July 13, 2011

Ever Onward

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Himself: As the weather cools he has better days. Going to be very busy today. He’s still at 212.

Herself: WW weigh-in day today. Laundry, dishes, house, and a poem yesterday.

WW foods for the day: Brreakfast and lunch as usual. Dinner was a chicken breast with avocado mango salsa, roasted asparagus, and left over couscous.

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I’m not losing weight. It would be funny if it weren’t sad. I sneak in a piece of lunch meat for one point and eight cough drops at another point. My scale says 218 and the one at the gym adds three pounds. I’m not at a plateau, I am gaining.

Are you hungry, asks the Weight Watcher’s tracking form? If I get really hungry, then I’m in pain from my IBS. Ugly stuff that. What time to you feel hungry, I’m asked. Around three or three-thirty. I’ve added a banana to my repertoire. WW says that bananas have no points, but you and I know they certainly have calories.

So tho I have come to a halt, I haven’t given up. Not at all.


  1. Good luck! I sympathize, because I have similar issues with my weight. I have stopped obsessing over it, though, and still enjoy taking photos of food for my blog.

  2. I don't follow WW but I do know that when I cut carbs, I lose weight....

  3. Tough going when you plateau. I had lost six pounds when I saw my GP in June and he said I should loose six more by October when he sees me again. Ha! David is so thin he looks as if he is about to dry up. Meanwhile he finishes what I cannot eat. I think I must be like a plant, and able to make food which turns to fat, from breathing and sunlight. Dianne

  4. I am losing weight and I'm not supposed to -- maybe we should figure out how to merge our respective metabolisms and the result might make two healthy old ladies!

  5. What a bummer! There's gotta be an answer though. Have you tried a food diary? The problem with diets is that your body begins to think--since it's not getting the calories it used to I guess--that it's starving, so it compensates by storing as much fat as possible. That's why I don't believe in them. I wish I were wise enough to know what to say.

  6. Don't give up. I know how hard it is. I'm still at it, too.


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