Alright, here's my story:
I'm 22 years old, definitely over weight and unhappy about my chub now. I had been a swimmer for about 10 years, training almost 30 hours a week, but was never the tiny thin type. At the age of 18 or so, I had to quit swimming due to medical reasons.
I then picked up running for maybe a year, but was a HORRIBLE runner! Once school came around, that was pretty much it. I hardly ever worked out and had completely dropped any kind of diet/routine.
Mid January of this year came around and I ended up having gallbladder/pancreatic problems which forced me to be pretty much on a rabbit diet- I wasn't to take in any fats!! I started dropping weight like it was going out of style lol.
At this point, I still wasn't doing any cardio, but probably dropped a good 20 lbs or so in just under two months. Late march, was my surgery date. I was told I could start eating fats again, but chose to stick to the low fat diet.
It was mid June by the time I started my running routine once more. I'm now running about 4 times a week for about 20-25 minutes during my work week. I try to switch things up on the weekends and recently took up golf. I'm really starting to find it hard to be motivated. I try not to weigh myself too often, but when I do it's always the same damn thing!!
I'm getting pretty frustrated. I guess I've kind of hit my plateau. I still think I'm losing weight, but it's almost at a standstill now.
Any ideas? Thoughts? I try to stay away from the gym altogether. I just find myself getting bored so it makes things a lot harder lol. My diet consists of the same things, day in day out, I can't cook :(.
Double post.. I figured I should have this in the beginners forum for sure!!