Friday, October 3, 2008

Hot for the Holidays Update....

This is really week four for the challenge, but we are slow to start since I just found the challenge this week. I have learned that I am NOT a stress eater. I guess that is a good thing. This week I received the electric bill and it was $722!!!!!!!!! WHAT?!? We didn't even run the air conditioner this month? So, I notice that it was estimated and I have never read my meter before, but I was going to learn real quick!!!! I instantly call the company and after being on hold I find out that there was a glitch in their new computer system and it could easily be adjusted, however, he needed to transfer me to that department. After being on hold for an hour and transferred 3 times, the lady answers and hangs up!!!! Anyway, it is being adjusted and will be down to our usual $80-$100. Needless to say, my anxiety was through the roof and I wanted nothing to eat (which I know is not good either, but I didn't have a choice!).

Other than that scare, I had made a conscience effort to eat healthier and walk a minimum of 1 mile a day. I am also making a much better effort to get in my 8 glasses of water a day. I think having the challenge makes me more accountable. I think that I will have weeks where I gain but this week I lost.........4 pounds!!!!!

Motivation: If you know me, you probably know my sister......she is gorgeous with not an ounce of fat on her.....I am not exaggerating. Anyway, her hobby is collecting clothes (she always has the latest trends, etc. ) and it usually takes me a season or two to accept the new trends!!!! So, she is moving into a new house and I was over there helping her organize and unpack and I scoped out her closet. She let me have a pair of jeans and cute shirt..........well, not so cute on me yet, but it will be!!! So, I am motivated to get into these jeans, while still breathing and to not have a "muffin top" showing through the shirt!!!!

Check out our friends at Baby Tea Leaves to find out how others did this week. How did you do?


Honey Mommy said...

Ok, that bill would have sent me through the roof!

You did SO well this week! Four pounds is amazing! Keep it up.

Christie O. said...

welcome welcome welcome! and what a good start you are off to!!!

awesome job!!! you'll be in that outfit in no time.

so glad you straightened things out with the electric company -- i'd have had a heart attack!

Kasey Hunt said...

I would have freaked out!! Glad you got it fixed.

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