I was once 21.5stone (in 2009) and now find myself at 17stone. Yes you might say this is great progress but that huge weightloss was between 2008-2010 and since then its been very much static due to falling in love and starting a really demanding job working in a Childrens Intensive care Unit. All my efforts in healthy eating are quickly erased when I eat late, comfort eat or eat rubbish on the run!
For years now its been a cycle.... I lose weight in the summer months just to put it all back on before Christmas when the colder weather hits. Then when Christmas time comes I tell myself this will be the last festive season that Im this big....I dont know what but this year seems different.... Iv tried ALL the faddy diets like Weightwatchers, Slimming world etc, you name it & Iv tried it...twice! The annoying thing is we all know at the back of our minds that the best way to lose weight is to eat less and move more! eat more fruit & veg and perhaps join a gym....what really works is commitment.
2014 is going to be my year.... Iv decided I will be rather selfish and focus all my extra energy and attention into ME! I know its pointless using excuses but I really do think family feuds and helping others with their sticky situations have made me neglect my own health sometimes.
Its simple.... three easy steps will help me on my way:
1) I'm going to rejoin the gym that I actually enjoyed going to this summer (but then left for no reason)
2) Eat healthier and realize whats important..... limiting chocolate really isnt the end of the world its about time I got my priorities straight.
3) Gain the comfort and confidence again to attend group work out sessions as I did them years ago and found them fun. I think incorporating fun easy ways to exercise into my life will be the key to my success.
Wish me luck, i will be really greatfull for any support....