I’ve had a couple of down days. Weight loss has stalled and everyone I know is getting thinner while I seem to be picking up their lost weight. I was reading about the effects of diet sofa and how they can also cause weight gain. So here we are. Day 2 of my quest to… Continue reading New challenge – give up Diet Coke
Category: Weight Loss Journey
Weight loss surgery -Yes/No/Maybe
As a 16 year old aspiring dancer on a Scholarship to a prestigious Performing Arts School my dreams of being a dancer were well in their way. Then puberty hit and my body changed. It seems I wasn’t destined to be a professional dancer. My body was to be too big for that industry. So… Continue reading Weight loss surgery -Yes/No/Maybe
Anxious date with a plane seat belt
Today I hopped on the plane nice and early for a work trip. It’s been three weeks since I was last on a plane and had to request an extender. I was nervous. I was anxious. I did not have to request the extender!!! I’ve lost five kilos in the last three weeks and while… Continue reading Anxious date with a plane seat belt
Lacking self confidence.
I hate having my picture taken. I am so self conscious about my weight and how it appears in pictures. I have been working really hard on this lately. During my nervous breakdown one of the kids pointed out to me that I’m not in very many photos. I always took pictures of them by… Continue reading Lacking self confidence.
I shouldn’t have eaten that!
Yesterday I felt blah – I posted about beating that feeling I dragged myself out of that funk and got on with it. Made it through the workday and then the evening hit. While at the chemist for supplies I picked up a box of licorice. I really bought it to as a gift to… Continue reading I shouldn’t have eaten that!
Beating the ‘blah’ feeling
Do you ever wake up just feeling blah! I know it’s not a technical term but it descriptive and most people know what you mean when you say I just feel blah. I’m not sure why. I had a loss this morning in the battle with my weight. I should be happy, but I just… Continue reading Beating the ‘blah’ feeling
Last night I had a serious sugar craving. I just wanted something sweet. My normal go to is some peppermint chocolate. It’s been my favourite since I was a child. I craved Mint Patties during my first pregnancy and whenever I get a migraine, I use it as a supplement to my medication. I have… Continue reading Staying motivated!
Week One Success Becomes Week Two Anxiety
Do you experience weight loss anxiety? I try hard to accept my body for what it is but sometimes that is just virtually impossible and that little person on my shoulder takes over. I’ve been challenged by weight my entire adult life. I’ve beaten the beast a couple of times but it’s like my body… Continue reading Week One Success Becomes Week Two Anxiety
Extender seat belt prompts change.
It’s taken me a few days to write this post. I’ve been grappling with my inner demons and too scared to share but I need to change things and the best way to do that is to make yourself accountable so here goes. I’ve not been what society defines as thin since I was a… Continue reading Extender seat belt prompts change.