Monday, June 29, 2009

Monday, Monday

Ahhh, it's Monday again. The days seem to go slow but the weeks, months and even years seem to fly by. I look back on the last few years and think of everything that has happened - I finally met the right man, got married, bought a house, got pregnant, fixed-up the house, had wonderful SB, found out we may never be able to have another child, did tons of Clomid cycles, did two IUIs and one IVF, got pregnant again and had wonderful QT. The one seeming constant in all this has been my battle to eat better and lose weight. I weighed 40 pounds less on my wedding day than I do today. In the year and a half prior to the wedding I ate primarily a very low carb diet. That ended on my honeymoon and the weight quickly came back. I'm finding my current approach of just trying to pick healthier foods a bit easier to handle, but I'm also not seeing any super great weight loss. Do you think that can be attributed to my straying from the course a few too many times?????

Here's what I packed for breakfast. I simply love the thicker Greek yogurts and have found Fage to be my favorite. I've begun buying plain and adding just a touch of my own vanilla extract to it. This morning I also decided to add some raspberries and Kashi Crunch cereal.

This is what it looks like sitting on my desk with my morning coffee.

I went for convenience for lunch and had Lean Cuisine Szechuan Shrimp. I was a little leery of getting a frozen meal that contained shrimp but I really liked this and will definitely be eating it again.

Traffic was bad on my way home so I snacked on a Pink Lady apple and a piece of reduced calorie cheese. I like my Pink Ladies but I am longing for the fall when the mighty Honeycrisp will be back in season.

When I got home I found the husband and QT cooking chicken sausages for dinner. I had my sausage on half a Flatout wrap smothered with a Laughing Cow cheese wedge. Risking a bad Coumadin level reading next week I went ahead and added some broccoli to my wrap. Some days I still can't believe that I actually have to restrict my intake of veggies high in vitamin K. What kind of sick joke is that?

After dinner I snacked on some yummy Jell-o and a bowl of almonds, raisins and dried cranberries (yet another Coumadin no-no). Almonds are a healthy snack but it is very hard for me to stop eating them once I start and thus the need to ration them out.

I'll be heading to bed soon and saying goodbye to another Monday. Who knows what the rest of the week will bring, or the rest of month, or the rest of the year. Here's to hoping it's only good things.

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