Friday, June 21, 2013
Almost a week has passed and now that I have that under my belt things are getting a bit easier. I'm back in the groove and I've set myself some lofty goals that I call my dreams but then I also have more realistic goals too. I want to lose 40 lbs by my 40 th anniversary in Nov. this is my dream, but I'll take any progress at all realistically. A step forward is better than standing still or going backwards.
I am trying not to'diet' but to choose wisely and if I can't choose wisely I certainly can watch portion control. I've got to get more veggies in as I had gotten away from that but this being summertime it should be easier. I also have bought fruit that I got away from too. It's hard combining my needs with those of my husband that has to watch his intake of fruits and veggies.
Which brings me to another point. When we were both on the same page losing weight and eating our fruits and veggies, we both felt great. More energy and happier. Then following MDs advise, he had to cut those out and now has regained wt and feels sluggish. Does he follow the MD or follow his body?? Somewhere there must be a happy medium!
My steps have increased again and I don't know how long I can keep this up but I'll do it for as long as I can. I find it fun to try to climb the fitbit ladder and that keeps me interested and working harder.
I've been going thru a lot with my Mom. First time in my life that stress is stopping me from eating! Usually I eat more when I'm stressed but there is something about this time that is just the opposite. I should bottle this for when things get better, lol!
So that's where I am right now. One step at a time.......