So I have been working feverishly to try and understand how after loosing a tremendous amount of weight, I gained back almost 50 pounds. Yes that’s right, you may now pick up your jaw from the ground. After about a year of flaunting my new slim and slender body, I began an unhealthy relationship with a friend from my past, well more like a frenemy (that’s friend/enemy for the non-Jamaicans ), let’s call her Miss. Macadamia Nut. Others call her a cookie, she sits in a small container in most Subway stores, waiting for the committed dieter to come in her path.
It is said that the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. My journey over the past three years has been one that tested my will to succeed. Growing up I never paid much attention to my health and never considered the adverse effects that could result from a diet high in saturated fat and carbohydrates. Continue reading “Overcoming Obesity – My Journey to a New Me”