Thursday, February 19, 2009

Disabling Comments

About 80% of the comments submitted to me were just sugar-coated spam.

I used to review and reject them, but I can’t take this anymore. :(

I get all these seemingly wonderful posts...


“You are soooooo amazing!!! I was going to go bulimic, but your site gives me hope!”


ARGH!!!!!!! I am so disgusted!!

I find it despicable that they would pose as a person struggling with her weight or an eating disorder just to sell bogus products!!!

I am offended that they tried to use my site to link to that CRAP with such a LIE!

I worked so HARD, over the course of YEARS to lose my weight by just eating better and moving more.

The only thing those weight loss products make lighter is your wallet!!!

So, I apologize that I had to remove comments, but you can still reach me via email. :)

So besides removing the comments, a lot has happened since my last post: Valentine's Day, My 31st Birthday and I got braces.

I wish I could claim I lost weight since my last post too, but I am actually up a pound.

It's the puffy time of the month... which might explain why I got so insanely upset by those comments!

I have adjusted my daily calories down to around 1700 and have been upping the intensity of my workouts.

Soon this week will be past, and I'll be moving in the right direction again. :)

Take good care of yourself!


Jess :)

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Why did I do that?

As a treat today I had a 180 calorie 1/2 c. scoop of vanilla ice cream. (I measured it and everything!)

I then planned to sprinkle it with some Godiva hot chocolate powder... (about a tablespoon) but the sprinkle turned into about 1/2 c. as it fell out in a lump from the canister into my bowl!

A serving of the cocoa is 130 calories per 3 tablespoons. So one tablespoon would have been about 45 calories. But I ended up with about 9 tablespoons, so 390 calories!

So did I dump out my bowl and start over? Nope. I ate it all. Counted all the calories. But now I think, "Why did I do that?"

Because I did not want to "waste" the food I ended up with 345 more calories.

So my treat turned into a guilt-trip, then into a blog post.

On a happy note, I did return from Texas the same weight as when I left, and since I am counting my calories, I can tweak the rest of the day to deal with this snack debacle.