Oct. 8 Menu and Events (Day 42)

Hi hi! How are you sparkly legwarmers doing today?

This weekend we bought an out-of-production Ikea Frederick desk as a second possible treadmill desk for my husband. He keeps wanting to amp up my desk and I like my one monitor and lowered ambitions for desktop publishing. In fact, I love how clean and simple my desk really is. I totally support him having his own desk just as soon as we figure out where in the heck we have room to place it!

For now, I am really happy sharing space and keeping at least this workspace Hello Kitty free (sigh)…

I went to TOPS today to drop off my shoes and step on the scale.

Ready for this?

My loss for this week:  3.25 pounds

My losses for the last 6 weeks: 22.75 pounds

Total for all of our friends so far in this Mid-Year Resolution Challenge: 944.05 pounds!

Work it, Divas!

See that picture to the left, of that adorably fierce looking Blendtec jar that comes with the Twister? That’s to remind you to enter to win the amazing Blendtec Total Blender and the Twister Jar for one lucky winner worth over $550. It really means so much to have companies reaching out to me and spoiling you, too, and the best way to show them you’re paying attention is to enter to win. You can earn two entries, and you have until Friday for two chances to win the most amazing blender I have ever seen! Enter here for a chance to win 

Now what I had yesterday… First of all, here’s the plan I’m following and here is the introduction post to the Mid-Year Resolution Challenge. While you look at what I’m doing, be sure to do your thing. I am thrilled to give some ideas, but I’m not the person you should necessarily look to for dieting advice (I’m not a paid nosh-a-titian). I am, however, here with you to cheer you on when you’re so skinny you will have to watch slipping through the cushions of your couch.

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You can also click the tab up top that says Mid-Year Resolution for the daily play-by-play and to see what I’m doing. Whee!

Monday, October 7

I ate this:
Breakfast: Winkshake
Lunch: Huge steak chipless nachos from a local Mexican food establishment
Dinner: So full that thinking of food makes me shake my no-no finger.

Exercise: 2 hours at my treadmill desk at 1 mph.

Notes: I had my first phone call while walking on my treadmill desk. I probably should have placed myself on speakerphone. It’s hard work holding a phone to my ear and walking at the same time, but it’s further proof that I can work at a desk and walk at the same time.

What I learned:

It’s ok to eat one terrifically big meal per day.

I typically don’t eat prior to weighing in at TOPS, and some days I’m just not hungry.

Take today, for instance. My first meal of the day as at 2:30 pm, and it was a huge platter of chipless nachos with chopped steak and the whole shebang. I’m sure the whole thing set me back roughly 1500 calories, too–and that’s fine. Bring it!

I am still so full at almost 10 pm tonight, I am not going to even think food until tomorrow morning.

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  1. For the life of me I cannot find how to enter this contest for the Blendtec–I read your posts from the last few days, and they all mention the contest and link to the reviews, but nothing about how to enter the contest!

  2. Your success is an inspiration to us all! Thank you Jamie, for your honesty and guidance! I look forward to reading you words everyday….plus the fabulous recipes! They are all amazing just truly amazing!


    • Glad, you are always beyond in kindness and I so appreciate it! I am glad I’m helpful; otherwise, I’d be too lazy to type things out every day!

  3. SOAR (starting over again, really) says

    Hi Jamie,
    Just found your blog today. Mind if I join you for the last part of the midyear challenge? I lost 30 lbs last year from April to Nov and have put 20+ back on. My lowcarb resolution has come and gone a million times since then. I need accountability! I will enjoy scouring your recipes to get myself (and my family!) back on track!

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