With three daughters, what choice do I really have? Even entertaining the idea that I could have a heart attack or a lung infection that could kill me is too much for my mind. So, instead of updating my will, I’ll be updating my life, my mindset and my self- respect for ME!
Not only that, but in November, I will be 40 years old. I would really like to lose 40 pounds by the age of 40. That is almost 6 months and I think I can do it. I don’t mind having 10 pounds to go at 40!
So… here I am. In my swimsuit because I still have lead tape all over me and ashamed because I know better and let myself do this to me anyway.
A week or so ago, my 5’1″ frame weighed in at an unhealthy -and unsightly – 180 pounds. Yes. I have a 48 inch waist, 27″ thighs, 46″ chest and 14″ arms. Heavier and larger than I have ever been, sans 9 months pregnant with my oldest daughter. How did this happen to a woman who played semi- professional tennis 4 to 6 days a week prior to having kids?
Answer: Binge eating. As a mom, I put myself last. And so I won’t eat anything all day and then will binge at night while I am working. And I grab anything easy. Chips, cheese, candy, cookies… no apples and broccoli for me! No, it was unhealthy, quick to eat food. That packed on the pounds faster than I could stock up the pantry.
Add to that my complete lack of exercise and it is a sad state that I have let my once toned, though always curvy, body fall into.
Here is my first video explaining all this good stuff!
And no one wants that LESS than me!
I have been on the program for about a week now and I am more than pleasantly surprised! The shakes are amazing, the meal bars are filling, tasteful and I actually crave them. And the pomegranate tea and snack bars are delicious and satisfying! And the carefully blended 3 -in- 1 multivitamin keeps me in check inside while I am trying to look better outside! During this 1st week, I have dropped 4 pounds. Typically, you will lose 2 -3 pounds a week so I am sure I’ll slow down. But I’ll take 176 pounds over 180 any day of the week!
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I’ll keep you updated on how I am doing! I look forward to sharing my #Cinchspiration journey with you!
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