Monday, October 17, 2011
So I weighed in today for the first time since the end of February. When I came home from my trip last February I was at an all time weight loss low for me (mostly because I had been sick on the trip) at 163 .. After that vacation I became overwhelmed with finishing school and beginning my summer job and I felt like I couldn't keep up with SparkPeople, tracking, and the challenges that I was involved in. The healthy lifestyle that I had spent the previous 6 months building fell to the side. I didn't slip back into all my bad habits but I definitely wasn't committed to losing weight or tracking my food and fitness. After I graduated I lost my free gym membership and working out also fell to the side. So this summer I spent 60 hours a week at work living on a diet of Subway and Tim Hortons with little workout. Looking back there was no reason for me to ditch all the good habits I had come developed. Yes, I was busy but who isn't... I weighed in today at 172.2lbs, back were I was around March of last year. I can see how easy it would be to continue this way all the way back to 200lbs. But I can also see how easy it will be to push forward with healthy eating and working out again. And that's what I intend to do!! Starting now!!
I wanted to apologize to all the Saucy Sapphires for leaving so abruptly! I'm sure you all did wonderfully, and I hope you all reached your personal goals for that challenge. I certainly did not! But I'm here now and intend to do better!
P.S I bough the SparkPeople Cookbook and I love it!! Highly recommend!