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happy-1 - Saturday Jul 10, 2021
(BP1,4ns,2do,30pln,2.5k@5,10cr,10Kstp,7w,14fs,9bed)
Weight: 216.0

For July 10, 2021...

Way overbought groceries today by accident. Somehow I bought 3 heads of cauliflower online for pickup not 1. I had no will to return two, so I will have to tackle that tomorrow.

Swallowing my Saturday night despair... I'm fat, not making any progress, my life is disappearing in front of me... I'm not rocking it. I just want to crawl into a hole and hide for 200 years.

Slapping myself in the face. That won't get anyone anywhere. While I am above ground and have money in my pocket, it is not time to give up yet. I have done this before, I can do this again. Inch by inch. Pebble by pebble. Habit by habit. One step at a time. One foot in front of the other.

  1. BP1, Yes, still high. So is my sugar.
  2. 4ns, yes actuallly... but not the whole PT routine.
  3. 2do, no. I didn't even look at it. I went and got my dad his frozen dinners and overbought groceries in the process... then came home and started making them up for the week. Nothing of value.
  4. 30pln, No. I started and couldn't finish.
  5. 2.5k@5, yes, but then I blew past it and downed chickpea crunchies and a pint of keto ice cream.
  6. 10cr, Yes, I did yoga.
  7. 10Kstp, No but I went for a walk.
  8. 7w, No,5
  9. 14fs, no
  10. 9bed, on my way.

Progress as of today: 101 lbs lost so far, only 56 lbs to go!

bearcountrygg on 07/11/2021:
Keep on tackling it....You can do it!!!

happy-1 on 07/11/2021:
I can. One inch at a time.


Donkey on 07/11/2021:
(((hugs))) I know that hole feeling - I've been there before. The thing with holes is not to get stuck in one or you sink further in. As long as you know in your heart that it's not time to give up yet, you'll be OK -- even if it doesn't feel like you're OK.

Your checklist is a helpful tool to keep you moving forward. I am concerned about your higher blood pressure - and now sugar :-(

happy-1 on 07/11/2021:
I'm trying to find the cycle... the one thing I am doing that throws me off habit and off health "stats". I think you had the right idea about giving myself credit for having an in-range stat... I'm trying to find a way to score my health stats so I can plot it on a line graph, find the trigger, the key thing I am doing when I get knocked off course that undoes my progress, then what the key is that gets me back making progress again.


Horn_of_plenty on 07/11/2021:
lol that's a lot of cauliflower!

well, you can roast them all, freeze some for future... :) Or, if you are up to it, you can make different things with some of them. but, for me, i'd take the easy way out, cook them all the same, freeze some for later.

happy-1 on 07/11/2021:
I am not worried, I will gobble it all down. I'll roast 2 heads tossed with Italian herbs/oil/salt/pepper. I'll steam 2, then mash. I'm trying ti eat 6 cups of veg a day... it will be gone fast. I wish I had 3 more ikea glass baking dishes with lids.... that would be an easy assembly line... hmmm...


Horn_of_plenty on 07/11/2021:
i have a bunch of glassware for food storage. i prefer it's easy cleaning to plastic when at home. i take plastic storage containers to work bc they are lighter. I know you are talking about cookware, but i thought about my own storage for some reason.

i'm glad you will eat it up fast. if i had the time/patience, i'd turn it into a cauliflower crust pizza but that is not easy, the ingredients list is complex, and it takes a long process to make! ha!

your ways sound perfect, btw.

happy-1 on 07/11/2021:
Gobble, gobble, gobble, down the hatch.



happy-1 - Friday Jul 09, 2021
(BP1,4ns,2do,30pln,2.5k@5,10cr,10Kstp,7w,14fs,9bed)
Weight: 216.0

For Friday, July 9, 2021: 

Blood pressure is still too high to take full dose of the ADHD meds... it was rough going all day... but I did get a yoga class in at 1pm. I made sure to drink a ton of water and eat an hour before, then I splurged and ran the AC before and during class. I made it all the way through.

