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The Journey Begins (CC)Well, the worst has officially happened.

Well maybe not *THE* worst, as in the worst that can *ever* happen.  But at least in terms of living a healthy lifestyle, it has.

Hmmm….Actually, if I’m going to be completely honest with myself, my current fitness level is not the worst it could be.  Things can always be worse.

Nonetheless, the situation right now is not a pretty one.

So, let’s get the facts on the table, engage in just a wee bit of self-flagellation, (Don’t you just love that word?!) then we’ll talk just a bit about what happens next.

“The facts ma’am, just the facts…”

I now officially weigh the most I’ve ever weighed.  I have the highest body fat percentage that I’ve ever had.  I can feel the effects that living an unhealthy lifestyle have produced in my body.  The cold hard numbers are: 279.25 lbs / 37.2 % body fat

Self-flagellation…

Ok, I know that some of my kinky friends will quickly jump all over this and say that I really enjoy a bit of self-flagellation but in this case there are no whips or leather involved.  😉   I got to this point by making choices: bad ones.  I know that I didn’t wake up one morning and say “Hey, I want to live an unhealthy lifestyle.”  It wasn’t one choice.  It was many.  It didn’t happen overnight.  It has taken me years to arrive where I am now.  Small choices that I made, tiny actions that I did, have now accumulated over years and produced the unhealthy me that I see in the mirror every morning.

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