March 14, 2010

Weigh In: 4.5 lb. Loss


195 lbs.



Holy Cow! I can't believe I lost 4.5 pounds this week! I am super excited. The only thing I can think of that I did differently was change up my workouts. I mentioned the other day that I did 10 min. intervals of cardio and strength for 40 minutes. Normally I run for a mile or two and then go to strength. I guess keeping the HR up for 40 minutes straight made the difference.

The other thing I was thinking is that the two weeks before this one I only had 1.5 lb losses. In the past that would have discouraged me and I would have resorted to the most illogical practice of eating everything in sight since I wasn't seeing results. Well look what kind of results I see when I persist! Dang it, what a fool I've been!


Updated Progress Pictures:




These pics are what keep me going!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


NSVs

  • Fit into a (wrongly) sized 12 pair of pants. Nevertheless they were 12s and they zipped up. I have not been able to wear them in 2 years.
  • Wore true athletic shorts for the first time in I don't KNOW how long.
  • People (who aren't family or reading this blog) are beginning to notice :)

This week is going to be huge. HUGE! I found my old Weight Watcher weigh in card from the last time I was doing it, right before I got pregnant with my Glory, and the lowest number on there is 193.8. I am bound to break that this week. As proud as I am of what I have accomplished so far, once I get to this milestone I will feel like the real journey can finally begin! So far I have been playing catch up, you know?

However, the exercise, which I have never done to this extent or commitment level, is really making my 195 body today look much different than my 195 body two years ago. It is truly remarkable. I hate exercise but I love what it does for my body.

Okay, enough jabbering from me today. Later.

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17 comments:

Vio said...

Totally agree about the exercise. I SO do not want to deal with it today, but I am off to the gym right now, and then home to my weight bench. But, I am getting to the point that I enjoy while I am doing it! Gratz on the loss and GL on your goal this week!

Googie said...

You keep me so encouraged!! You are so awesome!! I need to start posting more photos and puttin them up on my blog!! Love yah girl and keep it up!!

Sandra said...

I love your smile in the first picture. It really looks proud and so you should be. Great work.
And I agree with the exercise. Muscle looks so much better than fat :)
Have a great week!

Stacey at Living by Faith said...

Girl- Jabber on! Congrats on 4.5! Goodness that is fabulous! That side by side picture shows the DRASTIC changes. Look at how defined your waist is now!

mollymariephoto said...

amazing job!! I'm so excited for you that random people are beginning to notice :) that is the best!

my blog: http://mollymariegetshealthy.com

Jack Sh*t, Gettin' Fit said...

There's nothing better on this journey than sailing into unchartered waters, to blow past the lowest weight you can remember in forever and to just keep sailing.

You're doing fantastic!

And don't get too excited about me leaving a comment here. I have my butler put on my pants one leg at a time, just like you...

Laura said...

You are doing fabulous! Congrats on the great weigh-in! Exercise, blah! I hate it just like you... but the feelings afterward, I sail on that high for hours!

TJ said...

Congrats on a GREAT week! Nice loss!!! Love the progress pics!! You look GREAT! :)

Katie said...

Wow Keelie! You're so dedicated and I love it. You can do anything you set your mind too!

Maria said...

You look great, Keelie! So proud of you and keep up your good work & the persistence. Thanks for being such an inspiration to me!

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Shannon said...

Holy cow, you look hot, momma.
I love the side photos. You have done tremendous work. You inspire me!

Amy W. said...

Hi Keelie! You are a serious sex pot in that picture of you at 196! I wish my legs looked that damn thin!

Cupcake Dreamer said...

You look wonderful! Keep up the great work.

The Smith's said...

WONDERFUL!!! Im totally discouraged with my journey but Im trying hard today. Once I get my Wii, I plan to workout with that!!What work out plan are you doing???

Gina Stinson said...

Excellent!

Dana (www.eatsleepgetfit.com) said...

You look awesome! And you are so inspiring! I know I have told you this before but I am so glad I found your blog! Keep up the great work!