  1. BP1, no, too tired this am
  2. 4ns, no but I did do the neck towel stretch 2x for pt
  3. 2do, ha ha ha no. Not even close.
  4. 30pln, no... just executed today.
  5. 2.5k@5, no... way over, then I just kept eating.
  6. 10cr, yes! Yoga
  7. 10Kstp, no
  8. 7w, yes
  9. 14fs, no, but I will get back on habit tomorrow.
  10. 9bed, yes with my kitty like a good girl.

Here is my cat after she saw me getting ready for yoga. She's gotten too fat to fit in there anymore, but if she can't see me, I can't see her to put her in the bathroom. She stayed there the entire 1 hour class.

 

Progress as of today: 101 lbs lost so far, only 56 lbs to go!

bearcountrygg on 07/10/2021:
I love what your cat did...we had a dog that did that.....hide her head behind a chair and yet her big ol white and black polka dotted body was in full view.....I'm happy that your cats idea worked for her....looks like she is enjoying her scratching box.

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
She’s turning into a good little house cat, just like the vet predicted. Last night she slept next to my head in her cat bed (instead of by my feet where I accidentally kick her).


Donkey on 07/10/2021:
Way to go on making it through the entire yoga session! And I'm glad that you ran the AC for yourself, for a little bit.

That is so cute what your kitty did! My Merlin used to do that, especially when we were at the vet's. If he couldn't see us, we couldn't see him - at least in his mind. Merlin was my very first cat and my best friend. I still miss him...

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
Aaaaaaaaaw… You just gave me serious feels. They crawl right into your heart.


Horn_of_plenty on 07/10/2021:
her tail is so long and thick! how sweet. nice job on your yoga. i'd do anything i could with the A/C in order to get thru the class too.

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
Everything about her is starting to be a nice plush toy... just mind the pointy parts.

I feel bad using AC after 4pm here in CA because we switch from clean energy to fossil fuels... but I might do it again since it helped me get through the 1 pm class. In general I try not to run it because of the electric bill... But maybe if I just do it for a week I can stop doing it after I get the yoga habit solidified.


Jacky82020 on 07/10/2021:
Such a pretty kitty!



happy-1 - Friday Jul 09, 2021
(BP1,4ns,2do,30pln,2.5k@5,10cr,10Kstp,7w,14fs,9bed)
Weight: 216.0

For July 8, 2021...

  1.  BP1,yes. Too high so I took only one Converta and had half a cup of coffee. I stayed in range after that. It was a big hit to my productivity today though. The Concerta helps me focus and stay on time/adhere to structure. I didn't manage to stick to any of my reminders or get any chores done.
  2. 4ns, no
  3. 2do, no. I replanned my day and made it easier... canceled PT and my trip to the apple store... just too foggy without the adhd meds and PT was going to be too much while going through withdrawal. There was critical paperwork. i didn't do because I went grocery shopping instead.
  4. 30pln, yes
  5. 2.5k@5, no. I porked out again today.
  6. 10cr, I tried to do yoga and couldn't make it through class. Back to square 1 with PT in the morning.
  7. 10Kstp, no. Today was a loss.
  8. 7w, maybe 5
  9. 14fs, no
  10. 9bed, no but at least i turned off netflix at 9pm

Progress as of today: 101 lbs lost so far, only 56 lbs to go!

Donkey on 07/09/2021:
Every "yes" is a victory in itself.

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
Torn from the grasp of my enemies…. Grrr…


horn_of_plenty on 07/09/2021:
wow, there's a croissant pizza!? oh my. i should prob stay away!

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
Right???? I never, ever needed to know that exists.


horn_of_plenty on 07/09/2021:
a replan is prob worth it if it helps you feel better....

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
I'm keeping track of how often I just can't complete my plans and why. Figure out why I am stuck and never move forward.



happy-1 - Thursday Jul 08, 2021
(BP1,4ns,2do,30pln,2.5k@5,10cr,10Kstp,7w,14fs,9bed)
Weight: 216.0

Today is another day. I will stand up and rise again. I will get back on habit and conquer. I overslept till 9am, have a low body battery charge. I already rescheduled pt for tomorrow. Trying to pull it back together today. I can do this.

