heh. I didn't really follow the letter of the diet, but I did follow the spirit of Week 1. I'm been keeping sugar candies and nuts on hand to help avoid real sweets, for instance. I've even had Salad, With Meat on It at least three times for lunch.
Anyway, by the numbers:
I weighed in for the first time after we got back from Texas on the 2nd (as I didn't wake up at home on the 1st, and I'd rather stick to the same scale for measurements).
Which means that I gained back half my original weight loss, by deciding to ignore my diet in Brazil and Texas.
I weighed in this morning at:
In order to attain my goal weight of 150 by the end of the year, I need to lose a pound a week, and not ignore the diet on any vacations.
So far, I'm ahead of the curve, but not dangerously so.
I shall treat myself with a bowl of sugar-free chocolate pudding and a dollop of sugar-free whipped cream. :)
I haven't actually started cleaning in the master bathroom yet. That's to be the first room that I tackle. On the other hand, we'd been out of town and I've been playing catchup. So instead, this week, I got the kitchen bright and shiny, including the table, and caught up on all the laundry. Including delicates. The floors need mopping, but the kitchen and jacuzzi room actually look pretty darn good.
After I treat myself with pudding, I think I shall investigate where to begin in the bathroom....
I appear to have pulled myself out of feeling ish, for now, by making three new icons. Playing with graphics does indeed cheer me up.
I have not been sleeping "right". I've been staying up far later than is healthy, then sleeping in the next morning. Last night I dozed and read, in my chair in the family room. This morning in the shower I was crying again.
But now I feel pretty on keel. I've got the number for a therapist, and I was going to call on Thursday, then Friday, but each day, I slept all the available calm bits of the day away. I shall be calling on Monday, and in the meantime, see what I can do about putting myself back on some sort of sane sleeping schedule.
So, not particularly sanguine about my emotional state, but for the moment, feeling better.