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Trying so hard to keep on track.....HELP!

Sunday, June 23, 2013

I am in a slump right now. I lost 80 pounds in the first year (Jan. 2012 - Jan. 2013) I have gone up and down since then and I have only lost 5 pounds since January.....this is not acceptable to me. I need help and I am hoping there is someone out there with a similar situation that I can answer to. I think I need to be accountable to someone.
My husband is losing weight with me but he just kind of goes along with the program....if I am doing well, he is doing well. If I say "Lets get chinese buffet and the heck with the plan"...he goes right along with it, instead of saying " are you sure you want to do that?"
I am hoping someone out there can recognize my situation and be willing to bounce ideas off of each other and share support.
I still have about 80 pounds to lose, I am 60 years old, kind of a hippie, live in a very remote location off the grid, try (TRY) to eat healthy, love veggies and fruit, love art, decor and am kind of obssesive about organizing (control freak!!!)
Thanks for listening.
Sandy



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JOYOFMYLIFE 6/23/2013 8:29PM

    I don't have huge, unreachable goals. Just to be healthier and also "not be the fattest person in the room". I can really relate to that. How do you handle temporary set backs? How do you keep your motivation?
Sandy

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MCFITZ2 6/23/2013 6:49PM

    I also lost a lot of weight my first year and then went through the motions for about 1 1/2 years. Up 1 down 2 up 3 down 1. You get the idea. In Jan. of this year I was very angry and stressed and decided that enough of this.. Who do I think I am fooling?
So I started out with a vengeance again. Really exercising, tracking food and I am down 23 pounds. More that all of last year. Fast? no. Easy? no. Perfect 100% of the time? Of course not. I also don't feel the drive I had in Jan. right now. However, I have a family reunion 7/20 and I do NOT want to be the fattest one there. Most of these people have not seen me since my weight loss. I want to drop some jaws.
Just keep on keeping on.

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JOYOFMYLIFE 6/23/2013 6:12PM

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MJRVIC2000 6/23/2013 5:51PM

    The only good thing about slumps is that the only way out is UP! God Bless YOU! Vic.

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