I am getting back on track. First, for 9 days in a row I have tracked everything I have eaten. I went over my daily points on a few days but never used all my weekly extra points. (Those of you who speak Weight Watchers understand the points)
Next, I am blogging again. This may not seem like much to you but it is my public method of staying on track. Blogging is all part of the program. I have to confess I am still slow on the daily exercise, but it will come.
And today I renewed my membership in ATX 100. I figure if I can duplicate last year’s success I will be even healthier next year this time.
So I have to get walking. Don’t think I am in good enough shape to walk the Formula 1- 5K this weekend, but there will be something for me to sign up for later this month and in December.
Right now I am not going to the scale…the number isn’t as important as the program. Track what I eat, keep blogging and walk.
And to everyone out there that has felt like you aren’t making as much progress as you like….don’t worry about it. Just keep moving forward.
Every day is a joy and I want to see what kind of excitement the future holds.
Oh! My golf game is better…
Me too….I am just trying to regain my program. I don’t feel like I am accomplishing very much but still can’t discount the progress. I am healthier than I was last year and weigh less than I did last year at this time….The only really good news is that I KNOW I have gained weight and it is going to stop.
How many of you still have some fat clothes in your closet? I have one pair of jeans four sizes bigger than I am wearing now and one huge shirt stuck up on the top shelf….my cat seems to likes sleeping on them. A couple of months ago I decided to have two suits re-cut at the tailors. I wanted to be able to get some use out of them but I did not want to buy new clothes because I was convinced I was still losing weight.
Instead I started gaining weight. Damn! Now one is uncomfortable and one is just too small. An alarm went off in my head. So I cleaned out my closet and got rid of everything else that was a bigger size. I sort of drew a line in the sand and said “No More!” I am not gaining any more weight. I am not backing up! I had Michele alter some slacks that were too big so I could get some use out of them. Everything else I gave away.
All last week I tracked my food 75% of the time. Some days were 100% but some were just spotty. My goal this week to track everyday for 7 days. Next I am going to get moving…nothing big just do something physical every day. Played golf yesterday and walking today….everyday this week.
And I am renewing my membership in the ATX 100. This group has helped me and so many others. I don’t want to go this next year without being a part of ATX 100.
The other important point is….this is for the rest of my life. Sure I have goals along the way and I have missed some of them. But I have not lost sight of the Life Goal…Keep living a healthier life style.
For those of you who care enough to read this blog….thank you! For those of you that gain something positive from reading this….all I can say I hope that it helps.
But I am responsible for my own health….So I am going to take the good along with the bad and just keep moving forward.
Happily Married to Michele and living in central Texas.