Saying I have to lose 25 lbs only sets me up for disappointment if it doesn't drop away rapidly. But if I only have to lose 5 lbs five more times it might not be so tough. We'll see. I'm feeling much better with regular exercise too so there's an added benefit.
With so many weight loss systems out there its very tempting to try the wonder cure of the month; the pills to take while you are walking, working, even sleeping. There are diet teas and diet candies guaranteed to melt the pounds away with no effort.
There have been many exercise and nutrition programs that work very well for some people and not at all for others.
I did go to Weight Watchers many years ago but the problem was that they held their meetings across the parking lot from Friendly's Ice Cream shop. TOPS worked pretty well for me one summer but I couldn't ever get past the cute songs and inspirational stories enough to actually embrace the philosophy behind the group.
Then there are the truly wacky things people dream up.
I know that a healthy diet and moderate exercise is the best way for me to get rid of the more ample parts of me. I have also come to a point in my life when I know I'm possibly not one of those people who is supposed to weigh only 100 lbs like my Mother. That's okay with me. As long as I'm healthy, I'm not striving to look like Sally Field or Jane Fonda.
So I'm off to bed so I'll be fresh tomorrow to go do my water aerobics. It's nice to be able to work with a group who have the same goals. Better health. I will stick to the simple plan and I'll sleep well knowing I'm not putting chemicals into my body.
Organics are the way to go...
...well up to a point!
See ya down the Road,