Wednesday, April 8, 2009

How much did she lose this week?

A giant sized bag of M&M's

-1.2 pounds!

I'm thrilled to see that number since I usually gain 5 the week of my period. I'll take it!

In other good news:
• I got my 10lb. sticker. 10.4 pounds total on WW (as noted in my side bar)
• I'm 3 pounds away from my 5% goal.
• I earned 19 activity points and used none of them.
• My husband is half a pound away from onederland, wearing pants out of his skinny clothes bin, down two notches on his belt and the doc said he's younger now than he was 2 years ago.

Scary news? I lost 2 points after hitting the 10lb. mark. I haven't been using all my points anyway so hopefully it won't be too hard to adjust. I finally bought a food scale so it's much easier to control portions now.

Would I be happier with more? Yes of course but I'm following in the footsteps of my blog heroes who have done this 2 pounds a week thing successfully. It adds up and it adds up fast. The scale is going DOWN, it's not staying the same or going up. I was disappointed on the Biggest Loser last night how a 3 or 4 lb weight loss was something to be ashamed about. I know it's a TV show but they have a responsibility to their audience to at least mention that "regular people" should not expect to lose that much and that a healthy weight loss is 2lbs per week. I stopped watching it for a long time but I'm hooked again. BLERG!

Back to the pool again tonight! I'm looking forward to a good workout with the better instructor!!


  1. Congrats! You are doing great...keep it up!

  2. Way to go!! A loss is a loss is a loss. Down is the preferred direction and you're doing it the right way. Congrats.

  3. Yahoo Tina!! Way to go. Slow and steady, right? And it is so great that you and your hubby are doing this together!

  4. Mmmm, M&M's! Congrats on your loss - you are doing so well!

  5. Nice going! It was such a good idea not to use those exercise points. Keep up the good work.

  6. WHooo-hooooo! Ten pounds is a nice chunk of weight!

  7. Wow! Congrats to you and your husband! You're obviously doing great!

    And thanks for the nice comment you left on my blog... :)

  8. Keep going and try to shoot for 2 pounds lost a week. That is a fast but healthy goal.

  9. Superb weight loss - sounds like you are doing it right and this way it will stay off.

    Well done!

  10. I noticed that about the Biggest Loser too. Shedding weight one or two pounds a week really does add up. Congrats on your steady progress!

  11. Congrats on the 1.2 pounds loss. Excellent job!! I agree with you about the Biggest Loser and this disappointment in their faces when they lost "only 3 lbs". Congrats to your hubby too on making it to one-derland!