momma6224's Journal, 20 June 2018

Still heading in the wrong direction although I’ve slowed the train...hope to gain back full control and turn it around completely. When faced with bad food choices I need to remember how much I love clothes shopping (finally!) after many years of dreading it...I need to remember the bloating and headaches that come with carbs and the all over blah feeling after eating them. Sounds like it shouldn’t be difficult at all to refuse, but it is! I had iron will power for 4 months then caved. I need to find that will power again and quickly.
127.2 lb Lost so far: 30.4 lb.    Still to go: 2.2 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 20 June 2018:
1481 kcal Fat: 132.84g | Prot: 42.50g | Carb: 31.73g.   Breakfast: Tillamook Medium Cheddar Cheese, Egg, Jimmy Dean Premium Pork Regular Sausage. Lunch: Stouffer's Simple Dishes Macaroni & Cheese, French's Classic Yellow Mustard, Oscar Mayer Premium Beef Franks, Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise. Dinner: Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter, Kirkland Signature Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Valley Heavy Whipping Cream, Pearls Extra Large Olives. Snacks/Other: Simple Truth Organic Dark Chocolate with Sea Salt, Lemon Cheesecake Fat Bombs, Lemon Cheesecake Fat Bombs. more...
1405 kcal Activities & Exercise: Resting - 16 hours, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet momma6224's own diet   gaining 1.4 lb a week

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Please don’t doubt yourself you are looking great and working hard...keep up the fight x 
20 Jun 18 by member: MrGoodnight
Wheat is a trigger for me. I have to watch very carefully what I eat and avoid wheat or I will have extreme cravings. When I randomly find myself at the fridge for the fourth time in an hour and really want to start stuffing my face I try to think what I ate earlier to start this cycle. It's usually something with wheat in it. Might be different for others 
20 Jun 18 by member: 00Marx00
You can do it! When you get back on track, you can reward yourself by shopping. 
20 Jun 18 by member: Glantzkar
Yes, you can do it! 
20 Jun 18 by member: glen
C'mon, baby! You deserve to be your best, finest self. Will you please give yourself that gift? Let's go! #getserious #mindset #stillgrindtime  
20 Jun 18 by member: jimmiepop
Hmm I think you're being way too hard on yourself.  
20 Jun 18 by member: adefwebserver
my bmi is 39 and I am TRYING my damdest lose weight. I too am disabled and can't sweat or be off my oxygen while exercising, but I always remember there are people out there worse off than me, so I give it all I can give. Sending love and prayers your way.... 
20 Jun 18 by member: cassiefranks
Your weight loss has been amazing! So you enjoyed a few carbs -- shake it off and jump back into what you were doing before. I only wish I could drop as much as you have. You look amazing, too. Chin up, wilber..😊 
20 Jun 18 by member: Suzi Cue
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20 Jun 18 by member: Miraculum
That "review" is the Amazon.com blurb. 
20 Jun 18 by member: Miraculum
Be kind to you. This is an adventure for a life time - I am confident that you will get back on track.  
20 Jun 18 by member: tahoebrun
I believe that nothing works, except the "moment". You will decide when you are ready to lose again. You are so close to your goal that you need time, patience, more exercise or less calories or different WOE. Enjoy your success and log every bite. I understand you want this 125, but you look beautiful at 127. Take your time. :-) 
20 Jun 18 by member: amandakane1
Thank you all. Sorry for my whining lately, I’ll figure this out! 
20 Jun 18 by member: momma6224
I ease back into following my WoE. I get off track so I like you have slow down the train and then speed up as I make better choices. 
20 Jun 18 by member: ginger dog
You've been doing well for so long. Hang on! 
20 Jun 18 by member: leon_tsai
Momma, I agree with Adef. Don't be so hard on yourself. Remember on a previous post you said you tend to be a people pleaser? How about pleasing yourself aka being kind to yourself. There are plenty of people out there willing to not be there for you, so you must be there for yourself. Yes, you will figure this out, because you are an intelligent woman who as already accomplished a lot and not just in losing weight. You have 5 amazing children, even though I don't know you or your family personally, your success and their happiness shows in the photos you have posted. And remember poop and water add up! ;) 
20 Jun 18 by member: Becc@
Thanks again all my friends. Becc@ thank you!! You are so kind...it’s easy as a stay at home Mom to feel like you aren’t accomplishing much or doing anything great day in and day out but I am proud of my kids—they are good people and I hope I’ve done something to contribute to that😉 thanks for seeing positive in me and my family. It means a lot! 
20 Jun 18 by member: momma6224
Ok I get it u want to lose, but u know .4 lb is nothing, u done really well. If u can’t stick to ur woe, try to limit portions n maintain. Once u get motivation to stick to ur new woe do so, so u can lose the last few pounds 
20 Jun 18 by member: rosio19
One or two pounds isn't enough to worry about, normal fluctuations. We have a tendency to think one or two bites of forbidden foods has doomed us to failure even though we know deep down that isn't true. Fear of gaining might trigger a cortisol rush which might make one want to eat more. Calm down, you've got this. Eat too much one meal, make it up the next meal or the next day. Tracking will help monitor and give incentive to stay on track even for those on maintenance. Keep having confidence in yourself.  
20 Jun 18 by member: kattay
Momma, get through this tough stretch and it will get easier again. Also remember as you approach your goal, maintenance still requires some effort and diligence, a somewhat different effort than losing but still an effort. Take care!! 
21 Jun 18 by member: Steven Lloyd

     
 

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