Lurking in the forefront of my mind is the memory of photos snapped on Saturday [obviously I can’t come up with anything else to post]
After looking through the multitude of pictures taken this past weekend by my sweet LB, there is no question that I need to LOSE WEIGHT!
I’ve been toying with this for a year now and its time to get serious.
I’m sure you are aware that a desk job can have detrimental effects on your physical condition. I am experiencing this first hand as I have been sitting in a desk chair staring at a monitor for the past 5 ½ years now. It has crept up and now I find myself needing to shed at least 6 pounds; 10 would be great. It sounds so simple, but if you’ve ever found yourself in this position, you know that it is anything but.
Cavewomen Don’t Get Fat: The Paleo Chic Diet for Rapid Results by Ester Blum is my diet of choice. Already downloaded to the Kindle app on my iPad and I have begun today to follow the plan.
It was introduced [to me] on the Today show and I purchased it from Amazon. There is a 2 week “paleo reset” chapter that will help with a quick start to weight loss, and I’m following it for the most part, but counting calories as well. It is 7 PM now and I’ve consumed a total of 507 calories and 8 cups of water.
Tonight for dinner will be homemade tomato soup. As unsavory as it sounds, it is made by blending canned tomato and adding various spices. It is actually quite palatable and is very low in calories. Add a bit of heavy cream and Parmesan and it would be delectable. Stop it.
Starting a diet is so easy. Day one is a breeze. Fingers crossed for day two. Wish me luck!
I almost forgot… Here is what I wore