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Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day!

I had to take Hallmark Man to the “big city” of Savannah for a colonoscopy this morning.  It only took us an hour and a half to get there.  Traffic along the interstate was zipping along at a whopping 5 miles an hour.  We took the nearest exit and went in via the back roads. Otherwise, we would have been sitting in traffic a lot longer.  3 hours later as we were leaving Savannah, the traffic was STILL backed up.

I am noting that today, I have no pain in my hips.  I did not eat red meat yesterday at all.  I didn’t eat any processed meat.  I did, however, eat every two hours because I was starving.  Maybe it was a mental thing, but I still didn’t make it up to 1399 calories (my max for the day, according to, if I want to lose weight).

Oh, I didn’t mention it?  I signed up on her website yesterday.  I need a kick start.  I’ve got a lot more weight to lose.  Finding my food sensitivities is making this a little more tricky. I have to be leary of carbs that spike insulin, avoid red meat, processed meat and dairy (except butter).  So, I ate a lot of beans and eggs yesterday.  To look at it on print, (via, it looked scary and I felt like I lost control, so that’s why I joined up with Jillian’s site.

So, I am excited about the no pain thing. I am going to the chiropractor tomorrow morning, not because I “need” it, but because I am dying to get on the scales. I haven’t been on the scales in a month.  I could do that for free, but I might as well get adjusted while I am there and share with him what I discovered about red meat.  🙂

The sad part of this whole ordeal is that Hallmark Man bought me a ring for Christmas.  It’s too big now.  It flops around on my finger and is at least half a size too big.  I didn’t realize I was losing weight in my fingers, too.  I’m constantly adjusting it.  I know…it’s a good thing.

You know what else could be daunting, but I’m not going to let it?  According to Jillian Michael’s website, I will reach my goal weight by December 24, 2012.  Of course, that is based on the 220 lbs that I weighed last time I went to the chiropractor.  We will see what tomorrow brings.  I am pumped!!


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