I’ve lost 5 pounds.
Normally, I wouldn’t blog about that but I’m trying to celebrate my milestones.
Not too much to lose in 3 weeks, but just enough to encourage me to keep going.
How have I done it, you ask?
Eating healthy and exercise.
There’s no magic pill.
The first thing I did was stop drinking so much booze.
I allow myself one or two cocktails a week now, instead of one or two cocktails a day.
What a HUGE difference that makes.
I’ve also started eating more fruits and vegetables and have cut out most of the processed foods I used to eat.
I eat healthy snacks during the day, never letting myself get too hungry.
I’m still not great at drinking water instead of Diet Coke, but this is a work in progress so I’m not kicking myself in the ass for cracking open a cold Coke and downing it.
Oh, the other thing – I weight myself daily.
And I journal my food.
Basically, I’m doing all the stuff that’s supposed to be intuitive to losing weight but somehow is a huge challenge to overcome.
I’m not going to lie.
It’s not easy.
I miss being able to eat whatever I feel like.
But I know it’s time for change.
If for no other reason than I want to do a Spartan Race.
And I’m not in shape to do a Spartan Race right now.
So my reward for getting in shape?
A Spartan Race!