BFC Servings Reminder

BFC Servings Reminder
15/6 = 15 grams sugar/6 carb servings
Carb serving (no more than 2 per meal)
5 grams - 20 grams = 1 serving
20 grams - 40 grams = 2 servings
Eat no more than 40 grams carbs and 5 grams sugar per meal!

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Wednesday Dec. 8th! BFC week 34

Hi Everybody!  I can not believe an entire week has gone by since my last post! December is just such a busy month as I'm sure you all know, there are not enough hours in the day!  I weighed in today at my same 168 lbs.., bummer!  I mean I'm glad I'm not going up in weight but it sure would be nice to start losing a few again.  Earlier this week I got on the scale and it said 167lbs and I got a little excited that maybe I was starting to go down again, but alas, it was not the case on actual weigh in day.  To be honest with you I'm really not going to worry about it too much for the rest of December.  I know I'm eating exactly what I should be eating.  I don't cheat.  I even gave up snacks between meals this week.  I'm just going to keep going this way until after the holidays.  In January I may need to shake things up a bit, we'll see.  I might even get a hormone panel done to see if I'm out of whack there.
So other than the diet my holiday preparations are well underway.  Got my shopping almost finished thank goodness.  We do not buy for extended family except our parents.  It makes things so much easier and keeps the holiday in perspective I think.  We were not able to get our tree early last week like I had hoped because we had to go see my husbands parents over the weekend.  It was is mom's birthday and she has congestive heart failure and lately has been so tired and under the weather.  I thought it might cheer her up if my husband, and all the boys went down and took her out to lunch.  We did that and I think it did her some good to get out of the house, but it cost us almost the whole day, and left no time for tree cutting. This weekend we are doing a little overnight getaway to Lancaster again.  Three of my boys are coming with us and on the way home we will stop at the farm, meet up with my other son, and get the tree.
My dog, that has congestive heart failure, got put on a new medicine this week called Vetmedin.  It was a bit of a risk because I didn't have the very expensive echo-cardiogram done to be certain of what was causing his enlarged heart.  But I think we guessed correctly because he seems to be feeling better.  Yesterday he stole a newspaper and ran around the house with it, and then later stole an empty Doritos bag out of my son's trash can and tore it up.  We were all like, "Buddy, you're being bad, you must be feeling better!"  So today it's all about finding appointments for wisdom teeth removals, and finding a better deal for our self-employment health insurance which is apparently going way up come January, visiting my Aunt in assisted living, balancing the November work books, and getting the last of my online shopping done.
I hope to catch up on the blogs sometime today or tonight and truly hope all of you are doing great!!


  1. Good morning Beth! Ya know, dont be discouraged by weighing the same. I was just talking with my sister this morning & I told her that if I stay the same or only lose a little this month, I am ok with it. We both agree that we are in a good place this year with our weight and it will be good to get through the holidays without gaining. So you just keep on keepin on my friend! It will come off, its just gonna take time. Are you exercising at all? I have to say, I think that it is key for me in losing and lately with the weather being so much colder, I havent been out to walk. I need to get my butt moving again.
    My best friend Laurie has a beautiful tree & I thought it was fake because it had such soft branches, but she said it was a frazier fir & they are like that. We have never had a real tree but I think they are just lovely.
    Glad to hear buddy is feeling better. I used to have a dog named Buddy too. He was a pistol & had an attitude but he was so cute!
    Have a great day!

  2. Hi Beth. I'm notlosing either, but I think you are right, just stay the course and things will happen eventually. Sorry to hear about your husbands mother. Hope she feels better. I so know what you mean about the health insurance. mine went up from $1750 to $1850 each month!! It is robbery because they have cut the payments to hospitals and doctors so much, and then they keep raising the rates. Where is all the money going? Hope you get your tree this weekend. Mine is drinking a ton of hot water!! hugs from me to you!

  3. HI Beth, I know it is frustrating when the scale doesn't go down. Remember that there were many weeks that mind didn't either.
    Have fun tree shopping. and its good to see your dog is feeling better.
    Have a great day :-)

  4. I'm sorry about your dog:( Hopefully he will continue to feel chipper!
    The cost of health insurance when you are self employed is crazy. It's like another house payment. Good luck to you in finding a good policy. I wish that insurance companies had to fight for our business, like with car insurance. It would be a lot more affordable if we had more choices.
    The weight will eventually say bye bye! A hormone panel is a great idea.
    Have a great evening:)

  5. I'm always amazed at how much you all get done in a day! Life is full isn't it. You're doing great Beth. I still haven't seen the 160's yet, but I know I will. Many people will see a weight gain-but to stay stable during the holiday is an accomplishment-be proud. Take Care

  6. I agree - stability over the holidays is an awesome and totally doable goal! Way to go and keep it up! Have a great weekend!