Saturday, February 6, 2010

Stabilization...Day 86

At my lowest weight since I can recall...161.

Spent last night with friends...fab, stabilization meal for me...two splits of champagne (250 cals. and a big treat), 3.5 oz. steamed Gulf White shrimp and a beef my pal's band JazzPort entertained with an updated spin on all the old lonnge classics. (Think Route 66, Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Ain't Misbehavin', etc.)

Anyway...I feel great and can't get over that I'm able to eat a reasonable number of calories each day (tho still no sugars (as in candy, cakes type, not fresh fruit) or white/grain starches) and I've still lost 10 more pounds since finishing my 40-day round of HCG!

Long way of saying, I've spoken for years of the need to make a life change in relation to food particularly...and, I'm proud to say, I believe I'm on the correct track! Woo-hoo for me!

Eat and be well,

Jane Doh!

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Stabilization...Day 82

82 days since I stopped the HCG drops...was down 26.3 lbs. then, down an additional 9.3 lbs. as of this morning...accomplished this just by staying on the recommended 1400 calories a day (for my BMR), engaging in moderate exercise (at least 10,000 steps) and partaking of no sugar or starches (despite the protocol allowing it). I still do enjoy an occasional glass or two of bubbly, but that's it. No red or white wine and absolutely no hard liquor.

I. Feel. Great. Made a really yummy smoothie this morning...recipe makes two servings at 235 calories each and contains a ton of protein (between the yogurt and the whey)...I share it with my honey, who is also down 20 lbs. just because of my meal prep:

1 7oz. tub 2% Greek yogurt
1 medium banana
1 Cup frozen, unsweetened whole strawberries (MUST BE FROZEN)
1 Scoop Whey Protein
Lemon Poland Springs Seltzer to loosen
1/4-1/2 packet of Stevia (optional)

Place all in blender...add seltzer to make blending smoother. Taste...if not sweet enough, add Stevia (sparingly...a little bit goes a long way). Enjoy.

Need to head to the farm stand for some veggies...making a white bean vegetable soup...if the recipe is worth sharing, up she goes!

Eat and be well,

Jane Doh!