Weight loss and fitness is an ongoing journey and learning experience. I’ve been working on losing weight for about 10 months now and in the past 2 weeks since I blogged last I have realized two things about changing my lifestyle that were both pretty shocking and felt pretty good. I feel like I’m still in the learning stages of what works for me in order to make this a lifelong change instead of a one year change or something along those lines. I am constantly trying to learn what is best for me and my body and what not. I am now in the stages of my progress where my focus is not losing weight but is more being healthy, fit, and doing what is best for my body and future. Like I said earlier, this is still a learning process.
The first thing that I have learned that has really shocked me was how much my metabolism has skyrocketed. I honestly think that I eat more now than before my weight loss, granted it is more healthy foods and a much more balanced diet, but I feel like I am always eating snacks in between my meals, but yet I am still losing weight. This is what I’m talking about when I say that this is still a learning process to me. I need to find out what works for me to stay at a consistent weight, since I have dropped below my ideal weight. But at the same time, having worked so hard to lose weight it feels pretty good to know that my metabolism has increased so much. I attribute the increase to a couple of things. Read the rest of this entry »