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Anti-Hambeast Campaign

Posted by Kate on 2:39 PM
Now before you flip out on me with "EVERYONE IS BEAUTIFUL IN THEIR OWN WAY" and "STICKS ARE UGLY CURVES ARE BEAUTIFUL!" Let me say this:
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So anyway, I'm starting a separate blog just for myself, really. I'm not even going to lie. I'm a big ol' girl. In high school I was a good looking kid but now, ten years later, I'm looking pretty rough. I'm just sick and tired of it so I've been making changes. The Anti-hambeast Campaign is just a documentation of my weight loss journey. I'm giving myself two years to get to my ideal weight. Two years seems like a long time but I want to make life style changes and embed them into my persona so deep that it would take years of regression therapy to make me fat again. I really want to be in the best shape of my life by the time I hit the big 30 so when I'm bawwwwing because I'm thirty, at least I can say "I be lookin' good."

I just wanted to put that out there. Probably more for myself because if I publicly say I'm going to do something, I'm more likely to do it because I don't want to have to go back and say, "oops."

Comments (12)

Blogger Yllsa
October 28, 2010 at 3:03 PM  

Woo! It's always good to say "I want and deserve better than this!" I've been on a weightloss journey for a few years now. I lost weight on Body for Life, then gained it back because of lazyness, then I started again in April, and I'm currently about 20lbs away from my goal weight (currently 140, goal is 120)

It's definitely a good idea to give yourself plenty of time - you'll get there when you get there.

I definitely recommend taking progress pics starting today - it's a really good motivator.

(Sorry in advance - a little TMI)
I've been going through a rough patch recently - my stomach has been acting really weird and I started taking over-the-counter stuff for it without really thinking about it and all of a sudden it's a month later and I can't "go" at all, no matter what I take and I'm a little scared and I might need to see a doctor.

So def make sure you do your research, talk to people, read up on stuff, ask around, and you'll get there eventually!

(I actually do recommend Body for Life - it's very motivating and pretty sound methodology!)

Blogger Nostalgist
October 28, 2010 at 3:12 PM  

a little self-discipline, goals and of course good advice are a good start.. you can do it!

Blogger Alex and Helen
October 28, 2010 at 4:42 PM  

ooo that's pretty good! I hope you'll succeed! :D

Blogger Lallafa
October 28, 2010 at 5:13 PM  

I've been thinking about doing something similar to this. Except more with like...increasingly less embarrassing photos, so people can shame me into putting down the fork.

I also have this swimsuit that I got that I can barely squeeze into right now that would be a decent shame indicator...hahaha...

We should make weekly update threads or something XD.

Blogger Kate
October 28, 2010 at 5:55 PM  

@yllsa- I think I'll take my first progress pic tomorrow since i'll be in some wonky costume for school. lol As for your "situation" I think you should definitely go see a doctor. My mom messed her "plumbing" up one time and now she has half her small intestine. my stepdad has half his large intestine so between the two of them they have a whole set. XD

@Nostalgist- I need to print out a picture of that one dude from the water boy with the caption "YOU CAN DO EET!!" and put it on my fridge.

@A&H- Me too! :D

@ Lallafa- I agree! we would do update threads. Maybe I'll make the anti-hambeast campaign open to where anyone can post.

Blogger EVolz
October 28, 2010 at 8:37 PM  

Kudos to you! I hope this works out for you!

Blogger HSP
October 28, 2010 at 8:49 PM  

I must admit, when I read the title I was a bit apprehensive about the content to follow XD

Good for you on wanting to make a change to improve yourself! It's sad when I see people moping about it but aren't bothered to something. I wish you the best! I'm looking forward to seeing this work out for you :)

Blogger G. K.
October 28, 2010 at 9:13 PM  

As a big girl myself, I'm all for the anti hambeast campaign. :3 That's one of my goals too: lose weight.
Congratz on the determination!

Blogger kokojesta
October 29, 2010 at 3:37 AM  

hell yeah good luck with that! you got the motivation, just gotta sort out the means. i liked your comment on my blog earlier :)

Blogger level85nerd
October 29, 2010 at 5:59 AM  

go see a barber, helps a lot! :)

Anonymous Anonymous
October 29, 2010 at 8:20 AM  

i hope you'll succeed :)

Blogger Dex
October 29, 2010 at 12:44 PM  

That's the spirit! I could lose a few pounds myself, too. Not because I overeat, but because I spend all day in front of a computer :(

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