Lindsay Lohan looked incredible Wednesday for her arraignment on a charge of felony grand theft.
She's in trouble for something grand, and that's how she was going to present herself: white dress, sleek hairdo, black shades, black shoes.
Her look said, "I'm not the type of person who steals necklaces from jewelry stores in Venice."
I'm not sure I have yet achieved that look, but I was impressed at how well she cleaned up and wondered about her diet and exercise routine.
I'm sure I've slipped down a terrible path. Who else looks at the news that way? "Three years in jail, you say? Think she uses a Stairmaster?"
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I blame the one-track mind on the cookies, which seem to be doing their job.
On Wednesday, I went back to Smart For Life, the place I got the cookies for the Cookie Diet, for the one-week check-in.
I took off my shoes and socks and stepped on the scale, and the results were positive -- a decrease in weight of 4.5 pounds in the first week. Not surprisingly my TBW (total body water) went from 99 pounds to 95.5 pounds, exactly the weight I lost.
The woman at Smart For Life said it was most likely the absence of so much salt in my diet that helped me retain less water. Fine with me.
I bought another week's worth of cookies and set an appointment for next Wednesday. Then I went to the gym, rode the stationary bike for 10 miles (50 minutes) and then tried to tone up like Lindsay with weights.
For my dinner, I had a chicken breast at Zankou and ate some shredded carrots for a snack.
Boring, maybe, but it's working.
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