Friday, June 4, 2010

Good Morning, Baltimore

Just because yesterday I ate peanut M&Ms, Butterfinger ice cream, a ice cream bar, a brownie, and some pie does NOT mean that today I have to do it all over again.  Today I can do better.  Healthy snacks are great!  And delicious!  And I don't have to fill my stomach like that.

Woke up today
Feeling the way I always do
Oh, oh, oh
Hungry for something
That I can't eat
Then I hear that beat
The rhythm of town
Starts calling me down
It's like a message from
High above

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Months of maintaining, and trying to be back

I have become a really good maintainer.  Or, at least, I think I have.  I haven’t been on program for awhile, and that’s included time off the scale.  I know I’m still in the 170s range, so I’m going to call it maintaining.

A lot has happened lately in my life, and weight loss hasn’t been a major priority.  I have been finding a hard time to get back my motivation to lose the weight.  I’m at a size where I can shop in regular stores and people often comment on how good I look.  Yet, I know I’m not at my goal and I know I’m not in my healthy BMI range.  I want to lose at least another 30 pounds.  I have been trying to motivate myself to stop simply making this something I want, and instead, something I actively work toward.

But I’m trying.  I have been tracking my calories all week, and have made it to the gym yesterday and today.  I am going to plan my next weight loss moves sometime this week, and set goals for myself.  I know that weekly weight loss goals are the only way I can continue on the program, but I can’t create those until I step on the scale tomorrow morning.

So until then, I’m just back and hoping that committing this to words will help motivate me.