First Monday weigh-in of the year

Good morning, gorjusses!

As you know, I started Atkins this last Monday.

I am dedicated to bringing you the news weekly so that you know exactly how I’m doing. Why? Because accountability is ever so sweet, and because it’s important to show that you don’t have to use a crash diet to get to goal. Yummy, sensible eating rules the day!

I have been pretty bad at keeping menus here because I am so busy that I haven’t had time to write down what I’m eating. Anymore I’m grab and go girl, noshing from pizzas I’ve made.

I do eat the recipes I post (when they’re for my particular portion of the plan, ie induction), and they do not stall me.

That said, since last week I’m down 19 pounds. Yes, in one week. Last year, I lost 16 pounds the first week. I beat that by 3… not bad, considering I weigh less than I did last year when I began.

How is your journey?

I am off to make more delicious, veggie-loaded pizza for the noms! Have a great day, and check in to let me know how you’re doing on your own, hep cap weight losses!

As an aside, I’ve added information to the recipes along the side. Now you can tell at a glance which recipes are induction-friendly and which are also gluten-free.’

I’ve also added a tartar sauce under sauces and soups to the right.

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  1. T.J. Freeman Jr. says

    you go girl~

  2. Jamie, Great Job! I restarted today. I am hoping for just half of what you lost last week! Thanks for all you do!

  3. Former Donut Junkie says

    Well, you’re another ‘big loser’. And you should be congratulated! So….Congratulations on your loss! Ron, aka The Former Donut Junkie.

  4. Wow, I wish you had written down your menus. Awesome weight loss. Keep up the great job you’re doing on restarting Atkins and here at your blog.


  5. Way to go! Stay strong and keep those losses coming!

  6. Just wondering why you keep going back and forth between atkins and binging on carbs, etc? I mean if this way of eating is so great why do you keep falling off the wagon for months at a time? I would reserve my bragging for actually sticking to this way of eating when you are going through stressful times as you know from experience once you stop eating atkins you gain it all back and then some.

  7. cleochatra says

    Thanks for the kind words, everyone!

    Anonymous, you know best, don’t you?

    ~signed the braggy braggart or bragville

  8. Anonymous says

    I must admit to a little confusion, I have read your site for much of last year. You seemed (from memory) to have lost 60 pounds or so last year?

    Did you go off and regain it or what happened?


  9. cleochatra says

    Hi! I def gained some back last year after starting work.

    I’m not proud of that, but now that I’m a free bird, I plan to devote more time to my nutrition and not to working long hours.

    I just don’t do more than one thing at a time very well.

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