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Sunday, April 18, 2010

Skinny Jeans Time!


I've gained a lot of weight over the years. Four kids later is not a pretty sight. Lets start back at the beginning. I was not a Fat Child. At one point in my life I could actually do the Splits!!!

When I got older I began some Modeling Jobs. I was no Tyra or Kimora but I was making some money!





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I had my Daughter...
(my hair fell out during that pregnancy so i cut it all off and channeled my inner Grace Jones)


So after I let someone Else "Pull up to the Bumper Baby"....

I had my Son Chandler (now 18)

The weight started packing on when he was about 5, then I got pregnant with Islaam... 
and thats when the weight really started to stick.


By the time I had Tafari, my weight has felt like its just a part of me.


So now I sit here 100 lbs. overweight. I know it doesn't look that way from my pics. Well one reason is I'm tall and the second is my pics are always cropped waist up. Also I've got that African/European Cheek & Jawbone structure that saves me!!!

I am tired of accepting my weight. It scares me that it isn't an issue anymore. So now I'm making an issue and joining the Girls for Skinny Jeans!!!!


Click HERE for my Progress!



But before I did that you know I had to stop at my favorite Mexican Spot... CHRONIC TACO's... and let the boys know I won't be around anymore (like they care, or will notice but in my head we are all really good friends), and oh yeah can I get a Carnitas Burrito with everything on it extra Guacamole to go?



My diet starts tomorrow.... For Realsies this time!! Seriously! Track my progress. And curse me out weekly if I need it... CyberSlap me if I don't lose it.... Help I need Back up!!!


23 comments:

Mama Wheaton said...

I just started on my weight loss journey too. I also have 100 lbs plus pounds to lose. I could say its from having 6 kids but mostly its from the love of eating and the hating of exercise! Good luck to you will be checking in to see how you do.

faerwillow said...

~no slaps here...but support and strength i will be!! weight...children...i think they go hand and hand ; ) i was going to say...but you do a fabulous job at cropping photos and yes those cheeks bones would l♥ve me some...would have never guessed...my moms doc said to her once...for as long as it took you to put it on is as long as it will take to get rid of it...be patient with your body and spirit...forgive if you faulter...be strengthened from within and remain determined along the way...you can do this and i can't wait to see you one day uncropped sportin those skinny jeans...warm wishes and brightest blessings~

Kat said...

Good luck! I started watching what I eat in December, and really focused after New Year's. But I've lost track recently. Now Monday, I'm getting back on track! I have to! Good luck to you! Good luck with the skinny jeans!

Sheri said...

Good luck to all of us on this weight loss goal/journey! I know we can do it!

Karen said...

I started my "new lifestyle" journey in December of last year and I'm slowly but surely learning how to eat better, exercise and change my outlook. The pounds are slow to come off but I figure I'm in this for the rest of my life.

Let's kick each other on!

Kmama said...

Good luck to you. I'm at my highest (non pregnant weight) right now. It's the same as it was right before I lost 15 lbs and THEN got pregnant with Buster. Grr. I just have the hardest time with my weight.

Brittney said...

awesome you rock im so glad you joined us

Amy said...

Jane,

I know you can do it.. I am so proud of you for taking the step.. I should too. Have a great Sunday.. I have a fun tag I would love for you to join in. Stop by my blog...

Just Breathe said...

Good for you, I wish you success.
I have about 60 pounds to get off my body. How do we allow ourselves to get this way. I was a size 0 in High School. I may not join the Skinny Jeans club but I am going to try to diet. Your my inspiration.

Brandi said...

I still had 10lbs of baby weight to get rid of when I got pregnant with this one (and I generally pack on a good 40lbs when I'm pregnant), so I will surely have some work ahead of me at the end of the summer.

You aren't kidding... your cheek bones are to die for! Gorgeous, you are!

You can do it! GOOD LUCK!

william said...

good luck friend, lovely pics :)

Jane said...

Good Luck!!! You are beautiful, inside and out! Just be healthy.

Nicole said...

Pshhh where were you last sunday when I was doing my "last meal"!! lol I am not far from LB! I will keep this in mind for a cheat day haha Anyway I walked for lik 30 minutes 3 days out the week, made better choices, and ate in moderation and I am down 3.4lbs my 1st week yaya! You can totally do this =D

sarah said...

Oh mah lawd...Chronic tacos has the most amazing Potato tacos ever!! Good job starting the weightloss journey! You can DO IT!!

Lisa said...

Mexican food is my most fav ever!

We can do this!!

*LLUVIA* said...

That's pretty cool!!! I started in January and then I slacked off, but I did lose 13 lbs.

*LLUVIA* said...

good luck!!!

Tortuga said...

Best of luck!

SupahMommy said...

YUMMMANYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY tacos

and you are beautiful!
xoxox

Aunt Juicebox said...

Good luck! I am also 100+ pounds overweight, although it never looks/feels like that much.

danette said...

Good luck to you, you can do this! I'll have to check that out as I've deciding I need to put the effort into trying to lose weight too.

Unknown Mami said...

You are friggin' gorgeous! Always have been. I applaud you for doing something about your weight, not because I think you aren't gorgeous now, but because there are health issues involved with being overweight. I have my own weight struggle to deal with.

I started off this pregnancy over-weight so I really need to be careful not to gain too much because I don't want to get gestational diabetes. I just bought myself a stationary bike and I'm stoked. It easy to just hop on and off throughout the day if I can't get a full work-out in all at once.

Marla said...

You have inspired me...seriously!

 

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