Saturday, August 31, 2013

A Little Bit of My Story

I've struggled with my weight most of my life. 
It's time that I gain control of it once and for all. 
I'm starting this blog to document my journey to become a healthier me. 
This blog will be a way of holding myself accountable and a way to inspire other people hopefully.
I hope to connect with other people along the way. 

During high school I lost 30 pounds. That's the most weight I've ever lost. I was able to keep that weight off until my sophomore year of college. During that time I started to put the weight back on. Not only did I put that 30 pounds back on, I put on an additional 30...60 pounds total let that sink in. How and why did I let myself get back to this point? Between then and now I've lost 5 or 10 pounds multiple times and then gained them back. I'll do well for a month and then bad for two months. It's a vicious cycle. 

I can't go back in time and change things, although sometimes I wish I could. But I also can't sit here and dwell on the past. I can't change it. All that I can focus on is the present. It's time to make the changes FOR GOOD. I'm getting rid of this weight and I have no intention of finding it again.

I promise not to obsess over the number on the scale. I'm not doing this to get to a certain number 140 would be nice though. I'm doing this to become a healthier person. I'm doing this for myself and no one else. I want to be healthy and happy with myself. I want to be proud of my body and know that I've worked hard for it. I'm the only person that can make the changes. I have to want it and trust me, I do want it. No more bullshitting. It's time to get serious. It's time to say "I've had enough" and "I'm not going to live like this anymore." And I'm ready to do all of those things. It's time. I know there will be setbacks and I know I will have bad meals and bad days...IT'S OKAY. No matter what I'm going to stay positive and get right back on track. 

Join me on my journey. Have any tips or advice? I'd love to hear them! 


Friday, August 30, 2013

It's Official...I'm a Blogger

I'm officially a blogger is this real life? 
Over the last couple of months I've been contemplating the idea of starting my own blog.
I've been stalking reading certain blogs for the last couple of years, but I never considered starting my own. 
I'm so inspired by some of the amazing women in the blogging world and I'm ready to join them. 
I've decided it's time for me to start documenting my story and I hope to inspire just one single person

I plan on writing about a variety of things nothing is off limits.
This is my story. 
It's just the beginning and I can't wait to share it with you. 
Thank you for joining me!

- Abigail