Admittedly, I got here over a span of two years, and with a great deal of stress, a divorce and a few kindly kidney stones. But, it is still 80 pounds lost. Over the two years, there would be months of high motivation, and months of very little effort.
As I was unpacking this past weekend, I was going through some pictures…looking at them for the “first time”, if you will. I found some pictures at my largest weight, 328 pounds (did I actually just type that number into a blog post?!?!) That is, 328 pounds on a girl who only stands 5’1″.
It’s okay. Say it…WHOA! That is what I said. When I showed some family members, ALL of them individually said, “Wow, I didn’t realize you got that big.”
Well, neither had I. I mean, I knew, but I was in some serious denial…up until yesterday. When I finally decided to face myself in the mirror. All I could see was the work that needed to be done. I could not see the difference from the 80 pounds…until I saw the pictures.
With each image, I realized how far I had already come. WOW! Talk about motivation to really get in gear and get fit!
That said, I am pumped up for the NEXT GOAL OF 50 POUNDS, which specifically means that I will be under 200 pounds. I have not seen those numbers since high school!
All of my friends and family who are encouraging me, please keep it up. I cannot do this alone, and I love to hear your stories or even just brief inspirational messages. If you want me to share some with you, let me know!
PICS WILL BE POSTED IN A FEW DAYS!