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I am a 39 yr. old stay at home mom to 3 girls ages 10, 9 and 7. My goal is to be fit by 40! I want to lead a healthier lifestyle. I was banded on 4/5/2011. I tend to be a bit on the sarcastic and cynical side. I love to read, hate to excersise (but am learning to tolerate it!), love to shop and want to smack anyone who is a size 2 (not really!). I am learning to work with my band and my new self one day at a time!

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

No More Salt!

Well, I have been battling the same 2 lbs. now for a few weeks.  Up to 214 then back down to 212 and back up again.................

I wish I could blame it on TOM, thyroid, anything really!  But I can't!

You see, I love me some tortilla chips.  And the last few weeks I have been licking the salt off the chips (literally!).  Salty and I do not get along as I am a retainer of water.  You can call me the human sponge. I have eaten chips with queso, salsa and plain.  Almost every day.  Is it a lot less than pre-band?
Yes!  But still, I know better.

I have been walking every day and  justify eating the crap because I exercise so much.  Which is WRONG!!! 

So, I am pledging to eat better this week.  More lean protein and no salty snacks.

Accountability sucks!

6 comments:

  1. Tortilla chips and I also have a very 'special' relationship.

    I've pledged to eat right this week too!! Good luck!

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  2. Accountability does suck, but it sure does help in the long run, doesn't it? :)

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  3. I know what you mean about craving salty things...sometimes it is so hard to resist so I just give in occasionally. You also might want to try increasing your water on days when you indulge to try to counterbalance the effects of the salt.

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  4. Does it evva!!! But I'm afraid that it's the only way most of us humans ever accomplish anything significant! Keep at it friend!

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  5. I join you in the love of all things salty ... sadly join you ...

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  6. mmm...salt. and I hear ya with tortilla chips. I live in Phoenix, and well....every party has 937 types of salsa and 283 kinds of tortilla chips. Yellow ones. White ones. Red ones. Homemade ones. Evil. Tortilla. Chips. ;)

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