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Saturday, April 3, 2010

Sister M Weigh In: Wk 8 & Happy 50th Birthday!

My Sister M turned 50 Friday! I am so proud of her for sticking with the Belly Fat Cure even during her party. Wow, that really motivates me and makes me want to do even better. Her total loss so far is now 17 lbs I just calculated! I included a photo here that is of me at my 4th birthday party. Sister M would have been 13 yrs old and she dressed up as a clown called "Awesome". She didn't talk, but only played with me. We are nearly 10 yrs apart and this is my absolute favorite memory of her!  If you would like to read the full story of my Sister M, click here:
Man - getting old sucks! I turned 50 yesterday and am trying to get over a bad cold. The family threw me a surprise party last night and we all suffered through not being able to kiss and hug like normal. I just pray that no one catches what I have. I so wished Amber and family could have traveled the 1000 miles, but she sent a super video tribute to me and I loved it.  So enough of this - I lost 3.5 pounds this week! Yay for the old gal!  I'm reluctant to report the whole loss, because I haven't been eating regularly and afraid that I'll gain some back when I'm back to better health, but I'll work even harder to show another loss next week!

This was the week of the avocado.  I ate at least 1/2 of one almost every day; sliced on my wrap, guacamole with pork rinds, or guacamole ranch dressing on a salad. Those good fats really do satiate and fiber count is high! 1 = 12 carbs, 9 grams of fiber, 0 sugar with 150 mg of Omega 3, and 2300 mg of Omega 6 fatty acids.

Yesterday - I was hungry after skipping breakfast and was craving Long John Silvers...so I looked up the nutrition information and ended up having 1 piece of chicken, 1 hush puppy and 1/2 order of fries, to stay under two servings of carbs for lunch. For dinner at my surprise party of pizza and cake, my sister JJ brought a bounty of Amber approved BFC veggies and dip and our mom brought a crockpot of navy beans, so I skipped the cake and pizza and was able to stay on plan and show a great loss this morning.

Hope this post finds everyone well and in a good state of mind.  Thanks to everyone for your comments. How do you overcome sickness or parties and anything else that tries to sabotage your best laid plans?


  1. How sweet! I cannot believe you passed up your own birthday cake! Great willpower!!

  2. Happy Birthday...and congradulations on another great loss! I started this woe a week after you did, it's really amazing how the weight is coming off! It's still hard for me to see the cake, great job to you. Over the weekend we went to my sisters for dinner and she had 30 beautiful easter cupcakes from Sam's club, some chocolate and some vanilla, boy was that hard, but i survived. I guess i figure I can have a whole lot of other food instead of that little cupcake, it's just a different mind set this time, thank God!! I told Amber, normally i would cheat like crazy on the weekends, but i haven't once cheated, but that cake stuff is really giving me the craving so if you have a suggestion for something BFC approved, let me know!

  3. Lisa - Good job! Think about your cake craving? Is it just a sweet craving or does it need to be chocolate? The Jay Robb shakes are a great way to calm a savage craving. I'm ordering that chocolate tea that Amber found. Stay strong!

  4. Sister M...thanks for the advise, i think that's what i need to do!!