Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Not my favourite day of the month


Welcome to PMS world, where my life sucks and I hate everybody.

Here is a random picture of Australia at the end of summer, from my walk yesterday. That crispy brown stuff is supposed to be grass. Desolate and parched, like my life.

Terrible sleep, very restless all night and up four times to go to the bathroom.

At least the result of all that peeing was weight loss of more than a kilogram overnight! I retain a lot of water when I eat carbs and lose it quickly when I don't. But the problem is that the weight that is left is now "real" weight not water weight and I still only have a few days to lose that. Not feeling very hopeful today. I tell myself it is the hormones and I'll feel better in a day or two. If only I could bottle how I felt yesterday and use that when I need it!

I did the grocery shopping and then forced myself to do half an hour of Fantasia. I chose not to start my gym season in today's mood, but didn't let myself off exercise altogether. I also walked to and from my friend's house after school instead of driving so that added a gentle 20 mins. That is basically all I achieved today. But I did pretty well on both those things. I was out at the shops, surrounded by temptation, and didn't give in to anything. I stuck to my healthy food plan. I exercised a bit when I could have just sat around and then driven the few blocks. And I didn't eat anything except fruit at my friend's house, when there were chocolate chip cookies and pretzels right there in front of me. I didn't kill anyone today, or even smack anyone or yell at them.

I didn't get any writing done and my house looks like a cyclone went through it. Oh, you think I am kidding?

Nevertheless, I only had three pieces of chocolate. And I know I will probably maybe feel better tomorrow.

Report Card:
Diet: Great. Very surprising. I allowed myself the chocolate because I'd eaten lean protein and plants all day and was still under 1,000 calories (cucumber doesn't have many calories).
Exercise: Ok. Pretty good for someone who someone who just wanted to lie somewhere with a pillow over her head.
Water: Great. Eight glasses and some vegetable broth (no salt) which I also count.
Sleep: Poor. Can't have everything, I guess.
Mental Health: You looking at me, punk?


  1. LOL I didn't look at you and I will not comment on your house, please, please spare me :)

    Great job on the diet and exercise, you are a great example for every one, even the one that never had PMS, oups is it too early to joke about it?

    1. I think it's safe to joke now. Especially since I don't know where you live.

  2. Great Post and nice article.Thanks for sharing.

  3. What kind of chocolate? I like mine slightly bitter.