Pretty on fleek πŸ’πŸ½

It’s time, guys. I’m happy, I’m healthy, I’m married, it’s summer, I have a good job, we finally found a church home, we quit smoking, the list goes on and on. I can’t put it off any longer. It’s time to diet.

I’m out of excuses! I’m out of reasons to stall! My stomach is literally so big I have to hoist myself off my sofa! πŸ˜‚

Don’t get me wrong, I’m not upset or embarrassed with myself or how I look. I’m still beautiful AF. But my knuckles turned into dimples and my boobs are doing a 360 thing around my entire body (just think about it for a second). I had my “last meal” last night, which consisted of Wendy’s and Reese’s. And I had enough time to mentally prepare myself. 

So now I need your help!

“It takes a village,” is grossly understated.

I need encouragement, and I need tips/tricks/ideas. But mostly I just need some loving people to help hold me accountable. 

So here’s the game plan. I will be doing a “salad” diet, not for any particular reason, it’s just what I felt convicted to do. 

“But what exactly do we mean by the term conviction? Conviction means β€œthe act or process of convincing,” β€œthe state of being convinced,” or β€œa fixed or strong belief.” Thus, by biblical conviction we mean convictions or beliefs derived from and based on a commitment to Scripture, the Bible. As God’s Holy Word, it is the absolute index for the whole of our livesβ€”faith and practice.” -www.bible.org

My diet will consist of a pretty normal breakfast, (cereal and milk/eggs and yogurt/etc), SALAD for lunch, and SALAD for dinner. These salads will not include pasta salads, considering my endocrinologist says I need to slow my carb consumption WAY down. 

Snacks will be healthy fruits/veggies etc.

Beverages I can consume will be water, coffee, tea, and (from time to time) milk.

I will be starting TODAY, June 1, 2017, and my final weigh in will be TUESDAY, October 17, 2017. That will be B and my two year wedding anniversary! 

That’s 138 days. I will post weekly updates on how my diet is going, what I’ve been eating, IF I have exercised or not πŸ˜‚ and a picture of me when I’m really feelin myself. I will weigh in once a week, and B will record my results.

Pretty on fleek.


What I hope to get from this:

Considering I’m leaving a lot of wiggle room for myself, I’m not 100% sure that “weight loss” is really my main goal. 

  • I’m hoping that first and foremost I learn discipline. I want to be able to say I’m going to eat healthier and actually do it. 
  • I’m hoping to incorporate more vegetables in my diet, and less processed foods. 
  • I’m hoping that this journey will continue to bring B and I closer together, as well as help me to continue to come closer to the Lord. 
  • I’m also hoping that I make some more friends along the way! 
  • As for my health, I am hoping to shed a few danger pounds (weight that leads to health problems). 
  • I’m hoping to feel better about how my pants fit. 
  • And I’m also hoping I can trim down enough to not have to roll off the sofa when I get up πŸ˜‚

B and I were talking about how much weight we thought I’d lose, and he guessed 60 pounds. That’s almost half a pound a day. So I think he’s nuts. I thought I might lose around 40 pounds. And then I asked my friend K, and SHE said 10-15 pounds! So I’m baffled and confused, and I want to know what you guys think! How much weight do you think I’ll lose???

Let me know any ideas or thoughts you guys have in the comments!!

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One thought on “Pretty on fleek πŸ’πŸ½

  1. This is a great decision! I encourage you to first pray about your weight loss and eating decisions.
    I actuality did this when I was starting on a healthy diet plan for myself. I had 3 children and wanted to lose the baby weight and develop a healthy lifestyle.
    Watch portion sizes, drink PLENTY of water and eat a lot less carbs.
    Best wishes and success to you!

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