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Week Thirty-Seven Weigh-In Day

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Another great week, filled with everyone...and I mean EVERYONE...noticing once again that I look and feel fabulous! I ran into a few people who had not seen me in several months, and they really did not recognize me. I also performed "feats of derring do" around the office by leaping up on counters and such.

This morning I weighed in at 169.6 lb, down 1.4 lb since last week and 47.4 lb since the start of the year.

Whooohooo!

It sure is nice to see the 160s!

I have just 30 pounds to lose before I reach my goal weight. I cannot express in words how good THAT feels. My goal weight has always seemed so far away. I am even thinking about revising my goal weight down, but I don't think I'll officially do that for a bit. I need to see how things shape up (so to speak) as I get closer.

  
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BEACHCALSIX 9/19/2014 1:05PM

    emoticon emoticon on reaching the 160s!! Another goal reached!! emoticon

It's such an amazing feeling to see people you haven't seen in awhile and see the looks on their faces LOL

Have a great Friday!!

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EGRABAL 9/18/2014 11:01AM

    Woo Hoo!
Good for you!

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Week Thirty-Six Weigh-In Day

Thursday, September 11, 2014

As many of you know, I've been on a real downward spiral for months. Since January, in fact. Every week, I seem to sink lower and lower.

Well, this week, I hit a new low: I am OVERWEIGHT.

I seriously never expected this.

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I am finally out of the OBESE category on the BMI!

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This morning I weighed in at 171 lb, down 2.8 lb from last week, and down 46 lb for the year.

I always figured the magic number was 169, but if I enter my stats in metric (lovely lovely metric!), then I get a BMI of 29.9 this week.

Turns out I am not actually 5'3", but 161 cm. Big difference!

Anyhow, thank you all for your continued support. I don't say it often enough, but seeing all those "likes" and reading about your lives and struggles and victories is ALWAYS inspirational.

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Spark On, my friends!

  
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BEACHCALSIX 9/12/2014 11:34AM

    emoticon emoticon !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
What a great achievement, you hit an awesome goal! emoticon
and 46 pounds since january doesn't seem like a downward spiral to me :D heehee
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LIZBOYLAN65 9/11/2014 1:29PM

    YAY! Way to go! So happy for you! emoticon emoticon

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FOR_THE_DUDES 9/11/2014 11:28AM

    So excited for you, such a terrific accomplishment. And so jealous of you Canadians and your metric system. You guys have it all.

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Happy Sweat

Tuesday, September 09, 2014



This is just to say that I am having a really good week.

Got in the best workout of the year last night, hence the "happy sweat" above.

Made a breakthrough of sorts re: recent poor eating habits.

Am actually no longer obese...but ssshhhhh...gonna make that announcement official at my weigh-in later this week.

Went online shopping today for a truckload of new fall clothes.

Whoopee!

  
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BEACHCALSIX 9/10/2014 12:48PM

    aargh! The suspense is killing me! lol, jk, I'll wait for your weightloss blog.
That looks like an awesome sweat, emoticon

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VEG954 9/9/2014 8:32PM

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Doesn't that feel better than a binge tastes?
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FOR_THE_DUDES 9/9/2014 8:15PM

    What a great accomplishment (that we don't know about until the end of the week)! And that is what I call a happy, healthy photo.

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FORZACHANDMATT 9/9/2014 7:11PM

    Awesome!!

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Week Thirty-Five Weigh-In Day

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Yesterday was the literacy program BBQ, and I ate a lot of salty foods. Woke up today all puffy, so I knew it was not going to be a good weigh-in.

But that's okay. In a couple of days, all the salt bloat will be gone!

See?? That's me just rolling with it.

(It's actually a very complicated thing, this "rolling with it", but that would take a big long blog on its own.)

I weighed in at 173.8 lb, down 0.2 lb from last week and down 43.2 lb from the start of the year.

Also, my 3-Day Novel went well. I don't think I wrote a winner. Or one worthy of the shortlist. But then, at this point I never do. I'm usually just glad to have made it through the weekend alive.

I did very well with my eating and exercising during the contest. Much better than expected. No junk food, except the diet root beer, which I definitely had too much of. And I exercised every day, though I didn't do any strength training, just cardio.

The shortlist and winners will not be announced until February or maybe March, so I need to find a new creative project in the meantime.

  
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PEANUT-M-MS 9/6/2014 5:20PM

    You're doing so great! You're an inspiration. Where can one find the novels you write??

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EGRABAL 9/6/2014 7:40AM

    Nice job "Rolling with it!" emoticon

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BEACHCALSIX 9/5/2014 11:07AM

    hey, the scale is still going down and wants that salt retention goes it will be down more for sure! emoticon

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VEG954 9/4/2014 4:13PM

  Love the positive attitude!
It goes a very long way!

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NETGYRL 9/4/2014 3:26PM

    Down is down even if it is just 0.2 lbs. :) It all adds up ( or down as the case may be!).
Congrats!

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LWILKINS60 9/4/2014 11:15AM

    Congrats on your success !

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Measurement Day, Eight Months In

Monday, September 01, 2014

I'll make this short since I'm supposed to be 3-Day Noveling...

I lost one inch off both my waist and hips/lower belly this month and half an inch off my thighs. Still no movement on the upper arms. But my arms look good, I think.

Inches lost for the year-to-date:

Waist: 6 inches lost
Hips: 8 inches lost
Upper Arm: 1 inch lost
Thigh: 2.5 inches lost

Okay, I really gotta get back to the book. Just 15.5 hours to go before the deadline!

  
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BEACHCALSIX 9/2/2014 1:06PM

    great job! losing inches is the best, it's real progress, not water weight, sodium bloat etc.
YOU GO!! emoticon emoticon

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LIZBOYLAN65 9/2/2014 5:59AM

    Wishing you luck and God Speed! emoticon

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