I am doing something.
And...it's a little shameful.
I am going on a diet, well....I embarked on it yesterday...and shall remain on said diet until the final weigh in for the Biggest Loser competition at work...which is April 7th.
It should be noted that I don't do "organized" diets. Never did I do weight watchers, no cabbage soup diet, no Nutri-System or anything of the like.
AND, I especially NEVER did Atkins. I like my carbs. And I believe now, more than ever, that for me...it's all about balance.
With that said...
I am doing Atkins.
THERE! ARE YOU HAPPY??!?! I SAID IT.
Now I realize that many of you have probably tried Atkins in the past...or know someone who did...or are just smarter than me and know the jist of it. But let me tell you, I have never paid attention to carbs. Never looked at it on the nutritional label...never cared. But my WL partner has done it before and lost a good amount of weight, and you lose the fastest during the 2 week introductory phase anyways...Even Heather, spouting something about ketosis said that if you don't cheat it, it will work.
so I figured why not? To win this competition, I am going to need some help in the home stretch.
And so it began yesterday.
At first I was excited about the thought of meat and cheese. But that evaporated quickly, like a tear drop on a hot day. I miss my diet sunkist (not really supposed to have caffenine). I miss my cookies, candy bars, soda, bread, pasta.
And it's only been 24 hours!
Its funny, because it appears that carbs are in practically everything I enjoy to toss in my mouth! It's a nightmare.
But I figure if I made it through 2 weeks of liquids prior to surgery, where I existed on ice cubes and licking the salt off of pretzels, then I can do this.
Just for 2.2 weeks. Then its back to the good stuff for me!