I have made a commitment. Justin is on board. I am ready... I AM GOING TO DO THIS!!
I have been a long time follower of Skinny Meg. She keeps the weight loss stuff real and doesn't sugar coat it. Her love of helping others, helping herself and being healthy shines in each of her blog post. (If you aren't familiar with her story you need to check out her blog - she is a mother of a beautiful little girl, Twilight Sparkle, and expecting Baby Boy in a few short months, wife, work outside the home mom and has an amazing work out plan, dedication and makes great health choices. She has also lost a lot of weight and is in amazing shape! And she has did it all the healthy way and kept it up while being pregnant!) I have been debating joining her DietBet challenge but couldn't make myself commit.
Yesterday Meg posted this on her blog - My second DietBet starts tomorrow! You still have time to join and weigh in, but I'm also looking for a few people who need an extra push. I want to do a weekly tracking of your progress while doing the bet, you would need to submit before/after pictures and measurements to me by tomorrow. You would also need to be willing to share what you're doing to reach your goals and BE HONEST about how well you are keeping it up. I think it's great for others to see real women and how they achieve success. I'm looking for around 3 people so if you are interested please email me today at firstname.lastname@example.org with a short blurb on WHY you want to be featured.
I knew it was now or never. I emailed her and continuously checked my email last night hoping to hear from her. This morning when Meg emailed me I was excited. For the first time in a long time I am excited to lose the weight. (not try, I am going to lose it!) So I am going to be posting pictures, of my current, progress and end. The diet bet goes till February 4th. I have to lose 4% of my weight. To say I am nervous is an understatement. I am going to be honest, share it all over the next almost month and hope that encouragement and support of my fellow bloggers keep me motivated. (and the support of my wonderful friends and family). But just maybe I could motivate someone else - I mean if I can do it, so can you!!
Tomorrow comes the pictures, measurements and all the goods! I am excited to start this journey! I am excited for you to help me :) I am excited to possibly help someone else!
Let's do this!!