I just checked this morning and since calorie counting I have lost somewhere over 8 inches from my waist measurements I'm so pleased I had elasticated belts tucked away in my wardrobe.
I'm largely out of the danger area as far as waist measurements are concerned and am no longer a high risk of many of the illnesses associated with a large belly
I still have a way to go; about another 4 inches would be perfect. For me, there are no foods which are off limits and today I had beans on two slices of toast for breakfast, I shall have ribeye steak for lunch accompanied by new boiled potatoes and stir fry veg, with a glass of wine (I seldom have dessert), and for teatime I shall have a couple of sandwiches.
I weigh myself twice a day, in the morning and evening and only if my weight rises over two consecutive days, do I calorie count. Today is a no calorie counting day.
Well, I'm off out for a walk through the park and on to the shops. It's a great day for it, the sun is shining and all is well in my world.