Sunday, March 05, 2006

Update at last

Wow, I didn't realize it had been so long since I updated. It's been very busy.

Firstly and most importantly I weighed in last week and lost 400g bringing the total to 9.2 kgs. I was very happy with that because I had a bit to eat and drink the Sunday before weigh in and I really thought I might not lose.

Steve and I were lucky enough to go and watch the NAB cup football game between the Adelaide Crows and Port Power in a corporate box. But because my team were getting dismally beaten I just had to drown my sorrows - lol. What can you do when you are getting free alcohol?? DRINK. And that's what I did. Naughty me. Then all the food came out which was very point UNfriendly. Wedges, fried chicken drumettes and a cheese and dried fruit and nut platter. I thought I controlled myself with the food better than the drink and I didn't have lunch so it couldn't be that bad, could it? We did park the car a fair way from the ground so I could get in some exercise so that was one good thing.

I caught up with a couple of friends from the ww in oz group last Saturday Karen and Pauline and it was so good to catch up. It had been ages. We are planning a get together in Melbourne the last weekend in August and the 3 of us are going to fly over and back together. Should be fun.

I have kept up my exercise routine. I am religiously doing aqua twice a week which I will increase next week to three times a week adding a Sunday morning class. I couldn't do it this morning because Steve was playing golf. Also walking Monday night with the netball mums (Nikki's netball not mine - lol), Tuesday night after work and before weigh in, Friday to and from school and Sunday I take the kids to the beach. I didn't walk today because it was fairly hot and Jarryd wasn't 100% so I did and hour of gardening instead. Let me tell you, I was sweating more than any walk I do.

As I said it's been hot here so we have spent most of the weekend in the pool. I just hope it's not too hot next Sunday because it is Jarryd's 5th birthday and we are having a party with about 8 kindy kids and I have booked a jumping castle. They are predicting 38 for Sat so I'll see what the forcast says later in the week.

We had some friends here this afternoon for a swim and they suggested we have a bbq tea. I had taken out a pork fillet to roast so that will have to wait until tomorrow night. The 2 families that came said they would bring the meat and I provided a tossed salad and the bread. They also brought dessert. Well there was nothing at all ww friendly. The meat was sausages, pork spareribs, satay chicken wings and chilli chicken wings. I had 2 tiny chilli wings and filled my plate with tossed salad. Dessert was a cheesecake shop Apple Strudel and I didn't have any of that either. And I gave all the leftovers to the guests to take home.

I always seem to do better with my food when we have company. Weird isn't it?? But I guess they all know I am doing weight watchers and I feel very strong when other people are around watching me. Why is it then that I struggle when I am by myself and always feel the urge to pick at things that aren't good for me??? I guess when I can conquer that constant struggle, will be the time I lose this darn weight for good.

Another busy week ahead of school, work, girls netball and dancing and my exercise. The kids have a pupil free day on Friday which is a bit of bad timing because I was going to do the shopping for Jarryd's party without the girls. Oh well they will just have to help me (or hinder as the case will be - lol) Then next Monday is Adelaide Cup holiday so we have a 4 day weekend in the Lehmann house except for Steve. He has to work Friday.

I'm a bit worried about weigh in this week. I seem to have put on about 700g according to my scales. I think my bad weekend last week has caught up with me. Also I need to get that tracker going again. Been a bit slack with that in the last couple of weeks. I have tracked all weekend though and still have 2 days to go so maybe the damage won't be too bad.

I'll update mid week and let you know how I go.

And good luck to Tania this week. Her baby was due a few days ago and she's going to be induced on Thursday if nothing happens. Fingers crossed for the natural birth you want.

2 comments:

Karen said...

HI Tina. Graet to read your update. I had been chcecking in.
I also find it easier to resist temptation when others are watching. As you know we had Lauren's 3rd birthday which ended up being a cake with 1 family sunday lunch ( chocolate) Icecream cake Sunday tea and anothe Icecream cake Monday night. I have a big family. I had none up till Monday night and even then it was the tinest peice it reall wouldn't have made much differece. Student free dayhere Friday also.
Anyway. I hope your weigh in goes well and the party is lots of fun
Take care
KAren

Jacqui said...

Good luck! You are going great!