Jun 25
Waist Management Posted by Leah

Week 4: down 4 pounds (- 12.5 total!)  Holy crap, holy crap, holy crap - this has been a GREAT week!!!!!

Hello HMD’ers!  There’s something that’s been bugging me that I must get off my chest.  I am convinced I was alive during the Depression.  Seriously, I must have been.  How else to explain my unwillingness to waste food?  You know how your parents always told you to clean your plate because there are starving children in Africa?  Well, I have taken that sentiment to heart and then some, as it hurts me to the very core, it wounds my soul to waste food!

 To wit - a few weeks ago I went out to dinner with friends.  Mexican restaurant (my fave).  I ordered a large burrito, thinking that half of it would make for an excellent lunch the next day.  The good part was that I did eat only half of the sucker.  The bad part was that I forgot that I already had lunch for the next day, a salad that needed to be eaten or else would start to go bad (oh, the horror, one cannot let food go bad!!).  I also had dinner plans that evening, so there was no immediate time in sight for me to consume my leftovers.  I stored it in the fridge, ignoring the panic brewing in my stomach, that I might waste this glorious half of a burrito.  (Did I really just write that?!  A “glorious half of a burrito”?  HMD’ers, help me.  Save me!  Send me somewhere calm and cool so that I may lose my mind behind closed doors and away from children and the elderly.  Clearly, that is where I am headed.  Ugh.) 

As I prepared for bed, my mind kept wandering to the leftovers, thinking, planning, looking at the days ahead, not seeing any free mealtime available during which they could be consumed.  (It was a particularly social weekend for me.)  I washed my face.  The burrito.  I brushed my teeth.  The burrito.  I pulled back my bedsheets.  The glorious half of that mothertrucking burrito!  It was like a tell-tale heart in my kitchen, thumping, bumping, lulling me from my bed, peeling off my good judgement, guiding me gently into refried madness!  I musn’t waste the glorious half of that mothertrucking burrito!  

I caved.  I ate the whole damn thing.  I did.  I wish I could say I didn’t, but I did.  No Hot Manspiration could stop me.  It was too much.  But I learned something valuable that night - what happens at the restaurant stays at the restaurant!  No more leftovers, ever.  I’m done with ’em.    

I feel clean now, as if I have given confession and been washed of my sins.  Thank you, HMD’ers, for listening.  Please do not judge too harshly, ere I will stack this site full of pics of the homeliest men you’ve ever seen.  I will!  I’ll do it!

Hot Manspirations of the Week:  It seems like every time I’ve turned on my tv this week the same commercial has been playing.  For once, I am happy to see such constant advertising, as Hot Man Taye DiggsHot Man John Stamosthe commercial in question is Propel Fitness Water’s “Powerwalk” ad.  Have you seen it?  It is the best 30 seconds on tv right now!  It is the ad Hot Man Diet would make if Hot Man Diet had enough money to make an ad.  It is brilliant!  So here’s to Taye Diggs, Derek Jeter (yes, him again) and John Stamos - they’re my Hot Manspirations of the Week!  Have mercy!

HMD Foe of the Week:  Margaritas.  It pains me to write that, but ’tis true.  You see, tequila and I have what is akin to a domestic abuse relationship.  I love it, adore it, but each time I partake it hurts me.  I try to move away, try to find something less harmful like rum and diet or vodka and soda.  But it calls me back, tells me things will be different the next time, the next time it won’t hurt.  But it always does!  And I can’t say no!  I can’t quit it.  Oh tequila, I wish I knew how to quit you!   

So…who wants to meet up for margaritas this weekend?



13 Responses

  1. mpowers Says:

    Weekend? What’re you doing tonight? I love this blog! You are awesome!

  2. PJ Says:

    Congrats on losing 12.5 lbs to date. May that be lost weight that’ll never be found again. :)

  3. PorkChop Says:

    So, it sounds like you and tequila are like Ike and Tina! That is rough!! Well, Tina did eventually figure out how to quit Ike… You need to give tequila an A$$ whooping!

  4. Mar Says:

    I was just thinking this week that this commercial is perfect for your diet sensation! May the pounds keep shedding off like the clothes off hot men!

    I LOVE IT! Amen, sister. Amen!

  5. Becky Says:

    Congrats on the weight loss, I love this blog (and the premise behind it). You should start posting comments of your hot self too!

    Thanks for the compliment! Hey world - I’m Hot!! And getting Hotter! Woo hoo!!

  6. JZ Says:

    You go girl! I can’t say I can do margaritas this weekend, but come Monday, I am there for you!

  7. Miss Gee Says:

    Oh, Derek. Oh, heart. And to you, my Pal-spiration, “Holy crap, holy crap, holy crap, and how!” 12.5! You go, Hotness.

  8. aelmy Says:

    Congrats on your big loss this week! Keep it up…and to help with your margarita woes:

    www.bajabob.com

    Salud!!

    Ooh, I might have to check this out. Have you tried it?

  9. sasefina Says:

    Ahhh! Congrats on 12.5 lbs! That’s amazing!

    I feel you on the burrito. But how the hell did you make it past the chips?

    I lucked out - this particular place didn’t have the best chips.

  10. Yackee Says:

    i have heard rumors, ms. weight (waist) dropper that you soon may be taking hot men nominations.
    In case these rumors are true, I have taken it upon myself to noinate the following (keeping in mind that you already shoot out johnny and that you are probably at this time as drunk as me):

    anderson cooper - because you love the gays and they love you and they really love anderson because he is hot

    the boss- and if i have to explain why then you are probably either a commie of the taliban in which case i will have to kill you - for my country’s sake

    James Gandolfini - because a hot man does not have to have the hottest body - just the ability to make ones knees shake (as Tony or as not)

    And so if the rumor is true, please consider the 3 above. And if the rumor is not true, well, then, may jordan knight piss on yoi!

    See kids, see what can happen when you drink and write!

  11. Yackee Says:

    oops

  12. aelmy Says:

    Re: the bajabob margaritas, i have not tried, however, i was in weight watchers for months and months with several happy hour types and they all loved it

  13. hownowbrown marfay Says:

    You go Girl!! Congrats on 12.5 #’s - I will be watching you Leah!-I’m rooting for you (and me and Trina too) - I know we can do it - I just wish that hotmen worked for me- they just make me want to eat - but then you know…… I’m different!

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