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Glass Floor

jane

Opinionated
#1
I was reading Racie Tracie's thread of breaking the vicious cycle where she seems repeatedly to be able to get down to 14st 1 lb then cave in & regain. Except the clever bunny has just chiped her way through to 13.13. & is off again.
A couple of othe members said they'had similar.
Mine isn't a fixed weght but seems to kick in at 15kg loss. (= roughly 3 1/2 stone).whether this is the level where you really notice a change in yourself & I then become complacent,or a deeper but not fully concoious realisation that I could risk joining the world of normal & all that that entails.

I've deciced to call this effectThe Glass Floor

Not This time Though (New abbreviation NT3)

Anyone else out there with the same thing?
 
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#2
Hiya, I have this, I've noticed in the past, that as soon as I'm about to drop into the next stone down, I have to go and destroy all my good work and cheat. It can be any number, doesn't matter which one and it's a subconscious thing, almost like its a no go zone... I don't know why. If there are any psychologists out there, they may be able to tell me why. A fear of change maybe? Anyway I broke into the next stone down this week so I'm extremely proud of myself. Hoping the next stone down will come and go so easy!!

Oh and I like the new name for it by the way. It does feel like that. An uncomfortable feeling of wanting to stay in a secure and safe place.

Tx
 
#3
Yeah I agree on other diets it was a stone I could never get to but with this diet its now 2 stone.

I find as soon as I start getting compliments and I notice it as well I become cocky and complacent and the thing with this diet is you can't cheat.

I will get that 2 stone though in the next week or so if it kills me and then I will battle with stone number 3 :rolleyes:
 
#4
Aghhh - another 2lbs and I will have lost 3 stones. One stone to go. Howver I am very much getting complacent - can fit into loads of clothes, bored of dieting, nibbling.

Don't know what the answer is - but it is a definite phenonomen.

I am using this board to keep up the monmentum - otherwise I will never get the last stone.
 
#5
the thing with this diet is you can't cheat.

I will battle with stone number 3 :rolleyes:
I agree, even though I'm doing 790 so technically I could cheat but for some strange reason, this is the 1st diet I've ever done that I dont cheat on!! I think it's the fear of coming out of ketosis!

And we'll all battle together thanks to minimins. This is the 1st time I've had support like this too!!

I see success on the horizon!!:)
 
#6
Definately I find the support on here invaluable as although others around me are supportive they do not truly understand how I feel whereas I know there will be someone on here who is going through the same or has been through the same.

I also find the board bloody addictive and before I know it I have forgotton about feeling hungry or wanting to nibble :)
 

DQ

Queen of the Damned
#9
Wholeheartedly agree!!! My previous glass floor was 18 stone - took me over a year to break the cycle and get through!!! Got within 2 lbs of being under 17 stone and it all went t1ts up :(

I find as soon as I start getting compliments and I notice it as well I become cocky and complacent and the thing with this diet is you can't cheat.

This is most definitely part of it - getting complacent, lazy with the water, fitting into more clothes at different shops - all make me lose focus.

I've done 2 stone this year so far, but need just over 2 stone to get down to my lowest low, and this time I intend to stomp my way through that glass floor once and for all!! :eek:
 

Mini

Administrator
Staff member
S: 18st2lb C: 16st3.5lb G: 11st2lb Loss: 1st12.5lb(10.43%)
#10
I have not made it passed 11st. 5lbs.

Bounced off it and there is a part of me too that is scared to be slim again as the fat suit was something for me to hide away in...:cry:

I have a thing about 11st. Barrier:( I want to break through it so much and then I feel I will be okay.:sigh:

Also, I think it is easy to become complacent when you have ticked off a lot of boxes and your feeling so much better in yourself and the way you look.

Love Mini xxx
 

Happe

escaping the fat
S: 23st5lb C: 19st8.5lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 40.5 Loss: 3st10.5lb(16.06%)
#11
DQ thats the spirit. No more barriers glass or otherwise. we are going down girl.
 

DQ

Queen of the Damned
#12
DQ thats the spirit. No more barriers glass or otherwise. we are going down girl.
Sometimes it's just so scary, but in the end it's a number on the scales and we need not to be ruled by it.
 

Happe

escaping the fat
S: 23st5lb C: 19st8.5lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 40.5 Loss: 3st10.5lb(16.06%)
#13
Im not so much scared of going past it or of being slimmer, i want that so much. Im scared of getting there and failing again. Dont know why 3st12lbs. It hasnt mattered what the starting weight was, its as soon as i hit that lost. gonna need dragging into the 4st lost by my feet.
 

DQ

Queen of the Damned
#14
Well I'm happy to haul you through, feet first if necessary!! :p
 


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