Thursday, January 9, 2014

Day 1

If you are visiting from Skinny Meg's blog, welcome! Thanks for visiting! I am so excited to lose this weight once and for all!!

For those of you who are regulars, Hi Mom, let me recap what I am doing. I am participating in Skinny Meg's Diet Bet Challenge. I have until Feb 4th to lose 12lbs - that is 4% of my weight. If I do that I at least get my money back I invested with a chance of winning more! Weekly I will write into Meg, tell her what I am struggling with, how the changes are coming and let everyone know if I have lost any weight!

Blog wise - I am going to post daily, but I will do a weekly recap for Meg and post it here as well. I hope that you will stick around after the 4 weeks and watch as I completely transform :)

My goals for the next 4 weeks are simple -

Eat better
Eat less
Move more
Sit less

Sunday, the 12th I am joining Weight Watchers again. It works, if I do it. I am ready to do it. Exercise will be at home until it warms up, then I will start running again. I refuse to run when it is negative outside. I have an eliptical an Jillian videos that I will use until the weather warms up. I also o Yin Yoga every other Sunday evening - but that is more for relaxation :)  I am excited.

Last night as I was trying to find an outfit to wear for my pictures to send in to Meg, I was trying to find an outfit that showed how big I was, but still looked cute. I usually try to hide everything, wear Spanx and suck it in. It was very hard to take the pictures that I shared with her/you. But I want this to be an honest journey (yeah, I put lotion on my extra dry legs and painted my nails before I took them - I wanted to look some what decent). I am excited to share it!

So if you are reading this, let me know about you. Where can I read about your journey? What tips do you have for me? Any advice? Encouragement? I can't wait to hear from you.


  1. I am so so excited for you! I have done the whole weight loss and gain it back routine last year also! I lost 65lbs and gained over 30 back, so I am with you on this journey! I can't wait to follow you! And thanks for putting yourself out there :) You are going to rock it!

    1. Thank you for your encouragement! Weight loss/gain is a constant battle for me! I am excited to read your blog and follow your progress! I am nervous about putting myself out there, but so ready to lose the weight! I can not wait for a healthier 2014!

  2. I just typed an entire mini story in this comment log and somehow I refreshed the page ughhhh ( stupid iPhone)
    Good luck on the diet bet & WW. I can't wait to see you kick butt !

    1. Thank you for your support! I hate when I type something and my phone/computer decides to lose it...I have enjoyed reading your blog this morning and am excited to see you reach your goals too!!