I guess it's better to be optimistic than to be pessimistic, right? Believing in yourself is half the battle.
I have done pretty well so far. I haven't totally given up, but some days it's hard. I have never had such a hard time losing weight and I blame that on the fact that I'm breastfeeding. My body is holding on to this weight with a vice grip and I can't shake it. I'm exercising almost every day, I'm watching what I eat, and the results just aren't coming like I had hoped.
Oh well. I'd rather give nourishment to my child than be skinny any day. Although, I'm secretly hoping that when we wean around 12 months I can get rid of this stinky old weight lickety split.
So...my Goals (Revised) are:
- Lose 4 pounds by Janurary 15 to be 165
- Lose 10 pounds by March 1 to be 159
- Lose 16 pounds by April 15 to be 153 (#2 prepregnancy weight)
- Lose 19 pounds by June 1 to be 150 (#1 prepregnancy weight)
That gives me 6 more months to do this, and if I fall short, it won't be horrible; however, if I can achieve it beforehand, I will know that I've put my mind to it and got it done.
Oh - and today is Weigh-In day and I'm 169 even. A loss of .4. Something is better than nothing, right?