 

For yesterday july 7,2021:

Back from my day off, felt totally out of whack and exhausted... it was day 2 of reducing my adhd meds by half and day 1 of no coffee. Trying to get lower blood pressure... Experiment by experiment. Got through the errands with my dad but that was about it. When it was time for 5:45 yoga, I was just so hot, tired and out of it, I had a hard time getting it set up and then when I went to put the mat down realized I needed to vacuum or it was going to be too gross. At that point I was not going to pull off getting the wet dry vac in here, so I gave up. I ate an extra pbj, bought a stick vac at Target for $30 and a bunch of snacks, then stayed up too late watching Netflix and eating too much.

  1. BP1, yes... not sure if it recorded though. Wifi was down.
  2. 4ns, no
  3. 2do, no... but I did what I could
  4. 30pln, no
  5. 2.5k@5,
  6. 10cr,
  7. 10Kstp,
  8. 7w,
  9. 14fs,
  10. 9bed

Progress as of today: 101 lbs lost so far, only 56 lbs to go!

happy-1 on 07/08/2021:
Oops, hit post too fast. Everything I missed was a No though. Ugh

happy-1 on 07/08/2021:
And ps… last night I got the cat to be a lap cat for like 5-10 minutes. Very promising.


Jacky82020 on 07/08/2021:
Cool on the cat!

You mean a shop vac?

happy-1 on 07/08/2021:
Yeah, I have an adapter to use it as a regular house vacuum... 1 less thing to maintain and repair.


horn_of_plenty on 07/08/2021:
ohhh snacks. i have been buying gummies as snacks. especially the good, brand name gummies. i may even have some tonight with dinner if i have the calories to spare....or just a light dinner, followed up by some gummies.

lately i def keep spare gummies around the place. to enjoy when i feel like a REAL snack!

happy-1 on 07/08/2021:
Yeah... I think it was pizza cravings driving me to snack... Cauliflower and a sausage doesn't scratch that itch.


Jacky82020 on 07/08/2021:
I love the Dijourneo (sp?) croissant frozen pizza!

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
OMG... I never needed to know that existed!!!

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
OMG... I never needed to know that existed!!!

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
OMG... I never needed to know that existed!!!



happy-1 - Wednesday Jul 07, 2021
(BP1,4ns,2do,30pln,2.5k@5,10cr,10Kstp,7w,14fs,9bed)
Weight: 216.0

For yesterday July 6, 2021:

Took a much needed day off and got out of the house. 

  1. BP1, Yes
  2. 4ns, No
  3. 2do, As much as I could, but no.
  4. 30pln, No
  5. 2.5k@5, No
  6. 10cr, No
  7. 10Kstp, No
  8. 7w, No
  9. 14fs, No
  10. 9bed, Got to bed on time, but took a while to fall asleep. 

 

Progress as of today: 101 lbs lost so far, only 56 lbs to go!

Donkey on 07/07/2021:
I'm glad that you were able to get out of the house. And that you took a day off. I had a mentor at one point in my life who said, "you know, because sometimes you just have to get away" and he was so right.

happy-1 on 07/08/2021:
I figure I need to be as regimented and committed about breaks as I am everything else... Have to have a break to have the energy to be on track.


Horn_of_plenty on 07/07/2021:
it's nice to get out and have an outoorsy day or at least a day that breaks routine! :)

happy-1 on 07/08/2021:
Happiness and joy are essential, not optional

happy-1 on 07/08/2021:
Happiness and joy are essential, not optional



happy-1 - Tuesday Jul 06, 2021
(BP1,10cr,4ns,30pln,14fs,2do,2.5k@5,7w,10Kstp,9bed)
Weight: 216.0

For Mon, July 5, 2021:

We're all alive, nothing burned down, we're all still here. My dad, the cat, and I are all exhausted.

