So I’m on this diet, trying to get my weight down before a medical exam for my life insurance policy. It’s been a week, and I’m sort of curious as to my progress. It’s tough going, mostly because I don’t do “hungry” very well. Working from home also provides far too many opportunities to simply graze through the pantry and refrigerator.
Ultimately I decided against weighing myself. I’m trying to drop about 12 pounds total. It’s not a huge amount, considering my starting point. Thing is, I know I still have quite a ways to go. It’s been just over a week, and while I feel myself going crazy at times, I also don’t feel lighter.
What happens if I weigh myself and I’m already at my target? Do I celebrate and stop the diet? It will be far too easy to justify a couple days of “normal” eating and backslide into the weight I was before this ordeal. What if I haven’t lost as much weight as I should by now? What am I going to do differently? Not much.
I have my medical examination on the 21st. I have just over a week to go. I can keep the pace up of my diet the way it is for that long. Hopefully it will be enough. There isn’t a heck of a lot I am willing to do otherwise. I’m doing the best I can, and if that’s not good enough, so be it.