It’s been months since I hit my goal and, of course, the challenge is to keep it off and I’ve been successful. That’s called maintenance. BUT, I’m not settling for maintenance. I’m going for another 10 pound loss in order to drop body fat and build lean muscle. I’m fine tuning.
What I’ve learned is that I CAN affect my physical self and that there is a ‘formula’. It takes a lot of hard work and attention to diet. Simple right? Really HARD, actually.
From my heaviest at 225, to where I began last July at 206, to where I’ve been for the past few months at 180, to where I am this AM at 177. My goal for the next few weeks is going to take off that last 7 by eating low fat and focusing on proteins, including more vegetables and fruit.
By the way, I was actually at 184 when I started this last push so I was within my range of 180 plus a few (varies according to salt intake, etc.) and I tried Isagenix – shakes, cleanses, etc. While it’s helped me go down 7 pounds in a week I think it’s not as effective as just watching my diet. They are a pain in the butt to do business with – it’s like you’re joining a club, not just buying product – but I’m about 70% satisfied with them and the point was to get a ‘quick jump’ on some results so for that it’s worth it. Overall recommendation – too expensive and a lot of stuff you just don’t need. Do it naturally.
And keep moving.
More – Moving, lean protein, veg, fruit.
Less – fat, doubt that I can do this.