Sunday, November 2, 2014

Weigh In #9

OMG!  I'm overweight!  That's flipping AWESOME!!!!

Why?

Because it means that I'm not obese any more! 



This week I dropped another 2 lb and my BMI dropped below 30 for the first time since.... well since I first heard of BMI! Those size 14 jeans don't give me a muffin top any more - although my "baby bump / pouch belly" still sticks out at the front (ain't nothing but sit ups gonna shift that - damn it).

I'm stunned since we spent most of last weekend eating. I was fully expecting a stay the same, and wouldn't have been shocked at a gain. But there you go! Being extra careful this week has paid off. It probably helped that since it's Half Term I have been taking the kids out and walking all over with them. I really should go back and add the activity points, just to record the difference it made. Hubby lost 2 lb too and he was so surprised that he refuses to believe it!

This time last year my BMI was 36+ putting me at severely obese. I had no idea I was that big! Sure.... I knew I was big. I was aware of what size clothes I was wearing and I had mirrors same as I do now. But I had a bit of a mental block on just HOW big I was. Right now I am THRILLED to be only overweight.

My eldest son asked me if I was going to have a party to celebrate, hahaha... Maybe when I get to "ideal" weight! Only 2st 1lb till I'm there!

Weigh In:

  • Me: -2lb
  • Hubby: -2lb
  • My total loss since Nov 2013:  44lb
  • I am not obese ANYMORE! (Never will be again!)

Things I have learned this week:

  • Hard work can negate a "naughty" weekend (if it's only rare)
  • I CAN resist Halloween treats!
  • It's worth having the points app on your phone for days out!

Targets for this week:

  • Learn some new soup recipes - think we've done our current collection to death
  • Walk to town twice - only managed once last week
  • Keep on drinking more water - it's working!



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