Monday, April 4, 2011

47 Days Out

For the first time in my “womanly” life, I am going through “that time of the month” with no cramps.  I don’t even have words to describe how good I feel!  I have been more tired than normal and yesterday I was extra hungry but NO CRAMPS! Could this new lifestyle be giving me back a week of my life each month?  Could this mean no more spending two days in bed with a heating pad?  And no more anxiety the whole week before in anticipation of how bad the cramps are going to be?  We’ll see what happens next month but, for now, I am just going to enjoy my new freedom!!

Yesterday, like I said above, was a HUNGRY day!  Actually, I don’t think I was hungry, but I desperately wanted something to eat all day.  I ate twice the amount of almonds I am supposed to eat and a couple extra ounces of deli turkey meat, but that’s it.  I thought about the bag of raw almonds all day!  So, the extra serving that I had was nothing in comparison to what I wanted to put down.  I just wanted to keep eating them.  I even had the whole bag in my hand at one point and whined to Justin that I needed them and he promptly told me to put them back and drink some cold water. So, I did. What I really wanted to do was drive to Quick Trip and buy the biggest bag of peanut butter M&M’s and eat the whole thing!

Hormones are evil sometimes!  I got through it though.  I am in control of what I put in my mouth.

I reluctantly went down to the weight room with Justin and did a very wimpy set of chest exercises.  Better than nothing!  Did I mention that yesterday was a low carb day? I was feeling it.


Meal #1: Oats with protein (I gobbled up those chocolate covered oats so fast!)

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Meal #2: Chicken drenched in Walden Farms BBQ sauce  with roasted brussel sprouts

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Meal #3: Oats wit protein

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Meal #4: Taco Salad

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Meal #5: Grilled Chicken with Roasted Broccoli and Mushrooms (forgot to take a picture but it was so good!)

I ate quite a few sugar free Jell-Os, a whole pickle, more almonds than I was supposed and chewed countless pieces of gum!  It was just one of those days.

I looked at a lot of food porn yesterday evening and dreamt of chocolate and caramel and peanut butter desserts all night! 


  1. Yay! And the pictures of Blizzards are just mean. hehe

  2. I just found your blog! Happy to watch you go through prep. Your progress shots are amazing- your body responded so well and so fast! You will have no problems come show date. What show are you doing and where? Good luck to you, you look great!

  3. Hi Lisa! Thanks for checking out my blog! I really enjoyed following you in your prep to the stage as well! I am doing the WBFF show in Kansas City, MO!