Such an honest and inspiring first blog post from my daughter about her journey toward greater health, fitness and wholeness.
If we’re being completely honest with one another, I never thought I would weigh over one-hundred-and-fifty pounds. But there I was, four weeks ago, clocking in at one-seventy. And what a terrible kick in the teeth that was. That freshman fifteen took a quick turn into freshman forty. But it’s not fair to blame it all on college, even though I wish I could blame it for everything (it’s not like it doesn’t deserve it). But no, I had been struggling with my weight, with my motivation, and with loving who I am, long before college.
It wasn’t just that I was one-seventy, it was that my husband was only twelve pounds heavier than me.
I knew I wasn’t happy with the way things were, so I made a plan. My husband and I started going to the gym, which is always scary when you haven’t been in a long…
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