Sorry to hear about your gain! Summer holidays can do that. I'm sure you'll see a loss in no time. Your wedding is coming up quick and hopefully that will give you the same motivation I'm hoping to get from mine coming up. 683 days ago
Thanks for the comment! Funny we did not do soda at all, and hardly any fried foods. We would have like, tater tots, once a month maybe. I know they were fried before being frozen & then baked, but that's really it. We never did fried chicken or any of that. And everyone in my family is obese on mostly healthy food somehow. It makes me so mad. hahahaha. I know I should be happy for them, but when other people can just stop drinking soda, cut out fries, & leave the mayo off their sandwiches and drop 60 pounds like THAT, it makes me bonkers mad. I eat really healthy food! I just eat like... 4 people's worth I guess. Ha.
Yeah, I obsess over helping my kids be healthy. But I don't want to go too far, because I've read all the studies about (and seen plenty of Sparkers too!) when parents make all junk/sweets/whatever foods "forbidden" kids just become hoarders and secret eaters.
Because I'm insane, I'm already researching this. If you're interested there's a great blog here:
and now a book as well which I'm planning on getting. I like the emphasis on TALKING about why we eat what & how we eat, I think that's part of what was missing for me.
Along with, like I said, a conversation about WHY my body started storing extra fat from ages 8-12. It was supposed to, and evened out okay around 13-14, but the mental damage was done by then. Sigh. 711 days ago
Thanks for your comment on my blog. It helps to know someone who has dealt with this before. If your dad can get through it twice, I can do it, too.
I can't believe 2014 is starting out with another surgery! I'm putting in a lot of effort to stay positive, as I believe that will help me as I recover. I have a trip planned for the end of March, so am thankful this was discovered now so I can still go! I'll have about 4 weeks to heal before I leave ~ may have to have help with my suitcase, but other than that the walking on the trip will be good for me. I just hope for some good weather before then so I can get some walking in outside. The doc said walking will help me heal and of course will help ward off a blood clot!
Hope you have a less stressed day tomorrow! 838 days ago