So it’s been 20 days. 20 days of eating mostly healthy foods and exercising. I won’t lie, I’m not depriving myself of all things delicious, but I have cut way, way back. Baby steps.
I’ve been walking a lot. I try to make my goal of 6000 steps a day. I also learned that I don’t HAVE to go on actual walks to get my steps in. For some reason, I never realized how much I walked around the house. I average out 3000 steps just in doors! Plus, I’m usually packing around a 30lb baby. I also started doing the 30 Day Shred by Jillian Michaels again, and let me tell you, I hate, HATE jumping jacks. And my knees are now killing me, but I’m hoping it’s worth it.
I haven’t weighed myself at home yet, because it hasn’t been a month, but I had a Dr’s appointment this past week and was weighed….and I had GAINED weight. Gained. I have no idea how it’s possible, but it happened, it also happened that I LOST 3 inches off of my waist, and 2 inches off of my hips! I know, the human body is weird. But, once my month is up, I’ll weigh myself and see what I’m working with.
I’m feeling good, physically. Emotionally, I’m a mess, hahaha. I’ve been overweight my entire life, and while I’m determined to lose the weight, I’m afraid of what I’ll be once it’s gone. I feel like I’ll have to become reacquainted with myself, know what I mean? Being a bigger plus size girl is all I know. But I can do it, that I know.
I thought I would include a picture from my Myfitnessapp, and let you see what a typical day of meals looks like for me.
As you can see, I’m not depriving myself. But this is WAY different than what I used to eat. I used to eat out a lot, plus come home and eat chicken nuggets, or stuff my face with ice cream. But I’ve changed my diet. I’m trying to eat more real foods, and more filling foods. This was my lunch today
A spinach herb tortilla wrap filled with lettuce, deli ham, shredded cheddar cheese, and a little bit of ranch dressing. Then, some toasted Italian bread rounds, gouda cheese, and Italian salami. I also had a small glass of Kiefer for probiotics, and a large glass of water. It was very filling, and it wasn’t full of sugar, fat, or grease.
So, at the end of the day, after all my exercising, and my eating, I completed my log.
I’m starting out at my heaviest I’ve ever been, which is 300lbs. I’m ashamed that I’ve gotten to this point, but, I’m not going to be here for long. I refuse to be. My son’s Birthday is in just 3 months and I have a ways to go, but I’m going to meet my goal, and when I do, I’ll set another goal, and another, and another….