I am doing something I never, ever thought I would do on this little ol’ blog of mine, I am stepping out of my comfort zone and sharing details of my journey to better health and weight loss. Now, I have no intentions of making this a blog all about products nor am I going to be trying to sell anything to you. I am simply going to share my journey with you. All its ups and downs, all the good and bad, and how I am trying to do it while balancing working mom life.
I have struggled over the last several years to find a place where I am truly happy with the way I look. Since having children I have lost confidence in my own body. I wasn’t exactly the most body-confident person pre-kids, but it has been harder than anticipated. For some women they find labor and delivery as a source of strength and through those times they find self love. I have always been envious of those women. They are so strong, so beautiful, so ‘put-together’. Even after persevering through two tough births, I struggle to see myself, my body, in a positive light. But it is time that all changes. I need the change.
Now, I would be lying if I said this journey wasn’t about weight, because well, it is. But this isn’t ONLY about weight. It is also about finding self love. It is about treating my body with kindness. It is about making my own, personal mental health a priority and not feeling guilty when I need a break or time to myself. It is about moving and fueling my body in a loving, kind way. I want my 30s to be the healthiest, more holistic decade of my life thus far. Sharing this journey with you will hopefully help me to stay accountable. And perhaps I will find other moms of the tribe out there trying to balance it all.
So here I am. In all my busy, messy bun, mom-of-two-amazing-kids glory. My goals include losing 20-25 pounds and finding a happy, healthy place with food. I plan to share with you my food plans, my workouts, my feelings, my hard days, my good days…the whole, unedited journey. Here’s to making changes and finding healthy.