Start date: 12/28/11
Initial weight: 220
Current weight: 203
Total weight loss: 17 pounds
Last week's dream focus: Forgive myself for mistakes made over the past few months and let them go; start getting back on track by making good choices in every area of my life; commit to logging food in the LoseIt app; rely on God to help me shut Satan down when he attacks; and be patient while getting back into the routine of healthy living. I can't forget these things take time!
What went well: I haven't struggled with getting back into the swing of healthy living as I anticipated! Once I began feeling better, and relatively pain-free, I've picked up where I left off! I've been logging food in LoseIt and have noticed that overeating has all of a sudden become gross and unappealing to me. YAY! (I think there's something that can be said for holding yourself accountable.)
The fabulous scale victory of gaining only 8 pounds during this setback has rocked my world! It really felt amazing to know I didn't mess up big time. I actually think the reason my clothes weren't fitting well is mostly a result of having laparoscopic surgery, where your abdomen is inflated with gasses, causing swelling and bloating that doesn't go away overnight. I'm okay with that. It's finally behind me!
Challenges: A busy life that has been hectic and non-stop lately has made it difficult to write a blog post every day, but next week looks as though it will begin to slow down. However, I love that I'm able to do all these things without pain, so I'm not complaining! I have experienced some insignificant pain several days this week, probably because I'm doing so much more than before. This is why I'm going to ease back into fitness slowly and be okay with that. Slow progress is still progress!
This week's dream focus: Continue making good progress and good choices; log food daily in the LoseIt app; rely on God to help me shut Satan down when he attacks; begin easing into fitness - being careful not to do too much too fast; have patience while getting back into the routine of healthy living.