Personal Narrative: Losing Habits

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For most of my life I have been bigger than everyone else. Even when I was born I weighed twelve pounds, which is big for a newborn baby. I have always been a picky eater and ate food that was bad for me. It also didn’t help that I did not enough exercise to counteract all the junk food I ate. I continued this trend for an eternity (Hyperbole). Whenever I went to the doctor's office for a checkup or because I was sick she would always get on to me about my weight. She would tell me that it was not good and I needed to lose weight, but I never listened. I just never cared about that when I was little and kept doing what I had been doing. “If you don’t do something soon you will get Diabetes,” she would say. “If it happens, it happens,” I would always . “You need to make him exercise more and keep him from eating all the junk food…show more content…
I began to lose a pound a day. It would frustrate me some days when my weight didn’t change but it wouldn’t get me to give up. I was 100 percent motivated at this point. Everyday after school, I would walk for three hours to help lose weight faster. I kept at this for five months until I felt I had lost enough weight. I originally weighed 220 pounds but after all the exercise I did I lost 65 pounds and weighed 155 pounds. I was very proud of myself for accomplishing this. My struggle has not ended yet because the hardest part is maintaining my weight and not slipping into old habits. I still walked everyday to maintain my weight but not as much as I had been walking. I also began to broaden the types of foods I ate. I joined tennis again in 10th grade because I began to put on some weight. I felt that joining tennis again would be a good way to help maintain my weight. As of now my biggest challenge is eating healthier because I am very picky but I have begun to find more nutritious food
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