Please do it slowly! It is so worth the effort.

Hi everybody! First submit on any sub so please naked with me 🙂

Here are some progress pics: https://imgur.com/gallery/0lPJiTB First is feb 2018-sept 2018 and second is May 2019-July 2019-September 2019

Change sucks. When I used to be a freshman in faculty two years in the past, it completely broke me. I went from being the outgoing humorous woman to the woman that hid in her dorm as a result of she had no mates and was embarrassed about it. With no mates to hang around with and nothing to do, I ate. I ate no matter the heck I needed. It’s bizarre whenever you acquire weight in a brief time frame as a result of I actually didn’t even discover it was occurring, irrespective of how apparent it was to everybody else. I didn’t understand till I stepped on the scale at some point in November and it learn 188. I used to be a 5 foot four 18 yr outdated feminine nearing 200 kilos. I used to be all the time larger than my mates, however not THAT a lot larger. My poisonous relationship with faculty led me to proceed this occurs on a barely smaller scale and I did most likely lose a number of kilos by the time finals have been over in May. And that’s after I went weight loss program CRAZY. I used to be consuming from 800-1100 energy together with enjoying softball and going to the fitness center 5x every week. I misplaced weight and I misplaced it quick. I used to be frightened of “bad” meals and after I ate one slice of cake for my mothers birthday in August I instantly went to the fitness center for an hour after as a result of I used to be so freaking responsible. Not cute. I acquired all the way down to 145. When I acquired again to high school for my sophomore yr, down 40 kilos, the compliments have been exhilarating. I used to be obsessive about folks telling me how good I appeared. However, seems consuming 800 energy a day wasn’t sustainable??? Who would’ve thought??? Dining Hall meals with no calorie counts made my life hell and led to binging. I used to be caught in the basic binge-restrict cycle I informed myself I might by no means get into. By the finish of Sophomore yr I had fully given up and was again to 173. This previous summer time I attempted the complete weight reduction factor once more however with out, you already know, ravenous myself. I ate a extra cheap quantity of energy (round 1300, I do know it’s nonetheless most likely too low I’m sorry I’m attempting my finest) and labored an lively job as a camp counselor. Being on my toes all day and fueling my physique correctly made me really feel rattling GOOD. I grew to understand my physique. I educated myself. I knew if I needed this carried out proper, I needed to drop extra pounds slower and with much less restriction. So that’s what I did. I’m down 26.6 kilos from May and I and feeling GREAT. By going slower I used to be in a position to train myself that it is okay to eat “bad” meals, skip the fitness center each so usually, and I labored actually laborious to attempt to cease saying no to social occasions due to my concern of the meals there. I’m not good, however I’m positive as hell higher mentally and meals/body-wise than I’ve been in YEARS. I’m unsure my cause for posting this. Partly as a result of I don’t really feel snug speaking to anybody in my life about this, celebration so that I can hopefully persuade one particular person to DO IT SLOWLY. You didn’t acquire it in three months you received’t lose it all in three months. Put in the work for your self. You deserve it. Move extra. Eat much less. Act such as you respect your physique and eat such as you do. Thank you r/loseit for the fixed motivation, training, and luxury. We’re all on this collectively!

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