Mommy Plus

Per my previous post about the launch of the new “Points Plus” Weight Watchers program, I have re-joined as an online member.  Things weren’t really looking great for a meeting time that I could commit to going to every week and from what I have heard the meetings have gotten a bit on the ridiculously expensive side, so I’m happy with my $20/month.  If there’s one thing I keep going back to is how much support (and maybe more so) you can get from complete strangers online.  I’ve decided to go back to the WW boards and get reacquainted and participate in the community again.  It’s what kept me going the first time.  Any time that I went "back" to WW subsequently has never "stuck" because I never jumped back into the community online.  So I’m back!  I had a minute to post just a few times there today and I have to say, I was blown away that there are members there that still remember me (and are still reading here).  I was welcomed and reminded of what I had accomplished and it truly was a nice "welcome back."

I’m totally bringing it and rocking this weight loss gig….again. Bring it on.

There’s really no point in putting it off any longer.  My little one is now officially FOUR months old and we’ve survived the “4th trimester” and we are finding our stride.  I’m not expecting big losses over the holidays, but at least I’m on track and being mindful tracking and counting and making room for the extra indulgences and not just adding them on top of everything else.  Being back on plan does not mean I can’t indulge and can’t participate in Christmas treats; it just means being in control of them.  It feels good to be on my game. 

2010 was a life changing year and I know that watching my little boy grow up is only going to be more and more amazing.  This time last year I was convinced I had an ulcer and was feeling pretty darn miserable.  Little did I know the incredible journey to motherhood had taken its first steps despite confirmation of having PCOS all at the same time.  I feel so blessed.  I can hardly wait to see what 2011 brings.  So many more firsts.  I look forward to feeling great physically.  Currently I feel like a fish out of water, like a person in the wrong body.

The extra weight I’m carrying affects how my body feels.  My hip and my knees are making themselves known.  It’s a struggle to get down and up off of the floor where I play with my little punkin.  Before I know it, he will be running around and I want my body back so I can have fun chasing after him and playing outside.

I will leave you with some photos of me and the love of my life, my little peanut, my little “Peanut Punkin Pies” who I could just eat every single day.  I love him so much :-)  I owe it to him to get back to “me” again.  He deserves to have a happy and healthy Mommy who can give him a good example of living a healthy and happy life.

How can I not do everything in my power to provide the very best for this little munchkin?

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