I’ve been doing this Weight Watchers thing for a long time. A long time ago, I remember my leader, MaryLou giving us a wonderful way to look at challenges. She said “View every challenge as an opportunity to succeed.” I think that should have been my motivation for last weekend.
I was worried heading to WW this morning because of all the challenges last weekend…bridal shower, Rock A Hula party, engagement party. Well they were a challenge to be sure. I did my best, lived through it and today at WW I had a three-quarter of a pound weight loss!! 🙂 Am I happy? You Bet I Am!!
I did my best to journal all of my food over the weekend. I journaled all of my foods during the week. I think I’ve proven to myself that I can face these challenges. I feel that this was a successful week.
Friday I was a little sluggish. I felt that way on Thursday, too. I don’t know why. I didn’t accomplish much. I’ve got to get myself motivated to do what I need to do to prepare for our upcoming trip. Lots to do and lots to look forward to. More on that over the next couple of weeks.
Friday was a good food day. I hadn’t made overnight oats so I went with what I had.
I started with a cup of Fiber One, added a cup of Aldi’s Light & Fit fat-free vanilla yogurt. It’s so tasty and so inexpensive! Added yummy blueberries and strawberries.
So good and so filling.
Ralph was out for dinner so I got to just take care of Me.
Started with my typical salad of romaine, Jersey tomato and red bell pepper. Boring, but I like it!
Added 1 cup of my home-made pinto beans…I’m loving them!!
Took a cup of the quinoa I had made earlier in the week…such a good idea to make extra…just like with the beans. I added garlic powder, ground black pepper and dried basil. Microwaved for about 45 seconds to warm it up. Then added to the salad. Topped with balsamic vinaigrette.
By the looks of this salad, even my Big Purple Bowl can’t contain it!! I’m not going to get a bigger bowl…just kidding! The great thing about this is, most of what’s in the bowl doesn’t count on WW (the veggies) and I’m getting lots of protein (beans and quinoa) which I need. It’s a great way to fill myself up and stay on track. And it’s good for me!!
Saturday has started out positive and I hope it will stay that way. I’ve got to get myself up and doing things. I’m proud of this week. Just remember…View Every Challenge As An Opportunity To Succeed.