Hungry … for Nothing.

Had a weigh-in yesterday and I’m still going down. Losing more inches than weight but going in the right direction nonetheless. I feel really good, almost no more stomach issues, or random aches or pains, and lots of energy. I love the Ideal Protein program, and the majority of the foods. (Horrific pudding excluded). I’ve got an excellent support system, and all the tools and help that I need to succeed. My husband is amazing and is an encouragement and inspiration. My clothes are falling off when I walk, and I’ve only got one chin. Overall, I’m doing awesome.

But, I’ve basically become my own worst enemy and am constantly jeopardizing my progress. I’ve become a slow and steady turtle because I’m not eating enough. Period.

It’s such a weird thing to be going through. I went from being hungry all the time and eating crap whenever I wanted to, to always been full. I literally get hungry once/day and that’s it. And now that I’ve given in to the fact that I can no longer eat cookies and cupcakes and chips, food’s lost all its appeal to me. I just don’t think about it anymore.

It’s one of those good/bad things. I’m happy that I’m no longer controlled by food but have to get some new healthy habits going and fast. I’m just not very good at happy mediums. My all or nothing lifestyle affects me on many levels. Whatever I do, I do it to the best of my ability. All or nothing, always. Unfortunately when it comes to me and my health, there tends to be more “nothing” than anything. (Unless eating out of control for years counts, cause that was a whole lot of “all”).

I’ve got a new plan, it’s simple and silly but it should work. I’ve got alarms set on my phone to remind myself to go and eat. 6 times per day, to remind me to take care of myself. I’ve got food and snacks planned out, so I’m running out of excuses. Water, vitamins, vegetables, protein and happy thoughts are all at the ready. I can do this.

It’s time for me to replace ALL the bad stuff with the good stuff and I feel like I’m half way there. Hopefully, the healthy food and healthy life cravings kick in right away. I’m so ready for that.

So if you see me, please feel free to ask me when the last time was that I ate. I need help here people.

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4 thoughts on “Hungry … for Nothing.

  1. Dead Weight Gone August 25, 2013 at 2:21 pm Reply

    Wow, you post made me feel so much better. I must not be crazy if I am not the only one that went from snacking to much, to loosing all my appetite. I had to force myself too eat the first week as well because I was honestly too exhausted from working out to even try. I like your idea of an alarm. I will try it 🙂

    • this mom's got something to say ... August 25, 2013 at 2:24 pm Reply

      It is so strange. This whole weightloss thing really messes with your head. I’m really good at being overweight, this whole losing and changing thing is a hard adjustment. How in the world is a fat girl not hungry?? Let’s hope it helps both of us. 🙂

  2. CrazyWookiee August 26, 2013 at 9:28 am Reply

    This happens to me pretty often as well. When I go for a cut cycle, near the end it always seems that I’m not craving any food, but I have to force myself to eat so I get everything I need to keep the muscle on, but during a bulk phase I’m eating everything in sight. It’s such a weird sensation. Always more of a psychological battle.

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