This is my first mini sunflower to bloom. Summer is in full swing here in Maryland, with the Summer Solstice yesterday, and nearly triple digit temperatures yesterday and again today. You're most likely to find me in the air conditioning or at the pool today.
I am saying goodbye to three pairs of size 14 Calvin Klein jeans today, (two pairs of regular jeans, and one pair of boyfriend shorts), as well as another pair of jeans (size 16) I purchased from Macy's. I don't talk very much about my weight loss journey here in this space (or lack thereof), but I have lost some weight and am continuing to do so, and part of this journey for me is the milestone of moving down to the next size (12), and giving away clothes that I can no longer wear. I do have one pair of size 12 jeans that I wore for about five minutes in 2008, that now fits (yes!).
Now all I need to figure out is how to navigate the complicated world of emotional eating, as well as dealing with those monthly cravings for sweets, carbohydrates and everything else that spells evil and sabotages all of my healthy eating and exercise efforts.