From the #FatGirl that likes food

ComparisonTo those of you, that have been with me on this journey for a long time, I thank you for the love and support you have given me.  If you are just joining…strap in, it’s a rockity ride and anything can happen.  Let me summarize for those of you just joining the program.  In April of this year I decided to do something for my health.  I weighed 369+ and could barely walk without lower back + knee pain so severe that I would have to stop after a couple dozen steps at most.  A part of that decision was to begin Isagenix 30 day programs to help me maintain my loss and a support of vitamins that would go along with it.  A little while later, a good friend of mine Katie, started sharing with me her workouts she was doing with Beach Body.  Fast forward a bit.  I added in my own beach body workouts in the way of the 10 minute trainer.  It doesn’t take a lot of time and pushes me beyond the limits that I have.

As of today I have lost about 92 lbs.  I decided to reboot Isagenix as I had to stop workouts and the shakes due to being totally ill for weeks multiple times in a two month period.  Reboot started…I have pains again because I have not been caring for my physical movements the way I should.

Part of the reboot includes each of these things:

  • Daily workout
  • Meal prep to avoid eating out
  • Isagenix shakes and vitamins
  • Accountability group on Facebook
  • Daily accountability with my coach.

It’s a lot of things but the meal prep is the most important for me.  I LOVE food.  I love food that is bad for me.  I love foods that are good for me.  I love potato chips even more.  So where does this leave the #fatgirl that likes food?  I cook my meals so that they are portioned and balanced.  I eat slow cooker roasted chicken breasts, veggies, brown rice, yellow rice, potatoes on occasion and pastas (whole wheat or organic) with spaghetti sauce.

The thing is, I love food so much that I will eat until I am so full that I can’t move and it hurts.  By portioning this #fatgirl actually gets the right portions of food to go along with her movement.  The most important thing for progress is eat better, drink water (need to work on that) and move.

Now for the ultra exciting thing for this #fatgirl.  In January I am going to do a 5K again.  I’ve completed it once and it took me WAY too long to do.  My goal is to do it in an hour or less.  If I can do that I can beat my worst time of an hour and forty minutes.  I am going to start training for it and mean it this time.  I will finish the Color Vibe!


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Posted on 13 October '15 by , under Eff Your Beauty Standards, FatGirl, Life, Looks.

4 Comments to “From the #FatGirl that likes food”

#1 Posted by Shawna (13.10.15 at 19:33 )

I am so incredibly proud of you, my amazing friend! I also have no doubt that you will beat your time for the Color Vibe. My first 5k (The Color Run) took me 1.5 hours. This year’s I did it in an hour. It’s amazing what a little daily movement can do for us. I get plenty of it at work now, which a few years ago, I was not.

Anyway, I shall hijack your comments no more. Keep up the excellent work of becoming healthier. You’re doing a great job.

Love You!

#2 Posted by Lilyth (14.10.15 at 09:28 )

Shawna, Thank you so much my friend. Your confidence in me doing this is amazing and I so appreciate it. You may hijack anytime. Your support is amazing and so appreciated. YOU are an awesome inspiration.

#3 Posted by Raiwvynn (13.10.15 at 19:50 )

You are an inspiration. I am going to be posting something in my blog in the next couple weeks about some similar goals and my plan to get there. I hope we can encourage and support each other.

#4 Posted by Lilyth (14.10.15 at 09:29 )

Rai, *hug* I would be honored to encourage and support you as you work through your own goals. There is power in numbers and support is key!