Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Weekly Weigh-In: Floored


This week's Weekly Weigh-In post is going to be short and sweet because, well, I'm feeling rather lousy.  Not awful, just I know I'm trying to come down with something -- running a low-grade fever for three days, coughing, and feeling achy -- and I'm doing my best to fight it off:  lots of vitamin C and an early bedtime tonight (I'm writing this post Monday night).

I hope you will share you weigh-in results this week, either via MckLinky or in the comments.

I was floored by this week's weigh-in.  You may recall that I pretty much thought last week's 3.2 lb. loss was a fluke because I'd been sick last Sunday night (probably due to the extremely fat-filled, greasy meal I ate earlier that evening).  I was simply hoping to maintain that loss this week.  Imagine my surprise when I stepped on the scale this morning and had lost an additional 3.4 lbs.!!  I got off the scale and stepped back on, just to make sure.  Yep, same reading both times.

That puts me at 38 lbs. lost...only 2 lbs. away from 40 lbs, a bit of a benchmark for me since that's the number I never could quite get to the last time I lost a significant amount of weight.  I'll feel much better -- much more secure in the fact that I really can do this -- once I hit 40 lbs. lost.  I'm sincerely hoping that's next week.  Really, I'm hoping it's two-point-anything because 2 lbs. puts me at 40 lbs. lost, but anything more than that puts me in the 170's...a place I haven't been in a long, long time.

What about you?  How'd you do this week?



10 comments:

  1. Congratulations! You're doing great.

    I've stayed the same for the last month, which is better than gaining. Now that another baby is on the way I know I'll start gaining weight, so my goal is to do light exercise and eat right through my pregnancy.

    Keep up the great work!

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  2. Congrats Kris thats awesome!! I'll e linking up with mine next week! Hubby's home on leave so keeping my computer time short and sweet right now =0)

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  3. Congratulations on you weigh-in, that is AWESOME!

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  4. Wow!! Congrats on another great week. I'll be pulling for you to get 2. something next week, it's always such a great feeling to reach another benchmark. Keep up the good work and hope you get to feeling better :).

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  5. You're doing great Kris! Could you please share some of your healthy dinner recipes? Thx!

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  6. Alisha -- Nearly all my dinner recipes come from Gina's Weight Watcher's Recipes. It's linked on my sidebar under "Helpful Links." Pretty much if it's a healthy meal and not a family favorite that I've retained, it came from her site. I've tried very few that haven't been met with rave reviews from my crew.

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  7. WONDERFUL! I'm hoping for something this week too as it's been a bit rough in the eating department for me this week!


    KEEP IT UP! :)

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