This Blog is Making Me Fat part 2
Back in the summer, I did a post on how hard it was to keep up with baking and cooking for the blog without gaining weight.
I do appreciate the comments that say "how do you stay so thin?". "Do you really eat all of that without gaining weight?". "You must have good genetics.....".
I weigh myself everyday, except weekends.
Since the evolution of Stacey Snacks, I have gained a SOLID 5 lbs.
I eat a lot, as you know by now. My husband is a big guy who needs a lot of nourishment, so we eat a lot and like it.
I have been following bloggers who are on weight loss journeys like Recipe Girl, who has lost 12 lbs. the last time I looked, and Janet from LaDue & Co. is on a strict diet eating Lean Cuisines & just lost 9 lbs! (she is also exercising like a maniac). It's tough when you love food and it is such a big part of your life.
We are going on vacation in the Spring, and I would like to be at my normal weight and drop those 5 unwanted ugly pounds.
How to do this?
Here is Gwyneth Paltrow's OBSCENE 7 day detox plan. If I followed her daily menus, after the third day I would be so weak, I wouldn't be able to think straight! and how about her castor oil drink?
She annoyed me on that PBS Spain show, and now she really annoys me!
Here is my way, and it will work! (keep telling yourself that!).
FERME LA BOUCHE!!!! (translates from French "SHUT THE MOUTH!").
~Grapefruit and whole wheat toast w/ a swipe of peanut butter for breakfast.
~Soup or salad for lunch
~Lean meats and vegetables for dinner.
~Booze only on Friday and Saturday nights.
~No eating after 8 pm (my biggest problem)
~Baked goods must CEASE NOW. I will only bake to give away.
MONDAY STARTS THE NEW ME.
I will still be posting yummy recipes, just not eating a second helping of them!
Especially this time of year when I know the big winter coat is coming off in a few short months. I'm starting to do Michelle Obama arm toning exercises too!:-)
Thanks for reminding me to taste a little and give the rest away!
Good luck! No doubt, you'll succeed.
to know that gwynnie has a detox plan is even more annoying to me. but such is the life of a celeb...
i've had to really up my exercise routine in order to not gain that much weight, and i refuse to weigh myself. when my jeans feel tight i add time to the gym. it's all i can do cause i just can't not eat.
i'm sure i've gained 5 pounds since starting the blog too.
Good luck and remember...multiply your weight by 12 to get the amount of calories you need to maintain your weight. To lose 1/2 pound per week drop that number by 500 calories a day. It works...one pound, no matter how you look at it, is 3500 calories. It's all in the math!
Anyway,during summer I won't bake anymore *maybe* heheheh.. I need to lose 20 lbs.
My secret is to stay as active as possible, and all my leftovers end up being lunch the next day.
As a guy, a little curve in a woman is preferred...have that donut!