Hello everyone! If you’ve kept up with my blog, you know that I recently graduated and am now moving into the fascinating world of adulthood. With this transition, I decided it was extremely important for me to start treating my body better than I have been.
Over the past two years, I have gained about 45 pounds, which is crazy to think about! More than that, however, I feel as though I have let myself go in a lot of ways health wise, which is what the true focus of this journey is going to be on. Not only have I gained a lot of weight, I’ve been eating incredibly poorly and not giving my body the nutrients it needs, and my mental health has been in a constant state of highs and lows.
I want to be clear when I say this: I am not trying to shame myself or make anyone else feel bad about if they are larger or smaller than I am. I have been wanting to focus on my health for a very long time, and this was the best way to hold myself accountable while encouraging others who may be considering trying to become healthier.
With that in mind, I have taken my measurements (weight and inches) so I can track my progress and see that I am making changes, even if I don’t feel like it some days. Once again, numbers are only numbers, and it’s more important to me to be happy with myself in my body and not to be at a certain weight or inch.