Here’s the deal.
I am fat.
I overeat. Regularly.
I am six feet tall and weigh roughly 245 pounds.
I do not like myself because of the way I look.
I am going to change this.
I feel shame and I don’t know how to mentally convince myself to stop. At one point not too long ago I was on the right track, losing weight slowly but surely. Eating well and going to the gym 3-4 times a week in the mornings.
My friend and I started a small challenge between us, which I would consider a miserable failure.
I am not interested in failing any longer. I need to express my dissatisfaction with my lifestyle and acknowledge publicly where I am failing in my life, figure out why, fix it, and move on.
I am not interested in being fat any more.
I have a 16 week old daughter and I want to be able to keep up with her for a long time. Being fat does not play into this.
I don’t want to publish this post. I feel embarrassed every time I type the word fat.
My palms are sweating. If you could see me typing this, you would see about a half dozen nervous ticks every time I finish a sentence.
Everyone always says the best way to lose weight and keep it off is to eat healthy and exercise regularly, the key behind this strategy though is the mindset. How do you get in it?
For me, I believe this post is a first step in a good direction. I am going to set my plan in writing here, and post weekly updates, holding myself accountable. I will assume that anyone reading this is holding me accountable as well.
My plan 0.1
- Get up earlier & go to the gym at least 3 times a week.
- Eat no more than 1500 calories a day.
- Eat more vegetables
- Eat fewer carbs & starches.
I will keep you posted.