Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Loving the Loss

It's going to be a tough week this week. I am doing a lot of baking for my eldest boy, who had a party at Beaver's last night and has a cake sale later this week at school. I like to take part and do my bit. But I find it really hard to maintain any self control around all the tasty treats. This week I am surrounded by gingerbread and fudge (there will be a post on my main blog) and nibbling is inevitable.

SO! Since I am resigned to more going in, I need to make sure I am burning it off. I AM NOT QUITTING!

I don't have my Walking Buddy this week but I am still out and about. Yesterday and more than doubled my FitBit step goal. I was well over today as well. Tomorrow might be tricky (I am driving Hubby to a hospital appointment in the next town) but as long as the weather hold off I can get out for a bit on Thu & Fri. I'm going on a big walking trip with my eldest and his Beaver Scout troop on Saturday so that will help too.

I'm not imagining for one second that I will lose anything this week. I am battling for a Stay The Same. But it's a good long while before I'll have to bake/make anything else (I hope) so I'll take this in my stride, chalk it up to experience, etc etc. What I am NOT going to do is say to myself "oh sod it, it's a gain this week so just chuck it all in!"

I have to admit to being a little bit in love with my new shape. It's nice to catch a glimpse of myself in the mirror and see just how much slimmer I am now than I ever remember being. I'm not far off my pre-wedding weight (I found an old blog post with my weight chart on) - the lightest I got to that time was 11 stone. I am 11 stone 6lb right now!

There is no way I am going to let a bit of baking break me now - even with a STS or a Gain this week I am NOT GOING TO QUIT!



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