Thursday, January 23, 2014
After we had a big flood in our basement our files were carelessly put back in our cabinets in our basement by the restoration company. I am now sorting them out, at least my section of them.
Going through the files is like travelling through old memories. I found some of my old Weight Watchers booklets where my weight was recorded over months. Interestingly, a pattern of loss and gain occurred in 1991 and 1998 that was identical to each other. I got down to about 158 pounds, struggled and crept back up to 202 pounds. To the pound! I only kept these particular years but I belonged to Weight Watchers for decades and the pattern was always the same lose some but gain it all back and sometimes more!
For the last two years of exercising and sparking I have managed not to creep up vastly in weight. I range anywhere from 158 pounds to about 170 pounds. This may not seem like an accomplishment to some because I haven't reached a goal and maintained it. However, when I reflect on my past I feel very accomplished my weight ranges amongst 12 pounds up or down and it feels so great not to have it spiral completely out of control.