These last few days have been emotional. Yesterday I ate too much chocolate, and I didn't drink enough water either.
This morning before I weighed myself I knew that the scale was going to be up. Both my body, mind, and soul had been out of kilter for 48 hours, and this always has an effect on my weight.
I retain fluid when I'm holding on emotionally.
What I do know though, is that when I express the emotions, my body lets go too.
So, what is my message here?
Like anything, it's simple when you know how.
For years and years I was a yo-yo dieter. I'd lose 5kg, 10kg or even more at one point, then I'd put it back on.
Why? Because I restricted what I was eating. I made myself eat things I didn't like because they would help me to lose weight.
Guess what happened? I felt resentful, deprived, and I didn't enjoy the process. How could I if I was forcing myself to eat things I hated.
This time I'm doing things differently. I eat chocolate cake!
This is me 12 months apart.
In the photo on the left in September 2018 following an incredibly stressful six months, I see a sad, bloated overweight woman. and the one on the right, taken in September 2019, I see a healthy, slimmer, happy woman.
What a difference a year makes!
Every time I look at this photo I feel embarrassed. But I keep posting it anyway. Why?
Because it makes me realise how far I've come, and it makes me realise how I don't want to look and be...
Hi I'm Kathryn Price.
I'm a 55 year old post-menopausal woman sharing my journey of Taking Care of Me. I'm on a mission to lose weight and improve my health and well-being. Click here to join me in my Facebook group and let's journey together.