I was all excited this morning to see that I had lost 6 pounds in the last two weeks... until I looked at the BIG picture. Last month on Sept 1st I was 335. This morning I was 342. Sigh... but truth is truth. No excuses here. :-}
The trick is... to see ALL the truth, not just part of it.
Like I said in an earlier post, I've been having to find my footing again after a bit of rebellion on my part. I had bounced all the way up to 348, and I skeered myself!
I'm now past that, doing well. Not perfect, but well. I've done a lot of thinking, and WANT to follow my plan. I WANT to stay within my calorie budget. I WANT to exercise. I want to do it all because I WANT to, not for any other external reason.
There was a time in the beginning, that I did it all because I knew I needed to, that I SHOULD. Transition has been a long time coming, a gradual growth, but I feel the stirrings of genuine WANT TO. Oh yeah, there are still those "stubborn" times. But it seems it's more good times than bad finally.
So, I'll cling to the knowledge that I'm on the way down now. That's the rest of the truth. Yes, more than last month.... can't do anything about that. But less than last week. And I want to keep it going that way!
From Dr Phil's book: "Change your thinking to change your weight."
My verse for today: "I was pushed back and about to fall, but the Lord helped me. The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation."
My quote for today: "Be like the bird who, pausing on her flight on limb too slight, feel it give way beneath her, yet sings, knowing she hath wings." --Victor Hugo
Enjoy the Journey,