April 14, 2013 by 43andfatfree and


Ok so here is something I guess I really don’t have an answer for… Sabotaging your goal! Its something I’ve done so many times in my life when it comes to weight loss. You see next week is my 43rd birthday and I really wanted to be in better shape then I am now and I was on my way to getting there. But then I get close and I make excuses… “Well I have lost a lot of weight and I am in really good shape so I can just eat one HoHo this time” Fast forward to a weeks worth of HoHo’s… I’m using HoHo’s as an example I really haven’t had one in a year. But I did just return from London where I must have eaten 4000 calories a day!! UGH Why??  I knew that my birthday was coming and I had wanted to do a photo shoot… Fish and Chips 3 times was not really necessary! I used being on a vacation as an excuse to binge eat bad food. It always happens just before or just after a goal… Like “if I lose 20lbs I’ll have cheesecake as a reward” then poof fat is back cause I end up using excuse everyday. How about life change is my reward… I slipped and went back to something I shouldn’t have… no not poor eating… timeline weight goal setting with bad food as a reward. Setting my birthday as a goal was an old trap, and I fell in!

Well I caught it this time and I will not let it ruin my hard work… I landed at midnight from the UK and at 10am I was in the gym with my trainer and tonight on my flight to Florida and through out the day CLEAN eating! I will still take a pic on my birthday and show you all my progress. But from now on I’m losing weight for life change not for a single day! 43and fat free is for the whole year not just the day I turn 43.

Xoxo 43FF

4 thoughts on “Sabotage

  1. Liza May says:

    I love you Robert Royston. I love your grit, humility, generosity, and courage. Thanks again for everything that you do.

  2. Peg DeBiasi says:

    Pick up a copy of the Beck Diet Solution – Train Your Brain to Think Like a Thin Person, by Dr Judith Beck. It uses cognitive behavior theory to give you the tools to help manage things like that. I could never have dropped 70 lbs in the last 18 months without it. It isn’t an eating plan but helps you identify why you look to food and how to change the behaviors. Most libraries have a copy or you can pick it up used cheap on Amazon. There is a book and a workbook, you don’t need the latter (it is the pink book, there is a later one with a green cover but the pink was the one I used). The newsletter and Dr Beck website:

  3. Kristy Johnston says:

    I love you and your honesty! xoxo… ❤ Paige

  4. Maria Ford says:

    Also check out the book “Willpower”: . You look great!

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