Day 1 of my Getting Healthy Journey!

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Day 1! This was my post work out picture from Monday.  I have lost 10 lbs the last few months, but keep rollercoastering up and down in my weight. I lost most of my weight just by eating healthier. The things I struggle with the most dieting is eating food off the kids plates, eating snacks the hubby brings into the house and eating out.

Now that I have lost a few lbs we have joined the gym as a family and I plan to really hit the gym a lot for the next 30 days. Then try to build a manageable schedule after that.

I have a Mom Bod. Strong arms and legs from carrying around my kids, but a weak core. I have a belly, love handles and decent size derriere. If I wear tight fitting clothes, people ask me when my baby is due. I am not pregnant and had my last baby a little over two years ago. Luckily the Free Spirit Tank from Patterns for Pirates helps hide my belly. It is currently my go to work out tank. My capris are also from Patterns for Pirates; I used the FREE Peg Legs Pattern. I took a few inches out of the pattern piece since I’m only 5’0″ tall.

I am hoping to lose enough weight to feel confident enough to wear their Essential Tank to the gym. Who thinks I can get there??

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Salut! My name is Lo and I'm a multi-faceted individual with a passion for exploring. I love pushing my limits, whether through thrilling activities like yoga, strength training, and traveling or through engaging in more creative endeavors like sewing and blockchain technology. I'm quite the nomad in my free time- there's nothing more invigorating than discovering a new place and collecting memories along the way! France holds a special place in my heart though; from its vibrant culture and cuisine to its incredible architecture. Paris is always a good idea! Bisous!


  1. You go girl! I have the mom bod too. My baby will be one on Wednesday and I too am starting to focus on getting healthy! Best of luck to yOu

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