Thursday, October 25, 2012
About 4 years ago I lost weight by learning how to eat healthier. I grew up in a household where bags of candy were hidden around the house, and I was a very good finder!! This worked and I loved how it felt, however, I did not know how to handle it when the scale crept then leaped back up. I tried the crazy diets that dropped 8 pounds, then regained 10 and even went back to my original weight loss plan....and gained weight!! Now it's about diet, exercise, and managing my mind and emotions. If I feel frustrated, I post about it and receive encouragement from other Sparks members. If I need motivation, I read others blogs or motivational pages. It's encouraging to be with people who have different amounts of weight to lose. I often look to the people who are about my weight (used to be!) and see what they are doing. It beats sitting in a meeting trying to fight back tears while my head is arguing with the results on the scale!