Wednesday, July 15, 2009
I feel like I have been doing pretty well- maintaining a +/- 4lb weight change over most of the last year. I'm now at 163.5. This is 21 lbs less than my highest weight when I started in April 2008
, and 5 pounds more than when I recorded my last "official" weight in March 2009.
. I feel like I have made some significant lifestyle shifts in my eating habits. And I have. I've started getting back into fitness over the past week....I'll admit here that it's been MONTHS since I've done any regular exercise. MONTHS (almost a year??) since I logged my daily food intake.
But it's not all about the weight (though it is fun to see the progress of pounds shedding), so today I decided to take my measurements. I feel kind of silly, but it made me upset to see that I've put several inches back on, especially in my waist. More than half of what I took off there is back on. I know, I know...2 inches is not a huge deal, but I liked the way my stomach looked minus 3 inches and I wonder how two inches could have crept back on me unaware. And I know that I SHOULD/COULD focus on the positive that overall I've still dropped 8 inches total from different areas since April 2008. But I still felt disappointed in myself--teared up a bit. Maybe doing these measurements is what I needed to jump start me back into SP. I've been saying for months that I'm coming back...yet I haven't.