This post is mostly for my instagram peeps that have been following me on my weight loss journey. So far I’ve lost 78lbs. I share most of my journey on social media, but I wanted to put something together that was tangible and you could turn to it whenever you needed to. Yeah instagram is great, but sometimes you just need to get to the point, right?!
I won’t pretend to be a fitness guru or even act like I’m certified in anything fitness or nutrition related, but what I will do is share what I’ve learned so far and what has worked for me on my own journey that has helped me lose nearly 100lbs. I have put together a document where I share what foods I eat (both in the beginning and now that I’m low carb), and exercises that I do. I share my personal thoughts on different topics like motivation, drinking a gallon of water a day, and how this journey is mind over matter. I originally had no plans or interest in doing something like this because for one, there are so many other people that have done so already, and two, I never thought anyone would need it from me. But what I’ve realized after reaching over 10,000 instagram followers is that people want and need help! Many just don’t know where to start. I’ve received emails from 15 year olds asking me for help. I can’t tell you how many nights I’ve tossed and turned over that. Why me? How did it become me? What can I do? Hopefully what I’ve put together will help you get started in the right direction.
How can we help each other? I will send you my document if you would donate at least $5 to my go fund me account. I’m actually in the process of trying to take my business Wrist Soiree to the next level and could really use all of the help I can get! I’m not trying to get rich here. In fact, if you honestly can’t donate anything towards receiving the document and truly need it, I will email it to you. I make it my business to inspire and encourage as many of you guys that I can on a daily basis while on the other hand trying to inspire myself with my own personal goals.
Let me share a little more about my go fund me page and why I created it. My business turned 2 years old this month and honestly, I can’t believe it! This was something that I started one night at my dining room table because as a stay at home mom (and with a single income household), I couldn’t afford to purchase extra things like cute jewelry that I saw others with. I never would have thought that this venture would have turned into something that I absolutely enjoy doing everyday. My husband has helped me in my times of need when it came to purchasing items for the shop and of course I have burned a hole in a few credit cards in the beginning to keep the shop afloat, but now that I’ve leveled out a bit with the “business” side of running and maintaining the business, I’d really love to take it to the next level. Your donations will help me with that. I mentioned a few things on my go fund me page that I will use the money for and that’s exactly what I will do. A friend asked me why I would do such a thing and to answer that honestly, I can’t afford to take out a loan! I told myself that I will pour my all into my business this year and figure out creative ways that I could raise money to assist me with doing so. GofundMe was something I figured I’d try and interestingly enough, people started donating once I announced it! That alone told me that they believed in me. Of course a few people are embarrassed about me doing this, but I’m not. I was scared of what people would think about me for a day, but then I thought about how passionate I am about everything I do, and just decided to just GO FOR IT!
I said all that to say this, THANK YOU for turning to my ig page for your daily inspiration and motivation on your journey. If you would like to receive a copy of what I’ve written about my journey to help you, please consider making a donation to help me reach another goal of mine. If you honestly can’t afford to do so, I will gladly email you the document with no problem. Once you make the donation (or not), please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org letting me know, and I’ll forward you the document. nt