My how time flies....I haven't posted since the 5th but have been slowly losing. Currently down a total of 8 pounds.
Next week is Thanksgiving. I have that meal down to a science. Much prep before hand makes for a more relaxing day for me!
The key to steady weight loss is daily activity, mindful eating and not letting the reading on the scale define one's day! I think once a week weigh ins are best for me unless I fall off the wagon or feel alot lighter in the am.
This week I have been revamping my diet. Getting tired of the normal eggs for breakfast and a piece of meat for supper. So I spent some time researching here for some outstanding recipes........of which there are many! For the first time yesterday I made the cauliflower that replaces rice. And it does! Looks like it too. I am thinking this morning I will brown some in a frying pan for a replacement of home fries. In fact, hubby and I had discussed it when I started eating this way last December
I am fighting the depression demon that has ridden my back all of my life. It is really odd, because I am what most people consider an "upbeat" person. I sing going down the halls in school (and get shushed sometimes, lol); I smile, I laugh a lot and act silly, I am usually cheerful and I hope, encouraging to others. It takes a lot to make me mad-- I am willing to compromise, bend with the wind, work with others on their non-negotiables...Practically the "jolly fat girl" without
Well I am hanging in for the long haul and have dropped 4 pounds.
I have pinpointed the 'witching hour' where I've noticed I tend to want to eat when I am not hungry(between 4 and 6 pm) and have switched to drinking a cup of tea instead.
I also am limiting my time in front of the computer and TV and started reading again.
So taking it slow and steady this time around.
I have been fooling myself. I have told myself that if I cut out the sugar, then I'm LCing. And maybe it would actually be correct, if I wasn't an addict. The small portions of potatoes and bread lead to small portions of carby fruits, which leads to small portions of something sugar, which leads to larger and larger portions. So, as of right now, I am on the induction phase that I have subconsiously been avoiding. I know that it's necessary in order for the struggle with my will