Doing it but SLOOOOOOOOOOOWLY
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Renewed our vows recently. Been together almost 3 years now!
Authored 2 ebooks, published one and working on publishing 2nd one
New place of fellowship
New job starts on Tuesday Aug 8, 2017
New plateau of 194 lbs (better than 198 lbs)
Youngest daughter turned 18 years old!
I hopped on the scale again today. I do this program where I weigh myself daily and if I look like I've gained, I examine the foods I've been eating. If my weight stays the same, I eat carefully, but if I lost lbs, I find out how I've been improving what I chose to eat. I just started doing this.
I was stuck at 198 lbs plateau for almost a year and now I am at 194 lbs and hopefully dropping. So many people I know had the gastric bypass done. I don't choose to have my stomach (or half of a stomach) DICTATE TO ME what I can eat and how much of it. That's up to MY BRAIN not stomach. So, the battle continues...
My measurements are interesting to watch. I definitely am not as big as I was 2 years ago or even 1 year ago, though I am still not at my target/goal.
I think I am learning to celebrate myself at whatever point I'm at. I am a 194 lbs, almost 51 year old, 5ft 1/2 inch tall woman who lives her life doing the best she knows how to do.
I love having occasional treats like pudding or fruit and I try to eat a good amount of protein, very slight amount of starchy foods, and many veggies, especially green ones when I can afford them. Salads are a favorite for sure but, without having a car, we shop for the month and lettuce just doesn't keep that long, so I rely on canned veggies, frozen veggies and the like.
Well, that's my update. Hopefully and prayerfully, next time I blog, I can say I am below the 190 lbs mark! We shall see. Carrying on with head held high now...