We are supposed to write about our weight history, challenges, goal, etc., so here goes - or at least here's what I'm willing to share: ;)
My goal for this challenge will be 20 pounds. This should be doable as it averages out to only five pounds a month, which is below the recommended two pounds a week.
My biggest challenge and what has gotten me to where I am today would have to be fast food. Yes, I know it's terrible for me and honestly I can trace it back to exactly when it all started many years ago. Very briefly, shortly after Lynne' was born she was hospitalized. She got out of the hospital and went to my mom and dad's to stay and that same week Keith was hospitalized for what would be a several month stay. Right then, trying to maintain a full-time job and be with him as much as I could, was when the fast food train started rolling. I had literally no time at all to do anything for myself, so I would grab food on the way from one thing to the next. And I haven't gotten off that train since. I'm fairly certain that's when the emotional eating began as well.
So, I'm going to lose the fast food urge! :)
I'm also going to continue the walking. And now is a good time to brag on myself for the walking! I joined the walking challenge at the Runagogo site (walk 100 miles between May 1 and July 31) and I have walked 45 miles so far! I am so impressed with myself, especially when I look back three years ago when I could barely walk without the use of a cane. WooHoo!
Well I really didn't realize I'd be this revealing, but that's ok. I won't turn this blog into a total weight loss blog, but I will report in every Tuesday for our weigh in. :)
Edited to add: When I just checked my blog to see if this posted I had to laugh when I saw the post underneath this one is about my fabulous lemon cake!!! LOL!