Tuesday, July 6, 2010

8 weeks!

Hello everyone! I'm still around!! Life has been CRAZY, to say the least. There are so many things going on right now and in the midst of it all I let my running & eating go by the way-side. Bad, I know! Here are a few confessions, I need to get this off my chest!

1. I've eaten whatever was most convenient, not the most healthy.
2. I haven't been tracking my food.
3. I can count on 1 hand how many times I worked out in June.
4. My clothes are too tight.
5. I don't feel comfortable in my own skin.

I can't continue on this path. I have to find a happy medium. I don't not want my weight & health to be a roller coaster for the rest of my life. So I'm going to make a change *once again* before it gets too bad.

I wish there was a way to bottle up that determination I have at times to save for days where I have the "I just don't care" attitude".

I was thinking about my weight and this horrible roller coaster I keep getting on and I have decided I need to get 100% serious about it. It is 8 weeks until my 26th birthday and I would love to be under 160lbs by then! I think that would be the best gift of all!

I know hitting goal [150lbs] by then is not possible, but I think I could really buckle down and lose some major lbs in 8 weeks. I guess it would be helpful if you knew how much I had to lose, huh! I weighed in this morning at 179.5. To be honest I was SO glad that it didn't say 180 or higher! So here's to the next 8 weeks and losing 20 lbs! I know it's a lofty goal...but I think it's more than possible! Wish me luck!

9 comments:

TJ said...

You have been so busy- but hang in there girl! Maybe try to plan & pack lunches on your day off? Just to get in healthier options and not feel so rushed on the days you work? Just trying to help :) You have what it takes to get to your goals! YOU CAN DO IT! :)

spunkysuzi said...

Welcome back!

Syl said...

welcome back Darci,
I can totally relate to the rollercoaster, I've been the same weight for a year and it's not even my smallest, I 'm so sick of it but sometimes it's just to hard to stay motivated!
I have taken it lately as one day at a time and one meal at a time makes it a little easier to bear.

Dancing Sweet Pea said...

You can do it Darci! Way to go!

Sam said...

So glad your back Darci! I check your blog daily and was so happy to see a new post today :) .. Good Luck on your 8 week goal! I know you can do it :)

Kyle Gershman said...

It is so crazy about how all winter we wish for warmer weather to really work on our bodies...and then we get it and a switch clicks off somewhere and we get into vacation mode all summer!

I've read this in many blogs...and going through it too.

I need to move to San Diego where the weather is the same all year so there isn't an excuse!

Little Miss Fatty Pants said...

I've been on that roller coaster almost my entire life so I know how you feel.

I've seen what you are capable of so I know you can totally buckle down and do what needs to be done.

So come on, girl, what are you waiting for?? DO IT ALREADY!!! =)

Heidi said...

Glad to see you back Darci. That is a lofty goal, but sometimes aiming high is what we really need. Give it a shot girl! I'll definitely be here to support you.

Mae Flowers said...

Happy to see that you're back! You'll do great!

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