Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Mother Nature

I've been struggling this week.

First Monday morning, I was up 2 pounds from the day I proclaimed my 15 pound weightloss by May 4.  For some reason, until just now, I was sure it was 3 pounds.  But it's 2.

I was pissed.

I mean, I NEVER set strict short term goals, and the one time I do, I promptly go in the wrong direction.  So, now I have 17 pounds to lose by May 4.

Then, I can't eat.  My band has suddenly tightened up!  Like nobody's business.  I had to eat my yogurt sooo slowly it wasn't even funny.  I PB'd creamed spinach and mashed sweet potatoes.  WTH.

So I mentioned it to a few banded friends who went through the usual list of things that make us gain weight/give us restriction.

Stress?  What do I have to be stressed about?  Life at the new job has been great.
Can't be that.

Period?  Nope, I don't really get one of those.
Can't be that.

Then Monday night I went to bed and had dreams I was in pain in the uterus region.  A period is less common than a kidney stone for me, so I was dreaming about kidney stones!  When I woke up I just had that achey "oh crap, I'm getting my period" feeling.

Bingo.

A few hours later, I was spotting.  Now it all makes sense.  No wonder I can't eat anything and my weight is up.

Hopefully the weight will disappear after this is over.

P.S. Mother nature couldn't have actually had a period herself or she wouldn't have cursed us with this!!!
No Lie, I swear to you I opened this Yogurt RIGHT AFTER publishing this blog and this was what the lid said.  Is Mother Nature laughing at me?!? 

6 comments:

  1. Oy vey...what a PIA. Sorry, hope you get back to feeling like yourself soon. And I just have to say thanks for making me chuckle this am. That is TOO funny about the yogurt lid saying... that dang biotch Mother Freaking Nature...ha ha!

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    1. I'm glad you enjoyed that... I couldn't help but kind of laugh yet feel slightly annoyed at the irony. I don't know that I've ever even NOTICED that Chobani prints something under the lids. I had to open my later-day snack yogurt to see, and it had a different saying.

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  2. Lol well at least you know and that explains the gain on the scale too,, both issues answered

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  3. At least you now have an explanation, I'm sure it's a great relief.

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  4. Thats so funny. Thanks a lot for rubbing it in Chobani :p

    I hope next week is a better week. I know with your hard work and dedication you can get to your goal.

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  5. I swear, you are so funny. When I read the end of this post, it made me flash on a commercial that used to air when I was a kid. The tagline was "It's not nice to mess with Mother Nature!!!" and this creepy woman would come on screen with a lightning bolt. You are WAY too young to remember this. :)

    Same story here. Every time I've announced a goal out loud, I've immediately gained weight. What the hell? At least you know the reason though!

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