Well it has been two weeks since my last post… and there is truly a reason. I decided to hide. I knew I had gained and I didn’t want to admit it. As we all know in life, it is easy to speak freely about our successes, but it is difficult to broadcasts our difficulties and setbacks. I have experienced two weeks of gains and while I am completely upset about it, life has been hectic and my weight loss has not been in the forefront of my mind.
As you know, my brother-in-law Mark has been in the hospital since the middle of June. It has been a LONG and tough road for the family. Luckily, two weeks ago (almost) he was able to come home. Lisa and Lucas flew to MA to help get his room ready and help out the family when he got home. I was happy for them to go, but I realize how much having them here helps keep me on task. Lisa will hit me when I get home, because I promised to stay on track while they were gone. But, anyway I didn’t do as well as I would have hoped I would do. My control slipped and I made some incorrect food choices. The main thing is I know (and knew) they were wrong. A year ago, this would be the norm. I wouldn’t have even thought twice about it. I am still learning and the fact I know this now to me is a true success. Every day is a challenge, but I am arming myself with the tools to succeed.
And so, the numbers… the very very BAD numbers are as follow.
I have gained a total of 5 (GASP) pounds in the last two weeks. I am still doing very well. I am still going to succeed. This week just taught me 5 ways not to lose a pound . Having said that, Lisa and Lucas are back and I can already tell from the minimal playing I did with Lucas, my activity is going to rise. Thanks for reading… I am going to post some more today about my 5K training and my new weight loss tech toys.