How many times have you heard the phrase “I’m on a diet” or have said the phrase yourself? I’m sure more times than you could ever count. It appears that everyone anymore is on a diet of some sort.
I have been there plenty of times! There was the grapefruit diet, the I’m only going to eat fruit and veggies diet, low-carb, and countless others. But in 2009 I quit dieting and walked into a Weight Watchers meeting. I tipped the scales at 327.6lbs, my highest weight ever recorded.
I quickly dove into a lifestyle where I ate healthy, cooked daily, and began exercising. Then I started blogging about it over at Brooke: Not On A Diet in November of 2009 when I had lost a total of 75lbs.
My journey has had it’s fair share of ups and downs. There are stories about a new found dating life, finally finding “the one,” and eventually getting married. Scattered throughout that are exercise challenges, tips on how to make working out a habit, and even some healthy recipes! Oh and the occasional not so healthy recipe (French Toast Cupcakes, anyone?). Probably shouldn’t forget about the awesome opportunities I have been given along this journey either.
Since the beginning of my life not being on a diet, I have overcome silly fears and have now lost a total of 150lbs. I know that this is a lifestyle and that I will be doing this forever and I hope to continue inspiring people along the way!