Day 1 of Whole 30 & Where I’m Starting

Oh the Insecurities:

If you want to know what I look like: I’m fair skinned with faint freckles, and big hazel eyes. Small nose, average lips nothing special just me. Naturally, I’m a dirty blonde/golden blonde depending on the amount of sun it’s been exposed to. Longer hair and growing. 5’2″. Thick girl. So very thick. Soft skin. Small frame, with curves a plenty, and cushioning bountiful. I’m not an unattractive girl but I struggle with insecurities and I have all my life.

Now, at not quite 25, I am the heaviest, and unhealthiest I have ever been and I am so very unhappy with my appearance and self-worth is below average, and for me below-average is dangerous, because I struggle with self-worth, and confidence, and esteem anyhow. So today starts a new journey. February 1, 2018, is the first day of my first go-round with Whole30.

I’m so blessed that I am not alone in this, one of my very close friends has been on this journey for several months, and human mate is starting this journey with me now. As soon as my sister is self-sufficient enough to be stable and consistent in cooking she will also be joining us on this Whole30 adventure. Then, there are countless communities to turn to that can be another tribe of sorts to get support in this endeavor.

So here’s my ultimate insecurity post, and starting line. I’m walking the plank in my head sharing my measurements and before pictures with the absolute certainty, that this is the last day that I will be stuck in this body without taking another step forward no matter how small some days that step may be.

My Measurements: 

  • Birthday: March 27th
  • Current Age: 24
  • Height: 5’2″
  • Weight:
  • Bust: 47”
  • Chest: 42 1/4”
  • Waist: 47”
  • Belly (Midway):60”
  • Hips:51”
  • Thigh: 28”
  • Knee: 19”
  • Calves: 17”
  • Upper Arm (Bicep): 12 1/2”
  • Lower Arm: 10 1/4”

And then because I’m curious I also took these measurements:

  • Neck: 16”
  • Wrist: 6 3/4”
  • Ring Finger: 6cm


Little Victories Goals for this week: 

Drink 2-3 Liters of Water a Day

Walk 30+ Minutes everyday

Stay on Plan (No Fail, Plan, No Failure Possible)

Meal Prep/Grocery Get on Sunday

One thought on “Day 1 of Whole 30 & Where I’m Starting

  1. iamthecurioustexan says:

    Wishing you all the best on your Whole30 journey! We are currently in day 16 of ours, and I have to say, it feels great! There are some rough spots in the beginning – but it is worth it once you pass them 🙂 Also, some of the recipes online are DELICIOUS and we are going to keep eating them even after it is over. Good luck!!


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