For those of you who didn’t read my other blog, Wednesday’s are my Weight Watchers weigh in day. Every Wednesday I will post my progress (the good and the bad). This has been a critical step for me because it ensures that I go to meetings and it keeps me on track publicly. You can read about my last weigh in on my other blog here. There was a lot going into this week and all I really wanted to see today was a loss of any size. Not only was there surgery and stuff to contend with but there was also some womanly issues at play. I am proud to say that I tracked everyday and worked out 6 times this week! This was more than usual and thanks to some extra help I had last week while Mr. Goat was recovering from surgery. I am so grateful for this because I did meet my goal and had a loss this week.
-41.6 lbs Lost to Date
I am pleased with this number because I stuck with it after a big loss last week, I am STILL under 300 pounds, and I didn’t eat my stress. One thing that has been helpful to me is trying to visualize my process. For me it is hard to see the progress each week because sometimes the numbers don’t translate into immediate body changes, so I frequently will create a graphic to model how much weight I have lost for me. Here is this week’s visual: 8 5lb bags of sugar and 6 sticks of butter.
Eew. I am glad that this is off of my body. I was trying to find a good picture of a 35 lb cat litter box too – I had to carry one down the stairs this week and that sucker is HEAVY. And I’ve lost more than thatI am on track to keep going. I have had really great success over 16 weeks. In about 4 months I’ve lost over 40 pounds, which means I am on track to lose over a 100 lbs this year. That would be HUGE. It isn’t the end goal but I will be so much better off when I get to 100 lbs down. In the mean time I keep plugging away.
Also, since this is my first weigh in post on PriorFatGirl I thought I’d show you the graph of my weight loss so far. Whenever I am feeling blue because it doesn’t seem fast enough I look back on this and see just how far I’ve come – even with a few gains in there.
Since this is my first weigh in here I am curious what you’d like to know about my progress each week – inches lost? daily and weekly points totals? specific workouts? Let me know what will be helpful to know. And as always you can find me on twitter or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org