Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Weigh In Wednesday - Here We Go Again

Oh man.

Where do I begin. I am not quite sure, all I know is that I have gained way too much weight. After the holidays and being around so many people and looking back at pictures of when I was at my thinnest, I realized that there is nothing that should be keeping me from being there again. I just need the will power and I feel like I have it. I have decided to weigh in on Mondays but I am still going to write up my blog on Wednesdays.

I weighed myself this past Monday and was pretty ashamed at my weight. 239.4.....woah.

It laid heavily on my heart as I looked down at the number. It really clicked then, that things have gotten out of control.

While on my computer and cleaning up files I found one about my weight loss journey a year and half ago and it had me as low as 193. Which means I gained 46 pounds in a year a half. How is that even possible I ask myself, but I can't reflect on that. All I can think about is doing my hardest at not ever getting back to this place again.

When I have gained and lost weight in the past it has always been something where I would eat one really fatty meal from Chick Fil A or McDonalds and then squeeze in a lean cuisine for lunch or dinner. As long as everything fit into my calorie count then I was ok. I would even work out to earn more calories to eat like a reward and would use every calorie available. Looking back I now realize that is why I have not been able to keep off the weight, my lifestyle has not really changed at all.

That's what I am ready to do though. Try different foods, make sure I am eating 3 solid meals and 2 hearty snacks as well and exercising. For the last two days I have done fantastic, I still have the occasional piece of chocolate but it's just or two pieces instead of the entire bar or 2 or 3. I am keeping fruit in my purse and my water bottle in tow to make sure that any time I get hungry that I have a good choice right at my fingertips instead of getting a KitKat at the store.

So here's to a new year and a new beginning.


Weigh In Wednesday

Jenny

9 comments:

  1. I know exactly what you mean, I have been right where you are now, having lost weigh and then put it back on.

    But you can do this!

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  2. I totally understand where you are coming from. Focusing on changing your eating is the best place to start! You can do this!

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  3. I'm right there with you girl... it's so daunting having so much to lose but we need to take it one week at a time, one day at a time, one healthy meal and one workout at a time. We CAN do it, we just need to make better decisions than we've done in the past. I believe in you!

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  4. My starting weight was pretty close to yours (228), so I know how it feels. It sounds like you know what you need to do in order to make real and lasting changes-- good luck this week!

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  5. The hardest step is the first one! You can do this! You've done it before, and now you have the right mindset I think! Best of luck to your in your journey!

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  6. I have been where you are, realizing that things have gotten out of control.
    It is a new year and it is time for a new start. You can do this!
    I find I do better when I track everything.
    Thanks for linking up with us! I cannot wait to follow your journey :)

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  7. The first time I lost weight was because I became a nanny and walked EVERYWHERE while pushing a very heavy double stroller. I still ate like crap, but I was burning so many calories that that didn't matter. It wasn't until I moved back to my home state and gained 30 pounds (like a 2 x 4 to the ego!) back that I realized that eating healthy really did matter!

    You're going to do great! It really is a mindset change and even if you have a cheat meal or a slip up, just hop back on the wagon. :)

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  8. Beep Beep. You get that from your Daddy. The holidays were good to me as well. Not to fret, my roommate and I are one week into our program. Actually it is 7 days for me and the yuckiness is now over. We are both in the same boat. Press on like I am and let's see how we do.

    Love ya,

    Daddy

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