Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Plateau Already?

            Last time I wrote about weight, I mentioned I had lost four pounds of my 83-pound goal. Guess how many I’ve lost since then? Nothing. Nada. Zilch. Zero. I’ve been stuck with a four pound loss for almost two weeks! I’ve been working out almost every day—between 30-60 minutes, and I’ve been under my calorie intake every day. Well…I did blow it Sunday, but I wasn’t over by much that day.

                It’s discouraging to plateau after four pounds! Today, I’ll take a closer look at my eating to see if perhaps I’m eating the wrong thing. I eat a lot of chicken breast, but I also eat a lot of Skinny Cow. I’m going to try to limit my Skinny Cow splurges to once a day. Sometimes I have two or even three Skinny Cows. I rationalize it by telling myself they are only 150 calories and that I have plenty of calories.

                I’m also going to start reading Made to Crave. I’ve heard wonderful things about this book and how it has helped people understand their eating better.

                I have a feeling I’ll be down a pound tomorrow. I’m keeping the faith!


Dawn said...

is that the book by Lisa Turkhurst? I enjoy listening to her snippets on KSBJ during my drive to work.

Laura J said...

Yes. I bought it a while back after hearing such great things about it, but I haven't read it yet. My sister loved it.

Carrie Turansky said...

Hi Laura, I saw your blog listed with your comment on Christian Fiction Devourers at Goodreads, so I thought I would stop by and check it out. : )

I LOVE Made to Crave. I highly recommend it. It's even better if you can find a friend to do it with or a group, but even reading it on your own will be helpful. Get the workbook and watch the videos. That will help you apply what she is teaching. They aren't very expensive at CBD. I love what I've been learning. It's been a great spiritual journey with some wonderful physical benefits. I've lost 28 pounds. I'm about halfway to my goal, and I am very encouraged.