How I Lost the Weight

As promised on my #transformationtuesday Instagram photo from yesterday, I am going to share how I lost more than fifteen pounds (probably losing that freshman fifteen finally) since this past July.

I would just like to start off by saying that I am not the type of girl to post a bunch of pictures of myself in a bikini for all of social media to see. And I honestly spent a good hour debating whether to post my before and after Picstitch (I texted my sister and boyfriend for their opinion) because again, it’s so unlike me and I am so awkward with that kind of stuff.

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How to avoid the dreaded Freshman Fifteen

I remember freshman year. You promise yourself you’re not going to be one of those girls who gains the “freshman 15” and that you’ll eat healthy and work out every day. It doesn’t happen, well at least it didn’t for me. Not that I actually gained 15 pounds but I do admit I indulged a little bit too much at the all-you-can-eat cafeterias and packed on a few pounds. I wish I had known what alternatives I could have taken and the many resources my University offers. I wish I had talked to people like Joann Miller of the Student Health and Wellness Center about how to stay healthy on a budget in college earlier. But hey, better late than never right?

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