Fat Be Gone…For Good!

So, a while ago I promised all of you I would keep you up to date with my weight loss battle.  But I didn’t.  I didn’t continue posting, and I also didn’t lose another pound.  Not. One. More. Pound.  BUT.  And here’s the important part: I am going to lose this fat.  I have changed my mindset.  I am not worried about the scale, I am more concerned with the fat surrounding my middle, top, and bottom.  I have a plan…and I would love if you guys would all come along with me. Continue reading

Muffin Top and Me

Usually, on Tell Us Tuesday, we ask you a question regarding your life, your kids’ lives, or your thoughts on something in particular.  Today, I’m going to Tell YOU.  I’m going to tell you about my struggle with my weight, something that is very personal and has taken me a long time to come to terms with needing help.  When you have a child with special needs you go through a depression that is so hard to pull yourself out of.  It seems the more you see yourself in photos or even in the mirror as the overweight woman you don’t know, the more depressed you become.  At least, for me, that’s how it is.  Now that I’m 36, I’m finding that I like myself a lot more.  My body isn’t all that there is of me.  I’m funny, fairly attractive, and I’ve got a nice rack.  I try to remind myself of that when I’m feeling down about how I look.  With that in mind, I’ve decided to lose weight in a public way.  I’m going to document my weight loss goals and ups and downs right here to share with all of you to hopefully make myself more accountable.  Here is my story: Continue reading