Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Losin' it!

I put on one of my dark and dreary subbing outfits today (kids respond much better to someone dressed like the grim reaper rather than someone dressed like an Easter egg. I don't know why) and my corduroy pants are so tight that I was in danger of starting a fire every time I walked anywhere. Time to diet!

I found an iPhone app called "Lose it!" not to be confused with the teeny-bopper movie "Losin' it!"

Lose it! iPhone app

Losin' It! (not about weight loss)

This new app seems pretty cool so far. It's a novel new way to do the same damn thing I have to make myself do every year. The only bad thing is there's really no way to cheat without it being obvious to myself that I'm cheating. I like to cheat. When I was doing Weight Watchers, I could call a huge bowl of raisin bran 4 points because all the little bowls that were actually 4 points-size were in the dishwasher. And cleaning up a pan of bars or cake by evening off the edges doesn't count either. That's just housework. I suppose I shouldn't cheat. I can't afford to wear inner-thigh holes in all my cords.

Anybody got any foolproof weight loss tips NOT about eating less and moving more? (that's been done to DEATH.)

6 comments:

  1. Sarah,

    I am a teacher too and I wish I did. I have gained three pounds on Weight Watchers! What's up with that?

    maybe the brownies in the teacher's lounge last week caught up with me???

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  2. Have you ever tried chemotherapy? Or catching mono? Neither are pleasant, but watching what you eat and doing exercises isn't exactly fun either.

    I had anxiety attacks last spring and lost 15 lbs...I was crazy, but I looked pretty damn good!

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  3. VKT, I managed to gain weight a few weeks when I was on Weight Watchers too. Paying ten bucks for those weeks really stunk. From then on I would strip almost naked for the weigh-in.

    Anne, I think I'll pass on chemo. I hear that's kind of a downer. How about speed? I think they call it "meth" these days. Nah, I have enough teeth problems already.

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  4. You could travel to some 3rd world country, eat some undercooked meat and hope for some sort of parasitic invasion of the intestines.

    I'm only trying to help...

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  5. Don't you hate when your cords make the "BZHOOT BZHOOT BZHOOT" sound?

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  6. Dana McKibbage WaldbilligMarch 6, 2010 at 11:14 AM

    I lost 20 lbs BOTH times I ruptured a disc in my neck...you could try that. OR: Jillian Michaels 30-day Shred!! It's a 20-minute workout (yes, only 20 minutes!!) and if you do it EVERY day you will lose 20 lbs in a month. I know someone who did this (not me, fool). But I bought the DVD and am going to do it. Jillian kicks your ass!

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