My first goal is to force myself to stick to my new LIFESTYLE CHANGE for 21 days. I read online a while back that it takes 21 days for something to become a habit. This is a baby step in the right direction! After 21 days I will do another weigh in. So far I am doing very well! I have become so fed up with myself that I just power through it.
This morning I had my lemon water before work an ate a banana for breakfast. I also had a mid morning snack of my nature valley blueberry bars (which are awesome by the way) and for lunch I had a half a cantaloupe with 1/2 cup of cottage cheese. For dinner I had 1 baked pork loin filet and baked sweet potato fries. I roasted the sweet potato with olive oil that I measured out to be exactly 1 tablespoon. It is so easy to get carried away with oil and condiments. I count every single calorie. I have also cut out salt. This is very hard for me since I salt everything! But I know my body does not do well with sodium. I am currently on my third cup of green tea and started taking my apple cider vinegar tablets yesterday. I also started back up on my water drinking and yesterday I downed a gallon and a half. Today it is looking like I will be 4 cups shy of a gallon. I have been having to pee every 10 minutes! I also did my recumbent bike for 30 straight minutes and did 30 straight minutes on the elliptical tonight after I got home from work.
On a different note I have been pretty excited working on my new conceptual photo series. I am doing a set of 5 images with 5 different models. I have my last one scheduled for this Friday a couple hours away. They all will have the same concept, I can't wait to share! I am working on this series for "No Filter" - No Filter was created by Sophie Simmons (Gene Simmons Daughter) and is a website that collaborates 25 different artists/people from around the world. Stay tuned! I have so many great things happening in my life right now, it is time to get myself in check!
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My name is Marilyn and I am 27 years old. I have been overweight for most of my life and on May 1st, 2012 I weighed in at 338 pounds. This blog is about my weight-loss journey.