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Feeling a little impatient...

Friday, July 19, 2013

I want results! I want to look different already! I want people to notice what I've been working so hard to do these past couple months!! Waaaah. I know it takes time, I've lost almost 20% of what I want to lose so it's really not that noticeable yet. But, 15 pounds isn't nothing! I can hardly even notice from my clothes, since they'd gotten so tight anyway.

I know that's vain. I know I'm doing this for more than vanity, but I really am looking forward to people noticing. Ah well. In the meantime, I'm noticing that I'm getting stronger. I'm really noticing when I don't eat well, and feel like crap, that crap food is CRAP!! I'm noticing that I feel best when I can get down a gallon of water per day. I'm noticing the scale go down pretty consistently, anyway. I notice an improvement in my attitude most of the time, which gives me a better outlook on my life in general. I notice when I go to bed at night, I'm happy with what I've done over the course of the day.

With all that, I guess I can enjoy my progress so far, and whenever somebody happens to notice I've changed, that'll be cool too. 2 months in and 15 pounds down is a pretty good start!

Edited to add: Eureka! This is where I get discouraged, thinking I still have so far yet to go.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
GBSLIM 7/19/2013 7:33PM

    Pffft pretty good start my batooty. Fifteen pounds & 2 months is an amazingly awesome start! We know what you've been doing and I for one am very proud and happy for you. Please don't let yourself get discouraged Emily. I've faith in you that you'll have people noticing in no time.
Keep Going :) You're doing emoticon

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SPARKFRAN514 7/19/2013 7:16PM

    its hard for some people to tell you , You good your losing weight
t. we have become a society where people are often afraid to say your looking good
are you losing weight? . they are afraid the response might be you thought i was FAT needed to lose weight ?
that is none of you business
they could also feel if you can do they should be able to do it as well
If I were you i would correct the sentence that say I Guess i should enjoy my loss to I am enjoying the weight i am taking off and don;t intend to find it and a pound is a pound it a box of butter

it's fun being ONLY ONE POUND OF FAT, left to do as I please.
So, when you weigh in, keep right on saying, "Oh, I only lost one pound."
I love being around you Happy Days!!!
After all, I'm ONLY ONE POUND OF FAT!!!
- Author Unknown

Comment edited on: 7/19/2013 7:21:38 PM

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68ANNE 7/19/2013 4:23PM

    Isn't is great when the brain jumps ahead of the body and can't wait for it to catch up. Keep up the pep are getting there

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PENUMBRA52 7/19/2013 4:20PM

    I can so identify with what you have shared, My journal really helps with mastering those feelings of impatience...stay with it I am so very sure folks will notice


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ICEANGEL0531 7/19/2013 4:19PM

    Celebrate any weight loss, every bit no matter how big or small is still a loss! Keep the faith

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