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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

I really love my bodybugg. It shows me when I am most active and even when I think I have not been active, I look at the graph and see how wrong I was. You don't have to bust your butt in the gym for 8 hours a day, just moving around and not sitting around does the trick. I work for a call center where I sit on my butt for 8 hours talking on the phone. There isn't much I can do about that, but I can get up in my cubicle and move around a little bit. I am going to have to try it. Maybe do some squats or something. But here is a screen print of my day today. I also went to the gym which you will notice at the end with the high spikes.

I tried to make the picture bigger but SP wouldn't let me. But as you can see, I burned 3400 calories today which is awesome.


Week 26 - Skipped Weigh In

Monday, December 26, 2011

So my son woke me up early this morning and I was thinking about everything I needed to do and weighing in did not make my list, so I missed my chance. I am pretty sure it is a good thing because I only did well 3 days this week. The others were absolutely horrible so I wouldn't be surprised if I showed a large weight gain. I have a week before my trainer gets back so I am going to kick some ass this week and try to at least balance out by next Monday. No gain. Loss preferably but even if I just remain the same, I will be happy.

Merry Christmas!


Week 25 - I lost 50 lbs!

Sunday, December 18, 2011

In 25 weeks, I have lost 50lbs! That is so funny because while I did not lose an even 2 lbs each week, on average apparently I did. Some weeks I lost 3-4 lbs, others I lost only 1 lb and I even had a gain somewhere in there. But it averaged out to 2 lbs a week.

I don't have a whole lot to say in this blog, but for anyone concerned with a small loss at any given time, just focus on the long term. It will likely average out. I started out at 318.6lbs 25 weeks ago and now I am at 265.4lbs. I still have a long way to go, but as long as I keep pushing, I will get there.

Now let's see if I can still make my goal of 260 by New Years. I have 5.4lbs to lose in 2 weeks. I think I can! I think I can!

Oh yeah, and I also purchased the BodyBugg. I will discuss more on it later with screen shots of my progress, but right now I don't have time.

As for the competition, I have not received any weights from my friends so I don't know where they are, but I am at 2.78% lost since the beginning of the competition. I lost 3.6lbs this week bringing my total weight loss to 53.2 lbs.

  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

LIBELULITA 12/19/2011 4:12PM

    You're doing sooo well....glad to see you're motivated again and going strong emoticon emoticon

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GIRLONFIRE1979 12/19/2011 1:09PM

    i'm so happy for you!!!!!!!!!! this is wonderful news and very inspiring!!!!!!! good luck achieving your goal in the next 2 weeks. you have come so far already!

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MELISSAJANEY 12/19/2011 10:47AM

    Congratulations! And I am dying to get a report on the BodyBugg so keep us posted!!

You have come so far and you attitude is really great!!!

I know that you are going to be a success!

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MSBLT82 12/19/2011 10:39AM


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CAROLYN_ROSE 12/19/2011 10:35AM

    Congrats!!!!! That's great!

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CARLYOLEO41 12/18/2011 10:04PM

    Congrats!! You are awesome! It's great to see the hard work paying off! WOOHOO!

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Week 24 - Total weight loss = 49.6lbs

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Seriously? I get on the scale to see 269. A total loss of 1.4lbs for this week and just 0.4lbs short of making a total 50lbs lost??? While I am happy about a loss, when you are that freaking close it is really irritating. Oh well. I will make it next week.

I didn't do so great this week. I went to the gym 4 times and ate below 1600 calories for 5 days this week, but unfortunately I went over 3000 one day and over 2000 another day. It's hard to believe that doing bad for 2 days out of the week would keep me from a 2 lbs loss but it is what it is.

This kind of throws a wrench in my plans of being down to260 by New Years. At this point, I will now need to lose 3 lbs a week to reach that goal. It's doable, but going to be very difficult. My goal this week is to go to the gym 6 days and eat below 1600 calories all 7 days. I am going to try.

As for the competition, I am so far in the lead with the numbers I know. One person hasn't weighed in but here at the states.

Me: 1.47%
Vivien: 0.99%
Sarah: N/W

Vivien is on my tail so I gotta step it into high gear real quick. I need to create a decent distance between us.

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BUTEAFULL 12/12/2011 2:31AM

    good luck with those goals

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Week 23 - Total Weight loss = 48.2lbs

Sunday, December 04, 2011

I wasn't going to weigh in today. I want to wean myself off the scale by cutting down to every other week, but I stood in the bathroom arguing with myself this morning and decided to weigh after all. I think I am going to continue weighing in every week since I decided to participate in the second weight loss competition and because I just like knowing how good I am doing. It is easier to see what works and what doesn't when you can see the weight loss for each week. Ok, at least that is going to be part of my excuse to weigh in.

Well I got on the scale this morning and found I weigh 270.4lbs. I wish I could have lost that extra 0.6lbs so I could be under 270 but that's ok. I have 4 more weeks to lose 10.4 lbs in order to meet my goal of being at 260 by New Years. I need to lose pretty much the same amount of weight for the next 4 weeks to meet my goal. My PT knows my goal so he is going to push me to help me reach it. If I can end the year under 260, I will be ecstatic. But 260 is my reasonable, attainable goal. 259 is my next weight loss reward weight, that would be awesome to reach too!

Some good news! I have surpassed the amount of time I spent on SP the first time around. The first time around, I only managed to make it to week 22 before "falling off the wagon." I am now in new territory with nothing to compare myself to. I am happy about that. It feels like I made a break through of some sort. Now I am heading into the unknown. I was a little disappointed to see that by week 22 the first time, I was at 49.8lbs lost where at week 22 this time around, I was only at 45.6lbs down. But I am actually ok with it when I think in terms of the long run. Last time, I didn't really change my eating habits, I just cut down on the portions. This time I am trying to increase my veggie and fruit intake as well as lower my carbs and fat and increase my protein in order to have more balanced meals. It's a slow process, but slow and steady wins the race.

I totally blew November, but I am determined to make December much better. I am still quite heavy and should be losing more then 10 lbs a month. So having only lost 4.4 lbs in the month of November is inexcusable. Time to get back on the ball. In 7 months, I will be going on a cruise to Mexico and want to be comfortable enough with myself to wear a bathing suit to the pool. I want to be comfortable enough with myself to just have fun and be carefree without thinking people are looking at me and judging. I need to put up reminders. I am going to look for travel brochures and pictures of cruises and put them up on my bedroom wall as a constant reminder. Maybe that will help me make the most out of the next 7 months.

As for my competition, since we had originally chosen to weigh in only every other week (well I did, I didn't know they were going to follow), I don't have their percentages. I will have them next week.

Cindy: 0.95% (wish it was at least a full percent but oh well)
Vivien: N/W
Sarah: N/W

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GIRLONFIRE1979 12/5/2011 9:30AM

    It's so easy to compare before and afters with numbers when you have lost a significant amount in the past. But remember that woman who lost 49 at week 22 then quit. You are now a woman who lost 46 at 22, and you're no where near quitting. 3 or 4 pounds difference on the scale, HUGE difference in your mindset and goals. You are working with a personal trainer, you are making nutritional changes that will help you your whole life...everything seems very right and on target to me. You should be very proud!

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DEBADEAU 12/4/2011 6:59PM

    Almost fifty pounds? That is astounding and inspirational! You can do it!

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KRISTENMICKEY 12/4/2011 5:06PM

    Wow I think what you have lost to date is just amazing you must be so proud to see that number almost 50 pounds gone you go girl you handle your and congrads on the weight loss

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