Just stumbled across this while I was at work today. I am a 20 year old journalism student (2 weeks to go till I am finished forever woo hoo), I love life, and people in general. I am outgoing on the exterior, but inside when it comes to my appearance I am shy and reserved. I have always battled with my weight, since I can remember. I have yo-yo dieted with the best of them. I was put on my first diet by my Mum in grade 5, she also struggled with her weight and thought she was doing the right thing. I have tried it all, as I am sure most of you have.
I lost about 12kg on TF only to put it and more back on. At my heaviest I weighed 108.1kg and although I didn't look it, I felt horrible. I weighed in today at 93.7 so I am well away from that number, I am at the lightest I have been in 2 years. Now I have 5 weeks till my 21st, I have 3 till I go dress shopping (I am a shoppaholic, one thing that I never lost when overweight was my ability to spend
) and started my new reigime at the beginning of last week. I lost around 3.5kgs my first week which I was really happy with.
I started walking today and have been eating pretty restrictively. I am looking for any tips on how to budge weight fast. I know that it may sound silly, I know that .5-1kgs is the right amount, but I realised that for a girl who loves shoes and clothes as much as Carrie I have no hope of finding the dress I want if I can't fit into a 14. I need all the encouragement I can get, I tend to be weak and sometimes convince myself to eat badly when I know it's wrong. So far the motivation of my impending birthday is all I need.
Of course there is a lot more to my story, but I have already written too much (blame the journalist in me). I am in it for the long haul, my birthday is simply a mini goal. I work at Just Jeans and I dream of the day when I can pull on a size 10 and look great.
Everyone here seems really supportive, so any tips on loosing 10kgs+ in 5 weeks would be greatly appreciated. No judgement about crash dieting please