Saturday, November 7, 2009

Banishing the Baby Belly: Week Eight.

This week, I declare victory over Halloween. Despite having 150 pieces of leftover candy at my house, and being surrounded by chocolate goodness at work, I actually managed to lose a pound.

This does not mean that I did not indulge. On the contrary, I had a piece or two every day. But this week, I decided not to eat anything  after dinner. No junk food, no candy, not even a healthy snack. And that seems to have made a difference. So I guess I'll have to keep it up?

I'm still slacking hugely on the exercise front, though. I know I need to just man up and make myself go straight to the gym from work, but it's hard to do it. I don't get off work till about six most days. So if I go work out, I don't get home until it's just about time to put Tori to bed.

That kind of sucks.

I did buy a jogging stroller last weekend. It was the steal of the century—only $45 for a stroller that was easily $400 new. But it's dark by the time I get home. Who wants to jog in the dark?

People who want to get thin, that's who. Right? Right.

You know what's really motivating, though? Taking a stroll through the center of a college town on a warm, sunny day. All those skinny sorority bitches...they're enough to make a person want to perform some emergency liposuction on themselves.

Not that I'm speaking from experience or anything.

Anyway, that's it for me. How did you guys do this week?

7 comments:

  1. Yeah for 1 lbs!! I'm a little scared to weigh myself this week, I had a couple eat outs day. (good thing I do not live near a college, whew ahah)

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  2. Yeah on your loss, Amber!

    Re: Exercise... I know it is easier said than done, but why not wake up before Tori and get a run in before work....or... why not exercise after you put her down for the night? Bea is in bed, asleep by 7 pm, and it might be late, but it would still be a work out.

    Even if you did it 3 days during the work week, that would be great!

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  3. Yep, I know, e. I know. It's just a matter of changing my lazy ways. I have to go to work this afternoon...and I'm not allowed to come home until I spend some quality time with the elliptical machine.

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  4. I think I've kind of dropped the diet ball lately, I don't know if it's the weather or what but I'm kind of just hanging by a thread these days. Congrats on the pound lost!

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  5. This is off topic, but I really like your layout.

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  6. I got off track a bit with some beer drinking, but i've been able to settle down. With the holidays though it's going to be tough!

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  7. Boy...I am way behind because I am still working off the baby belly from 7 and 5 years ago and then I have baby post 1 year belly to work on too. Better get my butt in gear.
    Thanks for sharing.

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