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Friday, January 09, 2015

I have to admit I was dreading my first weigh in of 2015. After moving back in with my parents in October, my whole routine came to a screeching halt. I had to give up my gym and the one personal trainer that I actually liked, my parents love ordering out, and thanks to my old friend Depression I lost my will to even go to the small fitness center in my parents' apartment complex. The cherry on top was me and my husband separating. To be honest, I was more upset about the fact I was going to be an obese single woman (I am aware of how horrible that sounds).

I don't know what my next breaking point was. Maybe it was the realization that I'm 4 years away from turning 30, and could very easily be 30 and obese. Or maybe it's because a lot of my dreams are put on hold because I'm not comfortable doing them at the size I am now. Whatever the reasons are, I knew I was done, and I sure as hell wasn't going to gain back the 41 pounds I had already lost. My situation isn't ideal, but I realized I just have to make it work with what I've been given. The result? I've lost 3.8 pounds since the start of the year. I don't know how the rest of the year is going to play out, or even tomorrow. But considering how I feel now, I say: "Bring it on".
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  • VALKYRIA-
    Welcome back! Sorry to hear about the circumstances but glad to see you taking control. You are worth way more than the way you talk about yourself... Gorgeous at any size, you'll find someone else, and until then you don't need a man to be an awesome, authentic, proud woman emoticon
    2075 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/13/2015 1:02:08 PM
  • RHOOK20047
    Welcome to SparkPeople. We are all here for the same reason, no matter what our personal story is. We are here to help each other to get to that healthy point we want to be in our lives. It is not going to be easy, but it is attainable. I have found that changing things up is the way to start weight loss. Make small goals and they will lead to big successes. You have to make you #1 and tell yourself that you are worth it. If you don't take care of yourself you can't take care of anyone else. You are doing great. Take it one step at a time, and keep looking forward! You can do it! We are here to help! Welcome and get active on this site. emoticon
    2078 days ago
  • BOWKAY
    That is fantastic! Great job. I'm down 25 lbs and excited to keep going on my journey. Keep up the great work.
    2079 days ago
  • ROBBIEY
    emoticon emoticon Love yourself for who you are right now and the goals you want to accomplish. You're doing this!!!
    2079 days ago
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