"I've decided that perhaps I'm bulimic and just keep forgetting to purge."

-- Paula Poundstone

Monday, April 26, 2010

Bit by bit

Welcome to another weigh-in day.

Eight weeks ago, on March 1, I started this adventure with the main goal of losing 100 pounds by Dec. 31.

Trust me, I need to lose way more than 100 pounds, but this is my particular goal for this particular time frame.

To achieve this, I would need to lose 2.3 pounds a week between March 1 and Dec. 31.

I’m happy to report that so far, I am ahead of schedule.

A loss of 2.3 pounds a week for eight weeks would be 18.4 pounds.

As of today, I’ve lost 25.

This past week was the hardest yet. In addition to the new routine, I also push-mowed our yard on Thursday after work. That alone was 2.5 hours of walking.

All together, it’s kicking my rump, but it’s worth it. And hey, I’m still even getting a break on the weekends.

Just keep moving and making smarter food choices. That’s what we’ve gotta do.

And take a look at that picture. Even my son has found a good use for the treadmill: chalkboard.

At least it’s not ink pen on the wall again.

Have a great week.

4 comments:

  1. I love all things shinyApril 26, 2010 at 2:21 AM

    woo-hoo for you! I'm so proud of your progress, Misty! You're looking GREAT!

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  2. You're doing great. Keep it up. You inspire me and many others.

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  3. Way to go Misty!!! I think that's what Evan wrote on your treadmill too :).

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  4. Congratulations Misty! Love reading about your progress. And that photo of your son is hilarious.

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