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Sunday, August 2, 2009

Sunday Week 6

I messed up last week should have been week 5 not 4 so I am now on week 6.

I weighed in this morning. I have lost 2 more pounds. That is 5.8lbs since I started weight watchers.

Beginning weight: 235
Weight today: 219
BMI Beginning: 39.1
BMI Today: 36.4

I will update my measurements next week. It would have been a month since I last took them. I hope everyone is doing good.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Sunday Check in week 4

Hey guys. I haven't gotten the results back from my doctor yet so I don't know anything about my thyroid. I did however start weight watchers last sunday and this past week I lost 4lbs with only 3 hour work outs. It felt good to get on the scale at my meeting this week. Hopefully next week I will get my 5lb sticker to put in my book. I am on vacation until thursday so I am going to hit the gym more than usual and try and get a bunch or healthy meals cooked and frozen. That is all for now!!
Hope everyone has an awesome week!!


Sunday, July 19, 2009

Sunday check in

Hey guys, this week has been crazy. I went to the doctor and I am getting blood work done on tuesday. I started weight watchers today. I am hoping it works even though I feel they are giving me more points then I should be having. I will listen to them and do what they say. I have slacked on working out this week. I will get back into my normal routine tomorrow.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Wednesday Check in July 15th

This week has been kicking my bum. I have an appointment with my dr tomorrow to get my thyroid checked out. I have 28 of the 32 most common symptoms so I am going to at least let them have a look at me. I have been to the gym everyday but today, I just didn't feel up to it today. I am super sore from yesterdays work out. However I did go swimming with Lilian. I pushed her in her raft as I did laps. She loved it. I only could do that for about 15 minutes before she wanted out so then we just played around. I will keep everyone updated on my drs appt. until then I hope you all are well

Sunday, July 12, 2009

End of week 3 Sunday update

I can't find the camera so I will edit this later today to include my weekly pictures. I didn't lose any weight this week, but it is ok because 10lbs in 4 weeks a lot and 2 lbs more than I should have lost. My measurements have changed this week though, My waist has gone down 2 inches, my hips haven't changed but my bust went up 2 inches since I last measured, which was in april. So things are changing and that is a good thing. I am trying really hard not to get discouraged. I began my strength training this week. Before my 6 weekly workouts were between 30 minutes and 45 minutes consisting all of cardio, this past week I upped it to 45min to 1 hour and 15 minutes depending on the day. It consists of 45 minutes of heart pumping cardio (When I began riding the bike I was averaging 12 miles and hour I am now up to 14.4 miles an hour) and 15-30 minutes of strength training, because muscle burns fat all the time where as exercise only burns fat during and after for a short time. I have gone 2 weeks without any soda, and I am averaging about 80 oz of water a day, about half of that is consumed with ocean spray sugar free cranberry juice, (5 calories a serving)

Beginning weight: 235
Last week 225
This week 225
BMI no change.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Wednesday Check in

Wow it has been a busy couple of days. Monday I went to the gym for 45 minutes. Tuesday I went to the gym TWICE!!!!! In the morning for 45 minutes and at night for 30 minutes. I couldn't sleep at all last night either, I have decided that I cannot work out past 9:00 at night otherwise I wont be able to sleep. Today I went to the gym and rode for 35 minutes, it was all I could fit in today during the little time Kyle and I were home together. I have officially lost 10 lbs, 3 inches off of my hips and 1 inch off of my waist!!!
Everything is going great!!

Sunday, July 5, 2009

July 5 End of week 2 update

Even though I hurt my foot thursday night, I spent the past two days resting and icing. I my foot felt okay today so I went to the gym and road the bike. NO PAIN!!! I did pikes peak again for 30 minutes instead of 20. 6.9 miles. AWESOME BIKE RIDE!! I didn't eat so healthy on the 4th but I didn't completely indulge. I did have eegees, 5" turkey grinder and some watermelon eegee. I also had a soda. I ended the day with 1420 calories. Only 200 above my daily limit so not too bad. Today I am only at 385 calories. I had a good breakfast and I am still not hungry, I will have a snack here shortly and then dinner at 5.

