I’m sad to report to the world’s male population that I’ve officially been taken off The Market and have accepted the marriage proposal of my male suitor. Excuse me for one moment while I squee:
This means a couple of things:
1) Impending geek wedding blogs from me, when I can finally bring myself to wade through the sea of Princess Wedding Inc. websites and find something that isn’t white and/or fluffy and/or stupid.
2) The ritual of losing as much weight as possible in order to look good for one of the most important photo-taking days of my life. And my journey through eating right and exercise is going to all be recorded here for your entertainment.
If you know me, then you’ll know that I’m actually pretty healthy. I’m really into cooking all of my own meals, my favorite food group is the vegetable group with emphasis on dark leafy greens, and I love to ride my bike everywhere instead of drive. My blood work is really great too: my heart rate is in the low sixties and my cholesterol and triglycerides are ridiculously low too- all good stuff of what we are supposed to be. Despite all of this however, I’m sadly still in the overweight category of the body mass index, which I will firmly put the blame on my 10-12 hour workdays that require me to sit in front of a computer all day and not move. Now add in that all the pretty wedding dresses that I like (that aren’t white/puffy/stupid) only come in size ten and below and…. Yeah it’s time to get this body into fighting shape! (Or wedding shape. Whatever.)
So welcome to my “Geek Into Shape” series! My battle plan is this: find a smart, geeky way to trim down, break some bad habits, and make myself healthier by losing some fat. You can either point and laugh at my trials and tribulations**, or join my quest for a healthier lifestyle!
[ ** NO FAT SHAMING. If you are looking for fat shaming, I can tell you that I won’t have an audience to give you. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills; skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you. If you fat shame me or anyone on this blog, I will look for you, I will find you, and I will water board you with a ten pound can of fermented yak lard I keep in back behind the shed in full sunlight. Think about that before you decide to post. It’s your decision.]