This post is going off of a previous post, “self care day.” I was blogging about being down on myself for not being able to lose the rest of my pregnancy weight, even though I was working out.
I can finally say I’m slowly reaching my goal. Something just clicked right around Thanksgiving. I was tired of not feeling comfortable in my skin and making excuses for myself. I knew I needed to change something in order to reach my goal but before that moment I wasn’t ready, plain and simple. So one day I finally decided I was going to finally do it. I was ready to get back into shape and to feel good in my body again.
I started using portion measurements for my food and eating mostly veggies, protein, fruit, healthy fat and healthy carbs. And it’s working, go figure. 🙂 I have successfully lost 7 pounds since the end of November and almost 3 inches. I have 11 pounds to go to reach my goal (my weight before I got pregnant). I feel amazing and more confident. I feel healthy, stronger, have more energy for my workouts and for my day. I all around feel so much better since cleaning up my diet.
Taking care of myself in this way has been so good for me. It’s like a self care day, everyday.
I am also setting a goal for myself to read 6 books this year. Exercising my mind in that way and taking that time for myself is also important. I really want to get back in touch with me again. I feel like I lost that after having a baby.
Here’s to reaching my goals this year and finding myself again. 🙂