Let me be honest here. It's taking no small amount of courage to write about my weight loss struggle. I want to be true-blue so all of you out there will know you aren't alone in your struggles with the same thing.
I had my first child almost fourteen years ago, and thus began the slow process of weight gain. With each child, I gained more and lost less. I never developed great exercize habits as a child either. It just wasn't something my parents encouraged us to do. I've had to develop my own habits over the years and let me tell you, IT HAS BEEN HARD! I've gone up and down, up and down so many times that honestly, I feel like giving up and just accepting my body the way it is. The bad thing about that is that I feel like crap when I give up--mentally and physically.
I tried to be a runner, and absolutely fell in love with the sport, but my arches fell. For seven years, I have struggled to continue but I know it's just not meant to be. I bought a bike and I ride, but not consistently.
I just bought some Latin dance exercise videos which I really love and have been consistent with that for the past few days but if my track record is anything to go by . . . .
So, (deep breath) I'm starting out at 171 lbs. Oh my word, it hurts to say that! I'm trying to eat healthy most of the time and I go through spurts with that too. I've struggled with Chronic Fatigue for the last few years, but I think that is getting better. I take Bio-35 and love it. I also take Cayanne capsules and an herbal hormonal suppliment. All these things are helping me to feel great.
This is me in a nut shell. This is me starting out on the same journey I've started a hundred times. I want to feel good. I want to be healthy, and I want to live a long and happy life. Today is what matters and today, I will do my best. I will post my progress. Good luck to you too!