December 2012: The beginning of my journey...
October 2013: Nearly a year after I started my weight loss journey!
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After seeing a picture of myself from a Christmas party in 2012, I panicked. I couldn't get over how bloated my face looked and the double chin - UGH. I joined SparkPeople the very day I saw that picture (after crying) because I realized you can either be upset about it or DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT. It wasn't the first time that I tried to get back in shape, and I wanted it to be the last. I know now that I had unrealistic expectations of weight loss the first go 'round, so I'm going to start ...
After seeing a picture of myself from a Christmas party in 2012, I panicked. I couldn't get over how bloated my face looked and the double chin - UGH. I joined SparkPeople the very day I saw that picture (after crying) because I realized you can either be upset about it or DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT. It wasn't the first time that I tried to get back in shape, and I wanted it to be the last. I know now that I had unrealistic expectations of weight loss the first go 'round, so I'm going to start again. Hopefully more realistically this time...
"It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop." - Confucius
| Pounds lost: 31.8
Member Since: 12/26/2012
Fitness Minutes: 20,296
[X] 10 lbs lost: Buy a new pair of shoes (found some running shoes I like)!
[x] 20 lbs lost: Have a pedicure (because Iím thinking my feet will need it) and a manicure.
[x] 30 lbs lost: New haircut (thinking long bob).
[ ] 40 lbs lost: New bathing suit.
[ ] 50 lbs lost: Massage.
[ ] 60 lbs lost: ONE-derland! Going to buy a new outfit.
[ ] 70 lbs lost: Weekend trip with the husband.
[ ] 80 lbs lost: Buy a banging new dress. Preferably cherry red and curve-hugging.
[ ] 90 lbs lost: New Christmas outfit AND New Year's outfit.
[ ] 100 lbs lost: Professional picture session with my favorite photographer!
I have a base calorie goal of 1,328 - 1,678 per day, but that could change depending on how much I work out. And I plan to work out 180 minutes per week.
Monday: Cardio (30 min), Yoga (30 min)
Tuesday: Strength - legs (15-30 min)
Wednesday: Cardio (30 min), Strength - core (15-30 min)
Thursday: Strength - arms (15-30 min)
Saturday: Cardio/Strength - hiking, swimming, etc (30 min - 2 hours).
My name is Cody, and I'm 26 years old. I'm from Alabama, and I work a job where I don't really move around very much (which makes the weight loss journey a little harder). I make up for it by working my butt off (I mean this literally) five days a week.
Consistency Rewards: 10+ activity minutes
[ ] 1 week: Buy another succulent plant for the kitchen window.
[ ] 2 weeks: Have an at-home spa day.
[ ] 3 weeks: Have a Chick Day with my best friend!
[ ] 1 month: Go to the movies!
[ ] 2 months: Get that for-fun questionnaire journal!
[ ] 3 months: Buy some new boots. Goodness gracious, I need some new boots.
[ ] 4 months: Give myself a pedicure.
[ ] 5 months: Have a date night where I get all dressed up and we go somewhere special.
[ ] 6 months: Plan a day trip for me and the hubby.
[ ] 7 months: Buy myself a movie or two from my Amazon wishlist.
[ ] 8 months: Plant some new flowers.
[ ] 9 months: Buy a hanging lamp or two for the front porch.
[ ] 10 months: Throw away at least one item of clothing that doesn't fit anymore.
[ ] 11 months: Schedule a haircut and style at any salon.
[ ] 12 months: See a play!