I have to ask the question - is it a happy new year? It is the time of the year when people vow to D-I-E-T. Do you know how much I despise that word? It's almost as bad as the "F" word! Diets aren't for losing weight; lifestyle changes are what do it. So, for those people making RESOLUTIONS <ugh> to lose weight, do you have a plan or is it just the general "eat better, " "drink less soda," or "go to the gym more?"
Do I have a plan? Yes, I do. My husband's car is paid off in the Spring and we are going to join the "Y." I am going to take water aerobics classes. I am going to eat less junk food, fewer calories, not have a full dessert every night for dessert and pay attention to <gasp> portion size. Yes, these things are all important. No, they are not "fun." I have to admit the last water aerobics class I took was pretty fun!
However, I have surgery this week and am going to be laid up for 4-6 weeks. That gets us that much closer to when we can get to a workout facility. I do have an exercise bike here (recumbent, so better on my back), but I'll still be very limited with any extreme movement for a bit.
I lost 75 lbs in 2007 and it felt great! Then some stuff happened and I gained it all back, not able to go to the gym or interested in eating right. Well, I had surgery that year, too! Maybe this is a sign. (no, I don't really believe in signs) So, is anyone with me? Does anyone want to join in? We can share progress reports!