Day 1 : Does 5 lbs Really Matter?

blue tape measuring on clear glass square weighing scale
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com

I’m calling today “Day 1”

I’ve had a thousand day-ones, but I’m blogging it, so it must be for reals this time, right? Ha ha.  If it was that easy, I wouldn’t be where I am with my weight!

I just downloaded an app called Happy Scale, that I heard about on the Half Size Me podcast. It’s really cool so far, on this first day of using it. I like that it breaks down my goal weight into 5 lb increments.  I chose 2 lbs per week to lose, and it says I’ll hit the first 5 lb milestone by August 31st.

There’s this part of me that thinks, “Only 5 lbs by the Annual Labor Day camping trip? Well boo.  What’s the point?” It just feels like it won’t make a difference.

Then I look farther down the predictions, and add some special events coming up.

Nearly 10 lbs by a wedding we’re attending mid September.

Over 20 lbs by Halloween.

Almost 30 lbs by Thanksgiving.

About 40 lbs by Christmas.

Over 50 lbs by our ski trip in February.

60 lbs by my husband’s birthday.

At that pace, I’ll be at my goal weight by my 10 th wedding anniversary in April!

When you’re this big, 5 lbs doesn’t make all that much of a difference.  But, 5+5+5….. that makes a world of difference!!!!

Feeling optimistic!

 

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s