Looks like February is a time when I get myself sorted. One day it will be ALL YEAR LONG! But until then, I’ve signed myself up to do Chloe Madeley’s 4-Week Body Blitz.
So I have seen the light. The January madness at work is over, I’ve moved house and now it’s time to refocus on Project Me!
I probably need to do it for 12 weeks, but to start with a 4-week hit (and HIIT… ugh) seems a good starting point. I am on day 4 now. One day at a time. I’ll be posting a bit more frequently on Instagram with pics and daily updates.
Wish me luck! If you are doing anything similar – let me know! We can do it. Yes, we can!
I find it interesting as people are now asking me how I’ve lost weight. In their minds it is as if I have already succeeded. (By the way, there’s no one easy answer because I’ve changed just about everything, from using the stairs and not the lift – to my entire eating habits. I’ll come back to this – probably – in another post.)
I wrote in my last post that my mantra was ‘get it off, keep it off’. Well, I’m still in the ‘getting it off’ place – a few more pounds to go.
But it got me thinking – how do I know when I have been successful? I don’t feel like I am successful… yet! Yes, I am part of the way there, but I think it has to be to do with the latter part of my mantra ‘keep it off’. As we know, a massive proportion of dieters regain the weight after they have dieted.
So I think I’ll be able to say that I have been successful if I am the same weight as I am now (or less) in one year’s time. That will be an achievement.
In the mean time – to keep losing those few extra pounds so that I achieve my goal – and to counterbalance going out for lunch AND dinner on Friday (can’t wait!) – I’m going to:
Make sure I drink at least 2 litres of water a day (yes, water helps!)
Get to bed before midnight (yes, sleep matters)
Go to the gym on Sunday for an ‘MOT’ (health check) and workout (no surprises, here)
Watch ‘The Biggest Loser’ for motivation!
What about you? What will you do to help achieve your goal this week?