A funny thing has happened in the two weeks since I hit the 100-pound-loss mark in my optimal health journey.
I haven’t lost anymore weight.
OK, that’s not really funny. Dumb expression. It’s more of “an annoying thing” that has happened. Unfortunately, it’s also not surprising if you look back on my history. I have a tendency to let off of the gas pedal once I reach a milestone.
That scenario played out in 2009 after I dipped below 200 pounds for the first time as an adult. (I’m now 45 to give you an idea of how long I’ve been adulting.) My wife was in St. George when I reached the 198.something mark, so, of course, I sent her a photo of my tootsies on the scale with that number. I was extremely proud and excited, as I should have been.
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