Can I Return to Skinny?
Friday, January 29, 2010
When I was 17 I was a size 2. I looked good. I felt great. I weighed 115 lbs and was admired by guys and gals alike.
When I got married I was 140 lbs. Not too bad, but my expensive (and well-fitting) jeans were getting a little tight.
When I became pregnant with my first (and only so far) child I weighed 180 lbs. I gave birth at 225 lbs.
After my son was born I made it down to 160 lbs within two weeks (being very sick will do that to you).
Now we want to get pregnant again and I'm back up to 18o lbs. I don't want to get pregnant again until I've lost AT LEAST 50 lbs.
So here it goes....
The best way for me to lose weight and get healthy is to count calories and measure my food. Call me crazy but I think it's kind of fun.
It's almost like a game to me. I weird math game where the fewer points I get the better, like golf lol.
BIG INCENTIVE: I found a website that has the most beautiful clothes on it. When I showed it to my husband he told me that when I get down to a size 8 (currently size 14) then he will buy me 2 dresses from that site. YAY!
I love my husband. He's a great man. He loves me and still thinks I'm sexy even though I have stretch marks and cottage cheese thighs (not to mention the double chin).
Okay, so I don't look *bad*, I just look a bit pleasantly plump. Luckily I'm tall enough that I can gain a bit a weight without looking too heavy. I also have a bone structure that allows me to look 20 lbs less that I actually am. THANK GOODNESS.
So begins my journey to a size 2 (with a detour at size 8 for a couple of new dresses).