Hot 100 Final Update

My December goals were:

Scale Goal: Lose at least 5 pounds during December, also known as the highest weight-gain season of the year and baking time!!!
Emotional Goal: Enjoy the holidays without feeling obligated to eat or taste everything. Learn that I don’t have to feel like I’m missing out or deprived just because I choose to say no to licking the batter spoon every time or eating 3 cookies every time I bake.

Well, I did not lose the 5 pounds I wanted to, but considering that I handled food so much better this year than in the past I’m not bothered by that.

I totally met my emotional goal and am thrilled with that. I allowed myself just one or two cookies AFTER they were baked and ready and not once did I munch on cookie dough or frosting or cookies along the baking trail.
I’ve tried to be upset that I didn’t make my Hot 100 main goal of reaching 199 and losing 5 pounds during the month of December, but I just can’t. I’m pleased that I’ve overcome my emotional goals. I know I’ve really made some good steps in dealing with food around family and special occasions and that’s encouraging.
I’m looking forward to another challenge coming up and I hope you’ll join me as I continue down my weight loss journey.

About Leah@MyNewEnding

I'm a 44-year-old wife and mother who begins her day with God and coffee. When my youngest of 3 kids started college I went from a SAHM to a full-time job. I love being an attendance secretary. A lot has gone on since I started this blog in 2009, but one thing remains the same: I will not give up on my health. Join me as I share what that means for the season of life I'm in.
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1 Response to Hot 100 Final Update

  1. Leah, I think it is a sign of real growth when you can look at what you did, instead of what you could have/should have done. What you did was make some big strides and lay a foundation that is going to take you in to a great new year. You learned things about yourself, and you solidified the decision that this will happen.


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