Focusing on the victories

Good news! My husband says he can definitely notice that I am losing weight. That is very encouraging. I need to get motivated for this next week. These last few days, I did not track my food. I seem to only do it for three or four days at a time, and then give up. It is so tedious! Just saying! But I know it helps and it's necessary.

And very little exercise this week, either.

I had one emotional binging time. I had five cookies and a small vegetarian pizza in one meal. It did not feel good to binge and I stopped myself from going further because honestly, I didn't get that much out of it.

Also, on Friday night, I went for dinner with my husband. This was the first time going out with him to dinner at a fairly nice restaurant since I started the weight loss thing again. I had a salad, a chicken kebab, and rice. It was so healthy!!! No fries and it was still so filling. I used to always order chips because I thought it was the only thing that would fill me up, but that meal was so filling!

So, that was a victory. I have to remember the victories instead of just focusing on what I did wrong. This will help me keep going. I have always given up, in the past, because of being discouraged by my failure. But I must encourage myself ... and keep going. I will go forward this week ... and try to do well. Try to eat well, and to move as much as I can.
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5 comments:

  1. awesome!!! it's so hard for me to eat healthy in a restaurant- even though they have healthy options! So good for you! Awesome that hubby is noticing, too! :) (& i've heard of binges a lot worse than that one! lol.)

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  2. I am proud of you!!! Good work!!! And really, if you think about it, this latest binge was probably healthier than binges before your journey began...for me, a vegetarian pizza and cookies wouldn't have even been a problem before!!!

    So in a crazy way, THAT type of binge was a victory too. It wasn't like the old binges.

    Thanks for such a great post.

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  3. Glad I found your blog. I like the way you are focusing on Victories. Keep up the good work.

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  4. Gah, I think my comment got eaten by the sock monster.. oh well.. repost it.

    Have you thought about making it a mini-goal to track for one entire week? It might help spot areas that are working well or others that might need improvement.

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  5. thank you so much for the encouragement! Sorry for taking so long to reply to comments ... I haven't been on for a while. Josh, that sounds like a good idea ... to have a mini-goal. That does sound like a good structure to help me keep on track.

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