Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Positive Gain

Channie and Mama D June 30, 2012 Ocean Shores, WA
Current Weight: 207.6

Starting Weight: 258
Week 26: + 1.4 pounds
Total lost: -50.4
Goal Weight: 140
Total to lose: 67.4 pounds to go

- Below 200 pounds by end of summer: -7.7 pounds to go in 8 weeks (0.96 pounds a week).
- CHEESBURGER!!!!  -7.7 pounds to go
- HALFWAY MARK!!!:  -8.6 Pounds to go
- 60 pounds gone: -9.6 pounds to go
- Overweight BMI: -28.6 pounds to go

- 40 pounds gone: (Complete on 5/13/2012)
- Another 10%: (Complete on 6/10/2012)
- 50 pounds gone: (Complete on 6/10/2012)

Seeing an increase on the scale was very painful, especially since I saw 205 on the scale earlier in the week. But I am not as devastated or defeated as I thought I would be. If anything I felt it was good for me. I felt like I was skating by for too long as my bad habits resurfaced.  This was like a wake-up call I needed and I have officially hit the reset button.
The reason for increase was of two factors. One is that TOM entered my life on weigh in day AND I ate like a little piggy all vacation weekend.  I know I should regret it but I don’t.  It was such a fun relaxing weekend and I don’t regret a single moment or bite.  BUT I do realize that eating like I did is not an occurrence that can happen often. 
Mama D had a successful loss which was AWESOME! I think it was because of all the calories she burned fighting with the huge alligator that attacked her while we were shopping.
The vacation was amazing! The view from our room was heart stopping:

The jetted tub with views of the ocean was one of the highlights.

While we were at an Irish Pub one night we heard about a Celtic music festival they were having in October.  There were having bands from all over the world coming.  It looked like so much fun, that when we checked out of our AMAZING condo we immediately booked for the days in October.  I am sooo EXCITED.

I have eaten incredibly well the past two days and today is my official back to working out day. I have also tackled another goal the past two days and that is to quit smoking.  I hear you all yelling “YOU SMOKE!?!?!” I quit smoking about 5 years ago, and when Mama D and I temporarily split about 8 weeks ago, I ended up staying with some friends for a few weeks. It was a party house with lots of people smoking and I sadly picked up the habit again. 
While the nicotine helped with the anxiety I still hated the taste and smell but it is called an addiction for a reason. When my work’s entire campus went smoke free on Monday, I decided to take the opportunity to remove the grossness from my life.
 I am feeling good! I am feeling fierce! I am in feeling INCHARGE!!!!

1 comment:

  1. Don't beat yourself up over a gain, just hit that reset button and keep going! Besides, memories are more important than worrying about a few pounds. You can reset!