I forgot to weigh myself when I woke up but I just did and I'm at....drumroll...
Pounds: 141 (my ideal goal weight is 125-128, that's about what I weighed all through my 20's, but if we're going for HS skinny, it'd be back to 120... lol jk jk)
Upper Arm: 11"
Upper Thigh: 21"
So... thus far, three meals in, I am loving this diet. I am not hungry, or if I am - it's not for long, not more than the normal hunger pains from not having time to eat or waiting until you're home.
For breakfast, I had 1/2 cup of oatmeal with blueberries and some natural sugar sprinkled on top, then I had an apple (but I found out later it was too small, should be about one cup worth of an apple so perhaps that's why I got hungry sooner than later).
For lunch, I had 4 oz of nitrate free turkey meat, one sprouted piece of bread, a cup of cantaloupe, and topped the open faced sandwich with some tomatoes and red onions.
For dinner, I had 1 1/2 cups of turkey chili (with beans, ground turkey, and zucchini).
My snacks were: an apple and two clementines.
Observations: I normally mindlessly eat small things here and there. When I'm cleaning up my boys plates from breakfast or lunch, if there's anything leftover small or big, I find myself taking a few bites. It's a natural reaction from years of enduring my Chinese mother's demands that I eat everything off of my plate. Did I want to marry a crater face by leaving specks of rice in my bowl? Growing up, we didn't have the luxury of leaving anything on our plate. We were conditioned to eat it all. I also found myself grabbing for things before I had to stop myself and think, oh wait - why am I even trying to eat this? I had some leftover dark chocolate in the car, and I almost MINDLESSLY ate a bite, was not even hungry! I wasn't really hungry until right before meal time. I am so excited about the diet that I'm finding it hard to sleep but still got pretty good rest earlier than normal. Also, I eat a lot more fruit than the diet permits on a regular basis... which means I'm probably taking in a lot more sugar albeit natural. I found myself thinking, what... this is all the fruit I get? I mean, I can literally sit there and eat an entire cantaloupe myself. So I did have to hold back from eating more fruit.
Overall, day 1 was a success and I'm looking forward to day 2.