At my old job, I always felt super sexy. I'd rock the oxford and the pencil skirt. I was the youngest in the office and one of very few viable objects of men's lust and attention. (Not that I'm looking for lust and attention, but hey, it's nice to feel sexy, right?)
Cue my new job.
I love my new job. I work with a great group of girls. (Remember THIS?) But working in an office with a lot of young, cute, spunky, in-shape, and fashionable women will wear on you fast. Especially when you're 9+ months post-partum and still sometimes feel like you look pregnant. My mental capacity for their cuteness is running thin.
On a good day, I am only 4 pounds heavier than my weigh-in the day I found out I was pregnant. That's still 9 pounds, however, heavier than I want to be. I'm also pretty convinced that no matter if I lose those 4 reluctant-to-leave pounds, my boobs are just not going to shrink down two bra sizes to my previously perfect cup-size.
Why do I bring this up? Well, because I've finally set a goal. I have an end date in mind. And a reward to follow.
May 1st is my "Bitch, please - it's time to be back to your pre-baby weight" deadline. May is a busy month - a wedding to attend at the beach, which will involve a bathing suit, and Bimmer's first birthday photos and party. I don't want to look and feel fat that day. Plus, I want to be able to rock a super cute spring and summer wardrobe.
My reward for getting back into shape will be some new pieces for that wardrobe. Some must-haves to make me look and feel cute and in place at the office, amongst all these gorgeous ladies.
And maybe some brownies too. Ya know, just because :)