Weight Loss and Holiday Dress Daydreaming
Some math wizard at Weight Watchers needs to go to remedial school – or else I do. So, first the good news. I have lost a total of 42.6 pounds now. Woohooo! But when I entered my weights online in the Weight Watcher tool, it said this:
Please note: You’re probably excited to be losing weight, but you’re losing faster than is recommended. Although it’s normal to lose over 2 lbs in 1 week, if you lose more than an average of 2 lbs per week over a 4-week period, this could pose health risks, such as heart irregularities, anemia or loss of muscle mass. Please slow your weight loss; your doctor can help you do this if you’re not sure how, or ask your Leader for ideas.
You lost again this week! Congratulations, and keep doing exactly what you’re doing!
See you next week.
Uh, I did the math. Basic averaging says I’m losing at about 1.85 pounds a week. Whatever. Chalk it up to a programmer error, I guess. Second, “please slow your weight loss… if you’re not sure how…” Gee, how stupid do they think we are? Of course we know how to slow our weight loss. It’s called EATING, people. Eating more. More popcorn, more ice cream, more, more, more. Duh!
Meanwhile, whatever I’m doing is working, so I’m ignoring their note. My leader is keeping an eye on me and I am so motivated. An early goal I had – long before ever knowing of Mr. Jersey Boy’s existence – was to be svelte enough for a really dynamite holiday dress, even if I had nowhere to go. It looks like I’m going to hit that goal. Plus possibly have somewhere to go with a very handsome man by my side.
So, speaking of dresses, I’m looking for inspiration for holiday dress ideas. Depending on my time availability, although I want to make my dress, I may have to purchase it. Here are some of what I’ve seen so far that I like (from Nordstrom.com)
(Maggie London – above)
This may be just the one….Adrianna Papell Beaded chiffon party dress.
Check out the back view…
Now, if I could get that in an deep emerald green or deep amethyst purple, even better. Yeah, I think that may be the dress for me. It’s $198 from Nordstrom.com. How much do you think the fabric to make something like that would cost, and where could I get it? The pattern itself is fairly simple, it appears.
I’ll keep daydreaming, but not too long, as I have to work so I can afford the fabric or the dress!