No Whining Zone

First of all, I want to thank everyone for your kind words and support regarding my last several posts.  I have not been happy with myself, my food choices and certainly not my result from Saturday’s Weight Watchers weigh in .  It was very distressing and frustrating and has my mind going in circles to figure out what went wrong.  I think I need to stop wasting my energy trying to find out what happened and just move on.  I mentioned that if I gain anymore I will have to pay.  My friend Zo suggested that since I identified that as the line in the sand that I will not cross, then I know what to do.  She’s right and the more I think about it, that’s all I need to remember.

In fact a few years ago, prior to starting BCDC, I was over goal and I was paying each week.  I realized all the money I was wasting.  I tallied up what I had paid to that point during the time I was over goal.  I wrote that total on the front of my WW membership card.  Each week, I wrote what I paid and added it to the total.  When I actually saw what it was costing me, I got myself on track and before long, I was free again.

That’s what I’m going to keep in mind this week-that total, which I don’t remember at the moment but it was in the area of $500.00!  I’m not spending one more penny on this.  I know what has to be done and I WILL do it!

I started the day with a good breakfast in order to feel on track.

A very tasty egg sandwich with sriracha sauce.  I love making these and Ralph enjoys when I do.  Counts for 5 Points and is very filling.  I resisted putting cheese on it as I think I’ve decided that cheese is one of my problems.  Breaks my heart but I’m going to have to be very careful of cheese.  I can’t give it up altogether, but I need to Beware.

I toyed with the idea of posting what all of my Points are for my various meals, but decided against it.  I think it might be a little boring for all of you who are not WW members.  I’ll continue as I have…sharing the Points when I think something is an especially good Points value.  Tracking will be crucial though, so I’ll be writing EVERYTHING!

But I do prefer to be positive rather than negative.  I think I’ve been throwing out too many negative comments lately.  I don’t want that to continue.  So from now on…


Happy Monday!!


12 responses to “No Whining Zone

  1. fran, good for you. we all get down on ourselves from time to time, but it is such a refreshing feeling when we realize it, decide to turn the boat around, and focus on the positives in our lives!!
    i find money a motivator, too. keep a smile on your face and have a great monday – i like mondays because it’s the first day of a fresh and new week!!

  2. A spanking fresh day/week is a great thing!
    I made egg sandwiches today too 😉

  3. I love egg sandwiches with sriracha! Glad it’s so point friendly. Cheese is so hard. And nuts…You can do it though!

    • Stacie, cheese and nuts are two of my hardest things. I gave up chips completely because I couldn’t deal with them…they always got me into trouble. It’s been 18 months since I gave them up. Obviously, they would still be a problem since I’m still calculating!

  4. Sounds like you have a goal and a plan! The best way to make something happen. And that egg sandwich DOES look good. Sriracha+egg=magic.

  5. Happy Monday! I’m glad my advice struck a chord.
    Mr. sc and I finally bought a bottle of sriracha after hearing from a number of people how good it is…and we love it. Constantly finding more stuff to put it in.

  6. Who needs cheese when you have sriracha sauce? 🙂

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