First thing's first...
Starting Weight: 225 lbs.
Last Weight: 172.8 lbs.
Today's Weight: 170.6 lbs.
Weight Loss: 2.2 lbs.
Woooooooooo! Not completely certain what I did to deserve this but yay!
Okay, so I'm going to try and not overwhelm myself with an incredibly long post. There's a lot I want to say but I have to finish (ehem, start) a 12-page paper on a topic yet to be decided and also pack for school, since I'm leaving tomorrow at 10am. Oy vey. Caffeine, get inside of me.
I ended up doing a yoga class, followed by a pilates class, followed by an advanced beginner latin jazz class. Yoga was great, but super painful. Then, I took a break and went to Subway for a tuna sandwich and some soup and then I went back for pilates. All of a sudden, I get horrid cramps. Sorry for the tmi, but I'm talking paralyzing, want-to-cry, want to curl up in a ball and go to sleep until they go away, want to hurt everyone cramps. I hate this time of the month. I power through it but I HATE it.
(from No Strings Attached--if you haven't seen it, go on Netflix Instant immediately)
So I power through pilates. There are only about six people in the class and the instructor is super strict. The girl next to me kept getting reprimanded. I loved it because she pushed me to be perfect and it was great. But it hurt, especially because of my predicament. Cramps would not go away. I thought seriously about not going to my last class. And then, I realized....I HAVEN'T DRANK ANY WATER TODAY. I did yoga and pilates with no water, in addition to having drank a huge Diet Coke with lunch, which has caffeine in it. Stupid, stupid, stupid. So I went downstairs, got a bottle of water and waited for my next class.
Me, angry at myself for forgetting to drink water, waiting outside of my class.
So I drink my water. Five minutes later, lo and behold, cramps are gone and I have TONS of energy. The next class was amazing and I loved it. This was the dance we learned: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10150637248840864
Came home, made pumpkin tortellini, bummed around. Pumpkin tortellini = YUM!
In the morning, I went shopping. Here's some stuff I tried on and bought that I was excited about.
Skirt-GAP (size 10); Shirt- GAP (small)
Same stuff, different angle
Same shirt. Jeans- GAP (size 8) [they're not quite a perfect fit yet, but they WILL BE lol]]
Shirt- Urban Outfitters (medium) Jeans- GAP (size 10)
Shirt- H&M (Medium); Jeans- American Eagle (size 8)
Sizes "Small," "Medium," "8," and "10" are ones that I never thought I would see. Especially not small or 8. I bought another shirt in a size small from H&M that you can sort of see in the corner of the last picture. I'm sort of in shock about it. Got measured at Victoria's Secret. Size 38D-DD. How I shrunk nearly 8 inches in waist and am still a D-DD is a mystery to me but I won't complain.
After that, we picked up G, since he doesn't live far from the mall and drove to Brooklyn. Then he and I went to the city for dinner and a ballroom lesson. Right before biting into a delicious cupcake from Crumbs, I realized that I hadn't eaten or drank anything almost all day. Not for a lack of trying. Just didn't really have time. But I shrugged it off and ate the cupcake. Crumbs cupcakes look a little like this....
Deliciousness- all 550 calories of it.
So we ate our cupcakes and went off in search for dinner. I was dizzy and nauseous and just feeling terrible for about an hour. G got a little worried when I stumbled on the sidewalk. I think it was mostly mental, but when I realized how stupid I had been, I got a little scared. Here's what I think happened: No sugar all day, blood sugar kind of low but not too bad--it's happened before. Then, I eat something which has TONS of sugar in it. Body says "WTF" and produces a TON of insulin, which brings my blood sugar SUPER LOW, which makes me dizzy and nauseous and terrified that I'm going to faint in the middle of Manhattan. I am fine now and ate a sugary treat after dinner with no reactions, thank goodness. But note to reader (if there is one): Don't eat sugar on an empty stomach. It will make you insane.
Okay. Off to write my paper/pack, I hope. Will hopefully blog again tomorrow!