14 POUNDS IN 2 1/2 WEEKS
I've been getting so excited about my weight loss. I've been trying on clothes in the next size down, and they all fit loosely! There are a few items I've never even been able to wear (gained weight between purchase and event bought for!)
I created a new recipe. The vegetables I was eating were getting a little boring - you can only chomp down on so many carrot and celery sticks. So, I experimented and made:
SWEET POTATOES FOX
Peel and slice a medium sweet potato for each person's serving. Peel and slice a medium apple. Use non-stick spray for an oven dish, and layer the slices in alternate rows. Sprinkle fresh currants, if available (they have an incredibly intense flavor). Sprinkle with nutmeg and cinnamon, cover, and bake at 350 degrees for an hour.
This travels well the next day, if you heat it up in a microwave.
To my salads, I've been adding extra flavor with:
Red cabbage, shredded
Romano cheese - 1/4 teaspoon
The important thing is to get some variety in the day's food. It helps keep me on the Trim Body plan.
In the late afternoon, I've been coming home hungry (I work as a substitute teacher, and am generally done by 2:30 - 3:00). I've learned to get a hot cup of tea or bullion, and, if still hungry, grab a piece of fruit. That generally keeps me until dinner. If I still want something, I can have my salad early.