About Me

I am a mom.  I am a wife.  I am me.  I used to be thin.  I was a nice, healthy 156 pounds, wore a size 8, and was always on the move.  Then life happened.  I was in a car wreck.  An injury limited how active I could be, but I tried.  Then I introduced meat into my diet.  Bad idea.  But the biggest thing, was pregnancy.  Actually, it was the aftermath.  I gained a whooping 100 pounds after I gave birth.  A year later, I had surgery on my gallbladder and gained an additional 50 pounds.  And today, I am struggling with the poor health that saddled itself on me in roughly three and an half years.  I gained quickly.  I know I will be losing slowly.  But I have to do this.  For my daughter, who I don’t want to think it is okay to be this heavy.  For my husband, who made a pact that if I lose 50 pounds, he will quit smoking.  For me, because I want to live my life the way I choose, and not the way my body limits me.  Here’s to a new life; here’s to a new me; here’s to a better me.