So I’m sitting at my desk around lunchtime minding my own business when I start to smell that unique and truly magical smell of freshly fried chips. And not just crappy chips from some local deli that are all soggy, I am talking about hand cut shoestring fries from one of the best little cafés in Perth; The Tuckshop Cafe.
I couldn’t help it. I got out of my seat and went over to take a look. Just a look mind you. There they were looking all crunchy and salty. I wanted one. No I wanted two. No I actually wanted to eat the whole damn lot. I mean who wouldn’t? I hadn’t had lunch yet as I was running around from one client meeting to the next all morning.
I was in very dangerous territory.
But I knew what to do. You see I have this inspirational photograph that’s hanging on the wall right behind one of my computer screens. It’s from an article about ‘curvy model Kate Upton’ from last month’s American Vogue – I have no idea why she isn’t a ‘normal’ model but that’s a whole other blog post.
I can feel her smile, her confidence and that’s what I want and that’s what I’m going to get being on the Rensburg program. I’m not going to get it from some basket of fries that will feel good for a couple of seconds – not to mention the guilt that will settle in for at least a few hours.
It’s also not so much about her body in this shot but the bathing suit. When I hit my goal weight, these are the bathers I am going to buy, no matter what the cost. Designed by Chanel, they are so beautiful that it makes all the pain now worth it now.
I think I need to carry this photo in my wallet as well come to think of it…