Alright. Here I am. Feeling great and horrible at at the same time. I did step on the scale this morning, as much as I did not want to, and I have a number now. Something to work with. Not a pretty number, but not as terrifying as not knowing. I am going to weigh on April 1 and hope for a good loss by then. That gives me a week to get some sort of reasonable weight to post for my monthly weigh-in.
I feel more energized, but not really *well.* I have had some nausea and stomach pain this week that comes and goes. It seems to come with higher fat meals as well as after taking the high-dose probiotics I am on for the next month to restore all the good bacteria that was decimated by all the antibiotics I took for a month. I also get tired fairly easily. I can tell I am not 100% yet. It probably would help if I got some sleep. Working on that...
Anyway, I am still on plan, focusing on getting enough water (which is tough with the nausea) and also being more active. For a month I did nothing but short walks. I was just too sick, but had to take my puppy out. Now I am walking 1-2 miles per day plus starting on yard work. I am not up to anything more strenuous yet. Actually it is not even 4pm and all I want to do is go to bed. But I have to finish the chores, take the pup out to play, and take my daughter to her dance class. After that? Maybe an early bedtime.
Dinner tonight is going to be fresh steamed asparagus (1.5 cups cooked) and deviled eggs (3 whole eggs). I just mash the yolks with some light mayo, mustard, salt & pepper and a bit of vinegar and top with a sprinkle of paprika. I really like deviled eggs, so I am looking forward to it!
Catch you later.
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