Got off track today... was up till 4 from illegal fireworks and was just trashed this am and woke up way too late. I also took too much adderall IR and drove up my BP too high, so I just had to do nothing and wait it out. I couldn't focus and ended up redoing my calendar and Alexa reminders instead of actual work. I didn't eat enough either (appetite suppression) so by the time yoga came around my bp was down and I was too hungry to do yoga or go for a walk. I just gave up and cleaned out the fridge, cooked up anything I could, and meal prepped. I also did laundry. 1 am and I'm in bed. I will walk it back a couple of hours a night till I am back at 9pm.

  1. BP1, yes.
  2. 10cr,no
  3. 4ns, no
  4. 30pln, no... I spent way too much time on my calendar
  5. 14fs, no
  6. 2do, no
  7. 2.5k@5, no
  8. 7w, no
  9. 10Kstp, no
  10. 9bed, no

I realized today that the lotto ticket if I go for a walk right after yoga is too high a bar to meet because my meal prep game has to be a lot stronger to not have to do anything in the kitchen before I go for a walk. Instead I will  do 1 for 10 habits, 1 yoga class, or putting everything I need out the night before. I gave myself a ticket for completing my pm reset checklist. I won another ticket.

Progress as of today: 101 lbs lost so far, only 56 lbs to go!

Jacky82020 on 07/06/2021:
Hate fireworks! Endured it two consecutive nights. They did stop around midnight.

Occasionally I buy Powerball tickets at Walmart. Very rarely. Feel like it’s flushing money down the toilet. Maybe win $2 once in a while, but lose much more.

happy-1 on 07/06/2021:
I dunno id Powerball tickets would do the trick... You have to go there and pick numbers, buy a ticket, and track whether or not you won, right? It's too far of a reward to trigger the right parts of my brain for breaking bad habits and building good ones. I'm going for the $1 scratcher tickets... I can buy 10 of them at a time and have them on my nightstand ready to use. I need to rewire my brain to do habits, which means involving some form of non-food immediate gratification to trigger a little dopamine release and reinforce the habit... In this case... the satisfaction of scratching the ticket and then the intermittent positive reinforcement of winning something. All the other non-food rewards (giving myself a pedicure, watching a show on Netflix) require time to do them or use them... or go buy them, shop online for them, or wait for them to show up and are more than $1 each. At least the scratcher tickets seem to yield at least $4 worth of tickets out of $10... so about the same as my 1 cup of Starbucks coffee or keto bakery treat I am skipping right now while I get my blood pressure back down.


horn_of_plenty on 07/06/2021:
over here in queens, fireworks all end at a normal hour. in this big city, they def keep the fireworks under wraps. they usually end by 10pm. start around 9pm. nice.

or maybe a light snack between yoga and the walk.

good deal to determine the bar is too high and that you are overdoing the type of plan and will not be successful and need to make a change. that's awesome. i tend to have to do that too...revamp to make plans work out better and reap more rewards bc of a better plan once i realize i'm not benefitting from the current.

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
Yeah, but every time I re-plan, I get sad because I'm not accomplishing things I need to get done in order to dig myself out and get back to work.


Jacky82020 on 07/06/2021:
They have vending machines at Walmart for many lotteries and sell the scratch off’s too. I don’t find it very difficult to google Powerball and see the winners. Always do quick pick which means they select the numbers. I have friends who play memorable dates, but I don’t. All the supermarkets here have the vending machines. Wegman’s customer service will redeem winners under a specific amount. Not sure if Walmart does. I play so rarely.


Donkey on 07/07/2021:
I agree with you on the satisfaction of a scratch-off lottery ticket.

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
Right??? If it works, it'll be cheap compared to staying stuck.



happy-1 - Monday Jul 05, 2021
(BP1,10cr,4ns,30pln,14fs,2do,2.5k@5,7w,10Kstp,9bed)
Weight: 216.0

 

Extra post today to cover yesterday!

For Sunday, July 4, 2021:
 
Had a tough time getting it together this AM due to being off habit on Saturday night after I finished my DD post. Illegal fireworks Illegal fireworks kept me up super late... then it took me an hour to relax enough to sleep, so even though I was ready for bed at 11pm, I didn't get to sleep until 3am or so.
 
