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The Journey Begins.... AGAIN???!!!

Friday, June 28, 2013

I have been here before. I have failed and tried again and only failed again. The biggest reason?? I guess you can say that I just plain GAVE UP. It wasn't easy! For me, food is the enemy! Now don't jump to conclusions. Let me explain that it is not because I eat to much! I suffer from starvation mode. When the kids were in school, I could get up and see them off to school. They would eat and head out the door, no big deal. Mom had a mountain dew. I would go on and search the internet or do a few things around the house... (wasn't too much because I had no energy) but I would be sipping on mountain dew all day long. I wouldn't eat though. The kids would come home from school and I would be reminded to get dinner on. Wait??? Food??? What did I eat today? NOTHING!!!!!!! :-O No way! I can't believe that I didn't eat all day! OK, so I would promise myself that I would eat something tomorrow. That tomorrow never came for me. The only time I ate during the day was on weight watchers!! Then I felt like that typical portrayal of a fat person. You know the one I am talking about! That fat person sitting there and eating ALL DAY LONG!!! Non-stop eating all day!!!! But each time I went to be weighed in... Guess what??!!! I lost weight! How was I losing weight when I was stuffing my face. I soon learned it was commonly called "starvation mode".

Anyway, we moved to our new home almost a year ago. In March, I quit smoking. Approximately 2 weeks later, I lost my taste for Mountain Dew... (at least most the time)!!! I still occasionally think I want one. I am still surprised that between smoking and the dew... I don't miss the smokes!!! I started having cravings for healthy foods. Pineapple is my favorite, especially fresh!!!! Fresh fruits are to die for, for me!!! Water has become a staple, along with pink lemonade. I know there is a lot of sugar in lemonade... but it is still better than dew!!! I will slowly wean myself off the lemonade except for an occasional drink! I still can't get the scale to move, or the clothes to feel loose. That is why I am here AGAIN!!! I have to try and find a way to get these sizes to go down! I have to see that scale eventually move! I do know that muscle weighs more than fat but when nothing is changing... something isn't going right!!! Good luck all and wish me luck!!! TY
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NIKO27 6/29/2013 7:10AM

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FROMTHEFATDESK 6/28/2013 3:59PM

    I could have wrote this blog myself, No lie! I literally would go all day without eating. The only thing I would have was Diet Mt Dew. Then I started this progress. Now I am having to teach myself to eat again. Congrats on giving up the Dew and Smokes. I am still struggling with my Diet Dew addiction but getting better. If you continue eating within your calorie range, and exercising, and the weight is not coming off, I suggest that you have your doctor run blood work to verify everything is okay. That is how I found out about my thyroid condition. Best of luck to you!

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SNOOPYMOMMA72 6/28/2013 3:49AM

    I think it is great that you are starting over again. At least you are not giving up!
Congrats on giving up the smokes and the dew! That's great!
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SCCRSTTR2 6/28/2013 12:14AM

    Good Luck! I know what you mean about being on WW and feeling like you are ALWAYS eating. When I was on it I ate NONSTOP! I felt like my life revolved around food but didn't it always? I mean at least then it was revolving around healthy food... I just don't know I am not sure there is any right way to do things. the only thing I can say is just keep trying to reach your goals w/e they may be. AGIAN GOOD LUCK! emoticon

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