>Maintainance!

>No loss again this week.

Which actually I guess is a good thing.  Because I means that I. Am. Maintaining. My. Weight!!

I’ve lost 23lb since July and I’m keeping it off.  Yayness.  Maintaining even when it’s accidental and happening instead of continuing loss, rocks.

I would, however, love to lose another 5lb this year.

>Everything still remains the same…

>No loss this week.

No gain either.

I have been really doing well (I thought) this week but lets just say that I had suspected my body wouldn’t show a loss this week for various reasons.   My waist measures exactly the same today as it did on Sept 19th which I again am not surprised by.

Hopefully things will be working properly again by next week and I may see some progress.

>Week four?

>I think it’s week four of the Look Great in 2008 challenge, anyway.

I’m down another 1lb for a total of 23lb now.  Which I’m pleased about.  I haven’t had time to do measurements and I’m sneaking on at CAB now so I will do them later and add them in.

I’m trying to come up with something of a plan to allow me to stop feeling like I’m floundering and treading water and allow me to actually work on this again.  Otherwise I will not be looking great in 2008, I’ll still be working on it. 

I think the plan will involve weights, some of the goals in my 101 in 1001 (nutritional ones, mostly) and once my powerchair is up to speed again getting back in the pool more often.

 I also need a plan because I tend to struggle at this time of year with the dark nights (and I noticed I was yesterday) – I think that will involve daily exercise on top of the meds.

But we shall see.

p.s. this blog looks terrible on this computer, must do soemthing about that!

>Look Great in 2008

>It’s Wednesday.  And on Wednesdays I check in for Tales from the Scales.

My scales seem to be broken because they wanted me to think I had lost 40lb in one week.  One week, people!  totally not possible, although a lovely number to see!  So I suspect a new battery will be being bought at the weekend or maybe some new scales.

I’ve still been pretty  crazy busy over the last week, travelling all over the country to see friends and having a surprise visit from another friend.  So I haven’t been focusing too much on the weight loss thang.  And I have been drinking cocktails.  Cocktails are yummy and they did a lot for my cold which is finally now beginning to clear up.   So not much focus on anything related to the challenge but I start again today.  It’s always been a part of my plan to allow myself flexibility and not to deny myself anything and so I don’t feel guilty about this week.

One thing I have noticed a couple of times this week is that I’ve been mindlessly eating.  BUT the fact that I realised and stopped is a good thing!

Measurements again next Wednesday day, it’s very tempting to do them today but four weeks seems like a better period of time to leave it methinks!

If you have a spare couple of minutes and don’t mind my going completely off the weightloss topic, please take a look at these links below, they mean a lot to me.

Petition being run by Scope for the human rights of disabled children and against the Ashley “Treatment”

Entry I wrote explaining why this topic is coming up again and linking to information about the so called “Ashley Treatment”

>22!

>It seems my gain from last week was related to the fact that the Red Army came to town a day or so later.  For some reason I had lost all track of such things and hadn’t realised from the way I felt that was soon.  Which probably explains why I was so irrational last week.  And this week, all three of the lb I had regained have gone, along with two more!

So I’m down 5lb for a total of 22lb.  And I’m in virgin fat territory again.

I am still full of cold and generally feeling a bit yucky but I went to work anyway and it was ok.   A nap will be required very shortly though.  Just as soon as I eat lunch.

This week I’ve been working on drinking water, next week I had planned exercise as my goal but that seems currently unrealistic so I think increasing my water again is the plan.