Six Months of Calorie-Counting & Four Weeks of Fitness – The Results

(I know last week’s blog post talked about a plateau – that blog was written a few weeks ago. This one was written recently, so don’t mind the sudden change in “I’m in a plateau” to “I’m making progress!” There’s more time between these two blogs than one week, I promise.)

So, I’m a little over thirty pounds lost after six months, and I just completed four weeks of fitness. And I’m stoked! I had intended to do an end-of-the-year blog post analyzing my weight loss and fitness goals. But in speaking with my husband the other day, I was amazed at some of the things I’ve already noticed and how these changes have made an impact on me.

My story is not one of those amazing transformations. I mean, I’m halfway to my ultimate goal, and a little over halfway for my 2015 goal. But we’re not talking hundreds of pounds lost. Nonetheless, changes have already happened.
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Climbing Mountains

I’ve been told that you’re not supposed to share goals, because people can be amazingly discouraging about your own personal goals. That being said, I will tell you that I have a weight loss goal for 2015, and that I’m halfway to my goal.

And I’ve plateaued. For like a month.

The anxiety is settling in. The doubt is rising. The “I can’t do this” and “I’m doomed to fail” thoughts are surfacing again.
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