I have been stuck in the 280's for three weeks now. I hit a low 284 and have been basically hovering right there. It's not a lot of fun to be sure, and it is certainly frustrating. However, I know what I have to do to break through it. I need to simply start doing the things I was doing when I was losing several pounds a week. The plan is simple--the execution of the plan--not so much.
When I started my journey, I know I wanted a plan I could live with. This means my plan had to be something simple, because I am a simple guy and I like "simple". I developed some simple guidelines for my journey. First, I would give up the obvious bad stuff like sweets, sugared pop, and cakes. Second, I would give up bread and really limit my pasta. This of coarse sounds simple, but was not easy for a bread/pasta addict like myself. Third, I would incorporate more fruits and vegetables into my diet. Finally, I reasoned I would eat many of the remaining foods, just with smaller portions. I made a rule of just having one bowl or one plate for a meal-- no going back for seconds. I think by and large I have been pretty successful in the first three areas. However, I
Maybe I got off track with the holidays. Perhaps I could blame it on the nasty weather. Regardless, of why I am off pace, I know I am off pace, but am officially getting back on track and back in the game. How about you? Are you doing anything to perk up your weight loss game?
I like to wind up on a positive note and with a smile. So here is a video I made when I was starting my journey. I try to show just how tiny portions look to the eyes of this fat guy. I have 30 weight loss related videos you might like to check out on my channel at http://blip.tv/virtualpaul