Tuesday, November 20, 2007

SICK VS THE SCALE

So since last sunday (count it 9days) i'ne been sick with one form or another of sickness....IE flu from sunday-thurs and head/chest cold Sat untill today...I've been REALLY trying to watch what I ate- however there were times when I gave in to the comfort food....tomorrow is WI...so We'll see how bad sickness has been to me :)

THings are going pretty well with DH- however last night I went to a Card mAking party that went WAY too long, however today when he was home for lunch, I let him vent about his day and listened/asked questions...tonight he heads to Vancouver for a workshop tomorrow and then returns tomorrow night.... This weeked we are off to his Christmas Party in vancouver at the "convention centre" they are putting us up in the Fairmont...and opps this fattie has NOTHING to wear....except I might pull out the dress in the last picture of my photo blog- I'm down and additional 10 from that pic so It might work- however it is a fancy location...so I am going ot have to snop around to find out what the other ladies will be wearing...

WE'll hope all is well- I' know I havn't had as much chance to visit other blogs and comment but I'm around and will comment as soon as I have a little more time- this time on the internet I needed for me- some time to straigthen my thoughts

1 comment:

Amanda said...

I'm glad you're feeling better. Don't worry about that pesky scale, you're still doing better than you woulda without WW. I was at a card making party the other night too...sounds like you had a lot of fun.

Fat Prison- seen on a couple different websites-

I want to tell you about a very unusual sort of prison. It's called Fat Prison. Why is it so unusual? Because it's completely voluntary.
No one sends us to Fat Prison, we send ourselves!

What's it like to be a fat prisoner? The rules are very strict. To begin with, each prisoner must wear regulation uniform. This consists of a baggy skirt or elasticated pants. Most prisoners pretend they don't mind walking around in this shapeless uniform, but secretly they hate it. They'd much rather walk down the street in a slim pair of jeans.
Exercise is strictly controlled Swimming or playing with children is forbidden. And no prisoner may walk more than a few yards at a time. The penalties for breaking this rule include sweating, shortness of breath, soreness and fatigue. After a few years without any sort of proper exercise, prisoners become so soft that the very idea of movement terrifies them. If you don't believe me, go up to a fat prisoner and suggest a nice long walk in the fresh air!
Everyday life The main feature of everyday life inside Fat Prison is tiredness. Prisoners carry lots of extra weight around on their bodies, so not surprisingly they suffer from chronic fatigue. Result? After doing their daily chores, most of them slump down exhausted in front of the TV.
Even when they allow themselves a night out, many prisoners find it difficult to enjoy themselves. They feel awkward about their shape so instead of mixing with other people they tend to sit in the corner with other fat prisoners.
Prison Mentality After many years of locking themselves away inside their Fat Prison, many prisoners develop a prison mentality. They lose confidence in themselves and their ability to "go straight". They look at slim people and think: "I'm never going to be like them!" They think they are doomed to stay in Fat Prison, forever. Result? They let themselves go completely.
Bad for Health Fat Prison is very bad for prisoners health. Don't forget, the greater our weight, the greater the strain on our joints and spine. And the fatter we grow, the harder our heart has to work to keep us going. No wonder so many fat prisoners get ill!
Depressing Fat Prison is a depressing experience, not only for the prisoners but also for their families. In fact, the children of fat prisoners often grow up to become prisoners themselves. It's a vicious cycle.
Question So why do so many people end up in Fat Prison? And even more important, why don't they leave once they discover how awful it is?
Answer Because they prefer to eat cookies, chocolate, potato chips, popcorn, doughnuts, fatty meat and creamy desserts. They know that this stuff makes them fat but they don't care. They'd rather go to prison than give up their regular mouthful of fat. *Some may have other reasons
Are you a fat prisoner? Have you locked yourself up in your own private Fat Prison? If so, here's some advice. Don't waste another day of your life in jail. Get out now!
All you have to do is stop eating junk and start eating properly and you can walk free tomorrow.
It may take a few months before your weight returns to normal, but your tiredness will lift immediately and within a week you'll feel ten times better. So what are you waiting for?Get out of your Fat Prison today and start really living!