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{February 18, 2013}   Sick Monday Update

Not much of an update this week. I weighed this morning and I was the same as I was last week, so no weight loss to cheer me up. I’m feeling a teensy bit better but still sick so I’m heading to the doctor in a little while to see what exactly is wrong and to hopefully feel better quicker! I also intend to bring up my knee problem as I have noticed not only my right knee but my left knee popping every once in awhile….bad enough when one knee is betraying you, but if both decide to revolt against me, then I’m in trouble! So…I’m hoping to get some answers today, that I’ll feel better as soon as possible and that this weight loss will start becoming consistent once again! Here’s hoping…and praying, anyways!

Hope everyone has a great day! ๐Ÿ™‚

It appears the Guilt Free Day I had last week either helped me or didn’t have a negative effect, at least, for I have become unstuck this week! I am down another 2 pounds and in just a measly 2 more pounds, I will be able to turn around and tell the number 300, “Good Riddance and I plan to NEVER see you again!” ๐Ÿ™‚

Also, I took my measurements a few days ago and I have lost another 4 inches since last month. Two in my waist and two in my hips, yay! This brings my total inches loss to 30 inches! It’s weird to think I USED to have 30 inches extra on my body…and 67 pounds! Wow…it’s definitely an accomplishment that I am proud of, but I don’t plan to stop anytime soon!

Even though THIS goal hasn’t been completed yet, I will go ahead and let you know what my NEXT goal is going to be. Back years ago when I first lost a lot of weight and started getting into acting, singing and dancing in college, I was hovering around 250-260. My next goal is to get back to 250…which was my skinniest since high school. I know that it might take awhile but I know I can do it! For now, I will first focus on THIS goal, but I am already eyeing that next one!

In news totally unrelated to my weight, I had my first ever true interview today at a medical office as a checkout person and though I felt as good as I could possibly feel about the interview, I am unsure as to whether they will give a newbie a chance or not. I would be greatly appreciate you sending well wishes my way! ๐Ÿ™‚ I will let you know how it goes!

{February 4, 2013}   Stickity Stuck….

If you haven’t already guessed from the title, I am stuck. This makes the second week in a row with no real loss…and yea, it sucks. Still not giving up, but I decided to go against the grain today and do something not everyone agrees with. Today, I am having a Guilt Free Day in hopes that it shocks my system into working again.

If you don’t know what a Guilt Free Day, it’s basically a day where if I eat without worrying about if it’s the healthiest choice or not and I go over my 1200 calorie limit on purpose. A lot of people think this is the worst idea but I have actually done this years ago when I was losing weight and it always worked. I haven’t had a completely Free Day since my birthday back in September and after that one, I had a big drop in weight, so I’m crossing my fingers that this works! I think sometimes your body gets so used to eating one way and losing weight, that after a certain amount of time, it gets used to it and just gradually stops. Once you go a day and totally shock your body, it has to work double time to try to get used to this new challenge THEN you go back to the new normal the very next day, further shocking your body, and hopefully causing it to hit reset and go back to the steady weight loss it grew accustomed to.

So…I have faith this will work and next week, I will be back on track with losing this weight again! Wish me luck!

{January 28, 2013}   At a Standstill

No pounds came off this past week….BUT on the bright side, no pound were added! So I’m still at 303…..:(

I think this might be the first time since I started that I haven’t had any loss in a week and it IS a bummer, I have to say. I’m not giving up though, I KNEW it was bound to happen at one point. Just got to push through and keep going! Hopefully next week, I’ll go back to shaving off a pound or two a week, at the least!

Never giving up! I went to the doctor today for my weight check and since I haven’t seen HIM since three weeks ago, all he noticed was a drop of 8 pounds since then and he was really proud of me. It feels very rewarding when people notice my weight loss and tell me they are proud of me. Like I have said before, when YOU’RE the one losing, sometimes you don’t notice as much because you live with yourself ALL the time. It’s hard to notice the changes except for in how you feel and how your clothes fit. Hearing that others SEE a change makes me feel that I AM making a difference and I AM doing well. Of course, it’s not about looking better cause I weigh less…it’s about me feeling healthier, less depressed and what my doctor said today when he commented on how I get around better. I walk with a lot more confidence and it’s easier to walk now that I’m not so close to 400. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ I’m embarrassed I ever allowed myself to get to that point but I have to remind myself that it wasn’t because of laziness or pigging out that I got there. It was based on not eating as healthy as I should combined with a medical disorder and depression along with a loss of hope. I still don’t know what got me to have hope again. I know having a blogger friend who was changing her life inspired me but even with the inspiration, it took awhile for me to be in the right frame of mind to go for it. I am SO thankful that I found hope, though and there’s no turning back now. As much as unhealthy food might taste wonderful at the moment, Nothing tastes as good as being healthy feels! It’s just no longer worth it to me to eat unhealthy food all the time. Once in awhile is fine but eating healthy 99% of the time makes my body feel better which in turn keeps me from being depressed ALL the time. It’s so worth it and it’s about so much more than the numbers of what I weigh and the size I wear. It’s about being healthy. ๐Ÿ™‚

See you next week for the next update!

{January 21, 2013}   Another week, another pound!

This is a short little update cause I don’t have too much to say other than I am down another pound! ๐Ÿ™‚ As long as it keeps coming off instead of going on, I will BE ok with the slow drops! Total is now 65 pounds! YAY! ๐Ÿ™‚

Next week, I will probably see my doctor for another weight check so I will let you know more then! Have a great week, everyone!

I’m another 2 pounds down! That brings my total weight loss to date to….64! ๐Ÿ™‚

Lately, I seem to be pretty consistently dropping 2 pounds a week. I know it’s not huge numbers, but I am very happy with it being consistent and slow but steady. Hopefully, this will keep me for keeping a bunch of saggy skin all over that you tend to get when dropping a lot of weight quickly! Slow and steady is better than NONE, right? ๐Ÿ™‚

That’s all I really have to say as far as my weight update…BUT I just thought I would share with all my readers that starting this next Sunday, I will be doing something new and different on Sundays! I’m really excited about my idea and I think it will be fun for me to do and I hope everyone will enjoy my new Sunday posts! I’m going to keep it a secret for now, but come back Sunday if you want to know what I will be doing! ๐Ÿ™‚

Have a great week!

{December 24, 2012}   Christmas Eve Update :)

First of all, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone! I’m going to keep this short but just wanted to let you know that I have lost another 3 pounds and since my first goal was the 50 by Christmas……my final tally by Christmas is 58 pounds lost! So I exceeded my goal by 8 pounds! ๐Ÿ™‚ YAY! I LOVE the sound of that!

BUT my journey continues in losing weight, so I will see you all next Monday for another update! Since I plan to stay eating healthy through Christmas Day, I’m hoping to see some more loss then! Again, I wish you all Happy Holidays!

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