This morning was my weigh in day, the day I mentally rename my Project. What did I get this time? Project 66. I lost -1.5lbs this last week. I feel really good about it.
Last week I didn't blog about my weigh in. It was -.5 and I was happy but I knew it was a small amount. But I couldn't post, why? I knew a few people that lost more weight and were depressed it didn't met their expectations, so why should I feel good about my -.5?
Here's WHY: It was my success! I'm making better choices. The junk food is out of the house. I'm getting exercise 5 days a week! That's huge for me after fighting it for so long. I'm also eating good meals. I'm making better choices for snacks. I'm grabbing grapes, fresh green beans, 1 oz of cheese, or a fat free yogurt instead of a handful of chips or other empty calorie. I'm increasing my protein intake, lowering my carb intake. I'm making gradual changes and I Like It!
I may never have the large weight loss weeks and I'm ok with it. I am insulin resistant thanks to another condition I have, losing weight has always been slow for me. Is that going to becoming an Excuse? NO WAY! But knowing it helps me feel good about my successes. I'm making changes I will keep for the rest of my life. To borrow a phrase, I will get there, One Day At a Time.