I have been sorting out my weight loss plan to find out why I have been at THE SAME WEIGHT for about six months! Sure, it HAS been great not to gain back any of the weight that I have lost (50 pounds), BUT I really want to get moving onto losing my last 50 pounds.
I decided to really look at my eating. I have a big appetite and can eat A LOT of food if I'm not careful! I figured that since I'm doing well at my exercising that MAYBE I was slipping up with my PORTIONS. I started with my cereal this morning. I actually MEASURED out one cup of my Kellogg's Red Berries cereal and was SHOCKED to discover what one cup really looked like! I got a bigger shock when I measured out the 1/2 cup of skim milk for my cereal. (The commercial for Kellogg's Red Berries cereal JUST came on! The lady that is eating HER cereal is eating a bowl which looks like it contains about THREE CUPS of cereal!!! Yikes! I have been brain-washed by what I SEE!)
Anyway, it all was a HUGE eye-opener for me! I have begun a food journal for the very first time in my life! I know that it will help keep me as honest as my other journal does where I write down all of my thoughts and feelings as well as my successes.
I hereby confess that I have been in denial with the AMOUNTS of food that I have been eating! I am hoping to see my ticker get to my next goal (199 lbs.) VERY SOON! When I get there to ONEderland I will have just forty more pounds to go to reach my goal.
I wish all of you good luck on YOUR weight loss journey!