I may have eaten almost all of my weekly points allowance in one sitting on Saturday.
A brief word about Weight Watchers for those of you who don’t know: food = points. I get 36 points a day. (This will decrease as I lose weight.) I also get 49 weekly points, to use at my own discretion. I try not to use them at all, in hopes that I will lose more weight. But sometimes that just doesn’t work out.
Saturday was a stressful day. I helped with a catered house concert for REVEL, the chamber music group for whom I work. The event went beautifully, but I prepped Pozole soup, quesadillas, other hors d’oeuvres, and those friggin delicious Pillsbury ready-to-bake cookies with little Christmas trees in the middle for 35 people. Stressed and freaking out that everyone wouldn’t get fed, I ate. And ate. And ate and ate. Then, we went to my dear friend Maggie’s graduation party, and both Maggie and her mother are brilliant cooks. And I ate there.
So, as punishment, I am going to list everything that I ate that night, and the (approximate) point values associated with said food. Ugh.
3 glasses (at least)
Not nearly enough
0 points hoooorraaayyyyy!!!
8 cookies (at least)
Cream cheese apple dip
Just a little!
Peanut butter ball
1 small (I PROMISE it was small)
Hot chocolate with peppermint schnapps
Only 1 cup, amazingly
Cookie dough cheesecake bars with cookie dough crust (I’M NOT KIDDING THEY WERE SO GOOD)
ONLY 2 bars!!
TOTAL DAMAGE: 56 points
Well, shit. I had to get out my calculator for that one.
I had 26 points left for the day, so I ended up using 30 of my weekly points allowance. And that’s that. I look at that list of food, and I’m actually amazed that I didn’t eat more. Pre-WW Liz would have been ALL over those cheesecake bars, but WW-Blog Liz kept it to 2.
Yesterday was a new day. I went to the gym, walked 2 miles, did the weight circuit, and an ab workout on Nike Training Club. I brought my lunch to work today, and I’m headed to the gym once again after work.
I’ll leave you with this photo. As I said, the event went beautifully. And the house was gorgeous. Who wouldn’t be able to say no to this?