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Friday, March 09, 2012

Weekly Update Blog (WUB)

Well this week I really cranked up my cardio. I hit 790 minutes on Thursday. I also did more ST than I usually do. I did a minimum of 30 minutes most days. I am trying to build muscle so I won’t be a big flabby mess when the weight comes off. I have loose skin and I am hoping ST helps like everyone says!

I am so very close to the 100 pounds lost mark. I am at about 94 pounds lost. I almost can’t believe it. Monday’s weigh in put me at 228.6 and I started this journey at 323 on June 22, 2012. I have lost weight quickly but I also have worked very hard. When the weight loss slows, I change things up some (different cardio and different foods). I have attached the graph I made showing the ups and downs of my loss. You can see it has many peaks and valleys (if anyone wants the template for my excel file email me)

For the first time I am seeing a summer with nice clothing and shorts. I have not worn shorts for years. I am very bottom heavy so my legs were something I hate showing off. This year they will be a lot smaller. Also, I have started to realize I do not care what others think. I am going to be cool and comfortable! I spent too many summers sweating and miserable in Capri pants!
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    You are AMAZING! I cannot wait for you to hit the 100 lbs loss goal!!!!! And holy cow, you're crankin out those fitness minutes! So inspiring!!
    1809 days ago
    emoticon You're are doing so great! So close to the 100lbs gone! Can't wait to celebrate with you! Thanks for the reminder of ST. I keep telling myself to add it in but then I never quite get around to doing much about it. I usually get one or two days of it it but nothing consistant.

    Wow, it's almost been 9months and you've had AMAZING results! You are continuing to inspire!
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  • JANDK156
    I hit 790 fitness minutes for the month yesterday, too! LOL! I wish we were twins in the pounds lost dept. as well, but hopefully now that I'm swimming, it will start to melt off! You should do something cool to celebrate 100 pounds gone emoticon
    1813 days ago
  • -AIMIE-
    I am sure all of that strength training will do wonders for you. I am still fairly new at the exercise stuff but I LOVE the way I feel when I am doing ST. I still feel like I suck at cardio but I feel tough and strong pumping iron LOL.
    I am still stuck at 16 pounds lost but I am finally noticing the changes in my body and my face. I feel good and sleep better.The whole month of February was up and down, up and down and then finally just leveled off and went right back to where I left off in Jan. I know I could make some more changes in my eating but I feel like what I am doing now is not a diet but a long term change and that is what is best in the long run.

    I have bad choices, heck yesterday I ate up some bonbons like nobody's business...but because of that I will not be having my normal Friday pizza and beer with coworkers tonight and I will be giving extra at the gym the next two days. It's all about balance and PATIENCE!
    Good luck to you and thanks for the reminders of how this journey can definitely be two steps forward, one step back.
    1813 days ago
    It is so exciting that you are almost to you 100 pound mark!! You have and are accomplishing so much - keep up the great work. I love that you posted your graph - life is full of ups and downs and so is our journey with weight loss but they key is to keep going.

    I love ST but oddly enough I don't do much of it. I'm like you, I need to up it because I also want to be toned as the weight comes off.


    1813 days ago
    You are awesome!
    1813 days ago
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