Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Goal, or no goal?
Tuesday is weigh-day, and I was quite happy with the results. I set 160 pounds as my goal when I started, and I have no doubt that I'll reach that goal within the next month. Here's the quandary: Should I set another goal? I realize my ideal weight is somewhere below 140 according to THIS, but nothing about me has ever been ideal. Since I am eating the way I intend to be eating for the rest of my life, I think I will stop having a goal weight. Oh, I am going to weigh every day, you may be sure of that. But I am really not focusing on numbers. If I continue to lose weight as I eat the same way I've been doing, wonderful. But once I reach 160, my new goal is going to be to not GAIN weight. We will continue to eat out only once a week. We will continue to limit snacks. We will not have second helpings. I'm going to keep doing what I'm doing now, because it's something I can live with.