Tuesday, October 2, 2007

what's happened to me?

I did make it to weigh in on Saturday morning. It was a huge loss...6.2 pounds. I was just barely getting to the point of drinking and starting to eat again. I fully expect a gain of a pound or two this week just to make up for all the lost fluids, etc. that I am making up.

I am feeling better but still am really weak and have an earahce with both ears now. Go figure! And my oldest boy has been home from school yesterday and today with the beginnings of the sickness. I'll be good as long as he doesn't puke!

So I really have given up most of my diet coke habit. I have had 1 can at home each morning since Saturday. That is it. I have been drinking my water, but not even as much as I did before I had the flu. In fact, I'm not eating nearly as much as I did before the flu at all. I always would eat 26-28 points a day, with some days being waaaay over that. With this loss, I am down to 23 points a day (from 24) and I have yet to eat all of them any day this week. Of course my activity is way down, too, so maybe that has something to do with it?

On Sunday I was just craving some comfort food. I had a WW frozen thing with noodles and broccoli and a cheesy sauce. I put a boca chicken patty on it to add more protein. I could only finish about half of it. Then I was so thirsty (because of all that sodium I'm sure) so I had a big glass of water. Then my belly thought it would burst I was so full. I have always eaten a TON of food. This is so strange to just eat such a tiny bit and be satisfied. I'm not doing as well with my fruits and veggies as I was before. I need to work on that.

I'm srarting to ramble I think.

It is pretty exciting to see that I am fully and securely in the 150's! It's rather shocking to be the same number I was when I got married fifteen years ago. Of course this body has been through 6 pregnancies so it looks just a LITTLE different...but still. I am getting really close to my goal. My goal for the first weigh in of November was to get to 158. Then I got more confident and decided to set that goal for 150, my WW goal. Looks like I will make it to that!!! Can't hardly believe it!


Randi said...

So here's the thing. Your stomach has shrunk (not your tummy, I don't know about that, but your internal organ stomach). It will shrink when you don't fill it up (example after being sick) it can stretch out too so that's what happens when you eat a LOT for like a weekend and then just can't feel full for a week afterwards. To keep a shrunk stomach, eat small meals, more frequently. it's nice because you feel satisfied on less food!

CaRoLyN said...

You are probably still recovernig from the flu but Randi's explanation sound pretty medically correct. Who knows. Just enjoy being in the 150s. Let me be the first to welcome you to the 150s. Although I'm trying to get the heck out of here, it's been a fun visit!

Diet Coke and Zingers said...

Oh my gosh!!! That is just AWESOME! Yay for the flu I guess right? Just joking... really that is just amazing that you are in the 150's and back to your wedding weight! Way to go and way to hang in there when it was tough a few weeks back!

Christy said...

What a fantastic loss - we have very similar stats (although you've made is past the 160 hump) and you started WW the day after I had my son :) Congrats, you are doing awesome!!!