Hi all, I don’t know who is going to stumble on my rantings and journey through weight loss, but I welcome you all, and hope everyone is okay.
I’ve always been “bigger” but I have found my weight going up with my age, I was in all the sports teams in school, was fit and healthy, still a bit bigger, but I could run. When I left school and out of the routine, I guess, I started working at a video store. The store generally being open till 10pm, I was eating bad things, at horrendous times. I carried on working in dvd stores, until April 2009. Up until last November, I hadn’t worked, and got myself into a horrible insomniac, eating everything state. Never exercising, but always eating. I then started my job at the library in my city. I never realised how big I actually was, I guess I was just in denial, until I stepped on the Slimming World scales on 8th September 2011. A few friends of mine had started S.W a few weeks before and were doing quite well, I thought i’d give it a go. I met my group leader, who was lovely, and went to the first image therapy and really got into it. Hearing all these peoples losses.
I went home and started the plan, finding my first week, a big shock to the system. After the first initial days and endless going though the cupboards to count syns and that and started to really get into it. I never realized being on a “diet” could actually be so easy. My first weigh in on S.W was nerve racking. I was shaking, then getting on the scales, I find out I had lost -7lbs, and in that first week had earned my half stone award. I was so happy. I continued the program and in my second week, Id lost another 4lbs, earning Slimmer of the Week. I had a bad week the third week, finding myself to be stuck in a little rut I guess, Still coming away with a loss. -1 1/2lbs.
Im currently on my fourth week, and I have been naughty, it being a friends party and having 2 loads of chinese. I dont think Ive ever felt so guilty after eating before. Which is why now, im starting a food diary on here so I can track what i’ve had during the day.
So again welcome, and the struggle begins….