I’ve decide to create a blog as a way to hold myself accountable to this lifestyle change I’m making. I’m sure since this is a new year a lot of you all are on the same track!
Here’ my story:
I am in my early 20′s -5’3″-128lbs. I have had some struggles with weight for awhile now -too little and too big.
I was a distance runner for about 7 years and had a rocking bod! You know that high school athlete body. Around 2008 I became very sick with stomach pains and lost about 30 pounds. I was down to around 90 something pounds and looked awful. When I walked in to they often called me Ghandi and offered to buy me Big Macs. Ha. At the end of the year the doctors finally found out it was due to a nonfunctional gallbladder and I had surgery to remove it. My life went back to normal somewhat , but the weight took awhile to come back. I looked so funny in a pair of jean shorts ! Finally after a couple of years I reached 120 and felt happy with my body. Around 3 months ago I got on the depo shot and well, got a little “crazy”. You know running around trying to fit in your tiny clothes crying while your boyfriend turns up sports center “crazy”. I weighed a healthy 120 at one point, but I let myself turn into a very unhealthy 128. The muscle turned to fat and my frame just does not wear it well. I like to blame my recent body changes on the depo shot, but really my lifestyle choices were all wrong. I LOVE to eat. No, really I appreciate a good meal wrapped in bacon just as much as the next guy. I can just see now that my body is getting older and what I put into it is what I’m going to get. I’m not a tiny 17 year old thing anymore joining pizza eating contest with the guys (I won by the way) and not gaining one pound. This is my body and I know I’m not “fat”, but I am definitley not happy with how I feel. So, I would like to have you follow me and allow me to use you all as a support group! I just wanna strive to be the best version of me!