Losing it

This is a new personal blog in order to document my journey on weight loss. I have decided to document this as I believe it is an important step in maintaining a healthy lifestyle in the future and to remind me of what I was I like and to never go back.

I believe I have finally got into the mindset and the drive to seriously sort out my weight and is based on a number of driving forces:

  • Being honest and frank. I am ashamed of the weight I had become and by being open about this, I will be reminded not to go back. On starting on this quest I was a dangerous 23 stone, 8 1/2 lb
  • So far, apart from intermittent back problems, I have escaped illness. I do not suffer from high blood pressure or cholesterol. No heart problems, no cancers. But if I carry on, being this weight my luck will run out.
  • I am therefore deciding to do this now, seriously,and I treat this as my last chance. If I do not do it this time, I will be obese for ever. I do not want that.
  • My girls. By being the size I am increases the risks of my girls being in increased danger of being without a dad. Morbid, depressing. But true.

4 thoughts on “Losing it”

  1. Having seen your recent tweets – and this – I am so glad that you are sharing your journey. I am sure that you will succeed and your girls will be proud of you. Do keep it up…………there will be others out here that want you to succeed as well.

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