I mean there are some women who wouldn't dare whisper their weight in case someone heard. Not me, one thing I am not is shy.
Figured just jump in and say what I want and how I want.
I'm chubby, spongy, carry weight, have love handles ....more places than I care to think. My knees hurt and my hips some days can be painful. Basically I am fat.
I've been known as
- Mum & Dad's daughter
- Pat's wife
- Amy & James' mum
- Pat's carer
After Pat went on insulin for his diabetes back in April this year and I had to fine tune his eating habits, I started to think about my health. Pat's diabetes is due to years of ill health with his asthma and the steroids he has needed to take since 1997.
At quilting I was listening to my friends about how they are searching for that weight loss or are achieving it.
On Friday 8th of October 2010 I took that step and here we are.
In the 12 days I have lost 1.9 kilo and I have my second weigh in at a friend's place this Friday. There are no scales in our house, my last set broke and I was using Amy's. But as she left home 2 years ago, I haven't worried about replacing them.
James' bedroom has been made into a gym and why not take advantage of this as I'm not paying gym fees. Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights I take my laptop up and play a DVD of Supernatural and put 40 plus minutes into exercises.
Also today Khris and I have started walking near my place on a soccer oval. We put an hour in, brisk walking and talking and it was a load of fun. Instead of walking at Pat's speed (we walk a lot) I was what felt like running.
I want to use this blog to record my thoughts, weight loss and I am sure weight gain. It's not a diet, but a life style change.
On the days I am weighed I'll record it here for all to see.
Also over the next week or so I'll add to the side bar and pretty it up some.
If you become a follower.....thanks and feel free to comment too.
One step at a time....