When I took my birthday vacation in July I was so excited. Tahoe was gorgeous, and I couldn't wait to check out all our pictures. Then I noticed something in them. I was fat. It wasn't exactly a secret, and a poor diet and health problems made a gnarly combination and allowed my scale numbers to creep up bit by bit. Meanwhile, my other half had fell in love with cycling, and his scale numbers were dropping pound by pound.
It was hard to see the pictures. I looked uncomfortable (and I was) Carrying around extra weight on my frame has taken it's toll on my body (more back problems for one) and I was determined I could do something to change. Too broke to join weight watchers, I started up on my fitness pal. It was free (my kind of price!) and let me track everything I eat and all my exercise. For example, here is today's:
If you end up joining on there (or are already on there) leave your username so I can friend you! It's fun to look at other people's meal plans and get some ideas.