Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Ahhhh. I lost FIVE pounds last week. I have no idea where they went but when I checked in with my scale this morning, they weren't there. That means that I have lost TEN pounds all together!
I think that writing about being fat has made me more accountable. I feel very aware of my weight and what I am eating. Spending time thinking and writing have undoubtedly put me more in touch with my reality. I have started tracking all of the calories that I consume. I don't actually write down what foods that I eat. I just write their numbers on a piece of paper that I have on the desk in my kitchen. I have been trying to keep the daily total between 1200-1500. The biggest things that I have cut out would be my second cup of coffee warmed half-and-half in the morning and my favorite evening beverage. My headaches and general feeling of crappiness have ceased but I am still VERY tired at the end of the day. I wonder if I started walking if I would have increased or decreased energy at the end of the day.
I do feel better than I have been recently .....except for being tired. Instead of thinking every pain is probably caused by something terminal, I am spending more time thinking about losing weight and feeling good. It's a very long road. I hope that I don't get a flat tire.