Weight Loss Update – 20.8 lbs. to go

I am so excited that I lost 3.6 lbs. since the last (disappointing) weigh-in. I’ve almost lost a total of 10 lbs. so far and am seeing numbers on the scale I haven’t seen in years. It feels great! John is also doing super. He lost 5 lbs. since the last wigh-in for a total of 14 lbs.!

At our last weigh-in I identified two reasons for the lack (well really my lack) of weight loss.

1. I didn’t keep enough healthy snacks in stock. 

Solution: This time I made sure I checked our snack supplies before making a trip to the grocery.  When the cravings hit, there was always an ample supply of fruit, pretzels, and low calorie sweets to snack on.

2. Lack of Meal Planning.

Solution: Finding healthy dinner recipes and preparing them every day was becoming very overwhelming. To solve this problem, I planned and prepared 30 meals in a weekend. What a blessing it has been. Now all I have to remember is to check the menu each morning and pull the meal of the day out of the freezer.

How are you coming along with your weight loss goal? What have been some of your obstacles and successes?

 

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