Monday, April 15, 2013

Weekly Weigh-In - I'm Celebrating!!!!!!!!!

I am ready for the weekly weigh-in.

This has been a good week!  I just felt so much better.  I had the 5.5 pound weight gain when I got back from vacation and was a little worried.  I knew from eating out I had consumed too much salt.  I really didn't think I had done horribly on my diet and so 5.5 pounds seem extreme.  I really felt it was mainly water weight, but I knew I had to get serious and get it back off.



 Early in the week I had already knocked off most of the gain so that made me feel much better.  So when I weighed in today I was looking for a better number.  And I got it!! 

 I may have lost the two weeks around vacation, but I did great this week.  I feel like I mentally am back on track with my eating.  I expect to have good results!  This week's stress has made me forget about food so that hasn't hurt, just hasn't given me much time for anything.  

 I haven't been exercising as I should be.  I have gotten some walking in this week and that's about it. I walked around the field at the baseball game while I was waiting for the game to start.  I love exercising, I just seem to feel like I don't allow time for it.  I really need to think about that now. 

 My goal for next week is to continue eating well, and get in exercise at least 4 days, with additional walking.

I had my son take a picture of my favorite pair of size 12 jeans.  I think they are going to have to go by the wayside.  I was wearing them yesterday and I felt like one of those kids who wear their jeans in the sag style.  The crouch felt like it was hanging to my knees.  I kept pulling them up.  I liked them before because they were always comfy.  Not to tight around my middle!!!  So time to move down a size, at least with this pair!



My weight - in for the week is  174.0

Loss 10.5 pounds total

Starting weight - 184.5
Week one - 180.0
Week two - 179.5
Week three - 179.0
Week four - 178.5
Week five - 177.0 
Week six - 176.0
Week seven - skipped, was on vacation
Week eight - 181.5  
Week nine - 174.0



WARNING:  SCALE IS THREE POUNDS LIGHT!!!  I LOVE THIS SCALE!!


16 comments:

  1. I just have to move down a size! Clothes shopping is much more fun now, right???

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    1. Yes, but I would like to move down a few more sizes before I shop very much.

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  2. Awesome! I am thrilled and sad that my jeans are getting baggy...love these jeans, but not this size! I am looking forward to my summer wardrobe. You know, the one I haven't been able to wear in a few years. Congratulations!
    Laurie
    Lulu and Daisy

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    1. Oh yes, I understand. I'm glad you are going to get back into them. I am going to have to find a new favorite pair od jeans, but I think I'll wait until fall and hopefully they will be closer to the size I want to stay in.

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  3. YAY BETTY!!!! Awesome news/week! You are going to beat me to size 10 jeans...but my new 12's are already getting loose, so I'm not far behind! You are kickin' it!

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    1. You have done so well and been such a motivator. Let's just keep helping each other reach the finish line. We will keep this weight off for life this time and be so much healthier!

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  4. Congrats on the awesome number/achievement, Betty. Woot!!!!!!!

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  5. Hey saggy pants.

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  6. Woo hoo! Thanks for stopping by the Ms Mystery Case blog. Looking forward to 'casing' your blog. xx

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    1. Thanks, I'm am happy to see you. Enjoyed your blog so much!

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  7. Congrats on your weight loss but be careful. Last year I lost 30 pounds, and I fear that it is starting to come back. Nothing worse than finding lost weight!

    http://joycelansky.blogspot.com

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    1. Oh! Oh! I hope to lose my weight forever this time. I've gone the other route before and didn't like it a bit!

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  8. Praise Betty; keep up the good work! It is always a challenge, and gets worse as we get older-ha!

    Blessings and hugs sweet lady!
    Denise

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  9. Congratulations! What a great weigh-in. And good for you for not letting the vacation gain turn into a downward spiral (I have been guilty of that!)

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Thanks!!! Betty