Thanks for the encouragement and yes, sounds like a good idea to break it down with smaller goals till I reach my goal weight, never thought about doing that.
As how I am going to achieve my goal weight, well, I already started last year, about 6 or 7 months ago with a whole mind shift towards the kinds of food I am consuming.
I recently remarried, well, recently ( doing a quick calculation in my head) lol omg, just realised is our one year wedding aniversary this month, the 13th... anyway, we found out with doctor check up/tests(though I already knew), that my husband was on the way to becoming a type 2 diabetic (his reading was well over 20).
I desperatly wanted and needed to lose weight anyway ( I was 139kg), and this was a great excuse to start the shift towards more healthy foods and eliminating most processed food, junk foods from our diet. After a month of eliminating junk food, soft drinks from hubbies diet ( he was addicted to cola) and cheese( lol he is addicted to that as well), and eating just home cooked, fresh fruit and vegies, daily exercise, ( added unsweetened cocoa and cinnamon , said to help with diabeties), he amazed his doctor with a perfect normal blood sugar level, she had already given him script to start on tablets, but wanted to try with diet and exercise first.....( sighh, I am getting side tracked) lol, lots of extensive tests afterwards for diabeties, he continues to stay in normal ranges(4-6) , no more diebeties.
lol, sorry about that, just didnt know how to answer 'how I intend to start my weight loss' without adding a bit of history of how I started.
We are very careful when we go shopping, mainly fresh foods and vegies, definately no junk foods or sodas, so not much in the house that can do us much damage when we feel like delving into a self pity emotional eating binge session. ( lol I have to learn different coping skills instead of wanting to put something in my mouth when feeling down or in self defetious mode)
I have been trying to keep to drinking as much water as I can during the day, I know it says somewhere at least 2 litres a day, hot days is easier than cooler weather.
I have dusted off my walking machine, fitted out the spare room with upbeat, happy tunes to exercise to.
Last doctors visit, yesterday, she prescribed me reductil. Will see how this goes. Yes I am aware of all the possible side effects, haven't experienced any as yet, other than increased thirst (dry mouth) but maybe too early still for other side effects to show. I will of course discontinue if I get any of the dangerous ones. I will keep you updated on that if anyone is interested.
I joined this forum starting 134kg to help me keep motivated , continue with my journey to becoming fit and healthy.