Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Stalling and NSV's

So at someones lovely request that I update, here I am. I am smack dab in the middle of the dreaded stall. The dreaded stall, for the uninitiated, hits you like a ton of bricks. ou're losing weight like crazy and feeling amazing about yourself one day and then suddenly BAM, the breaks go on. Suddenly you aren't losing any weight and you're GOING INSANE. You think to yourself, am I done losing weight? Did I pay all this money to lose 44 pounds (21kgs)? You start weighing yourself every day hoping that the scale will move... but it doesn't. And so the cycle of insanity continues.

The big step I have taken against this stall is to just not weigh myself. I'm not going to weigh myself for a few weeks and I'm going to hope that when I do weigh myself again, the scale will have moved once more. I'm trying to remind myself that I'm only about 5 weeks out and I'm almost halfway to my goal weight - that is something to be proud of. In only 10 pounds, I will be half way and that's a huge achievement. Thats what I repeat to myself every time I think I'm about to go insane.

Now on the other hand of all this gloominess we have NSV's! These are what we call non-scale victories. And when you arent losing kilos, a good nsv can feel like it's saving your sanity. For example last night when I was cleaning out my room I found an old playsuit that i got a few years ago and was always too much of a fattie to wear. So I pulled it on as a whim and the bloody thing fit! I could even pull the draw string tighter!

Cut to my jumping around my room dancing around to music and smiling like a fool! Now I just have to wait until it's summer again so I can wear the damn thing lol.

Finally, Today I found something which might be the funniest picture I've seen in awhile so I thought I'd share it with you all:
My laughter basically never stopped after I saw this