Thank you for your encouraging words and sharing your successes with
I guess I never really realized just how much food was a part of my
life and now that I have realized how much control it has over me
it's really annoying! LOL In my prior attempts at weight loss, I
would always get to the point where I would go to an event or a place
that was especially good and I would justify making poor decisions,
i.e. "it's just this once". Well "just this once" would inevitably
lead to several times a week and before I knew it I was back to my
old habits. The one nice thing about my new friend is that it will
complain vigorously if I try to feed it too much! I had a friend who
had bypass surgery several years ago and she once told me that it was
like having a little policeman in her stomach. For some reason that
image has stuck with me (inset image of little policeman holding up a
stop sign and blowing a whistle like s/he is directing traffic or
All I know is that I can't wait to do so many things that either I
can't do at all right now or can't do comfortably and I can't wait to
release the thin person locked inside of me.
Thanks again for the kind words and keep up the great job!!!
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