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Slippery Slopes

I have been stuck (at what feels like the last month or so but has really only been 2 weeks) at 185 I am 5 pounds from hitting 100 and I am trying my best to not obsess about it. But, reality is I am obsessed with hitting that 100 pound mark.

I have been struggling with the fact that I am not as diligent as I had been, I have not been walking like I love to do, not counting my containers as well as I should, not being as positive as I had been.

I have been scowling at my reflection, the saggy neck and wrinkly face, saggy stomach, legs and breasts. SAG SAG GAG!!! Getting so frustrated with what I look like now and then a picture of my before popped up on my friends phone (she had an old picture of me as the icon). She messaged me and said I know you have been feeling bad so I want you to look back at the last 8 months of pictures.

I have people tell me all the time I am inspiring, that what I have done is amazing etc. It is still so hard to hear positive things about myself and honestly I do not feel inspiring or amazing.

So that said I did look back at pictures and it is a good reminder that the scale should never be the indicator of your success. I will still obsess until I lose what I want to lose, but I will try to look back more often and see the real story. Even though I have not lost in pounds I can tell I am still losing. I have kind of lost sight as to what this journey is supposed to be about.

MAY 2015 to October 2015

November 2015 to April 2016

4 thoughts on “Slippery Slopes”

  1. Theresa, your body has been on a marathon let it have this rest and it will be ready to go again! You REALLY are an inspiration to all of us!


  2. Wow! Such an amazing transition! You should be so proud of yourself, it IS inspiring, you have worked really hard, and it totally shows! Keep it up, those 5 pounds will go, no need to obsess, you are doing awesome!!!


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