Monday Motivation: 2nd September

Things are going well at SW and I have maintained this week.
I am really pleased as I’ve had a few lapses, but when I think about the little extras I can have now, they aren’t actually lapses per se.
Once again I am bang on target, so have three pounds leeway each side.

The group lost a massive 44½ pounds between them this week, my two friends having small gains over a two and three week period so they weren’t surprised, neither were they despondent.
I remember when we were on the boat a group member being unable to lose the final couple of pounds or so to take her to target. She would gain one, then lose two, then gain again, that final goal always eluding her, and she was growing more and more depressed about it.
The group leader amended her target to the weight she had achieved and she was content with that, then stopped going.
My target was adjusted to less than what I had originally set as I dropped well below it.
I am finding it an interesting exercise keeping on track, still weighing my As and Bs, and a watchful eye on the syns I have. So far it is paying off, but I am not daft enough to think I’ve cracked it.
I believe that losing weight means changing your eating habits for life, not just a few months. I know my body well enough to realise that once it ‘gets used to’ my revised intake, things will change again and I will have to make adjustments. As a target member, I do not have to attend group every week, but I intend to for the simple reason that I will become aware of the subtle changes before they become an issue and I have to start again.

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About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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4 Responses to Monday Motivation: 2nd September

  1. Jim Borden says:

    congrats! keep up the good work.

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