The start of a new year is usually
the time that people decide to make New Years Resolutions. One resolution that I am sure most people have at the start of every new year is to lose weight. I am not an exception to this…I could stand to lose a few pounds or 80! Ha Ha Also being a “Pin Tester” gives me the perfect opportunity to test pins to help me lose weight with Pinterest pins….
Let me give you a little background on me first:
I have always struggled with my weight and losing weight for that matter. I was always the “fat friend” in school. After marrying my Husband and getting pregnant with our first child, my weight began to slowly rise. After babies two and three and about a million chocolate bars later my weight was at an all time high…I felt fat and ugly.
I had tried diet after diet and nothing seemed to work for me. I decided to go to the Doctor for help. I am not proud of this, but he prescribed me Adipex to aid in my weight loss. I took it for six months and the pounds fell off. I lost almost 70 lbs! (This is the hard part for me to type…I have typed it and deleted it like
6 times. ) After stopping the medication I did okay at maintaining my weight for a few months. I am not trying to blame anyone for gaining my weight back, but after losing my Grandmother to Alzheimer’s in April of 2011 I kind of shut down. My Granny meant the world to me and I started to eat my feelings instead of dealing with them.
Here I am almost two years later and I regret to say that I have gained every single pound that I had lost back and then some. That is hard for me to admit, I have even lied about the amount of weight I gained back because I was/am ashamed about it. I didn’t do anything to stop myself from gaining the weight back, I kept waiting for my AH-HA moment. In case you are wondering what an AH-HA moment is…Have you ever saw someone on television talking about there weight loss journey and they tell about the moment they hit rock bottom? The turning point in there lives where they said somethings gotta give…Their AH-HA moment. Well mine never came.
Well, maybe my AH-HA moment came and I chose to ignore it? While I was reflecting back on 2012 and trying to see if I had overlooked some significant part of it that was meant to be my rock bottom, the turning point that was supposed to change my life forever…I still didn’t see it? I decided that I was going to make my own AH-HA moment! And what better time than New Years day? I know it is not going to be easy, but I am really looking forward to testing pins to aid in Losing Weight with Pinterest.
Losing Weight with Pinterest:
I am not to sure all of the pins that I will be testing or what my results will be, but I am sure that I don’t want to be looking back on 2013 with a four foot muffin top! I have debated with myself on whether or not I should even post this… But I need to hold myself accountable to…well to myself. Please feel free to share any or all of the pins that you have found on Pinterest that you have tested or that you would like me to test. I am really looking forward to 2013 and to Losing Weight with Pinterest! Thanks for reading, Cassie.
To be continued…