Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Progress, at last...

I'll be honest.

When I stepped on the scale this morning and saw I was only down a pound, I was disappointed.

I thought about all the work I've put in. How I've pushed myself like a madwoman at the gym. How I'm eating earlier and how I've given up soda.

I was thinking for all that effort, there'd be more than one pound gone. But it wasn't to be. And then as I sat there, upset, it hit me...

When was the last time I saw the scale go down, period?

The past month and a half (maybe even two months) have been nothing but gains or plateaus. Yes, I'm still higher than I want to be, but hello...a pound off is a pound off. How many times over the past two months had I wished I'd "only lost a pound."

So I'll take it. And I'll be happy. And I'll keep on going. One of these days I'll wrap my head around that...

I'll miss my WI next week since I'll be on yet another business trip, so really, it was good to see some progress. I'm really looking forward to stepping on the scale in two weeks...I think it'll be even better.

3 comments:

Grumpy Chair said...

Great attitude CCC!

Right now I would do anything for a 1 pound loss, just to prove I can do this . . . yet again.

Kate said...

Every one pound down adds up. Congrats on posting a loss :)

Heather said...

congrats on your pound! I think that it is great. I would so love to lose a pound right now. but, I know what you mean. when you do so many things right and work so hard, you really want to see that your efforts have paid off. but just enjoy it and at least know that working this hard will get you to where you want to be.