In November of 2012, I believe I lost out on a job that I really wanted due to my weight. At this time, I began to realize that my weight was starting to interfere with my life and happiness. I started to bring my lunch to work so I would not stop off at a fast food restaurant while starving. I cut back on eating once I was home and started eating breakfast. Eating breakfast was very hard for me to do as I was not a breakfast person. I would drink coffee with creamer and sugar and think I had eaten breakfast. I did manage to lose a few pounds, but my moti...more
It's not easy to lose weight. It seems even harder to talk about it. Even though it's everywhere on TV, even though there is a crisis in America, there is still a social stigma about weight. Now, imagine being an overweight teen today. It's even harder than before. Facebook & Twitter have made online bullying easier than before. More of our children are overweight than before....more
Three pounds from a healthy BMI doesn't sound like much at all, but it is. I'm not really going to do the yee-haw dance till I actually get there which could be in two weeks or in two months, but at some point I'm pretty certain I will be there.
This entire healthy eating thing has been pretty mind-shifting for me. I've been eating as much as I want and I haven't been exercising which all sounds like some great front page news for the new fad diet, but honestly - my body is so much happier without grains, dairy or sugars.
Last week I caught a nasty little cold....more