This has been the hardest thing I have ever had to do, being overweight and trying to balance out unhealthy eating habits. 4 years ago I hit an all time high of 230+ pounds, I pretended like I was happy .. always smiling hoping I could fake my way through life. But one day I woke up and realized I was wasting my life and hoping that one day I would be thinner and healthier wasn't going to cut it, I was actually going to have to work for it. At first my weight melted off, the first 30 pounds were pretty easy. I had my highs and lows losing some, gaining some ... after just 2 years I had lost 80 pounds, something that seemed like a miracle to me because I love food and hated to exercise! I ended up having my 3rd baby in 2007, after having him I had to work even harder to get rid of the baby weight and to keep losing. This last year though is when it all has changed for me ... my body has shifted in the most wonderful way, even though I don't weigh my ideal I went from losing weight to getting rid of fat and building lean muscle, now I have a waistline of 30 inches (that has never happened before) I wear a size 10 pants, Medium shirt ... my hips are slimming down, I have biceps and just recently I am positive that I see some ab muscles that are showing through lol The thing is 4 years ago I wouldn't have believed this story could be mine, I cant tell you how much I hated changing my lifestyle because of how much I loved food and how much I hated to sweat but here I am so happy with how I feel and look ... I have this energy that I didn't ever have and I expect more from life than I ever have.
I am about to complete my first month going Vegan, I did flirt for a day or two and knew this was what I was meant to do for the rest of my life. It has changed me as a person, as a wife and a mom. I feel more confident and alive! I laugh more often, smile over small things I did not even notice before ... I am more patient, my skin is clear of breakouts, this list goes on and on. I am transitioning over to Superhero simply because I want my body to function the best it can and because the food tastes amazing! I didnt ever think I would have brown rice and kale for breakfast and enjoy it! My life keeps surprising me .. My body keeps surprising me and I am so happy!
| current weight: 176.2