Sure, playing in the women’s World Cup burns a lot more energy than watching the women’s World Cup. But the number of calories expended in sports and daily activities isn’t always so obvious.
To figure it out, we dove into this database compiled by Arizona State University. It charts the energy expenditure for hundreds of activities, from mainstream (“bicycling, leisure, 5.5 mph”) to obscure (“caulking, chinking log cabin”).
I’m really apprehensive about posting this but here we go. This took a lot, so don’t be mean, please. I have tried very hard for two years to lose weight. I lost 50 pounds, stabilized, and now I am back to losing weight again. I was so used to a world where large women aren’t allowed to wear the same thing smaller girls wear. I was told to hide my body, and that I wasn’t attractive. But you know what? I like the way I look. I have loose skin and stretch marks, both signs of how hard I have worked to shed my old body. I am proud of all that hard work. I also needed to learn how to love myself, and finally, I do. I wear what I want, I present myself in a way that I’m proud of, and I can honestly say I am happy with who I am. I have a long way to go, but I love the way things are going. And I’m done hiding who I really am. #fatkini #bikini #plussized #me #selfie #pink #fitness #bodylove #bodypositive