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130 Pounds Down!
To celebrate, here are some photos of me from a yoga retreat 2.5 years ago. This was about 75-80 pounds ago.
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Yesterday was my one year anniversary on SparkPeople. In that year, many things have happened.
I lost 55 pounds (it was 57, but then there was Christmas). And I lost 10 inches off my hips/lower belly and almost 8 inches off my waist. I thi... Read more
Week Forty-Four Weigh-In Day
Hmmm. I seem to have missed a few weeks...
Well, things got tough. It started shortly after my last weigh-in blog at the end of September when I discovered the candy bar at the 7-Eleven around the corner. Ugh. I've never been one for gummie... Read more
Week Thirty-Eight Weigh-In Day
After a so-so week food and exercise-wise, I was pleased to weigh in at 168.8 lb this morning, down 0.8 lb for the week and 48.2 lb since the start of the year.
Yesterday was kind of rough (it ended with me at the 7-Eleven buying a bag of 5... Read more
Week Thirty-Seven Weigh-In Day
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 d... Read more
Week Thirty-Six Weigh-In Day
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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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 so... Read more
Week Thirty-Five Weigh-In Day
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!
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Measurement Day, Eight Months In
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.
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Week Thirty-Four Weigh-In Day
I had a pretty good week!
This morning I weighed in at 174 lb, down 1.4 lb from last week, and down 43 lb since the start of the year.
But it does feel like I've been in the 170s FOREVER...
Anyhow, this week is going to bring its ... Read more
Week Thirty-Three Weigh-In Day
Week 33??? Man, this year has really flown...
Anyhow, I weighed in at 175.4 lb this morning, down 0.6 lb from last week and 41.6 lb this year in total.
I could whine about it. I sort of want to, to be honest.
But then I realize wh... Read more
Shopping for Straight Sizes
After cleaning out my closet a couple of weeks ago, I needed to go shopping. And it started yesterday.
I walked to the Eaton Centre, which is 4 km away, and began with some fortifying salmon and avocado sushi in the food court. Then I hit t... Read more
Week Thirty-Two Weigh-In Day
So...last night was another cheese night. It did not affect this morning's weigh-in, but I will feel it in a couple of days, like I did last week.
This morning I weighed in at 176 lb, down 0.8 lb from last week and down a total of 41 lb sin... Read more
Week Thirty-One Weigh-In Day
Almost forgot to blog this today!
This morning I weighed in at 176.8 lb, down 1.2 lb this week for a total of 40.2 lb lost this year.
Wow...40 pounds gone this year!
It's been a good week, though last night I hit the cheese pretty... Read more
Another closet clean-out and a good place to donate
I went through the closet again yesterday, inspired to pack away even more old, too-big clothing.
I bought some underwear on vacation (I know...glamorous times) and finally threw out two dozen ill-fitting, sprung-out pairs. The new ones I ... Read more