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Small Victories Along the Way

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Sometimes it really isn't about the weight. I have been the same pant size at 180 pounds as I was at 207, and right now at 198 I feel as small as I did 18 pounds lighter. Yesterday, I wore my tightest pair of work pants and my smaller shirt to work and it looked perfectly fine. Today, I realized that my problem area, my back fat, is disappearing rather quickly. I have vowed to myself to not weigh myself again until my birthday next month, because I don't honestly think that it is a reasonable measure of my progress at this point.

When I say this time is different, I mean it. I am going to get where I've always wanted to be, and I'm not really struggling to get there. It's easy for me to choose the apple over the chips now for some reason even though that always been a struggle for me. I have finally learned that I'd rather be healthy and happy than have that extra bag of chips a day. I don't deprive myself of anything, though. If I want chips for dinner, I'll eat them but in moderation. I have been being healthier for over a month now, and that is around the time I usually give up, but I will not give up this time, and when I really want that fast food, I remind myself of why I started to begin with. This is about my future and my health and I need to do this for me and no one else as I have in the past.
I will get where I want to be
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