||[Sep. 29th, 2008|01:13 am]
Support and tips for those trying to lose weight.
Welcome to wanna_washboard, the second best LJ community you'd ever want to be in. Or something like that.
I am your friendly and currently pleasantly plump mod, Laura. As you know, this is about losing weight and getting support from your peers. Even if you don't necessarily need to lose weight (ahem, Derek), it's for those who want to maintain your bod and keep healthy and help others who share the same views as well.
I'd like everyone to post about their goals. What are you looking to get out of this community? Health and eating tips, exercise tips, peers to go out with to the gym, ect.... How much weight do you want to lose? What are your problem areas? Why did you decide to join this community? How did you get to this point with your body? What seems to be the hardest thing to you about dieting, exercising and keeping fit?
I don't want anyone to get embarrassed. AT ALL. It's not about that. If you're more open about your health and your body, you'll become more comfortable with yourself. And let me tell you, it's a hell of a lot easier to go to the gym or go out to jog when you're comfortable about yourself instead of thinking "omg I wonder if I'm jiggling? Is anyone staring?". The point is you're making the effort. Screw everyone else!
Good luck and I hope to see your posts soon!