  • 2 drops Vanilla Stevia (Now! Brand)
  • 1 scoop chia seeds
  • 1/2 t Coco Loco coconut butter
  • 1 t Sunflower butter
It was nice and yummy with a Good Earth Sweet and Spicy decaf tea :)
I forgot how much I love that stuff!  If you want to read my review of the tea, click here.  I order it from www.iherb.com  It’s a great site where they even put each item’s expiry date in the description! Click on the link on the side if you want to check it out!
Lunch was a lean cuisine panini thing…not the greatest, but when it is 3:30 and you still haven’t at lunch sometimes you aren’t too picky, even if your name is Picky Nikki!

Supper was quick… Throw most of it on a pan and bake!  My favourite type of meal when I do not feel like cooking!!

Alexia Sweet Potato Fries, Roasted Brussel Sprouts misted with olive oil with some Vegetable seasoning and sea salt on them…and a Bistro stuffed chicken breast from M&M Meats.  I had the Spinach Ricotta, which I think gave me an oral allergic reaction tonight :(

I know the Sweet Potato and Brussels are okay, so that just leaves the chicken to be the culprit.  I guess those are out of my personal menu now!  I am not sure what part did it, whether it is the seasonings on it, or the preservatives that may be added?  All I know is when I have to take a benedryl less that 5 minutes after a meal it’s not a repeater! Although, I have had those before?? Oh well… it could be worse! :)

For Exercise: I did a quick abs, and burpee circuit, which didn’t feel that great as I am still sore today. As well I had my daily Just Dance 3 session with my kids!  I love beating them, as sad as that sounds!  I guess it’s the competitive personality shining through! I missed bootcamp this afternoon due to a meeting, and the instructor offered me to make it up tonight at another session in a local town,   I wish I was able to swing going tonight, but it just wouldn’t work before supper, and the after supper one was out after I took benedryl. Maybe I can sneak in another session, another day if I ask nice? or BEG! 😉

Well I am off to bed… I just want to give a BIG SHOUT OUT TO LOUISE!  It’s her Birthday tomorrow, or by the time she reads this post… today! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!  I hope you have a great day!  


One thing that made me happy today is I was able to talk to 3 out of 4 of my immediate family members today/night… that always makes me happy!  If phoned my brother I could have made it a perfect 5! (Well… since we all know I talk to myself…)

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Weekly Weigh-in #4


Wow… it’s been a few days since I have posted.  Sorry!  I have been busy working on the stairs, working, and just living life.  Today however is a “day off” so I am free to post, finish the stairs, gut through more of the house, while doing the other regular domestic duties.  Oh… and weigh-in.

It wasn’t pretty and I may have cried a little, but I am trying to be open and honest… sigh! Why did I say I would post weekly weigh-ins??

Today’s weight was 191.5 :'(

I am really not getting anywhere weight-wise lately, and I know why.  I am not one of those people who can lose weight without exercise.  And honestly September has not been a month of exercise.  I have had a chest cold since the end of August, and have not pushed myself at all.  Do I regret it.  Yes! But could I have fully changed it this month. NOPE!  When a deep breath makes my chest burn, or makes me cough, it is really not conducive to exercise.  However, today my chest is feeling better, and my head is clearing up.  I’m on the mend, and onward and upward! Well onward and downward scale-wise… I hope!!


Breakfast today was 1/3 cup of steel-cut oats with some chia seeds cooked in, and 1/4 of a cup of pure pumpkin, a sprinkling of pumpkin pie spice and a couple drops of vanilla stevia.  It wasn’t as sweet or as flavourful as some of my breakfast’s of late, but it was  nice clean meal, and what I need for awhile.  I am at the point I think that I need to detox off some of the “crap” I have been eating as of late, and get back on track.

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