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day 44, 148 lbs

Yet again, another delay. I blame my hubby. He had the weekend off and we ended up having loads of adventures. Ah, well, it was fun. c:

Thursday I ended up throwing a salad together for lunch. Baby spinach, oil and vinegar, feta, pine nuts, tomatos, and salami. Yuuuuum. I went and picked apples for an hour and brought a few dozen to my women’s group. I had an apple and was almost overwhelmed by the sweetness. Wow. So damn good. I had a slice of my flognarde as well.

omnomnomnomnom

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day 38, 149

And it took me five days to update again. Ridiculous! I really need to get my act together.

Quick recap! Late on Friday, my husband and our Afganistan-returnee buddy went to Trapper’s sushi. This was a HUGE test of will power for me. I love sushi very dearly, and while sashimi is *good*, it doesn’t hold a candle to a proper roll.

But the low-carb gods smiled on me. Junior, a super special awesome broski chef, made me low-carb handrolls. I have no idea what the calorie counts were like–probably high, since they were filled with everything delicious. But I didn’t get sick, so I figure I did well. :] Now I can eat delicious things and not be yearning to cheat.
Saturday, hubby had duty and our buddy went to stay with family. I did chores and chatted with one of my besties. I didn’t really get *that* much cleaning done… I’m not much of a housewife, to be honest. Hubby is always trying to get me to do dishes as I’m cooking and I do alright… until after we eat. I’m like “ugh, I don’t want to clean the serving dishes or plates…” and then I banish them to the sink, where I pretend they don’t exist until morning. It drives him crazy. I just hate doing dishes. >.>

I had bacon and eggs for breakfast, because I was lazy. Dinner was some cheap steak done in butter with zucchini strips.

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day 32, 149 lbs

What a week! I am utterly exhausted. My mum and little sister flew in on the 15th for a quick vacation. My mum and I have never been especially close, but it was nice to have her over. My little sister is SUPER tall now! She’s 10 and almost five foot. It’s insane.

On Wednesday, I ate a lot of pork rinds and munched on nuts. I made a chicken dish for dinner, which was quite yummy. Thursday, we stayed at home and tried to (rather unsuccessfully) beat the heat. I made spaghetti squash alfredo with cheap beef. Friday we went to Poulsbo and Silver City for dinner. I had the steak… nomnomnom. Saturday we went back to Point No Point and spent the whole day there. We had leftovers primarily for dinner.

Sunday was grilling day! I made my super awesome delicious burgers. My home-girl made an AMAZING cabbage dish thing that kicked all of the asses. So good. I almost got my sister to try some… but she’s extremely fussy, so it didn’t work. :[

Monday, we went to Scenic Beach with Pooch! Lots and lots of fun. We went out to dinner that evening with hubby at Bremerton Bar and Grill. I ate another steak, but it was delicious so I was happy. Nomnomnom!

Tuesday was our big trip to Seattle! We started the day at EMP. We played instruments, wandered the exhibits, and ventured down to the Sci-Fi Museum. My little sister loves Star Trek, and she was really excited to see the Captain’s Chair. They had a little Portal exhibit, too! It was very cute.

After EMP we went to the Space Needle for lunch. I had some salmon and spinach and salad, then a good portion of the crab/lobster salad my mum ordered. After that we went to Chihuly’s Garden and Glass museum.

HOLY.

FUCKING.

SHIT.

That place is DOPE. MIND BLOWINGLY AWESOME. I was just awe-struck. Wow.

WOW. FUCK SHIT. DAMN.

Anywho. We went to Lush and I got some Cynthia Sylvia Stout and Retread for myself. Going to order some nice gifts for my mum and sister online, since I didn’t want to ship them via luggage. We went home later that evening and had leftover burgers and cabbage. Yummmm.

I drove them to the Airport on Wednesday and had a salad on the ferry. Ten bucks for a salad and a water! What a fucking rip off. I was too hungry to wait, though. :[

I weighed myself for the first time in weeks this morning and was very excited to see 149. Finally! I haven’t really been counting calories and logging my meals the last few days, but I intend to get right back on that. :] Vacation is over! Back to work!

day twenty four, 151 lbs

Nearly a week has gone by since I even thought about my blog .Whoops! I got super, err, busy. Right. Busy.

…okay, I’m just lazy. So, recap time! Whee!

Friday night I had a gal-pal over for dinner and a movie. I made Sour Cream Pork Chops¬†with grilled zucchini and onions. They turned out awesome! Sour Cream is such a useful, delicious item. It is probably my go-to for quick and easy dinners now. I had another one of my cupcakes, because I am a bad girl. ;D Then we went and saw The Dark Knight Rises. Gal-pal hadn’t seen it yet and we couldn’t have that. The movie was probably even better the second go round, to be honest. Probably because I didn’t have to pee through the last hour and a half.

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day nineteen, 153 lbs

What a wonderful few days it has been! Tuesday night, hubby and I went to his mums place for dinner. It was very nice, not having to cook and having such a wonderful meal. I went over on my calories, sure, but it was an absolutely lovely meal and evening. Momma made spaghetti and red sauce for hubby and the others and a divine Caesar Salad (no croutons!) for me. I had some mozzarella and salami with it and it was delightful. The fresh bread was so tempting… but I stayed strong! I kept chanting in my brain “carbs are gross, carbs are gross”. Eventually I will start to believe this!

She made a wonderful keto cheesecake dessert for me. The jam preserve definitely has too much sugar, but it was a nice treat. She gave me the left over ones, so at least I can scrape the blackberry jam off the top and enjoy them at home. Mmmm, cream cheese…. yum!

I went over my limit again on Wednesday, but I was absolutely ravenous. Not sure where this hunger came from, but I was only over by like… 200 calories at least. For breakfast I had bacon, fried eggs, and some protein powder in my coffee. I nibbled on some celery and peanut butter on the side, as well. Yum!¬† Read the rest of this entry

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