(another cross-post from www.pounds2go.net)
Today marks two months since I took control, starting focussing on health and start losing some weight.
Today I am focussing on what I have gained (and lost!) in those two months and how I hope to keep going for as long it takes.
My jeans are falling off
I fitted into a pair of jeans I haven't worn in well over a year.
I'm beginning to have a neck again
I've got one less chin but still a few more than I should have. That's OK, I'm working on the rest of them!
I've lost 15 lb and something like 7.5% of my starting bodyweight (started at 14st 4, currently 13 stone 3 or 200 lb to 184 lb).
I've gained the ability to sit in front of the mirror in the hairdressers and not feel like I'm the fattest person ever.
I've gained the ability to fit my clothes better
I've gained some control over my eating habits. Hopefully more will come but even if it doesn't that's ok.
I've gained an understanding of how strong I really can be.
I know that turning down some chocolate can be just as good as eating it.
I've gained an insight into just how true the saying "Nothing Tastes As Good As Being In Control Feels" is.
I've found out that I can do this
I've decided that I will do this and I have.
Today I am celebrating these two months and preparing for the long months to come as I continue losing it.
Today I am celebrating the fact that the journey may be long and the road hard but I will lose these remaining lb and I will get there.