Sunday, June 24, 2012

Sweet Success


I apologize for my long absence. Between school and transitioning home for the summer, I've let my blogging skills slip through the cracks! 

But have no fear, my training has been in full force and as many of you have seen, I AM NOW OFFICIAL 26 POUNDS LIGHTER!!!! I went to the WW meeting with my mom and let me tell you, it was a HOOT. I loved it. I could tell my mom was thrilled to have me there because she kept buzzing around shouting and laughing and pointing at me. She was so excited that I was there and I was so excited to be there. I had an idea that I would be down in my weight this past week but I had NO idea that is was going to be 7 POUNDS!! I literally stood on the scale, shocked! The woman weighing me look shocked too. :) I did a little dance on the scale and hopped off feeling as light as air. People are starting to take notice a little more and it's motivating me more than you can imagine. I was SO happy. I even treated myself to a massage right after. :) HIP HIP HOOOARRRRRY!!! 

Being home has been the biggest blessing. I have been incredible busy with 2 jobs but I also have made time to exercise with my mom and sister and that is a blast! I also am re-motivated with my eating because my mom is also eating well. It has been exactly the kick in the pants that I needed and I feel so strong and excited for life. (It also could be the fact that summer is literally the best thing ever.)

And because you all have been so incredibly supportive over this journey, I want to give you some encouragement as well. 

You are so beautiful. Each one of you. You literally glow with God's light and I feel lucky every time I think of you. Honestly. Each one of you has played a huge role in my life and I don't know where I would be without you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. My words will truly never be enough to adequately thank you for loving me in my highest highs and my lowest lows. Please know that I think of you often and pray for you. I pray that God blesses you richly. You deserve the ENTIRE world. 

Before I go, I also wanted to share a few good tricks that maybe you might want to try! 

Cabbage Salad.  - You can have a HUGE bowl for 3 points! 
Hershey Simple Pleasures - 5 pieces of mouthwatering chocolate for 4 points. TOTALLY WORTH IT. 
Spinach Salad with bright peppers and pickles. - Trust me, it's incredible. 
Sandwich Thins - You can find these at Walmart and they are only 2 points. DELICIOUS! 

Those are my current faves! Let me know if you have good food for me too!