Sunday, June 03, 2012
About this time every year I want to redo my life and get re-inspired to be healthy again. I was going really strong there for a moment, when "bam!" I actually don't even know what stopped my momentum...
It is getting to a point where I don't even want to start again because I have failed so many times. At least that is what I think when I only look at the surface and the scale. When I really look at all the changes I have made It is amazing.
A quick look in my cupboard and you will see a huge difference from what it used to hold. They used to hold sugar, flour, bisquik, pancake mix, brownie and cake mixes and frostings; now my cupboards are filled with things like organic Gluten Free (GF) flours, oatmeal, steel cut oatmeal, and sweeteners used sparingly like agave, and real maple syrup. My frig used to only hold maybe 10% fruits and veggies like celery, carrots and apples, now I have many different kinds of vegetables and fruits available. 75% of my frig is filled with fruits and veggies.
I can walk 3 to 5 miles with no problem, I even run. I do yoga (even Bikram Yoga) and feel great after. I can even do things after my walks, before a walk around the block was followed by a nap or a long sit.
I am doing a lot of things right and I need to acknowledge this. But what the HECK is keeping my weight on, and why do I get to a certain point and then much of the weight comes back. It is so baffling. Is this some sort of self sabotaging?? Is it some emotional damage I suffered? I just don't know but I am going to keep trying until I get to my goal weight of 136LBS (if that feels like a good weight for me).
“People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.”- Zig Ziglar
Have a blessed day