12 weeks felt like a long wait for results but when I lost weight in the first week, I proved to myself it’s doable. Psychology teaches ‘Goal Setting’ to keep focus. I used short-term, medium-term and long-term goals as stepping stones to my target. Here’s how: Firstly, losing 1-2 lbs each week is best. My… Continue reading How I lost 1 stone without exercising – part 4 – keep going.
I don’t how but calorie counting became an obsession. It actually caused a fatigue crash. It was a busier day and I just didn’t have the headspace. Lesson learned. Any way I could, I made it easy for myself. Here’s how I got by: Divide a full meal’s calorie count equally – Even if I… Continue reading How I lost 1 stone without exercising – part 3, more obstacles.
It turns out calorie counting isn’t that bad. I weigh all food as I go, calculate its calories using the nutritional information label and note it down. I soon learnt the calorie count for the common foods I ate and weighing became less and less. After that, here’s how I got started: I got my… Continue reading How I lost 1 stone without exercising – part 2, my tips and tricks.
Tight trousers. “They’re freshly washed, maybe that’s it?” I thought, squeezing into them. I undressed and tentatively stood on the scales. 11st 3lbs. OMG! I have never been that in my life! Shedding my undies (because they add weight too) I tried again. 11st 3lbs! The more accurate digital scales: 11st 3lbs! That’s too much.… Continue reading How I lost 1 stone without exercising – part 1