Yesterday, I happened to find a belt that used to fit me back when I graduated from high school. I have loved this belt and was planning on saving it for the future when it would fit me again. But then I tried it on...
So here is the only picture I can find with me wearing this belt five years ago. This was taken at EFY about 1 month after high school graduation. I'm not kidding when I say it is the only picture--sorry you can only see the belt buckle. And you are just going to have to ignore Brad Wilcox in the picture too. :) He was the session director at EFY the week I went. (Sidenote: Every time Bro. Wilcox would see me on campus, he would ALWAYS stop and talk to me and ask me how I was doing and what was going on with my life. I don't know if he remembers my name but he for sure remembers my face and actually cares about me!! Anyway...)
And here is a picture taken yesterday. I keep looking at it and telling Casey that I'm SO cute! He agrees! I just LOVE this next picture!!!
HOLY COW!!! Do you know what this means?!?! I'm the same size I was when I graduated from high school!!! :D Since that time 5 years ago, I have been through the hardest, most emotional, challenging trials in my life. The result--emotional eating. I gained a lot of weight, lost some weight and eventually gained back tons of weight. I have also experienced the happiest, best, most amazing times of my life. The result--emotional eating. (I'm seeing a trend here....) I gained more weight because I was just so happy and we pigged out on sweets and junk food.
I am still working on breaking the emotional eating trend. Fortunately, I have definitely made improvements!! :)