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Why I chose a healthy lifestyle:

Sunday, August 12, 2018

It’s no secret: I love food. Pizza especially. And clearly, by my size, you can tell I have probably had a few too many slices over the years. But you see, I haven’t always been this heavy, and some even say “Well 212 isn’t THAT big”. But there’s a bigger picture. I’ve only been overweight for about 5 years. That’s it. The other 20 years of my life I was a normal healthy weight. However, since then I have overcome a destructive marriage, had a child, and my weight has bounced back and forth. And while my boyfriend may love me and tell me I’m beautiful no matter what, it’s deeper than that. I hurt. My back hurts, my hips, my feet... and I have a little girl to keep up with. My two year old isn’t going to slow down just because mommy can’t keep up. So I do it for her. I do it for the play dates at the park, or the walks around the trails. I do it so I can run and dance and be silly without having to worry about being able to walk the next day. I want to be comfortable in my own skin, but mostly I just want to be healthy and active.
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  • WANDA22607
    You can do it. Just keep your head up
    8 days ago
    You can do it, I share alot of your thoughts.
    8 days ago
    Yes! I’ve also been working on not giving food power by using strong words like “Love” and reserving those for people. I’ve stopped saying I love chocolate - I really like it, but I love my daughter and family and health and God ect... perspective
    8 days ago
  • no profile photo ELRIDDICK
    Thanks for sharing
    8 days ago
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