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Turning the big 3-0...

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

I'm still trying to absorb the fact that I turned 30 on Monday. Huh... how did that happen? Last I checked I was 20-something. I guess that's just how life is sometimes. You just plug along and life drifts on by...

But anyway, I'm hoping that beginning my 30's will help me start again. I lost about 20 pounds last year (my first significant weight loss since I put on my extra weight 7+ years ago), and while I may have put a few back on, I've basically plateaued where I'm at. Not a bad thing, but not exactly good either. I think I struggle a lot due to my long hours sitting at a desk at work, and my tendency to graze at home, or eat something obsessively until it's gone if it's in the house.

I lost my weight almost completely by eating healthy. This included me tracking my food and/or planning specific meals ahead of time. High in veggies, controlled whole grains, and lean protein. Not a magic formula by any means, just smarter eating with portion control. I fell off the wagon over the holidays, and haven't really made it back on yet. I guess it's about time I did.

I'd also like to start doing some sort of exercise. I think gaining some sort of muscle tone would help. I'm at a better pant size than I was, but I don't feel any smaller (if that even makes sense). I think it's because I'm still pretty pasty and doughy looking. emoticon

Anyway, to start off the day I've already tracked my breakfast, and I'm off to do a few moves (I've been trying to do squats, lunges, wall pushups, etc on restroom breaks) and get some water. It's hard sometimes to try to focus on one day at a time, but here's to focusing on today.
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