Friday, August 12, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

It's a Mental Game.... Everyday!!

I often talk about my food intake, my weight, my exercise, but I rarely talk about the mental part of this journey. My least favorite comment is the one made by someone who has either never considered the choices I have made, or cannot comprehend the fight I endured that led to my choice of surgery: "You are doing great, but it must be so much easier now."

Yes, the weight is coming off much easier than it ever did in the past. I don't have to worry about how much I'm eating because my stomach takes care of the for me (if I listen), and while it's still difficult to stay motivated, I am much more active than before. But, the battle is really in my mind now.