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During the summer 0f 2008, I woke up one morning with a drive to live a healthy lifestyle. Since then, I've made many changes and lost nearly 50 pounds. Many of my friends and family members have come to me, asking about what I'm doing & how I'm doing it. While I certainly would never claim to be an expert, I'm happy to share what I've learned along the way.

So after careful thought... "The Accidental Fat Chick" has hatched... with the hope of helping at least one person and to be the accountability I need to finish what I started. :)

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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Caught in the Act!!!



Yep, that's me... rifling through the basket of chocolate at kids group last night. I was anxiously searching for a Kit Kat. The closet thing I found was this...

It is a Kit Kat, technically, but white chocolate just doesn't cut it in my book. So I "settled" for nine Hershey's kisses. I made them last the entire two hours I was there by sucking each one slowly and really enjoying the flavor & texture in my mouth. And since I had left some wiggle room in my meal plan, knowing there would be chocolate there, no guilt for me. :-)
I stayed pretty close to my planned meals yesterday. I did eat one peanut butter creme Girl Scout cookie between breakfast & lunch. For snacks, I ended up skipping the grapefruit; but ate an extra string cheese.
The husband was being a computer hog this morning so I never got my meal plan for today posted. Breakfast was steel cut oats with strawberries, sliced almonds & milk. Regretfully, I ended up at Jack in the Box for a late lunch. I went in with the intention of having the Chicken Fajita Pita & water. But those darn curly fries sucked me into their curliness & forced me to ask for them; I swear they did! On the bright side, I talked myself out of having the sugary root beer along with it. So a little extra time in the gym tonight & a light dinner should compensate.
Does anyone else ever feel like living a healthy lifestyle is a full-time job?

5 comments:

midlife_swimmer said...

Its a job and then some...glad you talked yourself out of the root beer.

Kristina said...

I was the Employee of the Year when I worked for Junk Food Junkies.....and YES, a healthy lifestyle is a JOB! But I dont mind starting at the bottom and working my way up! Atleast with this job, there are rewards, benefits and the opportunity to advance!!!

Scuttleboose said...

Weight loss is absolutely a job, and kudos to you for being able to balance it with kids! I'm having a hard enough time balancing it with grad school :)

bbubblyb said...

Yep, a job for sure.

Thanks for your nice msg today on my blog.

MochaTrina@Me So Hongry... said...

It's a full time job on top of my already paid full time job and sometimes it all get to be too exhausting!! On top of that I'm a single mom trying to earn my Masters. Whew!