Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Weighty Update

One of the major reasons I stared this little blog was to share my passion for fitness and healthy living. I honestly love to workout.  However, I don’t always make healthy food choices. I always working to get better.

As long as I can remember, I have been a yo-yo dieter. I have struggled with my body image and always wanted to lose more weight- even when I was at my thinnest. Over the years, I have learned to dress my body well. Dresses and empire waists are my go to as my hips and stomach are my problem areas.

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One of my goals {here} for this year was to get to a “happy weight.”  It is not about a hard number on the scale. Although, I do have a weight range in mind. I just want to feel comfortable and not self conscious about my stomach and thighs. I feel best about myself when exercising consistently and fueling my body with clean food.

Even though I set a goal for myself in JANUARY to lose weight. I have not lost a pound. Well, I guess you can say a small victory is that I have not gained a pound either. Over the months, I continuously made excuses as to why I could not achieve my goals and take control of my weight.  Weekends are the worst.  Friday night? I deserve Wine and Dessert! Saturday means brunch, of course! Then Sunday rolls around and since Friday and Saturday were a bust might as well wrap Sunday up with some ice cream.  I'll start again Monday… then the cycle continues. Sweets are my other downfall. Sugar might as well be a food group for me as well since I have the largest sweet tooth of anyone I know. Most of my friends can attest that I can polish off a giant slice of cake for dessert single handily without much regret. Eating like this for 7 months is why I say it is a victory that I haven't gained a pound.

Now I realize my weekend habits and sugar intake has got to change in order to meet my goals. To keep me accountable, I want to document my journey here. I’m going to start sharing more of my meals and workouts as a journal of my progress.

I truly hope you enjoy following along these next few months!

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5 comments:

  1. Sweets (and cheese) :) are most definitely my downfall... Looking forward to following along, girlfriend!!

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  2. I am the exact same way. I will start eating healthy and working out and begin to see results when something always comes up that makes me loose my focus. I can't wait to follow along your journey!

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  3. Something I have always always struggled with as well. I'm looking forward to following along as inspiration for my own progress!

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  4. Go girl! People always comment about how with all the running that runners do, you must lose weight. Um, false, especially if you're training for a long distance race. Way to go with the not gaining any weight & I'm excited to follow along with your progress!

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  5. Frankly, I think you look GREAT right now! But I understand having a goal and wanting to hit it! Keep up the good work girl and do enjoy a treat once in a while. ;-)

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