Since the beginning of December I have lost 12 lbs. I am down to 139 lbs. and my goal was 135 lbs. I'm not sure I can get to 135 lbs. or that I even want to. Right now I can fit into a lot of clothes that I couldn't fit into before and I am satisfied.
How did I do it? Weight Watchers, exercise and just being careful not to over eat. I have also been eating a lot more fresh fruit. When I'm hungry I reach for a banana or a clementine orange. My new goal is maintaining and beefing up the exercise (beefing up is a poor choice of words).
It was a hard journey. The first week I gained 1 lb. and then I began to lose 1 lb. or 1 and 1/2 lbs. a week. I have also lost quite a bit in inches.
Losing weight is not my favorite thing to do so I will work just as hard to not gain it back. The best decision I made was to start my weight loss journey before Christmas. That decision kept me from overeating during the holidays.