Many moons ago I was slim. Many moons ago I didn’t have to worry about watching what I ate or do any of that boring stuff called exercise. Many moons ago I was really lucky and didn’t realise it. Slowly over the last year or two my weight has gone up. First off I put it down to adjusting to not running around to an office job, then it was getting use to not doing as much or maybe my age…all I was basically doing was making excuses. When It come down to it my body will only be as fit and healthy as I make it. If I don’t bother there won’t be a miracle and turn slim and healthy over night. I know that’s a bit obvious but somehow saying it out loud ( or typing it in this case) makes me understand more.
I tried saying I was banning the word diet as that wasn’t a positive influence or role model for my teenage daughter. It part that is true but it was also another cop out. Bringing it all back to basics and being painfully honest I have put on 3 stone. I am only 5 foot 4 so 3 stone isn’t invisible on me. Its right there (pokes various parts of body).
So its time to do something about it and I am trying the publicly route on here so that I can’t back out or pretend it will all go away on its own.
I have done a few things already to start me off like stopped taking sugar or sweeteners in my drinks. And also reduced coffee to just the mornings and flavoured water the rest of the day. I am trying not to have biscuits, cakes, crisps and bread in the house but I have children so there are times that stuff is in the cupboard. Instead of saying I can’t have it I am telling myself I prefer a healthier choice and have stocked up on fruit.
I have an app that I scan all my food and exercise into every day, what’s more I am using it too lol.
I have started doing things like squats every day and currently at the OMG I can’t walk down stairs stage but its a good hurt. Its a I have started to do something about it all hurt. Its a bit contagious type hurt.
Once I have an exercise routine sorted I will be letting you know so that you can all keep an eye on me as this time I mean action.