3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > Support Groups > 100 lb. Club

Thread Tools
Old 02-28-2007, 02:36 PM   #1
On my way to 160!
Cheryl14's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: USA
Posts: 1,079

S/C/G: 275/191/160

Height: 5 feet 4 1/2 inches

Default Two Small Victories Today!

Hi All!

Cheese is my Beloved.
Cheese is my food of choice.
Cheese is my ENEMY!

Today I had a small victory over cheese, which is a PRIMARY TRIGGER for me, AND I also had a small victory over a bad habit I have always had -nibbling and tasting AS I cook!

I was making homemade macaroni and cheese (my grandma's recipe) and had to grate cheddar cheese, one of my favorite cheeses. In the past I would have eaten several big chunks for every chunk I grated! Well, folks, I had NONE while I was grating it. I had NONE while I was assembling the pan of macaroni and evaporated milk and eggs and Tabasco Sauce WITH the grated cheese! Even when I was cleaning up the area and putting the cheese back into its nice package I did NOT eat any!

I kept telling myself that I had allotted enough calories to have a very reasonably-sized piece for my dinner along with a good-sized salad with fresh lettuce and spinach and cut carrots and red onions. I was NOT to eat before dinner because I had had a yogurt for my snack just a few minutes before.

I am REALLY proud that I was able to do this, guys! I don't think I have ever felt so in control of myself before in front of MY MAJOR TRIGGER FOOD!

cheese-0 Woo! Hoo!

Cheryl14 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2007, 02:40 PM   #2
Senior Member
royalsfan1's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 1,591

S/C/G: 261.5/176.5/145

Height: 5.5


Fabulous! You should feel great!

St. Patrick's Day goal - MET! Baseball Opening Day (April 2) goal - MET! Memorial Day goal - to be in the "teens" - MET! 36th Birthday goal - below 200 - MET! Labor Day goal - MET! Wedding anniversary goal - MET! Christmas goal - 175 - didn't make this one. Maintaining for now...no new goals at the moment.
royalsfan1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2007, 03:17 PM   #3
Slashnl's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Colorado
Posts: 5,335

S/C/G: 294/252.0/180

Height: 5'6"


Ha! Had to laugh at that one. I do that too. Grate the cheese, but there is a chunk left and you don't want to grate your fingers so I pop it into my mouth. Think about the nonthinking calories we get!
This time, I'm going to be stronger, I'm not giving in. - Rudimental
Slashnl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2007, 04:28 PM   #4
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Western NY
Posts: 63

S/C/G: s/c/g: 173/167.8/130

Height: 5'4


Good job!!!

Mini Goal

My Weight Loss Journey

One of every 5 lbs lost
cytheria21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2007, 04:35 PM   #5
Losin' it forever!
LakeGirl's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Maryland
Posts: 394


You should be proud! It's all the little challenges that we surpass that make up the big challenge which is weight loss!

Way to go!
RNY 4/15/08

HW 315
CW 288

GW 165

Come blog with me! http://knitten-kittens.com/
LakeGirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2007, 04:54 PM   #6
jtammy's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Mississippi
Posts: 2,496

S/C/G: 346/186/186

Height: 5' 9"


Yay Cheryl. I love cheese too. Good for you for staying strong.

160 lbs lost!

My progress pictures
jtammy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2007, 05:21 PM   #7
Oh buddy, it's on!
Katy05's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Texas
Posts: 203


The cheese stands alone! That's awesome, good job!
Katy05 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2007, 05:41 PM   #8
3 + years maintaining
rockinrobin's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 12,070

S/C/G: 287/120's

Height: 5 foot nuthin'


WAY TO GO CHERYL!!!! You must be so proud of yourself. I'm sure proud of you. I too was a huge nibbler during preparation for cooking. Just huge. I have cut down greatly, almost nil in fact. But of course the things I am preparing are so healthy now it's not that big a deal, say when I'm cutting up veggies for a stir fry or salad. But cheese, I could see where that could become a problem for me - but not you apparently. Great job.
rockinrobin is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:42 PM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2