Tuesday, January 08, 2013
This year, I have decided to try and have more ME time. Maybe in taking a few minutes to read my book on Sunday before everyone wakes up.. Or try to get at least 7 hours of sleep.. Or not feel guilty about doing something that doesn't center around someone in my family. This brings me to why I want to loose weight this time. I moved from San Diego in December 2011. Since I have been gone, I have updated my friends on Facebook on the goings-on for me and my family. I post pics of our outings, get-togethers, etc.
One thing usually missing? Me. I haven't wanted to post pics of myself because the additional weight gain since leaving. I had already failed to lose the baby weight (she will be 4 in March). I tried to have the Fat and Sassy attitude. Reminding myself of all the fun and exploring our new environment that has lead to the weight gain (Portland is a wonderful Foodies dream).
So, this brings me to my selfish reason for wanting to lose weight. In June, we are planning on taking a trip to San Diego to visit friends and family and to bring my nephew back for the summer. I am soo excited! But, now I am scared! I have to lose some of this before I see them. I want to look and feel better. I want them to know that the move has been good and that I have not been sitting on my expanding butt, rotting away..
With the lifestyle change, I have managed to lose 18 of the 25ish pounds I gained when coming here. But, I want to lose more. My goal is to lose 30 pounds by June. I think that is totally reasonable (although, I would love to drop like 100 in 2 months, but, I will be realistic. LOL).
So, that's it. That is my selfish moment. The start of the ME time for 2013.