Daily Archives: May 14, 2013

I am global


According to my WordPress stats, someone read my blog from Thailand.

Smoke and mirrors people….it’s all just smoke and mirrors.


OK, as previously reported, I lost 4 pounds overnight.  Whatevs.  Interestingly enough today 3 people have stopped me in my tracks to tell me how thin I’m looking.


I’m wearing yet another shirt that mom gave me from her closet (ladies size XL….when will I get used to being in “normal” sizes?).  So it must be the shirt.  Because we all know I hit 199 Day in January, and have only been as low as 188, and today I was 193….so I’ve been the same 10 pounds since my birthday.

So it’s the shirt.  A magic shirt.  Like Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, only my shirt shows weight loss, instead of whatever Joseph’s coat did for him (yes, I’ve seen the show and went to Sunday School…but other than him having a bunch of brothers and the music being quite good from the musical I’m simply not remembering what the coat was about….and yes, I saw Donnie Osmond play Joseph in Chicago in the late ’90’s).

~~~~Unrelated, but related at the same time~~~~

In my next life I’m coming back as a heterosexual tenor.  Can you even imagine?  A never-ending supply of work, and a never-ending supply of women.


Moderator or Abstainer?

Unfortunately, it seems I am an abstainer.

When I went to Las Vegas a couple of weeks ago I did indulge in a few buffets. I pretty much avoided rice, pasta, bread…….I would eat protein and veggies….but then I would PIG OUT on sweets.

What I have noticed is when I weighed 300 pounds, while I would not pass up desserts, I actually preferred the pastas/pizzas/rices/breads. Now, when I eat “off plan” I could not care less about pastas/pizzas/rices/breads but cannot get enough sugar.

It seems that now all sugar, in any form, even fruits, are a trigger food for me. That is going to be my biggest challenge with maintenance when I finally get there.


Crisis averted


OK, I’m on my way to doing my part to ensure aliens do not invade and Johnny Depp remains the weird, eccentric, free man that he is.  I got through day 1 swimmingly….even among cupcake eating and chocolate covered strawberry eating.

193.0.  Ah the joys of fake/water/glycogen weight.  4 pounds gone overnight.  Overnight!  Where did they go?  Off to the great unknown.  🙂

I can’t wait until I’m in ketosis….the cravings go away (they are already on their way out), the headaches go away, and the puffiness in my mid-region goes down.  TMI, right?  Oh well.

In other news, I’m simply a happy person right now.  I really have my act together, and it shows!  Life is good.