Monday, April 7, 2008

Getting Healthy

I don't talk about this often, but today I am going to. My weight is such an issue for me. I am heavier right now than I have ever been in my life. So while standing in the check-out line at the grocery, I saw a magazine called "First" and in big bold letters it said "Walk OFF 96% More Fat" Well let me tell you, 5 years ago I had some left over "baby" weight and to get it off I start walking 2 miles a night. It worked! I lost inches, weight and I felt so good about me and then I began to get depressed over M and I gained it all back and then some, er, alot. So, today, I vowed to get to steppin...I am going to get the weight off, be healthier for my kids and hubby and feel better about me. I am following the article in the magazine versus walking my usual 2 miles as it makes more sense to do what it says. Kim Lyons from "The Biggest Loser" outlines how to do this 3 week walking, exercise program to boost your metabolism and help you lose weight and tone your muscles as you are doing it.

Now, this is where you all come in, I NEED SUPPORT! I really need an accountability person, but since you all are not here and I could lie to you, LOL, just an occasional pop in would help greatly. I love food! Really love it! So, the walking and exercise will not be a problem however, passing on the foods that are bad for me and the stress eating that I do, will be. Anyone have any suggestions on how to keep from eating when I am stressed, pass them on.

Oh food. Go Away. Just for a little while??


Brown =) said...

I am so proud of you.

I am here to cheer you on , and if there's anything I can help you with!!

What foods are the hardest for you to give up?

Michelle said...

Thanks Brown! Chips..ahh, love me some Doritos. I did good today though and it is just a matter of keeping my mind focused on the goal.

64 oz of water today! GO ME!!

Brown =) said...

I love Doritoes too!

So I get a bag and I grab a handful and put them away.Chips and salsa are a good substitute!

I found when I think about it, there are a lot of healthy foods I do like. Like watermelon and apples with peanut butter.

And awesome with the water!

Oh, and don't be so hard on yourself if you fall off. Just get back on :)