On my journey of losing one hundred pounds

As my first post I’d like to introduce myself and explain why I am here. My name is Courtney, I am 24 years old and am a Physics major as well as a full time nanny. I had gotten very sick a couple of years ago which left me sedentary and one hundred pounds heavier than I had ever been before. Once we found out that my illness was caused by a common birth control, I was back on track to my health and was given the okay to begin exercising to lose the excess weight. I had lost 80 pounds within a year, but quickly put back on 35lbs after a few big life events. Now that I have figured out how to balance my life including taking care of myself, I have lost a total of 45 lbs. I want to lose at least 45-60 more lbs but more than anything I just want to be healthy and fit again, and preferably a size 12. I figured blogging along with tracking my diet and exercise like I did before will help me attain my goals. I am getting married near the end of the year so I have a couple of months to lose about 20 lbs beforehand, which I know is doable.

Anyways, that’s enough for now. Tomorrow morning begins a new exercise routine and I figured I would begin with workout DVDs. My fiance and I are going to start running together (he is in excellent shape) a couple of evenings a week so that will be even more motivation.

Looking forward to getting to know others along the weight loss journey path and hoping to provide and receive support and advice!

September 9th, 2012 at 5:50 pm


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