Who Is Walkerlady?

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I'm the 'Lazy Quilter' who doesn't always take the time to try to achieve perfection. I prefer to enjoy the process of creating instead of agonizing over being perfect. I am 'Walker Lady' who changed my lifestyle and lost over 70 pounds in the process! I wear the hats of a Quilter, Artist, Crafter, Musician, Life Coach, Wife, and Mom, all rolled up into one unique human bean!

Monday, April 22, 2013

Party On Dudes and Dudettes....


Life can be a bitch or a party....

I weighed in at 192 pounds this week. So now I have to say I've only lost 99 pounds and I've been kicked out of One-derland...but no, I AM still IN One-derland, I just can't say I've lost 100 pounds right now. OR I can say I lost 100 pounds and gained back one, so now I have only lost 99 pounds. How neurotic we foodies/fatties/health-nutters/crazy/sane/normal people we can be.

...but I have stopped smoking, for over a week now.

...and I am tired of calorie counting and don't really think that is the problem anyway.

...plus I know one thing I haven't been doing...walking. So I am adding more walking back into my life.

...and then there is the Taekwondo that wasn't working for me. The class times are bad for my life. In the end, the cost will be too much to continue on, so I have decided to discontinue that.

Am I suffering with depression? Am I overly stressed in my life? I don't think so. I am not thrilled with the scale. I am concerned with the expansion in my waist. I've gained several inches that are in no way related to the scale readings. It is like I have a bunch of air blowing up little balloons in my belly. I am hoping this is a reaction to the excess sugars from drinking a bit more wine than usual. I don't have wine in the house now as the last was finished over a week ago. I've added the walking back in for four out of the last five days. I am still eating pretty good I think. If things keep going the wrong way, I am not sure what I will look at next.

Words of wisdom common sense: 100 calories of carrots is not the same as 100 calories of cookies.

See you soon.....I am going to go party now, with nature...Walk-on dear readers!

4 comments:

Robin said...

It is unfortunate that the carrots don't taste quite as good as the cookies, lol. Unless you make some type of carrot cookies? Hmmm, I will have to look furter into that! Walk on, Robin

Sherri D said...

I was actually thinking that "carrot cake cookies" would be doable! lol

Anonymous said...

Hang in there. I say throw out the calorie countings for while, along with the cigs and just up the exercise. Who knows you might lose a few lbs in a few weeks or month.
Don't want you on oxygen!!!
See ya Monday and have a good weekend!

Crabby McSlacker said...

I would think it would be tough to lose weight while quitting smoking; even sliding back a few pounds would be pretty normal and worth it from a health perspective. Sounds like concentrating on the healthy exercise is the way to go! Willpower is not limitless, at least not for me, and it sounds like your priorities are in the right place.

good luck! :)