Joined September 2012
Weight History

Start Weight
196.0 lb
Lost so far: 13.2 lb

Current Weight
209.2 lb
Performance: Steady

Goal Weight
165.0 lb
Still to go: 44.2 lb

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Emotional eating and poor behavior are real things. But the most basic thing to watch is, am I actually hungry right now; is this a good thing to eat to meet that need if I am; and how do I feel after eating it? Mindful eating takes the process out of the mindlessness of emotions and poor habits(haha, "DIET," I love it), and into the realm of simply meeting physical need (where it belongs). Much of what I thought was emotional eating (or worse, poor morals) turned out to be hormonally(insulin)-based cravings, mostly due to eating carbs high on the glycemic index. When I eliminate the foods that cause that, so-called emotional eating goes away. That's what I'm learning works for me, anyway!
posted 14 Aug 2017, 13:17
How Often Do you weigh yourself?
so true, patbear26! Scales can be unreliable, and I can get so upset by even a few ounces. Silly. How my clothes fit, and how I feel overall, is by far the best indicator of success. Great reminder!
posted 31 May 2017, 09:01
How Often Do you weigh yourself?
My plan was to weigh as often as I liked (I'm pretty obsessed about the whole thing, actually), but to record only on Sunday mornings. It worked great ... as long as I was *losing.* Once I started gaining, I'd put off recording my weight until I got "back on track" again. I guess that's ok, too ... except that it feeds my denial, especially if the weight gain is gradual. Then, when I start losing again, I don't have a record of my high weight, because I was too embarrassed to record it (and, once I'm losing again, I'm not embarrassed anymore, in fact I want bragging rights!!) No pleasing me at all, huh?!? Smile

I think regular weigh-ins (weekly, maybe, even monthly) are important, at least for me, as a form of reality check. So is the fit of my clothes, and my general sense of well-being. The better the balance of all three, the happier I tend to be, regardless of the actual "number."
posted 19 Nov 2015, 14:40
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13 March 2018

Finally (!), the weight seems to be coming down. I almost don't dare to hope! I'm keeping track of calories, fat, net carbs, and protein, and seeing ...
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04 March 2018

Holding steady. Still no dairy . . . still no weight loss. At least it's not a weight *gain.* Something is going on here. Don't know why the weight ...
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