Yep, I did it. I stepped on the scale for the first time in forever. I thought it was time for a check-in even though my clothes say that everything is fine.
I was down 1 pound from the last time that I stepped on the scale, and up about 5 from my lowest post-surgery weigh in. I consider it a maintain, which is pretty amazing considering all of the eating and drinking that I have been doing the last month and a half! I also consider it a victory.
That being said, I am ready to lose the last 10-15 pounds that I want to lose. Or, better put, I am ready to lose the fat and gain more muscle. It is back on plan for me and I am ready. I basically eat low calorie (1200 to 1500) during the work week, and then allow myself some indulgences over the weekends depending on my plans. This works for me.
On the romance front, things are going very well with the man that I have been seeing this past month! I fall for him more and more every time that we are together. He is a really good person, and this whole taking it slow thing has made me feel very comfortable with him. So far, so good... very good!
I am off to the gym for a run, for the first time in over a month! I am still strength training two times a week with the trainer, but my daughter and I have been spending as much extra time (as weather permits) swimming after school/work. I start my half marathon training program in August, so as long as I have a decent mileage base until them I will be fine.
Life is good because I am choosing to focus on the positive and not to dwell on the not so good.