Is This Month Over Yet?

April has been a frustrating series of stalls on the weight loss front. I waited it out and the scale is just moving so slowly. But even with the slowness, I'm down to 193, which is 14 pounds down from where I started. All forward movement is progress as a wise person once said.

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I spent a lot of time analyzing what I was eating. Keto was new to me and some things worked and some didn't. I think the fat bombs (like mini chocolate cheesecakes) stalled me, although they were insanely delicious and once I hit maintenance, they'll be a great treat. I also think heavy cream is not worth it so I switched back to half and half.

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I went back to look at my weight charts and the chart doesn't lie. I was losing great on Medifast (the first part of the chart where I went from 207 to 199.5). I lost almost a pound a day on Medifast and then spent a month trying to lose 5 pounds when I switched to keto/low carb. The food is not ideal, but it's not horrible either. I switched because I wanted something more manageable long-term, closer to how I'd eat in real life, but ain't nobody got time for that right now. So back to Medifast we go!

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The new shower curtain is up and looking great. I love the sea glass print. It makes that bathroom semi-tolerable but I still curse whoever chose linoleum floors and the cream color toilet and tub.

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This month has been long. Work has been stressful. But, I am enjoying coming home to a clean, pretty house and that's been the best thing to come out of April. I need to tackle the other rooms and just get them done already. I've been procrastinating a bit and that needs to stop. I think the theme for May is going to be "get er done" (on the decluttering and weight loss fronts).

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