I find it is hard not to gain if I don’t stay focused on my maintenance and so I’ve set another goal: becoming a member of the National Weight Control Registry.
To be a member, you have to have lost 30 pounds or more and kept it off for a year. While I’ve actually lost over 60 pounds, I’ve been in weight loss mode for almost 5 years before hitting my weight watcher goal of 149. So on July 30, 2013 I plan to enroll in the NWCR weighing 149 (plus or minus 2 pounds).
I’ve got a plan for maintenance, and the main thing I’ve done in sticking to it is:
- weigh every morning
- pack my lunch with vegetables and 2 snacks
- exercise at least 5 hours a week
- keep up with my etools charts in WW
Today I woke up at 149.6 pounds, not bad considering a fast food dinner last night at Five Guys. I had 2 veggie burgers (no burger) and snuck some of my husband’s fries. (lots o carbs with lousy bun and deepfried potatoes. Water. Even with all the grease and salt in the fries, I came thru pretty well. (breakfast, the usual eggbeaters with skinny bun bread and no fat cheese (6 pts_) at 8 am, lunch at 1pm was cauliflower, apple and banana 0 pts… and a snack of 2 greek yogerts 8 pts at 4:30. 2 big bottles of flavored water.)
Looking forward to my Saturday workout!! 8-9 kickbox, 9:30 to 10:30 zumba and 10:30 to 11:30 pilates. Gonna sneak in zumba instead of the grocery store. 3 hours of exercise… is that obsessive??