Halloween Prep

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

One of my friends is having a Halloween party this year. Originally I was thinking of doing Princess Leia because I’ve always wanted to dress up as her but with the costume and the shoes it’s a bit over my price range. So I’m putting together a costume from my own wardrobe. I have this burgundy lacy sleeveless top that looks sort of Gothic if worn in the right outfit so I’m going to wear it with a black skirt and black boots. With the right makeup and accessories I’ll be the perfect vampire. This cuts cost down by more than half.

Here’s the deal though, the top is a little sung. Mostly it doesn’t bother me but the guy I have my eye one will be there so I want to look good; looking good means losing some pounds so that the top goes from being snug to perfect. I want to dress to impress and for everyone one to know that big girls can be beautiful too.

Having an actual date I want to slim down by is new to me. Usually it’s some arbitrary date that has no meaning, but this has meaning and purpose. I know that in a month I won’t lose a massive amount of weight, but I hope that it is just enough. This is a push I need because my eating has gotten out of hand this past month as we moved into a new building at work and things got a little crazy.

Today I signed up for Sparks 30 Day Fit Food Challenge. I wish I had known about it Friday before I did my grocery shopping for the week. I’ll do my best to keep my heating as clean as possible with the occasional non clean treat. Last night I worked out for the first time in a long time, though I could not make it through the whole 30 minute video.

We’ll see how this goes. My last challenge went bust a week in. I’m not very disciplined.  Some may say I don’t want it enough, but I now that isn’t true. I think it’s just an attention thing. I’m A.D.D. so it’s hard for me to stay focused on one thing for an extended period of time. That’s why I focus more on changing my habits because once something is a habit I don’t have to think about it anymore.
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    I'm looking at challenges to join too. Good luck with yours and getting your costume together! Most of all enjoy!!!
    2059 days ago
    Now that my kids are grown, Halloween is kind of pain!
    2059 days ago
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