Through a combination of portion control, menu planning, splurge allowances, sporadic exercise and a little bit of stress, I was able to reach my goal weight loss of 6 pounds this month! That’s a total of 11 pounds lost since March 1st. And my reward for accomplishing my goal is a DVD!
The goal for the month of May is another 6 months. The landmines I have to watch out for are Mother’s Day (dining out with family), my dinner group meets at Boozefish on the 10th, a movie night with friends on the 15th and MEMORIAL DAY! I can maneuver those landmines easily if I watch what I eat and balance with exercise.
Up until now, I have not discussed my weight in terms of where I was or where I am now. Although I am pleased with where I am now, I was ashamed of where I was when I started. But I have to own it, acknowledge it and be honest about it. A long time ago, I promised myself that I would NEVER exceed 300 pounds. When I started blogging on March 1st, I was almost there. So now I am at:
288 pounds. There. I said it.