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It's not always sunshine and roses

Okay, the last few weeks have been really difficult. I had my study weigh in and for the first time since I joined the study in feb I've posted a gain. 2 lbs.

I've been working like mad, but things slowed down this week, today is the first of my 'I just need three good days under my belt to get on track' days. So far, I'm rocking it. I'm trying to have lots of protein the next few days and lower carb, because I think I made a mistake these last few weeks by skipping my protein shakes for breakfast and having carbs instead. (or no breakfast) It makes me ravenous the rest of the day. So now, I'm going back to protein shakes, I had two today along with a homemade taco salad, so hopefully tomorrow will be easier and the day after that easier still. I plan to hit the gym on monday after work, My pain has been better and I'm going to double up on pt over the weekend.

I'm proud at the very least though, to be able to say that I'm struggling, instead of I'm giving up.


  1. You'll be fine, Alicia. I've had some struggles myself, and I think that it's these challenges that truly define whether we're dieting or changing our lives. When the challenges just become small blips instead of major derailments, we know we're really making lifestyle changes.

    You're already getting back on track. You're officially a healthy lifestyler.



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