Wednesday, June 9, 2010

So Bummed!

My mind is literally playing tricks on me.

I was so elated!! Today the scale moved to what I thought would be a 40 pound weight loss. To my dismay, I realized I've lost only 38 pounds.

I thought when I hit this particular number, I would be there, I would have achieved this goal. Geez...I've even counted it out in my head, just knew it would be the right number.

But today, when I used a calculator to figure the total, I realized I've been wrong this whole time!! I don't know how I've missed this. I look at my blog page almost every day and I see the weight loss ticker. It's been showing 37 pounds lost ~ forever!! And today I confirmed it, the ticker will say if I'm at 236, then I've lost 38 pounds, not 40.

I am really bummed out, as I have been pushing myself so hard to make this goal. I know I will make it, but the rate I'm going, it may be another week or month....

I'll keep going, but I'm sad...

Has your mind played tricks on you? If so, do what you can to keep in the now and really know what's going on!!



  1. YOU LOST ANOTHER POUND!!!! Wahoo. Great job. Don't get snared by the end tally--you're moving in that direction. If you don't trip yourself up, you'll get there right quick! :D Deb (Master of tripping myself up, by the way.)

  2. I stopped by your blog today - Thirty Eight pounds is huge. Don't dwell on not reaching 40, do a dance of happiness that you've achieved so much. Did you measure yourself to begin with, sometimes the inches drift away before the pounds do. I'm tackling 25 pounds at a time. It's a journey, you'll get there.
    Less of Me

  3. Just came across your blog. Looks like you are doing so well at this that I hope you see 38 pounds as a huge accomplishment instead of as a let down.

    I've just begun my journey (again) and need to see folks like you who have come before me and been successful. Thanks for being an inspiration!

  4. Keep chugging along. you will be fine.