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My trip to Las Vegas was the AH-HA moment that I needed to get back on my game! My girlfriends and I went to a restaurant that had a mechanical bull. When I asked if I could get on, the operator asked me about my weight. I wasn’t too embarrassed when I told him I was over 200 lbs. until he smiled and said “Oh! We have a weight requirement. No one can get on the bull over 200 lbs.” I couldn’t even take a picture! Damn!

Although my feelings were hurt, I couldn’t get upset with the operator! It’s my fault for allowing myself to get this big! I have to do something. But this time, I’m not doing a trainer, I’m not going all out on an expensive diet and I refuse to talk about it to anyone who would listen.

I need to be like Nike and JUST DO IT! That’s it! My goal? To ride a mechanical bull! That not only means that I have to lose weight, but I have to work on my endurance and my strength. It doesn’t matter how long it takes but I have to do this for myself! I may even go back to Vegas to get on that bull! It’s to prove it to MYSELF!

I’m sure you understand, right?

Some tips to help lose weight the REALISTIC way:

  • Write down your weight loss goals. (one that is REALISTIC. Start small then go higher the closer you get)
  • Work out. Exercising burns calories. (try 2 to 3 times a day)
  • Keep a food diary. Write down the foods you consume every day. (if this helps)
  • Join a weight-loss support group. (or work out with someone who is in the same position and just as eager to losing weight as you are)




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