I owe this blog, like, the most epic post in the history of posts – with pictures and videos and statistical graphs and glitter cannons and everything awesome and interesting. Naturally, that means I’m just going to babble and babble some more and maybe throw in a photo here and there. Even WordPress was mad when I went to their website to write this post – it was all “You have to sign in because you haven’t been here in forever. Oh, and we got new fonts. SUCK IT.”
WordPress is so rude.
Oh, and remember when I said this whole not blogging thing wasn’t a trend? Yeah, apparently I suck a little bit lately.
Let’s start off with this – the last three weeks have gone as follows:
September 29, 2012
Weight gain that week: 1.8 pounds
October 6, 2012
Weight that week: MAINTAINED!
Weight loss this week: 0.8 pounds
Current weight: 198.0 pounds
TOTAL weight loss: 37.8 pounds
(If you’re as confused as I am, just check out the Weight Tracking page.)
I’m kind of waffling around (haha, waffling, get it? Because this is a weight loss blog? I’m so funny…) with this whole losing weight thing, and it’s because I like to eat food that’s bad for me in the evenings and on weekends. Truly. That’s it. During the week, I wake up in the morning, I eat Fiber One cereal with almond milk or a Smart Ones breakfast sandwich, I bring my lunch to school (because I really have no other choice) consisting of a sandwich/chips/fruit/string cheese/Fiber One bar or a Lean Cuisine. That’s my daily routine Monday-Friday.
Evenings are hard, because this is my normal school day: wake up friggin early, drive 40 minutes to school, spend 11 hours there teaching the children how to play music and be slightly less weird, and drive an hour back home. By the time I walk in the door, it’s usually close to or past 7:00pm, and I want indian food. Or pizza. And ice cream. Loooooots of ice cream. And wine! I want wine, too!
Sometimes, I’m really good at saying no to all of that stuff. And then sometimes I eat indian food pizza with wine-flavored ice cream. You never know how the night is going to go.
I know I’m making excuses for my misdeeds, but that’s just my life right now. It’s hard to be good when it just feels sooooo good (for about 10 minutes) to be bad. And Austin needs to stop having such amazing restaurants. Bastards.
This most recent week was a little better – we cooked and worked out one night! Yaayyy!
(This is me, proving that I worked out. I guess it really only proves that I put on work-out pants and tennis shoes and stood on gravel/greenery, but I promise I went on a 3-mile ralk outside. Although, it was more walking than running.) I even had my first band concert this week! (It was a little stressful, but also incredibly awesome.)
On top of all that, we’re moving this week! SUPER excited about this because 1) the new place is 2-bed-2-bath and totally rad, and 2) MY DRIVE TO SCHOOL WILL BE SO MUCH SHORTER NOW. Less excited, because our lives are currently in a state of total chaos. The new place looks a little like this right now:
His and hers seating. We classy. (Also, do you see our wood-like material flooring?? I am way too excited about it.)
This week is going to be a little crazy with moving and cleaning and trying not to go completely insane. However, we went to the grocery store yesterday and bought a bunch of easy lunch/dinner meals for the week, plus fruit and pop chips and all of our other usual snacky-type foods.
And if moving a million heavy boxes down 2 flights of stairs and then up 1 flight of stairs isn’t working out, I don’t know what is.