I forgot to mention that last night we tried vinegar and extra light olive oil on our iceberg lettuce. It was very good. I was impressed.
I have a bad habit of sitting on my ass on weekends instead of being active and productive. I'm coming up with ideas on what I can do instead of watching TV and farting around on the computer. Do you have anything special that's affordable and a big person can do. (I still can't fit into chairs with arms.) Here's the start of my list:
- Actually do the house work that I need to do, ie. vaccum, dust, organize my stuff, etc.
- Go fishing - This is one of the things that I keep wanting to do, but procrastinate on it.
- Volunteer work - I signed up to volunteer in the Oct 2 5k for the Make A Wish Foundation - I was thinking that I could also volunteer for the Humane Society (A local animal shelter.)
- Take pictures - This is another item that has been on my list for a long time.
I think it might just take time for my body to adjust. This is the first week that I have really tracked all the stats behind my food (calories, carbs, sugar, protein, etc.), and I can tell a difference in my energy levels. I am already in the double-digit weight loss, and I still have 3 days until weigh-in. I know a lot of the loss is retained fluid from all of the sodium that I was consuming, but according to myfitnesspal.com, just eating 1500 calories a day (and following the other levels for fat, sugar, etc), I should lose 5 pounds per week. This doesn't include exercise. - But, as I my weight gets lower, my weekly loss will go down, and I believe this is when I will really have to kick the exercise into high gear.
View my food diary at: http://www.myfitnesspal.com/food/diary/svinson6
View my exercise diary at: http://www.myfitnesspal.com/exercise/diary/svinson6