Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Someone I Don't Recognize

Last night I decided to take a nice long bath.

I went into the bathroom and got undressed.

I turned around to pick my clothes up off the floor.

When I stood back up I caught a glimpse of my back side in the mirror.

I was mortified.

I was ashamed.

I understand that I will never be the skinny young 21 year old I was before Lael.

I have become part of the statistics.

32.7% of Americans are overweight and that includes me.

Even my Mii mocks me when I do my Wii Fit Test.

I am done.

I am done being lazy.

I am done eating fast food at work

I am done.

Today is a new day for me. I have gone on my health kicks before but this is a life change.

I am at the heaviest weight I've ever been at.

I only have 2 pairs of jeans that fit. 1 comfortably.

I have been wearing sweat pants all winter because they are all I can fit.

I am done.

I am not this person. I don't recognize this person.

Today I ate a health lunch, drank my water and ran 3 miles.

My side ached, my legs burned and my lungs were on fire.

But I ran.

I will Wii Fit tonight for an hour and I will run again tomorrow.

I need to find myself again. I have lost her.

But not for long...........


  1. That is awesome Keyona!! And I will be right there with you after my recovery process. I am done being overweight!!

  2. Go you! I know the feeling about catching sight of what you really look like. In my mind, I am the skinny 26 year old I was before kids. So when I see pictures or look in the mirror I am shocked. But I got almost 40 off, maybe 20 to go.


  3. You go, girl! You sound so serious, and I know you can do it.


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