Thursday, April 5, 2012

Happy Dance

My clothes are starting to fit a little better, so I thought I'd grab the scale & measuring tape.

April 5, 2012

Hips- 43 1/2 (-2 1/2)
Waist- 36 1/2 (-2)
Weight- 182 (-8lb)

The loss listed is since the first of the year.  Not too shabby for not even trying.  I haven't been drinking soda pop and I've avoided excess sweets/desserts, but that's about it.

In the last couple of weeks I've lost an inch on my hips, half an inch on my waist and 31/2 lbs...  HOORAY!!!

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

1 Month

It's been a month.  I hit it hard for the first two weeks and then I lost my job and got super depressed and only semi-tried.  I'm back at it though!  I got my new Jillian Michaels dvd and started it last night.  It's 35 minutes of abs.  It was tough, but weirdly I'm not sore... that worries me a little! LOL

January 31, 2012

Hips- 44 1/2 (-1 1/2)
Waist- 37 (-1 1/2)
Arms- 15 (-1/4)
Thighs- 25 1/2 (-1/2)
Weight- 184.5 (-5 1/2lb)

My one month stats aren't too bad for someone who barely tried.  I lost 5 1/2 pounds and 1 1/2 inches EACH on my hips and waist.  Let's see if I can do that in February too!

Friday, January 20, 2012

I slacked

My only change this week was losing half a pound.  I only worked out once and I was dying of cramps and a migraine this week so I'm surprised I even lost that.  Measurements are the same.  I ordered the 6 Pack Abs in 6 Weeks dvd.  It should be here next week and I'll start some hardcore (hehe) ab training!

January 20, 2012
Hips- 44 1/2 (-1 1/2)
Waist- 37 (-1 1/2)
Arms- 15 (-1/4)
Thighs- 25 3/4 (-1/4)
Weight- 185.5 (-4 1/2lb)

Friday, January 13, 2012

Week 2 Measurements: 1 1/2 inches on my Waist and Hips so Far!

Here are my measurements for the week with my loss so far!  Waist, hips and weight are doing fabulous!  Arms and thighs are a little slower.  They'll catch up though!  I'm excited that my pants are fitting me better!  Now let's just keep going!

January 13, 2012
Hips- 44 1/2 (-1 1/2)
Waist- 37 (-1 1/2)
Arms- 15 (-1/4)
Thighs- 25 3/4 (-1/4)
Weight- 186 (-4lb)

Thursday, January 12, 2012


Yesterday my thighs were super sore so I didn't work out.  Today I did level 1 of the Shred.  Level 1 makes my abs sore and the other levels make my thighs sore.  My eating hasn't been amazing today.  I had Lucky Charms for breakfast and then I went out to lunch and had a big ol' crepe with turkey, havarti cheese and cranberry spread and a butternut squash soup plus an Italian cream soda... That's a lot of calories.  Dinner was ok calorie-wise.  I had pasta with boneless skinless chicken, tomatoes, mushrooms and fresh mozzarella cheese. 

I am having the worst week ever.  I would love to eat junk and drown my sorrows in Dr. Pepper and Cherry Coke, but I've been good.  I didn't even have a fresh chocolate chip cookie at Enrichment Night last night.  I'm proud of myself. 

Tomorrow is measurement and weight day.  We'll see how it goes.  *sigh*

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Day 10: tmi alert

Last week I worked out 5 times.  I did 2 days of level 1 of the Shred.  One day of level 2 and one of level 3... then a day of yoga because I was nursing my burns from my Brazilian laser hair removal treatment.  It was HOPEFULLY the last one, but I have another scheduled on my underarms (#7).  I'm tired of having burns in the worst possible place!  I didn't work out on Saturday or Sunday because they hurt too bad.

I started a colon cleanse on Friday.  I didn't plan to, but I found two bottles of colon cleanse and they expire this month, so cleanse it is!  I've been going to the bathroom way more than I care to.

Yesterday I did level 1 of the Shred and today I did level 2.  I've been eating well, so *crossing my fingers* hopefully I can see another loss on the scale and measuring tape this week.

Right now I'm tired and hungry.  The end.

Friday, January 6, 2012

Day 6: Measurements (I couldn't wait until Monday!)

Still going!  I've done pretty well.  I've managed my eating well and worked out daily!  Yesterday I did Level 3 of the 30 Day Shred.  My legs are burning!!!  I went out to eat on Wednesday night and took half my dinner home for lunch the next day!  Here are my measurements this morning!  The purple is my loss this week.

January 6, 2012
Hips- 45 1/2 (-1/2)
Waist- 37 1/2 (-1)
Arms- 15  (-1/2)
Thighs- 25 3/4 (-1/4)
Weight- 187 (-3lb)

Sweet huh?!?

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Day 3: Still Kickin'

Today I ate 1700 calories.  I wanted to freak when I saw that the four dinner rolls I ate (I made them homemade! YUM!) came to 442 calories!  Holy cow!  Yesterday I ate 1700 calories.  That must be my norm when I'm eating healthy.  Monday I only ate 1100 calories but I was really trying to be careful since I was coming off a giant holiday binge.  1834 calories is supposedly what I need to eat each day to meet my weight goal of losing 40 lbs by the end of July.

To break it down easier I looked at a goal graph.  I started at 190.  I need to be 180 by Feb 26, 170 by April 22, 160 by June 17 and then 150 by the end of July.  It breaks down to barely over a pound a week, right?  I can do this!

Well... it sounds like my cruise is off.  I shouldn't be surprised since I have a dark cloud that hangs over me, but I'm going to kick butt anyways!  I did the 30 Day Shred again this morning.  My abs are so sore!  Cruise or no, I want to lose 2" by the end of the month!

Three days and still kickin!

Monday, January 2, 2012

So far, so good

It's only been one full day but that one day went well.  I felt hungry a lot, but I'm coming off a holiday binge.  I'm using to track my eating, exercising and weight/measurements to really keep me on track this month. 

Yesterday I ate around 1200 calories.  I burned around 2500 calories.  200 of that 2500 calories was me doing the 30 Day Shred.  The rest is my lifestyle (mostly sitting, some movement).  I weighed in today at 187 which is great at a 3lb loss, but I won't get excited until doing my Week 1 measurements on Monday.

Day 2, here I come!

Sunday, January 1, 2012

It's Been FOREVER! And I'm much fatter :(

Ever since I bought my house almost a year ago I've really just not given a crap about eating right or working out.  I haven't wanted to go on dates.  And I haven't been wanting to impress anyone.  I quit my job 8 months ago and just haven't been very active.  My lifestyle has slowed down physically A LOT.  And because of that my weight and fat has gone up... way too much.  I've just been content with not caring about my weight.

I'm going on a cruise in a month (wahoo!) and I would really like to lose 2 inches on my hips and 2 inches on my waist in the 30 days before I go.  I bought 2 beautiful formal dresses for cruise dinners and I will be spending a lot of time in a swimming suit.  This is the heaviest I've been in a very long time and I've got to slim down.  This 2 inches really isn't much, but it will be a start and let me feel a little better for pics on the cruise. 

The plan is to start the 30 Day Shred again since I did well on it last time.  I'm also DONE with carbonation (Cherry Coke & Dr. Pepper) and really just done drinking anything but water.  Desserts are out along with big portions and too many carbs.  Wish me luck!!!

Measurements as of 12/31/2011:

Weight- 190
Waist- 38 1/2"
Hips- 46"
Right Thigh- 26"
Left Thigh- 26 1/2"
Right Arm- 15"
Left Arm- 15 1/2"
Under Boobs- 37 1/2"

angie :)