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Friday, January 11, 2013

Well I got my new scale on Sunday night and weighed in at 247.2 lbs and all but 50% bodyfat, YUCK! My suspicions were true. I had gained about 10 lbs since I last weighed myself. This is the heaviest I have ever been and I don't like it one bit.

My fiance is 269lbs. I am trying to cook meals that are not only healthier for me but my whole family as well. My oldest was chubby from about 8 years old till he was 13. He finally hit a growth spurt and he went from a little boy to a young man in like 6 months. Hoping he is able to stay at a healthy weight now. My 11 and 6 y/o sons are pretty active and seem to burn off any extra they have. My 3 year old daughter likes her fruits and veggies but she also likes her snacks. She is one that I am watching out for as well. Hoping that over the next year I am able to show them all how eating better does your body good.

My hubby to be....he makes it hard sometimes to stay on track. Evenings I notice are harder for me because everyone else just grabs what ever they want without thinking about it and I'm thinking about how many calories am I gonna be eating if I eat this or that. I have not had any soda other than a few swigs here and there. Yesterday I took a swig of my fiance's Pepsi and that was all I had all day. I have been drinking nothing but water. I have used crystal light occasionally just for some flavor.

Week one almost down....doing it again all of week two....might be more of a challenge. I try not to deprive myself of foods, but I know some are just not what I should be eating and it is hard to say no. I keep reminding myself that one way or another I am getting married this year. I don't want to fail myself later, knowing if I had just done the hard work I would be a happier healthier bride. I have been telling myself for the last 2 years that I have time to lose the weight and just kept putting it off. Well the year is here that it is happening and I haven't lost any, I've gained. I know that I am more motivated today than I have been in the last couple years and that is what is going to keep me at it. I can do this! The weekend will be trying but I am gonna do my best to stay on track.

My next goal is getting more active. I worked out yesterday and am feeling the affects today as I am sore. But it's a good sore :) I am going to start using my treadmill till I can get an elliptical. Can't wait till it gets nice out again. I love gardening! Another goal is to finally get back to running like I did when I was younger. I loved running and would like to do at least a 5K at some point.

Hoping that blogging my thoughts, goals, and achievments here will help keep me motivated as well. Good luck to all on this journey!
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KRYSTL719 1/15/2013 5:45PM

    Blogging has so many rewards, I encourage to do it anytime you can. If I have a hard day, I look back at the beginning and see so many differences. Always write freely from your heart and mind, it pays off.

Also, I would be more than happy to support you along your journey, I love SP so much.

and I can relate with dieting around the family... my fiance brings crap home like cake, ice cream, greasy pizza... but you remember!!!!! we have a goal.
You can reach your goals and be thinner and healthier! You keep it up! emoticon


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JENSEMINARA 1/11/2013 12:02PM

    You go girl ... 2013 is going to be your year!!! Dont look back only look forward.

Go to my spark page and look at my most recent blog it has what I learned this year. I believe it has some helpful hints that will help you they have me.

Believe in yourself and your journey. You are so worth it.!!! emoticon

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