My name is Risa. I'm 24 years old and live in Boca Raton, Florida. I have battled with my weight since I was about 6 years old, and for the last couple years, I was finally winning the fight. But I slipped, gaining back more than I'd prefer from my lowest weight in ages. Now I'm buckling down again to shed the weight so I can look on the outside the way I feel on the inside. But the road isn't always straight and smooth. For more information on my life-long weight loss journey, please view my first post here. This blog exists for me, to keep me on track and motivated. If you don't like personal posts or personal opinions, you took the wrong fork at Albuquerque!

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January 22nd
10:30 AM

I’M SO HUNGRY TODAY

All caps were needed. I’ve been doing FABULOUSLY with my eating habits the past two weeks, but today, I’m starving! I’ve already eaten half of my snacks for today, and it’s not even 10:30am! I guess if my body needs food, I gotta feed it. As long as I’m feeding it healthy stuff, I’m not going to worry about eating a little extra today.

  1. pudgycatdoll reblogged this from girlgrowingsmall
  2. thedrawingmannequin said: some days that just happens and you just have to eat more! you won’t hinder your progress as long as you’re listening to your hunger cues, promise!
  3. pretty-blessed said: Oh girl, I know what you mean! Yesterday I ate so much! but I measured and tried to choose healthier foods. It was so strange. I also drank 12+ cups of water.
  4. queerlyparenting said: This happened to me last week. Thank you for actually saying that because I felt really guilty about eating all my snacks for the day in one setting. They were healthy snacks but I was so hungry that day.
  5. fitsploration said: Good for you! <3
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