I've read a really good book 'You can be thin' by Marissa Peer and I think she's so right. She writes 'Loss is a negative word which we associate with bad things. Gain is a positive word which we associate with good things'.
Agreed? No, not when we are aiming to become slimmer. No wonder it's so hard to 'lose' weight and so easy to 'gain' weight, our brain just doesn't get it! It's in our nature to want to get back things we have lost. I'm making a conscious effort to say 'I've shed 5lbs', or 'I'm becoming slimmer' or 'my waist is decreasing'. After all, mind of matter, and if it helps...xx