Sunday, April 13, 2014
After reaching my final goal, I went nuts. The pounds were creeping up. I regained 13 lbs. Of course not happy with myself for allowing this to happen, I put on the brakes. Although I didn't go into diet mode again, I made a consorted effort to put all I had learned about nutrition into practice In short, I watched what I ate very carefully. I accepted the idea that I couldn't continue to eat a bag full of gummies in one shot. Since I love them so much, and couldn't eat them in moderation, I stopped buying them Boy do I miss those nights of snacking in front of the tv with my favorite treat. Still the scale went up and down. Then, I actually stopped trying so hard and just listened to my body.
I'm now back down to within a pound of my goal weight. I am very happy and sure I will drop that last pound. I will not celebrate this success by going out and buying my favorite candy. My husband even watched the portions he served me at lunch! That's 2 years in the making. my once diet saboteur has become my ally! That's the most pleasing of all. Good for you, DH!
Stand your ground and never give up! I changed my focus from"I" to you and shared my experience, strength and hope with others as I sought team blogs out to comment on. I have become "we" focused.
Keep writing those blogs. Love to hear about your successes and near failures. No ones a failure unless you quit trying. Hang in there sparkfriends, I'm here for you!