January was a great month for weight loss! I lost 9 pounds total in January. Only 33 pounds away from my goal.
This is a post about the past. I am past all this stuff. I’m over it. I am in control of my own self-esteem, not at the whim of the passing comments of those who know not what they do. But I just want to share it because I never have and I’ve decided I… Continue reading The things they said
About a week ago, I started actively looking for photographs of women with beautiful, natural, womanly figures. I’m trying to fill my head with positive images of attainable shapes since there’s so much negativity out there toward women who aren’t tiny. I’ve accepted that I will never be a skinny mini, nor do I want… Continue reading Actively Working on Loving My Body Type
For most of my life, I’ve avoided the scale. I did not want to know. It was easier to be blissfully ignorant of that number. I most certainly did not want anyone else to know my weight. I’ve always felt like the number I see on the scale is higher than what you would expect… Continue reading No Shame in a Number
Another day a few more pounds. Always a happy moment. Feeling somewhat invincible these days.
I’ve come to think of this “weight loss journey” (I must admit I find that term so corny) as less about losing weight and more about improving habits. I am really focused on permanent good habits. Everyone does many things by habit. Maybe when you were a kid, you learned to clean your plate. Maybe… Continue reading Acknowledge Bad Habits and Eliminate Them
I went to the usual Tuesday night class at the gym today, in the room made of mirrors. I was wearing the black capri length stretch leggings that are actually hanging a little loose now rather than being stretched to capacity and a 3/4 sleeve, grey, close-fitting, ancient, cotton shirt. I still have 37 pounds… Continue reading Loving the Woman in the Mirror