Battling the Scales an Everyday Struggle

I have struggles with my weight almost all my life. I remember in 8th grade I tipped the scale at 180 and after entering high school I jumped up to almost 285 by graduation. It didn't matter what I did I couldn't for the life of me lose weight. My mom would make me walk the block, climb the stairs and even walk miles a day. The weight went no where, I wouldn't say I ate bad and I know I got plenty of exercise, I mean I was an 80's kid we rode bikes everywhere. When I was 17 my mom decided to have me put on a weight loss pill. A few months after starting the pill it was recalled. I dropped a few pounds while I was taking it and when I turned 18, I got a job in a busy buffet working the line. I was working 40+ hours a week, and without noticing must I dropped down to 205 pounds. This was the lowest weight in my adulthood. I then got pregnant, had my daughter and went through depression. Watched as the scale jumped to the highest it had been at 315. At this time I was beyond … [Read more...]

Back To The Daily Struggles

Today, I started back with the workouts. Weight loss and working out is such a struggle for me, I know I need to lose weight, I want to lose weight, but getting motivated to workout has become a challenge. It is a struggle because I am on the computer most the day trying to make money to pay bills. I know I cannot lose weight if I don't try, I know I feel like shit lately because I have not been working out, and all the weight I lost before has found its way back. So I am starting back at square one. I am not going to push myself like before, I am going to take this one day at a time, and pray for results. I go back to the doctor next month, hopefully they will be able to give me more help with my struggles, and help guide me. I need guidance, I need someone cheering me on and in my corner working out with me. One day at a time is all I can do, I pray the metformin will help me see the results I work so hard to find.   … [Read more...]