I am so happy with my weight loss journey this week! I plucked up the courage to weigh in this morning and saw a 3lb loss on the scales which has really boosted me. While the Slimpod program recommends you don’t weigh in, I have found it something of a struggle to let go of my addiction to the scales, so jumping on them this morning and seeing a loss has given me the confidence and trust to keep at it.
This week I have found myself reaching for water to drink in the heat. I have never been a water drinker before, preferring to grab an iced tea or coffee or a sugar filled squash. No more! I have opted for water without thinking this week and that’s a really positive change.
Additionally, my chocolate consumption is coming under control again. This is something I am especially pleased about as it’s my big struggle. As a lifelong chocoholic and emotional eater, being able to resist chocolate is something that makes me really proud.
I haven’t tried our exercise bike just yet, but Step-Dad is going to give me a lesson on how it works and set up a profile for me on it so that it’s there and ready. The next hurdle for me will be to get on it! I tend to find myself pretty driven to try it on the afternoons after we’ve been agility training with the dogs, but I tell myself that I’ve already done some exercise that day and should use the bike on days where I wouldn’t be getting any exercise so that I’m getting regular exercise, rather than lots on one day…I know that’s stuff & nonsense, but it’s what happens in my head, and it’s something I’m working on. I’m really hoping to use that bike this week and start getting over my fear of sweat and being out of breath.
How have you done this week?