Progress Is Slow But Needs to Be Lasting

WOW! I almost dropped off the couch when I saw that it was back in February when I last posted here. I knew it had been a while, but didn’t realize just how long. Very bad on my part. Thankfully, while glacially slow, the weight eviction hasn’t stopped. I hit the 20lb mark back in May and have felt quite stalled there. In fact last week, I noticed that I had crept back up 4lbs. When you’re going down in very small numbers, going up 4 is huge. That’s disheartening. The goal here is to not only evict the weight but to form a relationship with food that supports keeping it off so that it becomes a normal part of how I live and eat. I’m always on the watch for articles and material for me to consider that will help to inform and guide me towards my goal. Knowing I’m not a very physically active person, I’m aware that my metabolism is likely as sluggish as I can be. Metabolism helps to generate energy and to cue the body to burn fat. Now, at this point, the traditional wisdom would drive me towards an exercise program as the answer to the problem. To a large degree that is a need that I need to meet. I’m also aware that I’m setting myself up for frustration to see that...

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