Fabulous Friday: Weight-Gain Outfit!!

Soooo…. I’ve gained about 9 pounds in the past 4 weeks (TMI?). Not the first time this has happened and I’d be a fool to think it was the last. I swear if I eat one simple carb after 4pm my body bloats like a stuck pig, a phenomena that began occurring when I hit 40+. This is one of my favorite outfits to wear when I’ve fallen off the healthy-eating wagon and jumped on the sugar-is-my-best-friend wagon because, hey, I’m me. I struggle to be disciplined and sometimes I just blow it. As much as I’d like to say I stay on track it would be a lie. Beating myself up is always a temptation. Key word: temptation, which means I have a choice. My best choice is to forgive myself, pray, set my sights on the new goal, get accountability and love myself through it. I’ve learned to be gentle with me. Punishing myself with the quiet venom of criticism gets me no where but deeper in the hole. Continue reading

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