Two Entries in Two Days? Gasp!

I have this whole complex about this site and feeling uncomfortable when I rave on about myself too much, fearing I will sound like I am up my own arse, thus don’t update regularly. Is that not bloody ridiculous? After all this is a journal, and it is called The Amazing Adventures of Dietgirl, and I am Dietgirl, so logic follows that it should be about me and my adventures.

Well, derr.

Looking back through the archives, and I know I’ve said this before, my greatest periods of success have been when I wrote regularly. As Julie often says, writing is an invaluable tool for weight loss. And yesterday I was moaning that I couldn’t get my brain back into the weight loss gear. So I’m going to set another mini goal – to write at least three times a week on this site. I will stop worrying about the quality of the writing or whether I sound like a wanker, instead I’ll just spew it out. Hopefully by writing more often I’ll wind up putting more thought into what I eat and how I move my arse. Please check back regularly, and if you don’t see me updating feel free to kick my arse.

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So now I am publically declaring my intent to go to the gym tonight and do the Body Pump class, even though McShouty takes the Friday night class and I can’t stand her. If I am feeling energetic (ie. if she isn’t being too annoying) I might even stay for the Body Combat class afterwards. But for some reason I struggle to do cardio after weights. I can do cardio first, weights second with no worries. But after I’ve been lifting I just want to shuffle home and be done with it. We’ll see how it goes.

Update: I went home after Pump. McShouty was McShitting me. I could put up with it while I had weights to play with, but Combat class would have been something else. I wasn’t in the mood for her “hoo ha hoo” or “come and get me”. Instead I took a brisk extended walk home.

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You know that old saying, “mind over matter”? I really stopped minding my matter over these past couple of months. The mind is such a powerful thing, it can convince you that your ever-expanding matter doesn’t matter. Like recently when I noticed my jeans were very smug around my stomach. My mind said to me, “Looks like they’ve shrunk in the wash!”.

Never mind that they hadn’t been washed in weeks.

4 thoughts on “Two Entries in Two Days? Gasp!

  1. Well, considering that I come here specifically to hear you talk yourself up, don’t feel shy! I mean, it’s a personal blog, that’s what it’s all about.

    Besides, with what you’ve accomplished? I’d be shouting to the hills!

    I do find that there’s a sort of “slide back” that happens after the first milestones come through, and I’m feeling comfortable and less anxious about my fat rolls. I think that, for me anyway, it’s more a matter of “I’m not in crisis mode anymore” and I lose focus. For you, since you’ve managed to make some significant lifestyle changes, I don’t know what it would be! But, being aware of it is half the battle, as they say.

  2. I read your entire journal in less than 2 days…and been checking three times a day to see if you updated! It is all so blurry in my mind, I have thought of emailing you but I lack the words. I feel I will sound all soppy an that if I, too, start telling you what an inspiration you are, what an impact your effort has, what a great accomplishment you have made. Woman…you simply ROCK!!!!

  3. I have so been where you are now.
    I lost about 30 kg and then met a boy and he just loved me and I felt pleased with myself and then he was a couch potatoe and I was not late to become one too and then after 5 years he broke up with me and I was then againa fat woman and now unhappy as well. It has taken me over 2 years to put myself together and start again.

    I have now lost almost 30 kg again and have anohter 30 to loose.

    But I know how easy it is to fall back into bad old habits specially if you feel loved and liked cause I was not that used to it.

    Im glad you noticed before you fell back like I did. Good luck.

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