Chocolate Banana Coconut Frozen Heaven

On Friday my cousin turned 34 and wanted to go out somewhere. She decided on a jazz club, Cliff Bells, but wasn’t sure if she wanted to stay there all night. This posed an issue for yours truly. Since my diet, my feet are no longer swollen little sausages and I can wear all the lovely shoes I used to. So when faced with an evening of uncertain destinations one must be prepared for anything. So instead of my gold slingbacks I went with my red Christian Siriano wedges. Although they are ridiculously high, wedges are the most comfortable when […]

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Things I miss on HCG Phase 2

There are plenty of foods that I miss (cheese, I would kill for some cheese) but the thing I miss most is eating with The Boy. Anthropologically speaking, sharing food is an intense bonding experience. Even though we aren’t stalking our prey through the city streets, it’s still a simple and special thing to sit down and eat as a family.

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The setback

Today I had a setback- I gained a pound. Now in the real world this isn’t a big deal, one can gain and lose 5 pounds in a day, but in HCG Protocolland it’s a huge deal. Something has gone wrong- you shouldn’t gain weight on 500 calories. This sent my day downhill pretty quickly of course, but at the end of it there was a silver lining. Not once did I want to drown my sorrows in a vat of bacon and chocolate. A major thing for me is the emotional eating. I eat when I am upset, or […]

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Day 2 recap- HCG Diet

Yesterday I was committed, but was afraid something was terribly wrong. I wasn’t really hungry but still very excited when meal time rolled around, but when I ate an orange suddenly I felt like my “self” was about 6 inches above my body. I wouldn’t classify it at lightheaded, but just not right. Fortunately I am well supported and Dr. Stacy knows to check on me. She recommended that I add an extra dose and not let myself get like that in the first place. Here’s what I think the problem was,

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The dreaded “I want something”

The major hurdle I’ve been struggling with (for a whopping 2 days) on the HCG diet is the “I want something”. I’m not hungry, but I want to be eating something tasty. It makes me sort of obsess about the next meal or snack.

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