Sunday, June 03, 2012
Greetings and Salutations!
I have returned!
As many of you know I was formerly known as BoSoxGyrl33. We were living in Missouri and had to make a move to New Hampshire in December of 2011. We had to make the move faster then we planned (by 6 months) because of a very toxic family situation. I didn't realize at the time how much I was allowing to family issues affect my decisions. I personally went through a lot of changes during and after the move and not all of them were healthy. In fact, the majority of them were pretty bad. I was in a pretty dark place for a while and I deleted my account. I managed to get back to my highest weight.
My sister called me about a month ago and told me that she was going to be spending her 40th birthday next year in Hawaii and wanted me to go with her. That was the wake up call that I needed. I don't want to go to Hawaii fat. I don't want to be uncomfortable on the LONG plane ride there. I want to be able to blend in with everyone else and not feel like everyone is staring at me because of my weight. I joined Weight Watchers again and decided that I needed to go to the meetings and not do the online only. I need the accountability. I can't do this by myself. I need to go to the weekly weigh ins and listen to other people's advice and support in person, not just read it online.
Since starting over I have lost 19.4 pounds. It feels great to see that number going in the right direction again. This time I have a lot of support from my family here and the members at the meetings. It was very scary going in the first time. I have to admit I just sat there and didn't say a word. I tried to blend into the background as best I could. I have slowly come out of my shell. I have made some friends there and our leaders are really great. They are a lot of fun and keep it interesting. I feel like something has finally clicked in my and I really have to motivation to continue and succeed.
I am glad to be back. I hope you are glad to have me back.