Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Nutrisystem Week 6: Cheaty Cheaterson

I'm done with week 6 of Nutrisystem and it is still just more of the same - I freaking LOVE Nutrisystem!  And while I do have a cheat to confess, I must tell you that I kicked ass this week with everything else!

I had lunch planned with a few friends, and Mark gave me the green light to take the entire afternoon to just shop and enjoy some time alone.  I ran out the door so fast - no time to change your mind, you enormous sucker bahahahahahahaha - that I forgot my lunch that I planned to eat in the car on the way to the restaurant.

I was half an hour from home with no time to go back and pick it up.  It was either, make a good choice in food at the restaurant or cut my blissful aloneness in half to go home and eat a Nutrisystem meal.

I love Nutrisystem, but not that much.  I get zero time alone.  I've tried to buy some bathroom alone time by teaching Olivia about privacy, but now she just stands outside the door and asks me if I'm peeing or pooping, and then says something like, "Oh, I just heard you poop!"  So yeah.  I ate at a restaurant.

A noncreamy soup and a side salad, and I took off the croutons and had ranch on the side.  It's almost sad how pleased I am with myself over this.  It makes me hopeful for the transition off of Nutrisystem in a couple of months.  So far, so good:

Week 1: -2.4

Week 2: -3.8
Week 3: -1
Week 4: -1.8
Month 1 Total: 9 pounds lost!
Week 5: -.4
Week 6: -2.2
Total: 11.6 Pounds lost!

I am hoping to lose around 10 more pounds for sure, and maybe 15.  I haven't been normal and unpregnant in so long that I really need to reevaluate my weight goal.

Someone pointed out to me that I should post actual pictures of the food I am eating instead of pictures from the Website.  And I agree!  I plan to do that after I get my next order, which should be here in a little over a week.  Then I'll snap pics of my favorite foods and put them up so you can see what they look like from the view of my scratched up phone camera.


1. Cheated and ate out.  First time in six weeks, which I think is awesome!  I didn't even really want to but I would've been starving if I hadn't.

2. Didn't get all of my veggie servings a couple of days this week.  Not cool.


1. Ate out like a Cheaty Cheaterson and didn't stick my face into a bowl of nachos!

2. Drank at least 64 ounces of water every day.  I've been horrible about this so I'm counting it as a success.

3. Nutrisystem recommends 30 minutes of exercise a day.  While I didn't do that exactly, I did do hour long workouts four days this week.  Which equals out to 30 extra minutes.  I WIN.  Just a this.  I still kind of fail at life.

4. Got a couple of comments about my weight loss from friends and family.  I got a text from a friend saying that my face looked thinner after I posted this picture on Facebook:

Waffles and Chuggington for the girls.
Nutrisystem Pancakes and Cuddles for me.
(Also, there's my gel stained kitchen!  I hope to post a before and after sometime this millennium.)
 5. I wore a pair of my old jeans, single digit-sized, and was able to button them.  Admittedly, they were slightly snug, but 6 weeks ago I couldn't even come close to buttoning them.  And so many more of my old shirts fit nicely.  Such a great feeling!

If you'd like to join me in using Nutrisystem to lose weight and start a healthier way of eating, follow this link: Join Nutrisystem or call 1-888-853-4689.

Disclosure: I am being provided the Nutrisystem Women's SUCCESS Select as a part of the Nutrisystem Nation Blogger Program, in exchange for writing about my experience with the program. All opinions are mine and have not been influenced in any way.


Jennjilla said...

so proud of you! Keep up the good work!


Hilary said...

A. I noticed your gel stained cabinets in the kitchen and I noticed that they look great!

B. How the hell do you have time to gel stain a kitchen with a 4 year old and a not even one year old??? I can't do ANYTHING with my one two year old!! 5 seconds in the kitchen by myself and he's all
"mama! mama! mama!" until I come back in and sit there and watch him do whatever it is he wants!

Rebecca said...

I call it a win that your daughter didn't try to knock down the door to save you. Cause that's what my kids do when I try to lock the bathroom door. At least they are now in school and I get a few hours of peace. Well I babysit but he naps and is a great baby so it's still a win.

Except for this week...the kids are on spring break and I can now see how grossly underpaid their teachers are.

Sara Q said...

Holy balls! If I could lose 11 pounds and be in single digit jeans, I'd call that a win in itself! I'd have to lose 11x2 maybe 3, depending on how many situps went down during that period. So that is awesome. Nicely done. Winning at life in general. I got a jelly bean for peeing the other day, and two for pooping. Its really the worst trade off for non private bathrooming I've ever had.

JP said...

For you not to stick your face in some nachos is DEFINITELY a win. Great job!

erin said...

friggin' amazing. If I remember correctly, you're not very tall (I'm 4'9"-ish on a good day, so I'm allowed to point fingers here), so I know that 11.6 lbs looks like double that on a normal-height person!! Ahhhhmazing job.
I need to lose at least twice that much but just like regular food too dang much. :( You are a total rock star and funny as hell. Keep rockin' it, nutriSystem or no.

Tara Kramarsky said...

Way to go! I am on Week 2 and we like to eat out. I always either check out the menu online before we go or make sure I KNOW that the restaurant has options for me.

Joanna said...

Great job! I've been counting calories and exercising 6 days a week since last August and have only just hit the 11.6 lb weight loss mark! You're rocking it!