Tuesday, November 15, 2011

How does weight loss feel?

FINALLY seeing progress in my weight loss journey feels better than:
  • the "satisfaction" of eating Cheetos
  • enjoying a glass of wine
  • completing a workout at the gym
  • reading about the weight loss of others and getting motivated
  • spending money on gym memberships that I don't use
  • lying to myself and saying that I am making changes to my diet
And a million other things.

This week when I am looking at the scale and I see that I was able to lose a significant amount of weight in 1 WEEK and I remember how amazing I felt, I know that I can't let myself gain it back. I just cannot.

Yesterday, I went out to eat with my coworkers to celebrate a belated Boss' Day, and I ordered a salad and allowed myself to have a few pieces of the appetizer that we shared. I was proud of myself that I was able to not indulge because I would rather keep the weight off before I take a second helping of fried pickles. As long as I can remember this happy feeling, I feel that I will be able to keep the weight off for the long term.


  1. that's awesome! great job! that is how it has been for me lately and the scale is moving! finally feels like all my hard work is paying off! Cheers to you and I :)

  2. Congrats to you, and keep making it happen


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