by Scott Hardie on March 28, 2010
The diet continues, but I haven't lost as much as I would like by now. Four pant sizes is something to be proud of, but three of them were lost in January, so you can understand my frustration. I've wound up taking a fourth meal most days, bringing me to ~1200 calories, and so far I've had a lot of trouble going back down to three. I've found light meals at most chain restaurants that I can eat (less than 400 calories), which helps me get out with Kelly and friends sometimes. It's a shame that the cheapest items on most menus are the most fattening, and the lightest are the most expensive.
Our cat is recovering. A change in her medication and diet got her to put on a lot of weight initially, 3 pounds in two weeks, but now she's leveled out at what seems to be a healthy weight. We're grateful to the vet who suggested the changes. Our beloved cat is back, not just in body but in personality. She's mellow and affectionate, not anxious and constantly howling.
We're hanging in there on limited income. I regret writing that we're getting by on $260 a week, since that's more than a lot of people have, and I'm lucky to have a good, stable job these days. We're about a third of the way saved up for a move this summer, which will give us a little more money and a lot more room. I can't wait to get out of this tiny, cramped cave of an apartment after five years. Kelly has a job lead with some friends in Bradenton and we're keeping fingers crossed.
Thanks for the kind comments and support after my last comments about the above, both public and private. It meant a lot to me. :-)
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