Weekly weigh in:
Beginning: 235
Last week: 228
BMI: Beginning: 39.1
Last week:37.9
This week:37.4

I lost 3 pounds this week and I have no clue how I did it. I skipped the gym 4 days!! I did however do Jillian Michaels she is gives you a good work out. She doesn't let you take breaks at all and keeps you moving the entire 20 minutes.

Friday, July 3, 2009

July 3rd

So today I didn't do any exercise. I am going to call it my rest day for the week. I can walk on my foot today, but I didn't think I could do any cardio. I will tackle the bike tomorrow with a low resistance.
Today I only at 1065 calories. I can't wait for my weigh in on Sunday. I have been tempted to peek at the scale but I am resisting.
I hope you all have a great and safe 4th.


Thursday, July 2, 2009

July 2

So I finished last night with another round at the gym. I spent a total of 1 hour and 15 minutes at the gym yesterday. Lilian and i also had a dance party in the living room for about 20 minutes. I am going to count that as exercise since I was out of breath half way through. I am feeling sick today, really lethargic and tired. I still went to the gym. I tackled Pikes Peak on the bike and road 4.9 miles "uphill" i felt so amazing after that. I also did 1 mile on the treadmill at 5mph (a jog). I do have a feeling I will not be able to do cardio for the next few days. I just dropped my computer on my foot(don't worry the computer is fine) The corner of the computer hit my foot about 2 minutes ago and I could barely walk to get the camera. AGHHHH it hurts so bad.

I can still do core exercises though.. I can still do sit ups and work on my back and arms. I can't believe I just did that..

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

It's been a few days (July 1 early afternoon)

My internet service has been a little shotty at night and every time I try to post a blog I go offline. So I just gave up. I have been eating good and working out. Not as much as I should but I have been doing something. I have already gone to the gym today and worked out for 30 minutes. I think I want to go back to the gym while kyle is home and get a few miles in on the treadmill. My goal is to burn an extra 500 calories a day. I am feeling a lot better then I was 2 weeks ago. I am eating better too, LOTS of fresh fruit and veggies. I found a list of negative calorie foods (foods that have less calories in them then it takes your body to process them ) There are tons of great foods on the list like: Carrots, Celery, Lettuce, Mandarin Oranges, watermelons, honey dew, strawberries, peaches, nectarines, bell peppers, squash. the list goes on. So my goal is to load up on fruits and veggies in the morning and afternoon, and eat a meal with meat for dinner. Apparently it is supposed to naturally boost my metabolism.

So far for today:
Gym: 30 minutes
I road the stationary bike on level 8 (go me, the highest I have done was level 4) on the peaks and valleys setting for 25 minutes and I did 5.9 miles.
I tried to do the elliptical but the left side has something wrong with it and it was annoying me so I stopped and did some stretching.

I will write again tonight with my totals for the day.

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Week One Weigh In

Original Weight: 235 June 2nd
Weight wen Blog started: 232
Weight on June 28th: 228lb

Beginning BMI: 39.1
Current BMI: 37.9
Goal: 23.3

This weeks goal: 3 lbs.
Life changing event: walk with Lilian to check the mail every day.

I am doing this not only for me.. but for her too

Saturday, June 27, 2009

June 27th

Today I had a long day at work and I was exhausted when I got home. I didn't snack today at work and I have only had water to drink; I am at approx. 64oz so far and I have a glass sitting next to me. The past couple days I have lacked motivation to work out.I didn't go to the gym today because I didn't have anyone to watch Lilian, so I did a little TaeBo and some Jillian Michaels.. when I say some I mean everything but the jumping stuff, just so I don't piss off the people down stairs.
I am at 1,140 Calories for the day so I am back on track with my eating. I created my workout plan for July and my Caloric intake plan. Hopefully I will be seeing some results soon. Tomorrow I will weigh in and take pictures of myself in the mirror to compare with the pictures I took a few weeks ago.

Because of all my screw ups this week I am not taking my sunday day off tomorrow.. I haven't earned it.

Mine and Kyle's work schedules really clash this next week and I wont be able to go to the gym until wednesday so I will continue with Jillian Michaels 30 day shred and do some strength exercises that I can do at home with Lilian.

I think that is all for now.


