Showing posts from August, 2012

It's official-I am no longer fat!

I weighed in today and I am down 48.2lbs, which is fantastic and I am just SO ecstatic about it! Even better I am now within my healthy weight range for my body mass index, meaning that I am no longer overweight! I haven't been able to say that for 8 years and it is just such an incredible feeling to know that not only have I lost weight but I have truly changed the state of my health.

Speaking of health, in the last 10 months I have gone from being a sedentary, obese, inhaler-dependent, unfit, and unhealthy person to an active, healthy, inhaler-free, 5K and 10K racer who is passionate about food and exercise! For me it is not just about the weight loss but all of the other benefits I have received through this process of joining Weight Watchers and focusing on my health. Last October I was unable to run more than 2 minutes, I couldn't do a push up, I used an inhaler everyday, had chronic back pain, and honestly thought that I couldn't improve those things because of my st…