So I figured, for the first official My Beautiful Ideal blog post I would talk about my weight loss. I am hesitant to call this a journey…as to me, a journey sounds like something that should be fun, like a vacation. This past year hasn’t exactly been fun or a vacation, but it hasn’t really been that bad either.
First, let’s start off with a little bit of background. I have been a big girl forever. Plus size has been my middle name since I could remember. And luckily, I was surrounded by people who loved me no matter what I weighed. I felt pretty good about myself. I knew that I should lose weight, but I never really thought that I could do it. Every weight loss story I ever read made it sound like people overcame such a struggle, and honestly, I wasn’t looking to deal with a struggle. I liked food and I never thought I would be able to do it anyway. Why would I set myself up to fail?Read More »