Thursday, May 24, 2007

First Week Minus Three Pounds

No one was surprised but me that I had actually lost weight this past week - my first week in Weight Watchers. But, I lost three pounds.

My first day was horrible. I couldn't imagine what I was going to eat; the material is not arranged according to my logic; I didn't know if the foods I usually eat fit in the point system. So, I had hysterics part of the first day and a lot of anxiety the second day. By then, I had figured out the on-line point keeper and things were looking up.

I did go over my allotted points and bonus points but only by one point. And, although I felt hungry a couple of times, I distracted myself by doing things that absorbed me and getting away from the kitchen. I drank lots of water and suffered through a couple of abominable lunches and dinners that we created with few points. I'll know better next time. Now I know how to fix the things we like and keep our points down.

Lisa lost 3.2 pounds and our other friend who joined with us lost 8.8 pounds - of course, she did it the hard way with an intestinal infection.

The second week may be the hardest for me as I figure out different foods and try to avoid all the wonderful lures of food on a cruise ship.

This will be my last post until June 3rd or 4th. We are on our way to Bermuda.

Blessings to all of you.


Missy said...

Congratulation--keep up the good work.

Wormwood's Doxy said...

Yay!! God bless you, Share Cropper---safe travels. I'll be praying both for your trip and your will power while you are gone!

June Butler said...

Wonderful, Share Cropper. I am so proud of you. Have a lovely cruise. Vaya con Dios.

Judy Vaughan-Sterling said...

Share Cropper,

Be of good cheer! My own dear husband lost 96 pounds last year with Weight Watchers, and has kept it off so far! Now I wish he would lose 60 for me!

Blessings on you!

Cecilia said...

Congratulations on the hard first week. You are to be commended!

And traveling mercies to you. I hope the trip is richly rewarding.

Pax, C.

episcopalifem said...


And I hope you had an excellent trip!