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Weight Shock

So, I am a little depressed.
 
I haven't really thought about weight loss in a very long time. We've just had so many things going on, that adding one more thing onto our very busy plate just had my head spinning. I weighed myself this morning and had a huge shock.
 
190. 190 pounds. I am 20 pounds away from my heaviest pregnancy weight. Last year, when I was my heaviest, I was 177. This year, I am 190. My goal is 150 and now, instead of 27 pounds to lose, I have 40.
 
Nope. This is enough. I've had it. I have a beach trip in August. I am starting to not fit in my clothes, in a bad way. I have gained 13 pounds this last year and I've had enough.
 
Please don't message me about any weight loss products, no shakes, no cleanses. I don't want to do any of that. I want something easy, something affordable, something I can stick to. I can't do Weight Watchers, I hate counting calories and keeping track of everything. I need ease, smaller portions, no snacking on junk, and no sodas. I need meals already made for me. I need portion control. I thought about doing NutriSystem, but I think it's a little out of my price range, so for now, I am just going to go with Lean Cuisines, at least for a couple of weeks, just to help me get started. I am going to supplement with fruits and veggies and a heart healthy breakfast. I am going to drink a gazillion cups of water. I am GOING to do this.
 
You know when you look at people on Biggest Loser and think, "how'd they let themselves get this big? Didn't they realize it and want to stop?" Well, I am going to be there soon, if I don't watch it.
 
Enough is enough.

Comments

Brooklynn said…
You can do it J. Just keep the focus of being healthy. Give it 21 days, form a habit.

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