I have been walking about 3 days a week on the treadmill. I try to go at least 2-2.5 miles and walk for 35-45 min.
The best thing for me this time is that I have not given up a single food. I am not following any diet except my own. I do watch my carbs and my calories because I know both of those impact my weight.
This is what I ate yesterday:
L- philly cheese steak no bun (steakum, onions, peppers, and provolone cheese), 1/2 mug of chai tea
S- pulled pork sandwich with honey mustard no bun, Texas coleslaw, sweet potato salad (like regular potato salad, but with sweet potatoes and regular potatoes), and a lemon bar
The day after I have a day with more carbs or calories than usual, I try to eat less. I also try to exercise a little longer to compensate. The treadmill has a calorie counter on it to show you how many calories you've burned. When I see how long I have to work to burn off 2 measly mozzarella sticks, it makes me question if they are really worth it.
I do not ever plan to go back to eating the way I was before or being the weight I was before. I know that no one does plan to gain the weight back. I plan to stick with this mindset the rest of my life. Moderation. Not giving anything up completely. I plan to get rid of my "fat clothes" as soon as I'm in the next size. I thank God for helping me with my food addiction. It is getting easier every day in the fact that I know the right things to do. It is still a struggle every day. It's hard when your husband is eating your favorite kind of ice cream. (I told him that he was giving me horrible cravings for....