I also ended up eating too much at midnight... I just couldn't hold onto my fasting window. I thought I was binging until I checked my avg calories over 4 and 7 days (in my spreadsheet) and saw that I'd gone way past an avg -500 calories a day. I caught the Nutrisense bug on Tuesday, focused on getting in 2500 calories by 5m , and forgot to eat my snack if my calories burned were too high.My body just demanded food to satisfy the deficit until it was only -100 calories. Or at least that's how the spreadsheet looks.
 
 
I wasn't eating enough this week because I didn't have a god handle on counting calories in. I moved around just a little bit more on Friday and Saturday doing chores and housework... I didn't have a good way to estimate how many calories I was going to burn by end of day to know I needed a snack, my 4 day avg net calories jumped from my goal of -250 (-627, -520)
 
  1. BP1,Yes
  2. 10cr, Yes, yoga.
  3. 4ns, Yes, they were part of yoga... but not PT routine... I flaked on my walk because my neighborhood was just too crazy with the holiday.
  4. 30pln,no, too spacey
  5. 14fs, no, too all over the place.
  6. 2do, no, too off habit
  7. 2.5k@5, no, too off habit
  8. 7w, no. I think 3 and a seltzer.
  9. 10Kstp, no... neighborhood was too crazy
  10. 9bed no... 3am or so.

 

 

Tried to fit in things with dad that didn't get done the last 2 weeks but it didn't work out... I was just too tired.

 

 

 

 

 

Progress as of today: 101 lbs lost so far, only 56 lbs to go!

bearcountrygg on 07/05/2021:
With your spreadsheet and routines I think those would take up my whole day......I don't know how you do that.

happy-1 on 07/06/2021:
I only do it once a week. The routines get me to stick to a structure and a schedule… Alexa just gives me voice prompts throughout the day. I update them every couple of months and it is a project… but it makes a big difference.


Donkey on 07/07/2021:
That makes total sense about the "food fit" being your body's way of catching up on calories.

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
Yeah, except it goes on for a week or more and I obliterate my progress. I think it wants to pack on more to fend off famine.



happy-1 - Saturday Jul 03, 2021
(BP1,10cr,4ns,30pln,14fs,2do,2.5k@5,7w,10Kstp,9bed)
Weight: 216.0

July 3, 2021

Augh. The cat got out of my bedroom tonight. I don't know for how long. I don't think the Frontline is working and flea bombing the main living area is problematic. Augh. She did not want to go back in my bedroom and hissed at me when I went to grab her so I put her in the bathroom. I figure it's better than sharing space with her and being pissed at her.

Today is my last day of 1 yoga class ='s 1 scratcher lotto ticket. I used 6 tickets and won 3 tickets. Meh. The scratching is more satisfying than the win. I rolled them into 10 more... Starting tomorrow, I need to stand up and immediately go for a walk after yoga. Harder than it sounds. I don't want to do anything. I barely want to get out of my house clothes and into yoga clothes. I don't want to put on walk clothes, be sweaty and uncomfortable and navigate my neighborhood. All I want to do is eat ice cream and watch Netflix. Plus dad wants things the minute he hears my door open... and a walk delays feeding him dinner which rolls into my shower and bed time. I guess I will find a way to negotiate that. I set an alexa reminder for him to have a "last call" at 7pm... that helped a little. I got through yoga, made him a burger, and then took all the clothes I set aside for donation to the Salvation Army. Bags and bags of an entire professional wardrobe in size 2x... I'm a L headed back to a M right now. No need to hang onto anything larger than an xl. Gut wrenching, but I tore the bandaid off. I can see the Exish for his birthday and not have bags and bags of my fat clothes hanging out for donation in the car. Talk about motivation to let it go.

