So, I thought I'd share a some before and now pictures for my 2 month bandiversary, which was yesterday. Better late than never. I actually had my DH home tonight to try and take pics in the same place we took them the night before the surgery. In some ways I can see differences and in some I can't. I will preface with the fact that clearly we were dealing with the night before surgery and I had worked long hours leading up to that as I didn't know how long I'd be out. They are true "before" pics! Also, I have had a good haircut and color with a shade lighter since then. I notice it as a huge difference but can now see why most people just know "something is different" but aren't quite sure. I think the darker, new color might be the one to stick with when I am not tan.
Ok...enough pointing out the flaws.
Tomorrow is weigh in day. I have walked 4 times. I have been trying with the water. Today I had a huge NSV. We have quarterly meetings that I have to attend. The person running them always orders from a great pizza place. This morning I asked him to get me a salad, as they also have great salads. I had a salad and just 1 piece of pizza. Huge difference from months ago when I'd be going for 4 -5 pieces over the course of the meeting. This morning's peak had me below 260, we'll see if it holds out. I am going to down a ton of water before I go to bed in about 2 hours so hopefully by morning I am flushing the rest of the salt from the pizza out of the system.
MIL comes next week for Thanksgiving. She and I get along. I don't always agree with her ways. I don't believe she takes care of herself. But...for the most part, it's fine. She is bringing so much flippin' food to make for Thanksgiving. Here is the problem. I am hosting both DH's mother and sister and nieces, but also my parents, sister and BIL and nieces and nephew. 14 people total. Both sides have their own traditional foods - so we'll be making basically 2 dinners worth of food. For all of these people. I love love love cooking. I'm not sure how I'm going to do a ham and a turkey and all of the other stuff in my kitchen though. Eeek...good planning, good planning.
And I'm having a fill the day before Thanksgiving, so hopefully that helps with the whole control piece.
How are you all anticipating Thanksgiving and handling it?