- Start Weight: 318.2 lbs
- Last week: 272.8 lbs
- This week: 275.2 lbs
- Weekly loss: +2.4 lbs
- Total loss: -43 lbs
Well, there you have it. What does one weekend of cheating and getting yoinked out of ketosis cost? 2.4 lbs. *sigh* I suppose I expected the increase, but secretly I think I was hoping my body would be magical and still crank out a loss. No such luck. Oh well. I was bad this past week too, so I’m pretty sure that had more to do with the increase then just last weekend alone.
This week was a stressful one and because I had so much going on, I couldn’t bring myself to fully commit to my diet again. For the last month and a half I’ve been on a mission to turn my home into a cleaner, happier place. Every weekend I’ve been doing major clean ups and purgings of almost everything. I’ve been so focused on that that I’ve had a hard time even remembering to EAT, period, much less stick to specific foods. But regardless I had done ok. This last week I pretty much said “screw it” because I’m now in crunch time. My mom is coming back from her vacation next weekend.
What does this have to do with anything you might ask? Well…my mom is a hoarder. So when she is home there is always piles of crap stuffed every where, and cleaning up and throwing out things is near impossible when she’s around. So when she left to Mexico six weeks ago, I immediately went into action. I’ve had my siblings help me out every weekend and slowly but surely we cleared out the mess. Closets, kitchen cabinets, drawers, etc. We purged them all. Bags and bags of crap. Gone. Last weekend we finally finished scrubbing the kitchen from top to bottom, but even once it was clean I still wasn’t happy with it. It was just too dark and gloomy! What can you expect when it’s painted hunter green, right? So I decided to paint it something more cheery. The only problem? I was now on my own. My siblings and their families left to Mexico for spring break. So, I had to find the time to primer, paint, and clean up the kitchen, all while looking after my 10 month old son at the same time. Not easy. It was a very slow process.
So with my kitchen completely upside down, there was just no time or way that I was gonna be able to worry about sticking to protocol. I just wasn’t doing it. I had enough on my plate. So all this week my eating schedule was out of whack. Work has been super busy so I was missing meal times during the day, and then at home I couldn’t get anything accomplished either. Half the time I forgot to eat my IP packets. And then for dinner I was eating whatever was easy. I tried staying away from the carb stuff, but I wasn’t always successful. On Saturday my sister-in-law made a cambodian noodle dish that has beef and shrimp and veggies mixed in. I ate that, noodles and all. Yesterday I was up to my elbows in paint, so after starting my day with an IP packet at noon, I didn’t have anything for the rest of the day until about 8:30pm when my husband bought me some tacos. I was bad.
Today I’m feeling awful because my body wasn’t used to the carb heavy food and so now I feel sluggish. Add some bloating and cramping on top of that and you can pretty much say I’m screwed. Considering the week I just had, going up 2.4 lbs is pretty damn lucky. It could have been a lot worse. My mom gets back on Saturday and I’m still not done with the paint and clean up, not to mention that we’re totally understaffed at work because all but 2 of us went on vacation, so who knows how this coming week is going to turn out. I’m hoping that I can at least get my house done enough so that I can take a minute and actually concentrate on me again. I have got to get back on point. Back on rhythm. Boy this sucks.
And when my mom walks in on Saturday and doesn’t recognize her home and discovers I threw out about 75% of her crap…that’s gonna be an explosion like no other… *sigh*