Thanksgiving used to be my favorite holiday but this year I’m sort of dreading it because I’ve lost 7 lbs so far and I don’t want to fall off the wagon, so it will be like all my favorite, terrible-for-me foods dangled in front of me and I have to somehow resist eating them while everyone else pigs out.
Totally unrelated to health but I have to say… fuck is THE most satisfying word, regardless of whether you’re saying it angrily or happily. Can’t wait for it to not be considered a swear word.
Dieting vs Exercise - NY Times
This interesting article talks about how newer studies reveal that your metabolism or basal metabolic rate actually drops as you lose weight, and so some researchers are changing the formulas for weight loss. For all those who’ve been discouraged because you haven’t been as quick to lose weight as you thought you should, this is reassuring news. This is also why you sometimes lose a lot more weight early on than you do later. So… don’t be discouraged!
Something I need to work on…