In my previous post I told you briefly about some changes I've recently made to my lifestyle. Well it pretty much all started in November, which was also the last time i properly blogged. I saw pictures of myself and i hated them, my self confidence had just evaporated.
Since November, I've changed the way I eat a fair bit, I wouldn't say I was 'dieting' but I was just making better choices and not eating tons of take aways. I also joined my local gym along with my housemates which i highly recommend.
I bought myself some workout gear, including the fluorescent nikes as you can see and it really kick started my journey in to changing myself and making myself appreciate and like myself more. Now I'm not saying that I didn't like myself before but in the last 4 months I've lost just over 1.5 stone which I'm really pleased with. It's not been without its struggle but the best thing is I've noticed my fitness levels improve drastically which is such a confidence boost.
Gym's can be pretty daunting places, I completely understand and the classes at my gym aren't that great so I tend to work out on the machines, yes my gym is FULL of young guys in vests stood around the weights section checking their reflections every 20 seconds but you just learn to accept them. I've also had my fair share of embarrassment, que me falling flat on my arse in the middle of a class in front of 30 people (including a member of staff from work!) Took me a week or so to live that down and my face was definitely the colour of my trainers!
My point is, I encourage any single person that reads this to go out and join a gym or to watch some videos on youtube and work out because the feeling you get afterwards is unreal, once you start doing up your belt on a lower notch - no one will be able to wipe the smile off your face! Plus you get to go shopping to buy stuff to wear so its a win win really!