The final couple of weeks has been a rollercoaster of feelings for me. The firm the place I work are going by a number of redundancies in the mean time, which has hit arduous with me. Stress isn’t good for anybody at the perfect of occasions. If you’re an emotional eater like myself, it makes it even tougher.
All has not been too dangerous although. I’ve been capable of hold some type of self-discipline when it has come to meals. There haven’t been any takeaways or huge hits like that. Comfort meals for myself is bread and cheese, I’m not a chocolate individual.
My spouse has been a giant assist just lately which is why I’ve probably stored to some type of observe. We’ve been cooking from recent once more within the night. The meals style so significantly better than processed meals. It simply wants extra effort and time, which has been useful to sidetrack my thoughts from different issues. Cooking meals within the night has meant leftovers may be eaten the next day at lunch, one other meal with out going off the rocker.
Speaking to folks round me about how I really feel is one thing I don’t do. I’ve at all times been an individual who simply will get on with it and offers with it later. But, in gentle of my psychological well being and realizing I must make some modifications, I’ve discovered speaking helps. I discover it arduous to speak, however I’ve tried it throughout these irritating occasions. I’ve not been comfy speaking, however I do suppose it has helped. Doing it extra usually in future will hopefully make it really feel comfy to speak about my emotions and can result in extra stability.
Something have to be working although, I’ve managed to lose the final two weeks on the weigh-in. Which has made me really feel higher about myself. It has proven I can hold the deal with one thing when it’s actually arduous and I don’t simply give in. It would have been really easy for somebody like me to explode these final couple of weeks and probably undo plenty of arduous work.
Half a kilogram is what I’ve misplaced, it might not appear an enormous deal to some over two weeks… however let me let you know. When you eat your feelings and also you’re feeling every thing is in opposition to you proper now, it’s a tremendous feeling to know that I’ve not gained weight. More importantly, it means I’ve stayed away personal objectives when taking part in MvF Football every week! The subsequent few weeks will nonetheless be arduous, however I now have this sense of ‘I’ve obtained this’ and I can transfer by it.
MyFitnessPal username: LiangMiUK
Starting Weight: 140.4KG / BMI: 35.81
Current Weight: 125.1KG / BMI: 31.91
Total Weight loss: 15.30KG (10.90% of weight)
Weight loss previously week: 0.7KG
Week 8 and Season End:
Starting Weight: 140.4KG / BMI: 35.81
Current Weight: 125.8KG / BMI: 32.08
Total Weight loss: 14.60KG (10.40% of weight)
Weight loss previously week: +0.7KG
Achievements earned this season:
- Biggest loser in week 1
- 5% of complete weight misplaced
- 2nd largest loser in week 2
- Biggest loser in week 3
- 2nd largest loser in week 5
- Achieved number one spot for weight reduction % for present season for complete membership week 5
- Jean measurement dropped (40 waist -> 38 waist)
- 10% of complete weight reduction achieved
- Remained number one weight reduction % for the membership week 6
- Remained number one weight reduction % for the membership week 7
- Reached 75% of my aim of 20kg in 20 week (with 13 weeks nonetheless to go)
- Ended season as number one ranked weight reduction.
This week was my first weight acquire, however weirdly I’m pleased. I used to be down for an extended weekend with household and had a good time out with meals and simply having fun with myself. I wasn’t counting the energy however was nonetheless conscious of what I used to be consuming. Life is life and seeing household with my child son was extra necessary this week than diets. I’m grateful that my new mind-set of meals did hold me in test because the previous me would have gone off the rails and doubtless put a number of KG’s on slightly than preserving it beneath 1kg.
One season joined (midway by) and one season ended and what a season. With my fellow Jaffa’s I personally hit the primary ranked weight reduction participant for the season, our group was ranked the primary for weight reduction, and for mixed and on the pitch, we ranked second solely to these wonderful Reds, who killed all of it season. It could be becoming that our last recreation was with them with a deserved win.
As I look again on the 9 weeks I’ve been doing it, I see a distinction, not simply in weight reduction and my journey, however in how I’ve carried out it from my prior makes an attempt. With the opposite eating regimen plans I’ve carried out it simply seems like no accountability the place right here, each week I’ve by no means wished to let myself or my group down, realizing that I won’t be good on the pitch however I can rattling nicely get the objectives off it to make up for that. It has been a radical change in my fascinated by my weight reduction.
With subsequent week being awards evening and friendlies I stay up for the brand new challenges that the subsequent season brings. I’ve been fortunate to this point to do that implausible weight reduction on simply eating regimen alone and seeing that in direction of the top of the season I needed to begin placing extra effort into train simply to get small losses doing 5km walks a day. I see the subsequent season being a lot harder with me hitting the bottleneck. So committing to persevering with my 5km walks within the night and performing some health club to proceed this implausible progress and journey I’m on. With solely 5KG to go to succeed in my supposed new 12 months aim of 20kg in 20 weeks to be at a wholesome weight, I’ll in all probability have possibly one other 5KG on prime of that to be and look proportional to my peak.
It usually appears to me that I’m like a jukebox in the case of weight reduction – I’ve obtained a sequence of excuses that I play in rotation. Sometimes it may be arduous to not really feel a bit hopeless. I’ve had factors this season the place I’ve misplaced weight fairly simply and enjoyably, after which at different occasions life will get in the way in which and my consuming goes to items (of cheese).
The challenge just lately has been work and household issues. I’ve been travelling away a good bit with work and I’ve discovered it arduous to work lengthy hours and nonetheless handle to maintain making wholesome selections. The different huge challenge is that I nonetheless have far an excessive amount of of an both/or strategy in the case of consuming. I’m both being good and avoiding the carbs, or I’m crashing a big baguette practice straight into the center of Breadsville.
Football is nice for accountability although and though I’ve missed a few periods, simply the truth that I do know I’m turning out for the Red Hot Chubby Fellas is sufficient to hold me from too many carb crimes. Here’s hoping for a quieter March and a few extra strong appearances on the pitch.