As of this past Monday I have lost over 22 pounds in just under six months. I am now in a size I haven’t seen since my junior college/high school days.
But that is not the point.
What I do want to stress, that although I am thoroughly enjoying my new size, size is not the most important thing to me. Looking good on the outside is a side benefit.
Don’t get me wrong…I LOVE shopping for new clothes (I haven’t bought myself new clothes other than a few target items here and there in years!)…and I LOVE putting on a pair of pants from six years ago and realizing they are too BIG. But what really makes me happy is how I feel. How my insides look. And I am thinking they are looking gooooood.
So..before anyone pursues a road to health and fitness it is important..at least in my eyes, not to look at the magazine models or most TV actors and think, “that is how I need to look” cause each of our bodies are made in a certain frame and not all frames are alike. My size 4 is someone else’s size 10 or someone else’s size 2. The number is not important…what is important is what you are doing to your body. Continue reading