Oh jeez…this is one I REALLY don’t want to share.
Since we started Fat Girls Fitness a few months back, I’ve been looking for a good “before” photo of me at my heaviest.
The problem is I avoided cameras at the time soooo…. I had to do a bit of searching. And even so, I’m not sure this reflects my fattest moment of all. But I suppose it’s awful enough.
Before: August, 2013 190 ish pounds? (this is a guess)
After: January, 2016. 137 pounds
- My triangle arms are on point, regardless of the fact that I clearly ate a semi-trailer.
- In my first picture, I am 25 years old. It’s incredibly sad to think that’s how I spent my 25th year. I should have been having fun and partying. Instead, I was having fun and partying, but I was also extremely depressed, sweaty, and uncomfortable.
While I feel happy that the weight is gone, I can’t help but look at this with a whole lot of sadness. Apparently I was too busy dining on small villages to care about my own happiness and well-being, and that pisses me off. At myself.
I find it extremely hard to forgive myself, and I’m not sure I ever will.
But – in any event, if I can do it, you can do it. …Because really I don’t have any special iron will or skills. I’m just a regular fatass who got tired of being a fatass and said “enough.” And you are not alone.
At times it was tough, but it would have been so much tougher to continue down that road.
It seems like a long journey, but the only thing you need to do today is take the first step. And there is no long term goal. You don’t have to get skinny. You just need to be better today than you were yesterday.
PLEASE, I AM BEGGING YOU!! Don’t put yourself on hold for as long as I did.
You can do it 🙂
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