Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Weight Watchers Breakdown.....

So last night I had a minor breakdown....I was hungry, tired and stressed from work and my first initial reaction when I got home was to grab some junk food to "make it all better". I was home alone and I knew that nobody would ever know if I "cheated" on my WW. As soon as I opened the cupboard I started crying. I knew I didn't want to eat any junk food, I just wanted that instant gratification, that instant high, that instant stress reliever. As I've mentioned before...I'm an emotional eater! But I realized at that exact moment that eating some horrible fat-induced snack wasn't going to make me feel better........what would make me feel better was jumping on the scale and rewarding my accomplishments. So that's what I did...I jumped on the scale and was .4 lbs lighter then I was that morning! THAT was my instant gratification! Then I made myself a salad and all the world was right again!

I was thinking today on my drive to work about last night's minor meltdown and I realized that my problem with WW is that I'm getting bored with my food, since I tend to eat the same meals over and over again and I also tend to eat most of my meals separate from my fiance which I don't like at all. I like to make a meal and have us both enjoy it, but lately I just fend for myself and he does the same. I ordered a couple WW cookbooks that arrived in the mail on Monday but I haven't had time to go through them yet. So I decided once I got to work that I would search the internet......and that's when i came across this amazing blog. I couldn't believe all the recipes and the variety of meals that were on there.....all WW approved with the points already counted out. My boring life of salads and veggies is coming to an! I printed off about 20 recipes and can't wait to go to the store to pick up my essential items I will need to make them. I'm even convinced that my fiance will eat these too...right alongside of me! Just like old times!

I'm so excited....I'm almost a little too giddy! Tell me these don't make your mouth water.....

Whole Wheat Pancakes

Macaroni Salad

Shrimp & Zuccini with Bowties

Baked Chicken Parmesan
Petite Meatloaves


Non Sequitur Chica said...

Congrats on not eating the junk food even though that was your instinct!

Thanks for sharing that blog...I will have to check out some of those recipes! :-)

Abbie said...

I love that blog! Definitely don't eat separately. That makes it so much harder. J has benefited from the healthier cooking, so I think it's a win-win.

Good for you for sticking with it!