  1. BP1, sort of. I did this but it didn't record. Wifi issues???
  2. 10cr, yes. A yoga class.
  3. 4ns, no, and no pt. I went for a walk too late and the park was closed.
  4. 30pln, yes.
  5. 14fs, yes!!!
  6. 2do, meh... no. I replanned 2x to reduce the load and still didn't finish it.
  7. 2.5k@5, yes. On the nose
  8. 7w, no. 3?
  9. 10Kstp, by midnight this will be a yes
  10. 9bed, no... tons of illegal fireworks right overhead. Too much noise to sleep. I'll be up till midnight.

Progress as of today: 101 lbs lost so far, only 56 lbs to go!

Jacky82020 on 07/04/2021:
Congrats on wearing the smaller sizes! You’re doing great. Yoga is good. Stopped doing it years ago and need to resume.

Used to flea bomb the house in Southern California, but unnecessary here.

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
Ha... No I had to dig out my next size up.

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
Ha... No I had to dig out my next size up.


Donkey on 07/05/2021:
A walk after yoga sounds... well, sounds pleasant! But I can understand the inertia. I hope that you were able to go for a walk yesterday, if you felt that you still wanted to. Oh it's hard to get started...

I really like the "last call" idea.

Great job on the clothing sizes - yes, get rid of the bags and donate the clothes to someone who can use them. (Says the Donkey who has 5+ bags of cans in her car to take to the animal shelter to recycle/donate...)

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
Inch by inch. Digging myself out.

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
Inch by inch. Digging myself out.


Horn_of_plenty on 07/05/2021:
on july 4th, due to fireworks, my guinea pig, the reckless and one that cannot sit still, stayed on me for a long period of time hellelujah! i can thank the fireworks for scaring the pig enough to be held by me! :) yay!

it prob is a lot hotter by you than its been over here in NYC with underseasonal temps! i have been lucky that walking outdoors would have been easy, inbetween the storms...maybe yoga is enough some days, without a walk too?

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
Aaaaw... He wanted his mom.

It's mostly that I am lazy and I don't want to go for a walk.

happy-1 on 07/10/2021:
Aaaaw... He wanted his mom.

It's mostly that I am lazy and I don't want to go for a walk.



happy-1 - Saturday Jul 03, 2021
(BP1,10cr,4ns,30pln,14fs,2do,2.5k@5,7w,10Kstp,9bed)
Weight: 216.0

Oh what a delight... yesterday the cat experimented with putting her hread on my foot... but this morning I got my first sit-on-the-human chest cuddle and love session... and doubly-good because she waited till it was time to wake up at 6 am. 

So glad I didn't get the 17lb cat I saw on the animal control website.

For yesterday, 7/2/21:

  1. BP1, yes
  2. 10cr, no. Have myself a planned rest day. I went to the grocery store, pulled together stuff to donate, and gave myself a pedicure. Oh the joy of looking down and seeing pretty fingers and toes.
  3. 4ns, no, rest day.
  4. 30pln, no... just too tired to focus.
  5. 14fs, no but set myself up to have this be a yes for saturday... I had a cheat meal of 6 hot wings and a keto ice cream bar before 5pm and was able to stop eating at 5pm and hold to it
  6. 2do, I think so... I need to check... but pretty sure this is a yes.
  7. 2.5k@5, yes!!!!! On the nose
  8. 7w, no
  9. 10Kstp, no rest day
  10. 9bed, no... stayed up till 10:45 watching netflix and doing my nails, but fell asleep right away. 
     

I was rewarded this morning with in range sugar overnight.

 

Progress as of today: 101 lbs lost so far, only 56 lbs to go!

Donkey on 07/03/2021:
A victorious day! I enjoy reading about your new kitty too. Sounds very promising!

happy-1 on 07/03/2021:
She’s a good kitty kat… we’re working it out.


bearcountrygg on 07/03/2021:
Sounds like mama cat has started making herself at home.....and that's a good thing.

happy-1 on 07/03/2021:
Yeah… she’s a sweetie pie.


Jacky82020 on 07/03/2021:
Yay! A good day all around!

