This is what I ate yesterday. Why do I feel like I just walked buck-naked into a room full of people?
I have been inspired to kick-up my accountability which has been pretty much non-existent lately! The plan is for me to post this food tracker everyday. I hesitate to do this because it is a big commitment and the whole "possibility of failure" thing, but I think it is necessary for me right now. I am just not happy or comfortable with the lackadaisical way I am doing things lately. (I will buy lunch for the first person who can tell me where I learned the word lackadaisical)
The proof is in the tracker above! I thought I did well yesterday...until today when I stopped to think about everything I put in my mouth. The sad thing is that I have been having plenty of days here lately that I really thought I did "bad" so you can imagine what those trackers would look like! :/
While I am setting this lofty goal I thought I would add another. My friend Norma pointed out (as we were having a dressing room melt-down this weekend) that we haven't been setting goals like we used to. We would aim for certain amounts of weight to be gone within certain amounts of time. Well, I know why we quit doing that--because we weren't reaching our goals. Ha! I told Norma that and she reminded me that even though we might not have been reaching them, we were getting closer than we are now.
So my goal, for the time being, is to lose 1 lb per week. This may be crazy. I don't know. I mean I know it's not unhealthy. It just may be crazy to think that in this stage of the game I can lose 1 lb per week. But I still have 35ish pounds to lose so I think it is reasonable. I think that if I simply stick to my eating plan and burn 500 calories per day I can be successful in this goal. This is what I was doing when I first started--faithfully. The result was consistent weight loss.
Duh. I just re-read that paragraph and laughed because--DUH! I know what I need to do. Why is it so hard to do it!? :-)
I will not hold it against you if someone decides to start a betting pool for how long it will take me to abandon these goals. But I am praying for dedication and perseverance...so odds are kinda in my favor. ;-)
Hold me accountable!!!!!!