Time for me to jump on the weigh in wagon!
My journey to that chubby person I am now hasn't really been that long compared to some. Probably 10 years or so with ups and downs. I'm now 41. I always thought of myself as over weight or never really appreciated how slim I was, until now when I realise how much work I've created for myself to get back to that weight. Kidding myself that I was happy fat and that going up another dress size didnt bother me ... Yeah right! I just got so very uncomfortable! I avoided the weighing scales for about 4 years, and even when I went to the doctors about 18 months ago to help me lose weight, I still wouldn't let them tell me my weight! Talk about putting your head in the sand!
I used the excuse that I couldn't exercise or diet because I had a thyroid condition (I have no thyroid!!) and I deal with anxiety on a daily basis, but seriously that's bull crap! I can lose weight because I have in the past, and likewise I can exercise because I have in the past!
6 weeks ago I decided that enough was enough and it was time for me to take control! For the first time in 4 years I dusted off the scales and jumped on! I had prepared myself for beings in the 90s but it was only just! 99.6 kgs is the number that rang out to me ... But not for long!!
I'm not very good at planning food and if I'm honest just thinking about planning food bores me silly! I literally have no interest in it. People think that's crazy and assume the opposite, but its this reason that I've put on the weight! I'm a grazer and I will grab and eat whatever is available in the fridge ... The less preparation the better, which invariably means lots of processed food!
Based on my lack of planning I decided to let Lite N Easy help me out. Best decision I have made in a long time! I love the food and I love even more that I don't have to think about it. 6 weeks down the line I have lost 7.1kgs taking me down to 92.5kgs which I'm over the moon! My weigh ins are in my signature, and my next weigh in is tomorrow morning!
I have increased my exercise but I'm not doing a dramatic amount ... I'm trying to ensure I don't get into something that I will give up on in the short term. I now walk about 45 mins daily with a friend and love it! It doesn't feel like exercise and I actually look forward to it!
Looking forward to the support I know this forum will offer me!!