Since August, I've been watching a lot of people, myself included, release a lot of pounds. Some lose it slower, some lose it faster. I happened to be one that lost fast - this round. Next round might be different, though. My question is simple: Why?
I think that part of the reason has to be emotional ties to our weight. Maybe another reason is stress and anxiety. Perhaps another reason could be medications that might slow loss. A fourth could be as simple as desire & expectations. Still a whole different reason is one that most people overlook completely - the body-mind-spirit connection.
I've mentioned a few times what my emotional tie to my weight was. I say "was" because I've done some tough emotional work, complete with tears, to get to the point where I can be honest with the reason I "needed" the weight. I used it as a shield to keep people away so I wouldn't get hurt. It was as simple as that. It was as complex as that.