First of all my weigh in this morning showed a 1 kg loss – I am overjoyed as I thought with my injuries and having no exercise I would be doomed but I ate ‘clean’ and stuck to my calorie restrictions. I guess what they say is true, 80% of weightloss is nutrition. I am also sticking to my water requirements. No, not 8 glasses a day, not two litres – I’ve been recommended 30mL water per kilo of body weight you carry, so I’m drinking just over 3L per day at the moment and feeling fantastic because of it. My skin feels wonderful and isn’t requiring anywhere near as much moisturiser as it used to.
Now here’s my confusion. I went to the doctor this morning to ensure she knew what I was doing and make sure that I didn’t have to think about anything else. The doctor was surprised and amazed as she’d been recommending to me for a while to lose some weight. With her full support she checked me over and gave me the go ahead. The only thing she mentioned is that she didn’t think I’d be able to hold my goal weight of 70kg or even 75kg. She said she’d be happy with me sitting at 80-85kg – I brought up that according to BMI that would still make me overweight, she kindly told me that the BMI calculation is only a rough guide and that she believes my ideal weight to be 80kg.
This puts me at a cross road. I have set up my final goal weight to be 70kg which I had full intentions of hitting. Do I now reassess my goals by what my health practitioner advises? Any tips greatly appreciated J
I’ll be hitting the creative kitchen again this weekend to find some more nutritional and freezeable recipes to share!!