After years and years of failed dieting (my mom and Daryl can attest to this), I finally decided to have this summer as the diet-now-or-never-lose-weight-month.
Fast forward to today, it has been five days since I haven’t eaten rice (thanks to my friend, Rica, who lost a considerable amount of weight just by not eating rice). Then, I realized that I might be eating a lot of protein, and I might end up gaining more weight.
I just typed in random diet terms in Google, and voila! I decided to pursue the Southbeach Diet, just because I want to have a concrete diet plan.
It works in three phases, and before we worry about the last two phases, let me discuss the first phase first:
The first phase lasts for two weeks. Here, I would be eating meat and seafood (in my case that would be chicken, fish and seafood), vegetables, eggs, cheese (yum!) and nuts. Salad with dressing is an awesome addition to the diet too.
But, I almost cried when I saw that I couldn’t eat these things for the next fourteen days: bread, rice, pasta, fruit, anything with sugar. But I just read that I could eat gelatin! (Hello, caf gelatin)
I’m still reading on the specifics of the diet, and I’m prepping up for the next two weeks. And it’s a Sunday! What a way to start a week! :)
It’s funny how my last summer as a college student is also the best (and the worst) summer of my life.
For one, I have summer classes and internship at the same time. One side of my mind says I need to prepare for Thesis and the other side propels me to get the year ready for my organizations.
There’s this longing to earn money to buy my own camera (I’ve been failing to buy one since second year because of uh — fashion :|), while, of course, the temptation to buy new clothes, shoes, bags, notebooks and books never dies.
Fortunately for me, I think I have enough good vibes to beat the summer heat and all its complexities.
On another note, I just watched How to Train Your Dragon yesterday and I’m prepping up for Toy Story III and Shrek: The Final Chapter in 3D. I can’t wait. :)
Today was one heck of an unproductive day, save for the few moments reserved for watching the annual Sinakulo/Pinetensya/Prusisyon. This Good Friday, we just stayed at home, unlike the past ones. Mom wanted us to rest (and because I’ll be leaving again soon, boo).
I have work to do. But I’m procrastinating. It pains me to remember that this would be my last summer as a student, yet, I still have a fully-booked schedule. You’ve heard this before, but yes, there’s just so much to do, and so little time — yet, I just spent today browsing and browsing the Internet (a.k.a useless stalking) instead of working, reading a book or watching some good old classics.
Tomorrow will be awesome. You bet?
P.S. I will be starting my major lifestyle change tomorrow (a.k.a The Great Diet). Bear with me, please. To my sleepyhead, please wake up for our first ever exercise day.
"If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.”
It has been a tough ride this semester, and I’m so glad I’m over it. Grades were released last night and you don’t know how I’m shivering right before I saw five months of effort on a string of letters.
And although I didn’t get what I was hoping for at the start of classes, I was more than happy with what I got. Fr. David has been kind to us despite our failed quizzes and I dare you, get him for Philo. His readings might be long but you will be amazed at how fast you could read your books (Yes, we read A LOT of books in one semester) during submission crunch time. I’m still thinking of whether I should get him again for Ph104. Joanne Ala?
I’d say this sem was one of the hardest I’d had — with overload subjects, Theo, Philo and extracurricular activities jam-packed in one sem, I feel like dying everyday. But hey, I’m a fighter! And even though I’m so broke already for riding taxi cabs all the time, studying at Starbucks and occasionally eating at TOSH, I’m still alive and kicking, ready to give more and more, with my tiara still intact, of course.
And with that, thanks to the people who’ve made this sem more awesome than it is. You all know who you are. A few more months until I bug you again for thesis sem.
Did you know that I need a 4.0 next sem?
Walt Disney said “It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” Besides, Rizal library is always there for DL-wannabe’s. Now you know where to stalk me now. :D
Oh, and ACCO designations were also released last night. I’m so excited for next school year’s stress :)
Today, I said goodbye to the worst semester in the face of history and say hello to BATAAAN!
You don’t know how much I’m excited to go home. This sem was a killer who removed going home and family from my vocabulary for quite a while. And even if this sem would be full of work, planning and more planning, I’m looking forward to a few nights of booze after a tiring play under the sun.
Also, I’m hoping not to get dark. Not even a shade darker. I’m having a graduation picture that will define my life status. HAHA.
P.S. More posts about this sem after two days of graduation duty. Time to hide the tiara under that Canebo cap (Is this how you spell it?)
Lately, because of school and my appetite for all kinds of food, I’ve been eating a lot. Oh, don’t remind me. Since sixth grade, I never forgot about my forever-fail-diet.
But this time is different. I think I hated McDonald’s after eating there everyday for a week. Boo you school. So, I’m having a body detox away from fast food for the whole summer! Plus, I’ll be good to my health by following Mr. Doctor’s advice not to eat meat and not to drink softdrinks forever!
Isn’t that wonderful?
But wait! Since desperate times call for desperate measures and tonight is my last all-nighter night for the semester, and tomorrow is my last library day, I’m drinking Red Bull instead of my usual coffee fix! I think Mom and Daryl will be mad again for my Taurine intake, but it’s hell week! Right? In reference to Sir Fajardo (who will be graduating tomorrow! Congratulations, Sir!), even the world doesn’t stop for earthquake because it’s hell week. Haha.
On the other side of wonderland, before I finally finish my last paper for Fr. David (Fr., I’ll miss you!), some random person, who I presume has nothing better to do with his/her life, asked me weird questions in Formspring ranging from “Virgin ka pa ba?” to “Feeling mo maganda ka? to “Joke lang Babe, Nanttrip lang.” To you, I want to thank you for wasting your time on me. Haha.