September 30, 2014

#15byType-A and Intro post

I don’t know if I shared with you all yet, but not only am I speaking (!) at Type A Parent Conference this year with the amazing Sarah Pinnix I am also the volunteer coordinator again this year.  I’m super pumped and cannot wait to see everyone!  However, I am a little freaked because I’m still overweight {much to my chagrin} and I am not thrilled with my body right now…so I’m also not super pumped about being in front of people and not being confident.  After stepping in at the end of a Twitter conversation I found that several of my friends and fellow Type A Parent goers were planning on getting a group together and committing to lose 15 pounds {or whatever you want to lose} by the first day of Type A this year {June 23rd}, I decided to join in!

SO here’s my intro post:

I’m Amanda.  I have two amazing little girls {7 & 4} , work mainly from my house {usually in my pjs, cause that’s awesome}, am a full time student and have a deep abiding love for all things chocolate.  I’ve never lost all of my baby weight, but I came pretty darn close just before I got pregnant with KJ. I am so tired of looking in the mirror and being absolutely unhappy with what I see. I am ready to make a change and commit to living healthier.  I have just signed up for My Fitness Pal {highimpactmom} and downloaded the app on my DroidX so I can actively track my progress and be held accountable.  I have 29 pounds that I want to lose total, but will be thrilled to reach a loss of 15 pounds by the end of June!  Tomorrow I’ll post my before picture {I’m in class now and shouldn’t even be blogging right now} I hope you’ll hold me accountable and I’ll do the same for you!

What is you main weight-loss obstacle and what are you doing to overcome it?

About Amanda

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Join me as I raise 2 small people in rural Kentucky, learn with me about becoming a “greener” family, laugh and cry about life’s journey, and maybe find some good deals and people who are doing it right along the way. This blog is dedicated to following our crazy beautiful lives through word, photo, and song. Send me an email: amanda(at)highimpactmom(dot)com

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