Monday, November 17, 2008

On my own

I'm back from my shopping/appointment trip to the big city. Finn's appointment went fine. We were given some very good tips for helping her learn to drink better and have been given the go to continue to thin down her liquids until she's drinking regular liquids. I'm thinking we'll be down to normal liquids within the next couple months. Very encouraging.

We also have an appointment for her on Wednesday for a preliminary appointment for Genetics testing. Only took 10 months to get an appointment and it's just a screening. Not sure what to expect from it, but if nothing else, we'll be able to rule out more possibilities for what might be causing her issues.

I just made a decision that I've been contemplating for a couple months. I cancelled my online subscription to Weight Watchers today. After a year and a half of faithful payments, I cut them off today. I will miss my online tools a bit, but I do think I'm ready to finish up on my own. I'm happy where I am...well I'm happier where I was 10 pounds ago, but I'll get back there. Even today, as I've started counting today, I haven't felt the need to write the points down on the computer. I think I may try to attend meetings for a while in the New Year. I'd only be able to go every other week, but that would work okay for me now (it wouldn't have before).

I'll admit, I'm a little sad. I feel like I've closed a chapter in my life. But, I'm not quitting, just shifting my motivation a bit...I no longer have that financial commitment to remind me to eat well. I'll just have to focus on my other motivations. I'm ready to try doing this on my own...with the use of this blog of course.

Notice how many times "I" was used in this post? I, I, I, me, me, me. Yeesh.


  1. you can do it! the blog helps!

    i am still very motivated to make my "lifetime" weight so that i can continue to attend the meetings but for free!

  2. Yeah, that's what I was gonna say - I checked a few weeks ago, and you only have to officially lose 5 pounds in order to go to meetings for free. So, I'm totally telling all my friends to join WW at the last minute, then lose the last 5 pounds there, so they can then go for free after that.
    I think you can totally do this alone... well not alone really - since we're all here watching you! :o) You can do it!