Sunday, December 28, 2008
Getting Food Posioning is the Best Diet Ever
Ok, I haven't updated since my first entry for a variety of reasons, chief among them is just plain laziness--which isn't a great start to this process. I've actually managed to keep my head above water these last two weeks, which is sort of an accomplishment given that it's the holidays and even skinny people are given a free pass to gain a few without too much grief this time of year. This year was the first year that I hosted Christmas dinner at my house. I love cooking (kind of duh since I'm fat) so it wasn't that much of a chore. I was trying to keep the tasting to a minimum while I was cooking and didn't eat that much during the dinner since my grandmother (who has been counting my caloric intake since I started eating solid food) was watching my plate like an eagle. Of course, this being the Midwest, everything I made contained at least a stick of butter a half cup of sugar. Side note: I know I should have made some substitutions to my ingredients to benefit the health of everyone eating ,but honestly, fuck that. I wanted everyone to be impressed with my cooking and I wasn't about to risk my reputation by substituting applesauce for butter or whatever lame tricks they try and teach you at Weight Watchers. So after everything was said and done, I figured I would probably gain a pound or two. But I was wrong about that because the very next day I came down with a horrible stomach sickness. Let me tell you, there's nothing more worrying than spending an entire day on the toilet right after cooking a large meal for lots of people. Fortunately, I was the only person who got sick and I have no idea what I did to get dysentery, the likes of which I have not seen since coming back from vacation in Puerto Vallarta. Anyway, I ended up losing like 3 pounds, so yay. I'm hoping to get back on track starting tomorrow and lose some weight without the help of a parasite.