Monday, June 6, 2011

The Proof Is In The (Sugar-Free) Pudding

I wanted to title this post "ewwww, who let me out looking like that!" But Dad2Amara thought that was a little harsh.

But there's nothing little about this.

The photo on the left was taken a year ago this week.

Stacy and Clinton should have come after me. That sleeveless campshirt does not look attractive on me. And I think I lived in those capris because nothing else fit my large body.

2011 was the year I was going to make changes. Number 1 on my list: to drop four points on the BMI scale. I no longer wanted to be "obese."

So I consulted a dietitian. Sought the help of a personal trainer. It's been a long, slow road. And the journey is not yet complete.

But you're looking at a new me: 29 pounds lighter, four dress sizes smaller (on a good day), and 5.1 points down on the BMI scale. And for the record, those capris? Yea, can no longer wear them, they literally fall off of me.

I know I have a long way before I hit thin.

But I'm proud of the one resolution I've kept. How are your New Year resolutions going?


  1. I want to go to there! Wow!!!!! You look amazing and your smile is radiant. I'm inspired and need to get on your bandwagon.

  2. Go on with your bad self!!!! You look amazing!!!!!

  3. You look MARVELOUS! Congrats on all your hard's paying off.

  4. You do look amazing! Your title with pudding in it, made me laugh-pretty sure Megan wants that pudding :-)

  5. Ah-mazing! What a year for you! I'm seriously inspired by your changes, Mo. Keep it up!

  6. You ROCK, Sister!

    And apparently I hath zero style skill as I also think you look great :)

  7. Wow, girl! You look AMAZING!! Way to go!

  8. Great work, Mo! Proud of you!!

  9. Way to freaking go! I'm on my own little "I need to drop 2 dress sizes journey myself."

  10. You look amazing! And, honey...I would put you firmly in the thin camp. Way to go!

  11. Amazing! So happy for you.

  12. You are gorgeous, inside and out! :)

  13. I am so proud of you Mo. You've worked so hard, it's a testament to you and your work ethic.

    I hope you always remember asian hill!

  14. Congrats!! Thanks for sharing the photo - you're so brave. What an inspiration!

  15. I'm not brave. Just trying to keep it real!

    And everyone, the poster Nick...that's my personal trainer! He says he's proud of *me* Lil ol' me! OMG! Swoon!

  16. You look amazing! Way to go! And what a great REAL post. :)


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