Okay, day one and starting fresh, no more excuses.
Got up and weighed myself, not a good number, but it is what it is and it is my job to change it. My weight this morning is 257. that is my highest number yet and terrifies me because if I am that high, where could it go next. I used to think 240 was my highest, so it is very motivating. I do not want to hit 260.
I think I can say I am not prediabetic . My fasting blood sugar has remained well under 100 for weeks without meds, today it was 84. I am thrilled with that number . I take cinnamon with chromium twice a day and walk every day at least a bit and if I do those two things, normal blood sugar. Now I have to get the weight off to make s ure I never do get diabetes.
My goal today is 1200 calories. Keep the fat down to about 20 to 30 grams and get plenty of fiber through whole grains, fruits and veggies. I plan to get as close to a gallon of water as I can and choose healthy meals. My goal is to get at least 20 to 30 minutes of walking in as well.
I will p ost my meals here end of the day and will keep track of all my progress on this blog.
So, off to start day one, I am very relieved and excited to be starting my weight loss journey.
OKay, I am editing this through the day to put in my meals.
Breakfast was a bowl of old fashioned oats I cooked with a bit of raisins in it and then added a small spoonful of spenda brown sugar. You need very little for a good flavor and then a splash of milk.
lunch David and I split a roasted chicken breast sandwhich from Subway. I got no cheese and only the piece of chicken breast, lettuce, tomato and lots of red onions with a splash of red wine vinigar, NO dressings otherwise and we had some baked lays , the plain kind with it. I will post later with dinner .
I had dinner fairly early and due to allergies and being tired I made myself a sandwich with whole wheat bread, natural peanut butter and all fruit blue berry jelly,and that was all I ate, and no snacks all night.
For snacks during the day I had a bowl of red grapes and a banana and some raw broc, califlower and carrots with very minimal Italian dressing, just dipped the tip in and did not use much.
Excercise wise I walked twice for 15 minutes each time.