MISSKUMI  
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Me at 310 pounds Not very happy getting the full body pic, hope to change that





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Beginning of a new life

I am not very good at talking about myself, but i will try.
I am 32 and a single mom of 1 (son 11) ever since i was a child i was always on the larger side, but over the last 11 years it has gotten out of control. I spend so much time dealing with my son and his disability, that i forgot about myself along the way. Now i think that its time to start working on myself and get control back on my issues. Motivation and support is my only problem, i dont have the support at home to keep me ...
I am not very good at talking about myself, but i will try.
I am 32 and a single mom of 1 (son 11) ever since i was a child i was always on the larger side, but over the last 11 years it has gotten out of control. I spend so much time dealing with my son and his disability, that i forgot about myself along the way. Now i think that its time to start working on myself and get control back on my issues. Motivation and support is my only problem, i dont have the support at home to keep me going, I hope coming here i can find people dealing with the same issues and form bonds with people so we can support and motivate each other.

My biggest issue is starting to eat, i gained all this weight by not taking care of my body, not eating and drinking nothing but Pepsi, bad i know but ever since i was a teen eating has been the last thing on my mind, sadly i always thought that not eating would actually help me, turns out it back fired hard core lol. what calories i do get is bad calories from Pepsi which also has loads of sugar, another thing i don't need,

Growing up my mom had issues with substance abuse and always spent our money on that instead of food and what we needed, so i learnt to not eat and fill that hunger with pop. My biggest eye opener was when my Doctor told me i had high cholesterol, I was in shock since my diet didn't consist of food, i cried so hard that day, and it wasn't till i actually sat down with him and explained what i had been doing, did a realize where i went wrong. Don't get me wrong i do eat, once a day but with the calories from the pop and the poor choice in the one meal i do eat has been doing more harm then good.

I need to stop, i need to learn how to eat proper and cut out the nasty habit of Pepsi, before its to late, regain control and start living my life again.

I hate the way i look and what i have become, i have anxiety attacks when i go out because i feel like everyone is staring at me and judging me, without getting to know me. I stay home where i am comfortable and most of my friends are online friends because they get to know me and like me for who i am on the inside, instead of judging me for what i look like on the outside.

I am so tired of what i have become, and it depresses me every day, Now is my time and i am taking back my life, i hope to shed the weight by my brithday Dec 2012, and with Spark and the plan here its in reach, i just need to grab for it, i know it can be done, if you dream it you can do it.
Wish me Luck, i hope to be happy in my next full body photo

Starting weight April 11 2011: 315
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Member Since: 4/10/2011

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Fitness Minutes: 305

My Goals:
To lose weight

Gain a better understanding of nutrition

Be happy again


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First off i would like to say that, my problem isn't eating to much. My problem is i don't eat at all and i drink load, and i mean loads of pepsi, which until lately i never really thought that it was the reason for my gain, i always wondered how i could gain so much when i eat maybe once a day. This journey for me is to learn how to balance food and working out so that i can have a healthy life for me and my son.

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I love Digital art and spend a lot of time doing it, someday i will upload and share, making an art piece relaxes me, i feel content when i am making something

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COODLEBUG
8/1/2011 3:18:45 PM

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ZUZUMARIE
6/26/2011 7:38:05 PM

Your story is so moving. I know you can do this!! We are here to help!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



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COODLEBUG
6/18/2011 1:30:14 PM

Just stopping by to see how all is going!! So happy to be in the BLC18 with you!! If you get a chance please stop by the BLC 18 chat area !! Have a great day!!




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COODLEBUG
6/8/2011 12:03:18 PM

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Welcome to the BLC18 and the ORange Crushers!! So happy that you have joined our team!! Looking forward to crushing the pounds down and away!! My name is Tammy if you have any questions please feel free to sparkmail, find me on our team page, or just reach out on my sparkpage!! Again welcome!!!!!

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TRACYZABELLE
4/19/2011 3:41:25 AM

emoticon Welcome to the 300+team. 300 is such a BIG number but if we persevere, focus and motivate one another we can reach our goals!
We have so much of life ahead of us and it is so much better to work on ourselves and reach for our goals.
We can do it-- we are worth the effort!
All we can do is take it one day, one bite, one pound at a time.
I am looking forward to supporting you in your quest for better health and a happier future.
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