Well the goal was to get under 250 lbs this week, no excuses and I was doing really good until I got sick ... so much for no excuses. BUT, I am glad I stayed down and took care of myself because I am feeling a lot better already and I know other people who've gotten what I've had and been down for a week or more with it. So I figure if I can kick it in just five days I'm going really good! My weight? Precisely 250 on the nose; no more, no less. It's not quite the "under" 250 that I was shooting for but it feels good to know that I made progress in spite of being sick!
The food bible recommends kiwi as a food you should eat when you're sick so we picked some up last night along with some other fruits and I made smoothies for dessert. I snuck some celery into them and Snack Monkey drank his whole cup without complaint! YAY! It's always good when you can sneak some veg in on someone who's not expecting it. I slept great last night and didn't even have to take a decongestant before bed. I also woke up feeling pretty normal which is a great sign because, when I'm sick, first thing in the morning is usually the worst time of day for me.
I lost 2 lbs ... that's not too shabby at all for not feeling well. Just another half-pound would have been nice so I could say I'm under 250 but I'm not going to snub my nose at progress after the way February treated me. Interestingly enough, although I didn't make "the goal", if 150 does end up being the right weight for me as it is for my goal-model then I am on the cusp of only having 100 lbs left to lose. How sweet is that?!
7 glasses of water
2,000 mg vitamin C
1 cup of coffee w/creamer
1 Fiber One bar
2 string cheese
4 celery stalks dipped in pico (like chips)
4 oz cantaloupe
6 oz corned beef roast
8 oz boiled cabbage
Daily Caloric Intake: 850
One more night of rest, if I wake up feeling good again tomorrow I'll be back on the walking wagon at softball tomorrow.