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Up early today…

Well I’m actually up early every morning but today I got up early, walked for 28 min and enjoyed a soyburger for breakfast–Yum!  I walked in a new area today and I liked the fact that it’s on a small grade, so I could feel that slight incline and it made me feel good that I took my walking up a notch (even if it’s just a small notch!)  I also used my exercise ball for 10 min last night.  Not breaking any records here but every little bit helps!

I seem to be getting back in my grove.  Once I got under 200#s I swear it’s like I had to take a break.  I still ate good and got in my minimum of exercising but I stopped pushing myself to the next level.  I really don’t think that’s a bad thing, just needed a break and I felt like my body needed time to adjust. 

I keep visiting the 3FC site and am amazed to see people who are similar height and weight to me and I think to myself “Wow, they look great!”  Then I think, “Do I look like that?”  I think we always magnify our own flaws and have a hard time looking at ourselves and saying that we actually look OK.  I Don’t want to become conceited I just think I need to look at myself in a more positive light and not focus on my flaws, I need to focus on what’s nice about me…like my newly discovered collarbone, my high cheekbones that are finally showing through, etc….I also have to focus on the fact that a year ago I was fighting to get into 22/24 pants and now I’m in size 14.  I’m starting to take more care with the way I look trying to dress nicer and be more feminine.  I used to live in jeans and tennis shoes, and yes they are still a staple, but now I have some summer tanks, sandles, dressy tops, and dressy shorts in my wardrobe. 

I’m making baby steps here but each one takes me closer to my goal.

 

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    sunnydaze said,

    June 24, 2009 @ 10:09 am

    What an inspiation you are. I’m on my way to getting out of the 200’s and I keep looking at my colorbone in the mirror which I can see a little more everyday so it was hilarious to read your post and know that someone else “wanted a collarbone” just like me. LOL! Keep up the great work!

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    vealcalf2000 said,

    June 25, 2009 @ 7:29 am

    Yep sunnydaze I definetly like seeing the collarbone!!! Glad I’m not the only one. I joke around about it because it’s the only truly “skinny” part of my body so I definetly love seeing it. Good luck in your journey!!!!!

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