Welcome to Day 1 of my weight loss journey – the first step I’m taking to be a healthier version of myself. Over the past couple of months, I’ve been preparing for this journey. I chowed down all of my favourites over the holiday season (which is clearly visible on the scale this morning!).

Today is the first day of the rest of my life – or whatever that powerful, super motivating statement is. The reality is that I’m nowhere near the best version of myself.

If you know me personally, you know that 2020 was a bad year. Not the worst year ever, but the year hit me smack in the face with a broken ankle that literally shattered the majority of the bone. So, not only did I have surgery with plates, screws and torn ligaments, but I also had to learn how to walk again.

That process takes time and it took me months to remotely feel emotionally fine again.

That on top of COVID-19, shutdowns, having the kids home, etc ended up becoming the perfect recipe for neglecting myself and everything that I had going for me in January 2020.

But here we are – Day 1 of this journey on January 4, 2021.

Here’s what the scale said this morning:

Yikes! I knew I had surpassed 200 pounds, but 212 pounds is close – very close – to the weight I was prior to going into fertility treatments. 215 pounds is my biggest weight ever.

Throughout Day 1 of this whole process, I stuck to the plan. I didn’t cheat once. But I still have feelings of not being proud, not feeling confident, and not feeling pretty.

Good thing I can continue to hide inside with my kids and not go outside until I feel a bit more confident with myself and my body.

Here’s to the rest of the week!

If you want to join me on my weight loss journey, you can read my updates right here. Throughout my weight loss journey, I’m also working on becoming a certified yoga instructor. Due to this, I have additional products that I use, all of which you can find here.

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