Friday, January 6, 2012

Home

...it's a good place to be.
I got on the scale this morning. I'm up 1.5 lbs-not too bad. I think a day or two at home will take care of that, as traveling always tweeks with my weight.
My goal was to not gain while I was gone. Generally the holidays and traveling would have added at least 5 lbs...probably more. So this is good.
But I don't want to get stuck here. It's really time to hit the exercise. I'm getting soft where the fat use to be...anyone know what I mean--without getting too graphic!
I'm still going to Fast Track...my way.  That means occasional -small amt of beans or hummus. You can FT forever-lots of people do, but just don't call it that.  Honestly, I think for me staying away from grains has curbed my appetite, and kept me from overeating. I could be a carb-o-holic in  heartbeat. There are some foods I do better just not eating...even in small amounts.
I'm going to try a few recipes from the book 'Wheat Belly' this weekend. I'll share later. I'm also going to get a pedi/mani today, and go on a date with my hubby. We're going to see Sherlock Holmes...I hear it's really.good.
I hope you all have a great weekend as well...do something fun!

9 comments:

  1. I am happy to find your blog. I FT (my way) by eliminating all wheat and white stuff. I like the idea of a small occasional scoop of hummus.
    My daughter has started a blog about her Wheat Belly journey. She likes the recipes.

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  2. HI Jeri, 1.5 is nothing and will be gone in no time. I think you did great.
    I am not a carb-a holic, I have a bad sweet tooth. so for me the carbs don't bother me.
    I loved the Sherlock Holmes movie and you will too.
    Have a great day today :-)

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  3. Glad to hear you are home safe & sound. Enjoy your pampering and nite out with the hubby!

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  4. Welcome home and I hope that you get to rest up and re engergize yourself:)You did great while you were away!
    I'm with you on exercise being needed. I have been a slacker again. I don't know why it is so hard for me to get moving???
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    Did you like the movie? Hubby and I went to Mission Impossible. I loved it!

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  5. Welcome back Jeri! I saw Sherlock Holmes with the family and thought it was great! Better than the first one in my opinion. Hope you have a great night out!

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  6. I am loving Wheat Belly and will try the Flax wraps this weekend! Which ones are you making?

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  7. Welcome home! Great job on not much weight gain, too! woo hoo! Exercise helps me a lot too. It boosts my metabolism and keeps me strong, two very good things. Enjoy your weekend, I'd love to see Sherlock Holmes. :)

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  8. Only 1.5 pounds, that's probably due to traveling like you said. Good job. I keep hearing people talk about that book Wheat Belly. Do you recommend it? I'm a total refined carbaholic. I should probably cut them out entirely.

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