I could have written this post myself! I've lost about 50 lbs and I have 60 more to go. This is the most weight I've ever lost at once. Usually I stall out around the 20-30 lb mark.
I know exactly what my problem is. Even though I know I don't look good yet, I don't look as horrible as I did. I've been buying new clothes like crazy and it's an amazing feeling, so I'm starting to get complacent. I do this every time.
I start eating a little more for awhile, and when I continue to lose despite the increased calories, I keep eating more and slowly but surely, I build up to that first big binge which I never really recover from. Then I stop weighing myself daily when I stop losing and actually start gaining, then I stop posting here to hold myself accountable.
Well guess what? NOT DOING THAT THIS TIME!
I'm playing a serious mind game. I am tired of being on a diet. I want to hurry up and get to my goal so I can start working on maintaining, but I still have 60 lbs to go and it's not gonna fall off by itself.
I'm struggling right now, but I haven't given up either. I'll be anxious to see what others say. I want to stay on plan. I don't want to give up all the hard work I've done. I don't want to go back to being unhealthy, because the health problems that started to crop up were the reason why I started to eat healthier in the first place.
I guess we just have to make up our minds to not give up, but it's HARD! I keep reminding myself that it will pass eventually and it has to right?