Thankful Thursday 

Thankful Thursday 

Today I’m linking up with Amrita and Tina for the ‘Thankful Thursday’ post!

I have a lot of things to be thankful this November and this year. It’s kind of hard to narrow it down to just one thing.  I got married in November, so I have a soft spot for the month & I have so much to say about the man who is my husband!  

But, if I had to really point out, something about this year alone — it has got to be my weightloss. This year I managed to lose almost 10 kilos & my determination was a surprise to me as well. It certainly was not easy, & lot of strength was needed to keep at it. Now, is it not something I should be thankful for? 

Last week, my post was about me finding about my pregnancy. This week, it’s something different. Its not about one day, but a pilgrimage filled with struggle, sweat and the elusive “I am finally there” pinnacle.

I was never obese fat, but had always known that I need to lose weight. It was always there at the back of my head. 

An eye opener

 I knew it was hard, & would start a strict diet for a week or so and give up. One of my pictures, made me realise that I need to do something soon, about this. I certainly did not look my age, & another eye opener was how huge my clothes used to look while I would fold them.

Me at 29

I started slow and gave up the “quick fix” mentality, for once for and all!  It took some time, but I kept pushing through the good as well as the bad times. I did a mix of both: eating better & working out. I’m yet to reach my final goal, but I’m at a good place. 

As, currently I’m on a vacation, sharing a picture that was taken today itself!

This is how I look now (Mid-thirties)

I’m really, very thankful for the weight that I have managed to lose & hope to stay at lesser side for always!
It took a lot of hard work & will power from my end, and I prayed to God daily to help me stay focussed! I still, thank God for helping me reach a better weight…where I’m  happy with myself.

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