Urban Dreamer's Primal Journal
Hi ya'll! I am Urban Dreamer and I'm from central Arkansas. I just started my primal journey two weeks ago. I am kind of struggling with it, but challenges are nothing new to me. For as long as I can remember I have always been chubby and have had horrible self-esteem. Being an awesome cook does not help....
Well, this year I decided to change the way I felt about myself.
I started finally exercising about the second week of January '11. I am short (5'3) and my starting weight was 235lb. I started following a low carb diet and started walking. Nothing big, just started walking around my neighborhood. After a couple of weeks of walking 3/4th a mile everynight, I bumped it up to a full mile. The weight finally started to tapper off. Now I am 212 and I have been walking about a mile and 1/3 almost everynight. I contribute my success to the new low carb lifestyle and acutally getting off my butt and moving. I am determined not to be another statistic of America's obesity crisis. I want to be healthy: I want to be able to walk, run, play, and have the self-esteem that I have never had before.
Ok, 'nuf of that. I am a little concerned about my weight. I was down to 210 when I started the primal way of life. Now I am 212. I am hoping that it is either stress or muscle gain, but I can not tell which (I am leaning towards stress). Being in college and getting ready to move isn't making anything easy. I though mabey I was in a rut, so I tried walking 2 miles. My ribs were terribly sore this morning and I am afraid of hurting myself it I try to do it again. Help?
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