I’ve put on five kilos.

My summer wardrobe feels more snug than it did six months ago.

It’s mostly thanks to emotional eating, with the wedding and mum’s health taking a nosedive since May.

So I jumped on the scales yesterday and I came in at 90.5kg.

On Valentine’s Day, I was 85.5kg.

This isn’t right.

So tonight I whipped out the workout gear, jumped on my creaky ol’ cross-trainer and worked my little (over-worked and struggling) heart out.

And I took a photo. An unflattering one.

I have to work on my mental health in the process to pinpoint causes and breaking old habits.  I have to work on my motivation, determination and everything else I need to whip my own arse into gear.

Cause right now, I have to be honest with you. I’m not feeling it. I have to fake it til I become it.

Join my  cheer squad? Please? Cause as cute as Elvis and Bear are at playing Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi to my Barack Obama, they aren’t exactly going to support me when I’m contemplating that next can of Coke…

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13 thoughts on “This is your fatty boombah speaking

  1. Can you drag me along with your faking til making too?

    I needs a little of that. Cos my head’s broken in this area too.


    Posted on 1 November 2010 at 8:31 pm
  2. Go Rah! You can do it.

    And if you can’t, I’ve got some children you can borrow. They’ll wear you out physically, and the pounds will just drop off.

    Posted on 1 November 2010 at 8:34 pm
  3. Definitely joining your cheer squad cause I’m in the same place. One month of not exercising and enjoying the wonderful German food and re-starting my Coke addiction have taken their toll. Started couch to 5K this morning. Just got to keep up the motivation.

    We can do it!!

    Posted on 1 November 2010 at 8:38 pm
  4. Given all the adversities you’ve had and conquered this year, shedding a few kilos is super doable.

    I’m on the Rah Cheer Squad for sure!

    Posted on 1 November 2010 at 8:55 pm
  5. Go Rah! I promise not to deliver any goodies that could be of detriment to your plan. I will have to find something to bake that wont be though ;)

    If there’s anything I can do to help, or team up with you for, let me know!

    Posted on 1 November 2010 at 9:19 pm
  6. Woo..Go Rah *shakes pom poms*

    I’ll cheer you on seeings I can’t send unlabelled pills in a sandwich bag via post (I’ll find someway tho :P )

    Posted on 2 November 2010 at 5:47 am
  7. hehe, thanks guys :))
    also: 2 boys’ comments – i’m improving my EEO ratio here ;)

    Posted on 2 November 2010 at 7:37 pm
  8. Add me to both lists! I managed to find quite a few kg this year too. It’s so much easier to find them than anything else I seem to lose. Sigh. I’m still working out superhard at the gym and want to get back to the couch to 5k thing. Hey Leigh- perhaps we need another bloggest loser?

    Posted on 2 November 2010 at 11:25 pm
  9. Perhaps we do Fiona, I am up for it if you guys are!

    If we started Friday, we could have a mini 7 week challenge to end Christmas eve….then start all over again in the new year to lose what we regained over Christmas/New Year LOL

    Posted on 3 November 2010 at 5:11 am
  10. I’m in! Fiona, you’re next :))

    Posted on 3 November 2010 at 6:07 pm
  11. Don’t worry Rah – I’m still trying to shed my moving house kilos from a year ago. I have no motivation myself but happy to fake some for you. ;)

    Posted on 3 November 2010 at 9:40 pm