Me Happy, Me Lose Weight =)

By HappySkinnyGirl

So far this year I’ve lost 0.8kg/1.8lbs. I’m seeing a new low, 70.3kg/155lbs! =) I’ve come so far in term of internal struggle and trying to feel happy about my life. Last year I started out really frustrated and without any directions.

Today, I’m happier and don’t struggle to lose weight as much as I used to. I’ve learned to be less obsessed with food. If I did follow a diet, that would be an impossible mission. I handle the cravings quite well but still need to be better at eating food in moderations. I’ve learned to enjoy life, doing things I want to do TODAY. No more putting things off.

This week I didn’t exercise much because I wasn’t feeling well. But it’s alright because 80% of result will come from healthy eating and eating in moderations – for now. If I eat crappy most of the time, no matter how much I exercise I’ll not lose weight.

Weight loss is about achieving balances in your life by making wise choices and small changes. It’s not about will power or disciplines which I used to believe. I know I’ve said some of the things before but it doesn’t hurt to hear it again, right? =)

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7 Comments on Me Happy, Me Lose Weight =)

  1. bobby
    January 10, 2009 at 1:59 pm (9 years ago)

    “I’ve learned to enjoy life, doing things I want to do TODAY. No more putting things off.”

    This is exactly what I have been trying to do myself. It sounds to me like you have already come a long way and I can feel your excitement in your words ^_^

    Yet another good read!

  2. Sabs
    January 10, 2009 at 2:41 pm (9 years ago)

    Congrats on the loss!

  3. Clara
    January 10, 2009 at 8:23 pm (9 years ago)

    Glad to see you are successful. Developing new eating habits can be difficult but it’s worth it.

  4. healthygirl
    January 10, 2009 at 9:27 pm (9 years ago)

    Bobby – Yup, it’s a wonderful feeling, to be almost free from food addictions 🙂

    Sabs – Thanks for the support =)

    Clara – It’s totally worth it, not just in term of losing waist but in term of feeling such freedom =)

  5. jason
    January 14, 2009 at 4:31 pm (9 years ago)

    Great job ;;)

  6. healthygirl
    January 15, 2009 at 3:46 am (9 years ago)

    Jason
    Thanks for dropping by and showing support =)

  7. hanlie
    January 17, 2009 at 1:35 am (9 years ago)

    Well said! I’m also much more patient this year than last! It’s about the doing, more than the result.

    Congrats on the new low on the scale!

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