Nice about the cat! I wouldn’t mind a 17 pd cat if it was meant to be a 17 pd cat. My 15 pd cat should be 11 pds. He lost 4 oz since I stopped free feeding. Give them kibble in the AM & wet food nights. The kibble lasts all day, but is often gone the next morning

happy-1 on 07/03/2021:
Lol… Have you tried a gatorade bottle and poking holes in it with a hot knife? Pour kibble in it… keeps him busy all day to get to the kibble and exercises him too. Had to do that with my dog when she was younger.

She was like 6lbs at the vet, but I think she’s a lot heavier now. A 17lb tom cat doing chest kneading with pointy claws would have been a deep tissue massage unexpectedly…


Horn_of_plenty on 07/03/2021:
you sound good! i love that the kitty is getting very accustomed to you!

also, i like how your progress says "101 lbs lost"....that's awesome!

happy-1 on 07/03/2021:
Eh. More like 96 right now because I gained so much weight because of stupid Nutrisense bug.

Inch by inch, better and better, one pebble at a time.


Jacky82020 on 07/04/2021:
That kibble in the bottle is a great idea! Thanks. Will definitely do.



happy-1 - Thursday Jul 01, 2021
(BP1,10cr,4ns,30pln,14fs,2do,2.5k@5,7w,10Kstp,9bed)
Weight: 216.0

7/1/21

Each one of these I flipped yes represents a herculean effort that took all my brain power and energy. I didn't get enough sleep last night and it tanked my energy even though my sugar was good. Was up till after midnight hungry, but stuck to not eating. Then the cat woke me up too early (5am).

  1.  BP1, yes. And also after coffee and meds.
  2. 10cr, yes, yin yoga
  3. 4ns, no, and I missed PT homework. I just got so tired after yoga I couldn't keep going.
  4. 30pln, almost but not quite. Started multiple times and kept getting interrupted.
  5. 14fs, no. Ate after yoga and did it again tonight. I had green overnight sugar though. 
  6. 2do, sort of. It all went out the window but I got one critical thing done. This is more about focus and sustained energy level to complete planned work... so no. Partially because I had to take dad to get extra labs done. And also I'm running a little low on groceries.
  7. 2.5k@5, no... i was about 700 under. I ate after yoga... but I did stay within calorie goals for the first time in a while.
  8. 7w, no... 5
  9. 10Kstp, no but I went for a 40 min walk
  10. 9bed, almost... 9:15. I hit a shower after my walk... a strategic error.Dad asked me to make him a burger at 8:49. I pushed through exhaustion and did it, but I'm so tired it created drama because he kept asking me questions and trying to get me to talk and all i want to do is crawl into a hole and sleep for a decade. I got THE WORST email from Nutrisense today threatening to kick me off the service... I pushed back on their counter offer of 1 mo of free nutritionist support asking for 3 months and some kind of plan for how to get a better outcome the next couple of months... and apparently I don't belong on their service. I just want to get back up... it was helping... I can't say why this rocked me so hard... or what to reply.

 

 

Progress as of today: 101 lbs lost so far, only 56 lbs to go!

happy-1 on 07/01/2021:
Ps… The cat saw I was upset and licked my feet


Donkey on 07/02/2021:
^Awww, cats just know.

Many of the "no's" were quite close (e.g. #4) or had positive outcomes anyway (e.g. #5, #7).

I'm sorry for the negative turn with Nutrisense. I hope they get some sense (no pun intended) and give you 3 months' worth. In the long run, that would be the better customer service option.


Jacky82020 on 07/02/2021:
Cute about the kitty cat!

I looked at Nutrisense out of curiosity. They seem to have a complicated fee schedule. Something about no real contacts, BUT you have to commit for 3 month blocks: 3, 6, 9 etc. And they can fine you for not notifying them per their rules. I saw something as high as $300, but as I said it was complex, so maybe I got it wrong.

Jerks! They should be nice & comp you!


bearcountrygg on 07/03/2021:
That is quite a monthly cost to have something not work.


Horn_of_plenty on 07/03/2021:
awww, thats gotta feel interesting, a cat licking your feet haha!

also, nice job getting things done despite being tired! :) go you. i had the same issue last night, but didn't get anything done once i hit the couch after getting home....i gotta work on this!



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