About Gastric Girl

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Tomball, TX, United States
My name is Laurie. I'm 34 and I live in a suburb of Houston, TX. My life isn't super exciting or ultra dramatic, but I love it! My blogs are just a peek into my life as I know it. I'm quite random and have an opinion on everything, but I love everyone's aspect on things, even if I disagree. The world would be quite boring if not! :-)


Happy Friday!

Hello, and happy Friday to you all!
So, Wednesday I had my Watchers Meeting, and I was down 1.8 lbs! Wahoo!  So new weight is:
I was thrilled just having a loss at all.  I need to fully accept that I will not drop 5-10 lbs a week as I did when I was over 300 lbs.  It's going to be a long, slow process, as it's a lifestyle.     I just need to focus on doing the right things, and the weight loss will be a secondary (albeit exciting) thing.  
And while I believe the above comment is true - I will have to go back to reading that when I get neurotic! (which is 98.6% of the time!) :-)

This weekend:  I am attending another WW meeting with my friend Michelle.  We are going to work out before hand, and then go to a new-ish restaurant in the area, Ruggles Green.   I have heard great things about this place, so I'm looking forward to trying it! :)

Are any of you on My Fitness Pal?   If so, add me!  My user ID is gastricgirl. :)

Anyway, back to work for me!   I hope you all have a great weekend! :-)


TJ said...

Congrats on the loss! 1.8 is a GREAT week with WW! :) WHOOHOOO! Have a great weekend! :)

Libby said...

I'll add you on mfp. I love that site! I have my sister and mom lovin it too!

Sabrina said...

Slow and steady wins the race. You are doing great and have much to be proud off.

I believe we are already friends on MFP. :)

Christine said...

Congrats on the weight loss! KEEP GOING! You're rocking it out!! Wahoo indeed!

Michelle said...

Awesome job on the weightloss :) I'm trying to shed about 10 more pounds and I keep going up and down up and down...

Rachel said...

That is so awesome! Congrats!

Have a great weekend!


Heather said...

What GREAT news!!! Slow and steady is right! Trust me, I know how hard that can be. But you're right, just have to keep reminding ourselves. I'm cheering you on!
Happy Friday!!!