Paired with a cleanish diet, which I’ll talk about in a later post, I lost almost 40lbs walking 6 miles a day starting off and 2 miles a day after the first six months! I know some of you may be sitting there thinking, “Ashley, are you crazy? Six miles a day? Who has time for that?” Well, that’s what I said to myself too some five months ago. When I was just over 240lbs, exhausted and aching 24/7, and […]Continue Reading
Like a lot of people, I’ve struggled with weight loss and body positivity for most of my 28 years of life. Fortunately for me, I stopped hating my body in my early to mid 20’s when I was on my first health journey and lost somewhere around 30lbs. Though I didn’t keep the weight off the self-love and body positivity I learned stuck around. But that doesn’t mean I was happy with the way my body looked at times.
I’ve probably lost and gained – and lost and gained and lost and gained – somewhere around 50lbs in the last few years. Mostly gained in the last year or so since getting my first desk job as a graphic designer.
So when I stepped on the scale the week before my 28th birthday back in February (2018) I almost cried. I was at my highest weight ever at 240.6lbs. A good 20lbs heavier than I was when I did my first weight loss journey back in 2013 where I lost 30lbs but it took almost a year to do so.
I was devastated.