I know I’ve posted these pictures before separately, but I put them together last weekend when I was feeling like I needed a reminder.

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My life is so different now that I sometimes forget about the work it took to get here.

I forget that I’m capable of achieving something like a 110 pound weight loss.
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I bought a couple of new dresses the other day – both a very comfortable size 10. I was shocked that I’ll likely wind up in the single digits.

I have NEVER bought an article of clothing in a single digit. Ever.

The small things are still so weird.
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Jon and I volunteered to keep the walking group going – unofficially. I’m glad.

I showed up this week expecting to be the only person since it was slightly raining + nobody had really committed. 3 other people showed up, though, and walked with me. It was fun – and I definitely need the commitment to push me out the (work) door and do something.

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I’m thinking about setting some sort of walking goal for myself for each week. 15 miles, maybe? I generally accomplish 6ish each weekend without much thought.

Typical Sunday mid-morning walk:

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I still feel somewhat motivated to start jogging – so we’ll see.

Right now, I feel totally consumed by my job + commute. I met with the trainer this morning for the first time in a month, which is just not acceptable.

I’m working on better balance because there is NO WAY I can survive without more exercise – but it’s a slow process.
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Jon is doing a paleo challenge right now, so hopefully he’ll have a pretty interesting change to report in 30 days or so.

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I’m not fully participating because I don’t like extremes of the sluggish gallbladder. High levels of fat have the potential to make me very sick. I am still easily maintaining, though, and am good with the way I continue to eat. Not much has changed.

(I have an appointment with a surgeon to talk about having my gallbladder removed – but IDK. It’s just BARELY functioning – but I’m not sure I want to deal with surgery.)
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The allergy shots have SO been worth the expense + drama.

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Back to his old self.

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