Day 248

Sunday 4th September 2016

Today I went to church. I go to church every Sunday. Our church has been going now for over 40 years and my Mum and Dad helped to pioneer it all those years ago. 

I grew up there and the church is fairly big. I have seen many people come and go throughout the years. I also have a lot of friends there. 

Today I had a lot of people come up to me and say how good I am looking, how I have changed. One person said it was good to see me happy and smiling again. 

I would always have said that I am a happy person. I have always seen things in a positive light rather than a negative. Growing up I was always told that I was the funny one in the family. I like to make people laugh. 

When I was younger I was up for anything, I was quite daring. I also used to laugh a lot. In fact I use to have hysterical fits. I would find something funny and then I couldn’t stop laughing for ages afterwards. My laugh has got me into so much trouble sometimes

Once, when I was younger, we went to an Indian restaurant and the waiter kept tripping over the carpet really close to where my brother was sitting. I would imagine curry going all over my brothers head so I started laughing. Then my brother and sister started laughing. My dad sent me to the toilet to calm down but when I came back again I would burst out laughing again. So my dad sent me away again. When I came back I sat down calm really trying my hardest not to laugh. We had the attention of the whole restaurant at this point all waiting to see what was going to happen. 

My dad broke the silence first because by this time he couldn’t help but laugh. It ended up that the whole restaurant were in hysterics but no one had a clue what they were laughing at except for me. 

I didn’t really realise until today that I had lost my fun side. I didn’t really realise that I had stopped laughing. 

I think I was just happy to hide away. I am glad I am coming back out of my shell again.

I didn’t realise that I lost my joy, my happiness until someone said but I am glad the the old me is slowly emerging again.

Start weight 21st 5lbs

16st 7.8lbs. ⬅️➡️. 67.2lbs⬇️total

Start weight 136.5kg

105.1kg. ⬅️➡️. 31.6kg⬇️total


2 thoughts on “Day 248

  1. I can really relate to this posting Debbie I always felt I was a laughing cheery person and sometimes life takes over and I realised one day when my hubby commented that it was nice to see me laughing .. An indication that the laughter and disappeared I love laughing and miss it especially at silly stuff laughter indeed is a healer and very good for you so I am with you on the return of laughter lets go find it and own it …. Lol x

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