Information taken from previous blogs:
Current Stats: as of Sept 13, 2015
Height: 5' 5.5"
Weight: 181.2 lbs.
Total Inches: 211.5 (includes bust, waist, hips, right thigh, left thigh, right arm, left arm, and neck)
My Goal: Lose 25 lbs., I believe this is doable.
October 13th: 177.2 (lost 4 lbs)
November 13th: 173.0 (lost 4.2 lbs)
December 13th: 172.4 (lost 0.6 lbs)
January 13th: 172.8 (+0.4)
February 13th: 171.6 (lost 1.2 lbs)
March 13th: 172.4 (+0.8)
Total lbs., lost: 8.8 lbs.
Did not meet my goal of losing 25 lbs., in 6 months. To say I'm disappointed is an understatement but I have only myself to blame. No one made me eat the way I did or not exercise the way I should have. I've let emotions, stress, and just plain laziness affect me and my health.
Things I've learned:
I lost almost 9 lbs in six months.
Taking lunches, snacks, and bottled water to work each day has helped me to avoid junk foods while I am there. Also has kept me from spending money on food/drinks/snacks.
The amount of walking I do at work each day (10 - 13,000 steps) doesn't keep me fit or help to reach my goals as it is not sustained exercise. The steps come in spurts throughout the 8 hour days.
Having snack foods/crackers/chips/ice cream in the house for the rest of the family, is not doing me any favors when I come home tired and stressed out from work and grab the first thing I see and lots of it.
Am I giving up? At first...I would have said YES!!! Because I feel like I not only let myself down but those of you who have been reading my blogs and updates. But now I realize it is not an option if I want to live a long life and be healthy and physically able to do the things I want to do.
I CAN DO THIS!! I CAN DO BETTER THAN I HAVE BEEN!!
I've decided to continue throughout the rest of this year to reach my goal of losing 25 lbs. So each month from now until December, I will continue to post a new blog on the 13th of each month or as close to that as possible.
I need to
to Everyone who has read my blogs and been so supportive of my efforts.
See you next time...