Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Balance is something I've always struggled with. I will go 100% in the direction of a new idea or project leaving other things in my wake. It's kind of a "all or nothing" view of the world. I've applied this to my weight loss efforts in the past. Extreme diets, extreme exercise or nothing. And it has resulted in extreme ups and downs in my weight loss.
I have lost over 100 pounds twice in my life. And gained it back both times. The first time I relied on diet pills and the second was the HCG diet. Both times I gained back my weight.
My focus now is finding balance. Yesterday I noted that I had done so without over analyzing my day and becoming anxious about controlling it. Knowing that I would be attending High Tea, with friends visiting from China, which is loaded with fats and carbs, I added an extra walk into my morning routine and cut back a few calories on my lunch and snacks.
I made it through the day having stayed within 100 calories of my goal and burning 200 extra calories.
Yes, I'm beginning to find balance.