We’re coming up to an anniversary for me and SoD. Yes, it’s been a year that I’ve been in this stone bracket. A whole sodding year. So in essence, I’ve done a lovely job of maintaining but not actual losing. And I’m far too fat for maintaining – it should be coming off me at a far more rapid rate.
And we had a weekend away with friends so my weight has shot up to the wrong side of the half stone bracket. Why is this so hard? Don’t worry dear Reader, it’s a rhetorical question. I keep plugging on. I’m hoping that the 4lbs I put on in 3 days comes off as quickly. But it doesn’t seem to work like that, sadly. Fast on, slow off. Would that it was the other way around.
I bore myself with my lack of anything to say. That’s why I haven’t blogged much recently – it’s bad enough that I’m bored with this, I don’t want to bore you too.
New goals (surely a triumph of optimism over experience): Into the next stone bracket (down, DOWN) by the end of this month and then it should be c6 weeks until our holiday (I say ‘should’ because we’ve not booked anything yet). I’d really like to have made significant progress towards the next stone bracket by then. Potential obstacles include: my birthday (end of August), week in Suffolk with my mother (late August – plenty of walking but I can’t imagine doing starve days then), P’s birthday in late September and an afternoon tea in two and a half weeks’ time.
Today is the first starve day of this week; the next will be Wednesday. I have one sociable thing – dinner with my best friend on Thursday. This is not a blow-out occasion or even close. No booze, no pudding, just a main dish and I can chose a (relatively) safe dish – either chicken salad or chicken, side salad and rice. And that’s a WI away yet.
Head down for weight down. Fingers crossed.