SoulSisterSoulBrother wrote: »
I wanted to write about some additional side effects of weight loss I noticed.
I can move so much easier. It's just easier to climb steps, easier to walk long distances and generally i get less wheezy and breathless and can walk further before getting tired. It really is very noticeable. I am slowly getting to the 60 pound lost range (now i'm at around 59) and i can surely see the difference in my stamina.
Its unbelievable to me that i lost so much weight. My mind cant really keep up. I still feel the same mentally.. Weird! The mind is still saying i will never get to 150 lbs and that its not possible and now i'm at the doorstep (i'm 151), crazy.. What is happening. I write my weight 160 something and then i realize i messed up the numbers and i'm 151.. This really is a huge mental shift/breakthrough to me.
I also noticed small mental improvement in handling issues. I think Joe mentions some of these side effects, will re listen that video. There is an underlying calmness about things i can't explain (its not like that at all on the surface where things are very turbulent but below/deep down i can feel the calmness). Not sure if that makes sense. I think by 'giving up' acting on our urges with food and accepting things 'it is what it is' that's what has to be done, does something to us in a broader sense.
Fasting is a very powerful tool and i agree that the energy that is being released (and now not stuffed down with food) has to be used for a useful hobby etc. otherwise i become restless and dare i say unpleasant . I wake up early nowadays and i HAVE to do things otherwise i get jittery. I see other people wake up really late by which time i have done all my chores etc and i feel kinda out of sync. This is an interesting path..
Good day to all OMADers.
Copyright 2005-2019 MyFitnessPal, Inc.