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It's Been a Long Time

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

I haven't blogged since July. I haven't felt a huge draw to come onto the site. I got tired of making big plans and then everything falling through because I didn't follow through. It's almost embarrassing as I look back at my big plans.

I'm in a good place with my weight. I don't feel desperate to lose weight. In fact, for quite awhile it wasn't even a thought of mine. A wise person told me either I have to work hard on losing weight or stop obsessing about it. I chose to stop obsessing about it.

I have lost about 25 pounds in the last year without trying. I think my portion sizes have been smaller, and I'm in a more supportive environment relationship wise.

I am starting to get the itch to focus on getting healthy again. It's crept up over the past month. I have no extravagant plans. I'm just going to do what feels right on any given today.

I was proud of a small victory this morning. Usually I want to grab breakfast from a fast food place or the school food court before I head to class. Well, today I grabbed two cheese sticks and some snap peas out of the fridge and ate that instead!
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ILIKECACTI 12/13/2012 9:30AM

    Oh i totally know what you mean about big plans and failures. that's exactly where i am now. i'm trying again, but my effots are certainly tapered in light of my numerous unsuccessful past attempts. anyway- 25lbs down is something!! so way to go for that!

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SUGARSMOM2 12/12/2012 2:15PM

  how wonderful to think if you stop worrying about weight it will take care of itself . good job . . the time has come for all of us to stop .

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FREETOWANDER 12/12/2012 1:34PM

    emoticon on your little victory this morning!!! Every little step adds up as you saw through this past year :) Keep on keeping on and keep on NOT obsessing about your weight! It's working!!
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MKELLY72 12/12/2012 12:19PM

    So glad to see you back! Small victories are important, and I think it's a great idea for you to start small and celebrate your accomplishments as you build new healthy habits. Before I finally began this most recent (and successful leg) of my weight loss/ health journey, I had also finally stopped obsessing about my weight and learned how to be more accepting of me-This is the beginning of great things for you!
Michelle

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