Friday, June 26, 2009

June 26th

So I have been doing this for one week. I will officially weigh myself sunday morning before breakfast after my morning bathroom break. I missed yesterdays work out because we went to a baseball game, I picked a seat at the top of the bleachers so we would have to climb though.. everyone hated me. My caloric intake yesterday was 1327 calories, by far the highest this week. Until tonight.... 1440 calories today. I snacked at work and Kyle and I went out to eat, we had some Teppan Yaki and it was amazing. I will just have to double my work outs this weekend to one hour a day to make up for it.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

June 24

Hi guys!! Today was a busy busy day for me today. We woke up early and headed out to the splash pad. We played for almost 2 hours before it got too icky out. We met with my Mommy Group and we celebrated friendships and made fruit salad. Kyle even went, we tag teamed it with Lilian because it takes 2 of us to keep up with her now. I went home put her down for a nap and crashed for 30 minutes. I then went to the gym for 30 minutes only. I road for 5 miles and ran home changed clothes and went to lunch with Samantha. We walked around the mall and went to Michaels. I have been scrapbooking since I got home.

So for today 5 miles on the bike in 30 minutes. No pictures the camera was home, but here is a cute one of Lily at the splash pad.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Re-adjusting goals

My short term goal is changing from 10 lbs on July 24th
to 16 lbs by July 24th

as for now my other goals are still remaining the same.

June 23

So today I worked 5 hours, came home and relaxed a little bit, then I went to my dads to let him play with Lilian for 45 minutes while I headed out to the gym. I rode for 35 minutes and did a WHOPPING 11.83 MILES. it was intense and I was soaked with sweat when I was done. Andie you're right it does feel good to sweat when you're working out. I also weighed myself today. I started out on June 2nd at 235lbs, when I started this blog I was 232. Today 227lbs. I am updating my ticker as I write this. I am starting to feel good and I am getting into a routine which is what I needed.

Monday, June 22, 2009

June 22

Today I did good.
I ate 1300 Calories.
Went to the gym and did 3/4 mile on the treadmill at a very fast paced speed... for me anyway. It was a good warm up. I then did 7 miles on the bike in 35 minutes.

Tomorrow I work and then I will be having dinner with my dad. I will go to the gym before dinner.

Oh yeah I am sore from Jillian Michaels last night.. she kicked my butt

Sunday, June 21, 2009

June 21st before bed time

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Your estimated BMR is: 1,817 calories/day*
BMR is the amount of calories my body would burn laying in bed all day.

My total caloric intake was 979. With my mini workout at the gym today and 20 minute Jillian Michaels workout.. thanks to Youtube I burned approximately 426 Calories today on top of my BMR. woo hoo it feels good.

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June 21st 2009 (edited to add photos)

So yesterday was a total bust. Kyle and I went to the movies.. We movie hopped and ended up seeing 3.. yes count them 3 movies. Up in 3d, the hangover and the proposal. I did good. I drank only water, however I did eat some popcorn and sour patch watermelons. No exercise.

Today I had a bagel and coffee for breakfast for the day I am at 318 calories.

I will go to the gym this evening, my workout goals will be: 2 miles on treadmill and 5 miles on stationary bike. 100 crunches (10 sets of 10)

I will eat 1,000 calories today.

My mini goal for the week will be to cut out all soda. I purchased crystal light packets for my water.

Tuesday I will be picking up my bike from my dads house and my scale, until then I have no weigh in



I went to the gym today I only worked out for 30 minutes because some guy came in and was just sitting on the weight machine staring at me while I road the bike. I finished my 30 minutes on the bike and left. His name was Sky and I am sure he had some sort of mental disability he just wanted someone to talk to but it still freaked me out. There was a reason why I was listening to the iPod.

Here are my work out photos.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

232lbs June 10th 2009

The Road to 140

Hi everyone, if you are viewing this blog I have asked you to be apart of my weight loss support team. I know I don't have the will power to get off my butt and exercise everyday so I am hoping that you guys will keep me in check. My goal is to write in this blog daily, let you all know what I have eaten and what sort of exercise I did.

Short term goal: 10lbs by July 24th
Medium term goal: 50lbs by Christmas
Long term goal: 90lbs by June 2010

Long term goal weight: 140 pounds and a BMI below 25

Current weight: 232
BMI: 39