Beautiful Will Power

Like many women, I really need to do this.

My Profile

  • Name: CassidyV
  • City: Abbott
  • Region: Nebraska
  • Country: United States

My Weight Loss

Height: 177.8cm
Start weight: 215.00lb
Current weight: 214.00lb
Goal weight: 145.00lb
Lost to date: 1.00lb
Remaining: 69.00lb

My Calendar

May '15
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Before After

Sea Salt Colon Cleanse

Well, I decided a clean start (so to speak) is what I need so I am drinking 2 litres of sickening sea salt water to cleanse my colon. We'll see if it works. But seriously, it is disgusting. I'm just trying to gulp it down as fast as I can. We'll find out in 1-2 hours if it works. Supposedly the minerals in sea salt is the same gravity as the salt in your blood so it flushes out the toxins in your body. Which is what I really need to do. I figure that if I clean out my system that I will think twice about putting crap (pun intended) back in. If this works good I'm going to repeat in a couple days. Believe me ladies, this is gross!

Day 3

I suck. I admit it, I'm a stress eater. And I didn't exercise today. I just cleaned. Grrr. This is getting rediculous.

Day 2

It feels like it's been longer than 2 days.... but here goes. Anyway, I've not been sleeping well lately, with nightmares and depression. So I've been getting up at 12 or so. That totally puts a cramp in the day. I feel like my Zoloft is becoming ineffective. But I'm trying to keep a positive mind of things. I'm just tired of yo-yo dieting and things need to change. So I need to quit planning and doing instead. It's easy for me to just eat less, or even better, it's the getting up and exercising that I fight. And we all know that just eating less is not going to help with the weight loss. My goal for today is to go for a 30 minute power walk with my daughter for cardio, and target some of my problem areas with other exercises. Mainly my thighs, butt, belly and upper arms. Wish me luck! 

Some days you just feel beautiful...

I have had a pretty good day, other than cleaning in a frenzy. Today was just one of those days where your self confidence level is up there and you just feel pretty. I have lost a pound, no doubt in water weight. I was so busy today I was only able to scarf down a PBJ and two bites of chicken taco salad. A baby and getting ready for out of town friends coming in kept me super busy. But I have noticed that keeping busy keeps me off my butt and out of the junk food. Technically I'm not that heavy of an eater, I just don't do anything. I'm lazy I guess you could stay. Getting up off my butt is a great start to my weight loss journey. BTW, thanks for the encouraging comments guys, it really makes you feel great when someone is cheering you on! It's really motivational. I can't wait until tomorrow so I can get some more cleaning done (my excuse for exercise) and maybe even go for a power walk. This site is amazing at giving you the motivation to move foward. I really do hope I can keep on track. I am notorious for starting something and not finishing it. I hope all that will change with my new lifestyle change. So tomorrow I will have my morning coffee, force myself to eat some breakfast, and get my day moving. I miss feeling good. I miss being fit. I don't give a crap about being skinny. I just want to be healthy. In fact, I don't want to be skinny. I have natural curves underneath all this fat. I want to unleash that. I know I can do it. I lost a big chunk of weight already. I've just hit a plateau (sp). I wish all of you out there on this site the best of luck. I thank all of you ahead of time for keeping me on track. I hope I can help do the same.

Day 1 of the "new me"

Okay so this is my final attempt at changing my lifestyle. Here's a little bit about me for those of you who don't know me. I am 21 years old, 5'3" and 215 lbs. I am a single mother to my beautiful 5 month old daughter. I recently came out of a 2 year abusive and controlling relationship and I am ready to start over. For the majority of my life I have been fit and suddenly I just lost control. I gained massive amounts of weight, even before I became pregnant with my daughter. Before I met my ex, I was at about 150. A year goes by and I'm about 180. Then I get pregnant (the first time, I lost that child) and I start gaining....just to 222 in the beginning. By the end of my grueling pregnancy and emergency C-Section, I was 256 lbs. I immediately (as in 3 weeks) lost 41 lbs due to Post Partum Depression and I have been stuck at 215 since. I would like to get down to 145 by my daughter's first birthday, the beginning of next May. My daughter recently weened herself from nursing so now I can do a more extreme regimen without doing her harm. I know that most of you understand me when I say that I just want to feel beautiful again. Most importantly I want to teach my baby girl healthy habits. And sitting on my butt all day isn't going to do the trick. I know I can do this. I have seen so many others do it and I know that somewhere deep down inside I wield the will power it takes to beat this. I just need a little motivation.