Losing Weight; Finding Men

"Never make someone a priority in your life when you are just their option."

Thursday, August 6, 2009

A Little Cammy

So, Chicago really has no idea what it is like to live with 2 large dogs and a cat. So, I shot a little cammy to shine the light a bit.

I thought it would scare him, at least with my scary fake accent, but it didn't. Seems to have prepared him a little instead. He said he'll be packing lamb in his pockets, Elaine-style (great Seinfeld episode). Of course, the crew was delighted to hear such treats are in store.


The invitation to my cousin's wedding in October arrived. I knew I would be going, but I didn't know it would be held in the lavish Aqua Turf. That photo doesn't do it justice. It is a night wedding, so not much of the scenery will be appreciated. However, the venue means two things to me: 1. Awesome food, therefore I must look the best that I possibly can, and 2. It would be nice if I had a date. I'm the oldest unmarried (divorced) cousin who'll be there I think, and damnnit all, if I have to be there, I want to have fun and dance and not face all the "So how come you don't have a boyfriend" questions from relatives. I might just go with the shocker "I've converted to a lesbian" answer if I can't get a date.


Someone emailed me and asked "So, with all the working out and food planning, are you losing pounds?"

Fair question, although I'm trying not to focus on the numbers hang up.

Amazingly, the answer is no. Maybe there's something wrong with me.

I'm still in the 60s, the low 60s. But nothing to report. When I am safely ensconced in the 50s, I'll be sure to let you know. Safely no longer means 59 or even 58. Safely would have to be crooked numbers like 57.


4-game series against the Yankers starts tonight.
Let's Go Red Sox!!!


#17 / 138
Wednesday, August 5
Life Fitness Treadmill
Standing heart rate: 78
Average heart rate: 141
Max heart rate: 159
Workout mode: RANDOM mode level 19@3.0
Calories: 955 Distance: 2.95 Time: 65:00

NOTE: A little bit closer to 3 miles. It is fun to have a mini goal like that, but I have to be careful to still allow myself the warm up time. Otherwise I could easily pull that good old muscle in my leg again.

I Ated It
bluebran vitatop muffin top
1 tablespoon Smartbalance PB
1 slice of Ezekiel bread
chocolate whey protein shake
salt-free trail mix with cranberries
1 gallon water
36 ounces of unsweetened iced tea
grilled chicken breast
1/4 cup wild and brown rice
peppers and onions

NOTE: I had a craving for something salty. I drank some water and went to bed instead. The only problem with this is that it was at 5 pm.


Carolina Girl said...

My weight is coming off slow as Christmas too. But I know how my body works...it hangs on like I'm starving and then all of a sudden one day 3-4 pounds will come off in one day.

You are eating super healthy and working out like crazy so I wouldn't worry! It will come off.


Soxy Deb said...

First of all, love the LAUGH. You have a great laugh. I however snort like a pig. You've been warned.
Second it looks like Duncans all "y'all need to take a page from my book and just sit down, what's withh all the pacing?"
I really hope we can come out of this series better than we're going in it.
I want something to cheer about these next couple nights. Lord knows it wont be sex.

A True Heart Girl in Jersey said...

That's my pseudo Minnesota/Sarah Palin/Scots accent. What a geek I am!

Sarah said...

I just went to a cousin's wedding and of course all the family was there. The only other single cousin came up to me and said "I guess next year it's either you or me." Nothing like a little pressure.

Graciela said...

Love the video, especially the way Duncan didn't move the whole time. Just sat there and let the world swirl around him.

I've never had the family pressure to "find a man"...for me, they always asked "when are you going to have children?" Um, never?

I finally started telling people I "couldn't" have kids (which was a lie, I just never wanted kids), then they shut up. Maybe your lesbian remark will work similarly. :)

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