Heading past 9 mths post-op
Jan 28, 2009So I realized yesterday that I need to get some motivation and I need to get a little perspective. Motivation because I feel like I haven't done everything I could to maximize my losses and perspective because I still REALLY DON'T SEE what I've done so far. So I had a friend take a couple of pictures and made myself post them. I do see some differences when I compare them with the pictures that were taken the day before surgery, but I'm still not happy with what I see. Maybe I never will be! I think we are our own worst critics!! lol
Lately, it's funny the reaction I get when I tell people I'd still like to lose another 45 lbs, they all appear surprised that I feel the need to lose that much more. I just know that I won't feel that I've been successful unless I get into that "normal" range on the BMI chart. Even if only briefly! Hopefully soon the medication that I've been taking to help my symptoms for rheumatoid arthritis, especially the prednisone, will be changed and then I can stop fighting the medication for every single pound! Of course maybe I'm just using it as an excuse that I haven't done as well as I could. I guess only time will tell...
Also, I've decided to post here my goal of at least being down 100 lbs for my one year surge-versary. I have three months to go. I CAN DO IT!!
My other goal is that I'm going to try and make a better effort to come here to post about how I'm doing. My little surgery diary, right?