Yep, week one is now behind me and will never come back….with that the total weightloss is 4.6kg. I attribute this to the radical change in my diet from high fat and high protein to the direct opposite.
I sat for a while this morning and contemplated the past week, with all it’s normal and abnormal stresses and realised that the fact that I could make that adaption and committment to eating differently, the weeks following should be easier to manage, right?
Yep, easier said than done though and variety being the spice of life, that’s the important aspect… to plan and keep meals different and exciting to avoid complacency setting in. Complacency is the enemy and so too is boredom….so it’s a matter of keeping occupied and keeping the meals appealing. Not dashing home from the office and rapidly throwing something together just to sate the appetite. Planning should take care of the eventualities and try to close the gaps that allow for complacency to set in. Surely every fat craving can be put to rest with an alternative healthy option? or replace it with a glass of water? The latter option is balderdash…tried it and probably went through a litre of water before realising that the craving could be sated, but in another form. Almost like an addict, suffering withdrawal symptoms and yes, that’s what over-eating actually is….an addiction….camoflauged by words like obese, overweight, high body mass index….it’s basically a fight to overcome the addiction to food.
Like any addiction (and I have another one by the way!) the road travelled is a rough one, with many stones, curves, traffic and uphills along the route, but with determination this can be achieved…so it’s still up and over for me….just 4.6kgs closer to my goal and closer to finding this “weightloss Utopia” place…