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15 February 2010 @ 11:45 pm
Starting weight: 250 (Feb 1)
Last week's weight: 248
Current weight: 243
This week's loss: -5
Total loss: 7
STG: 220
LTG: 130ish

Wow I'm relieved. I know I won't be losing that much every week, or even in a month for that matter but it just feels good for a start. I thought I'd also keep track this way so I'll know about making any changes along the way. Figures are approximate, I try not to get too OCD on Fitday.

Week 1: Calories: 1936 Fat: 140g Carbs: 22g Protein: 139g Exercise: 6 days Result: -2

Week 2: Calories: 1909 Fat: 143g Carbs: 27g Protein: 125g Exercise: 4 days
Result: -5

So the water was the biggest challenge. I didn't realize till I was really counting that I wasn't drinking nearly enough. My aim of 2 litres last week was a struggle, but I made it each day.

I missed two days at the gym, one planned, one not. Made up for one so I got up to 4 days instead of 5. Still feel very accomplished.

One day of eating 2700 (!!!) calories. Darn those bunless cheeseburgers! But overall week's average was under 2000.

This week I'm all about maintaining the momentum, will tweak my goals depending on the results and how my body feels.

1- Continue drinking 2 litres daily
2- Continue 3 days on, 1 day off at the gym = 5 days this week
3- Stick to just under 2000 calories, 25-30 carbs, tracking on Fitday
4- Daily weigh-ins, regular posts.

How is everyone?
08 February 2010 @ 02:47 pm
Last week's and starting weight: 250 - my heaviest.
Current weight: 248
This week's lost: -2
STG: 220
LTG: 130ish

I am tired of bouncing up and down and UP like this. Tired of the guilt and the food obssession which of course makes me eat all the more. I feel like I've been doing this my whole life. I'm 33 and need to get my act
together for goodness' sake. If I don't do it now, my metabolism going to make it all that much harder - it's already a challenge now. I just want to be THERE you know, THERE and done with the losing and the struggling. It scares me to think that I could struggle with this for the REST of my life. So here I am. Does anyone else feel that way? What do you do about it?

I've been good for one whole week - though I don't like to think of it in terms of good/bad behavior. How about I say that I've been eating well for one whole week. It's been a long time since I've said that. I exercised six days last week. I haven't been able to say that for ages either. I'll take that 2lb loss even if I'm thinking that it should be more MORE.

So I am trying, no, going to be accountable this time.
My plans for the next week are:
- Drink more water and keep track
- Continue with my gym schedule - I do three days on and one day off, so that'll make five times this week.
- Continue to eat properly
- Continue to weigh myself daily - I like to see the fluctuations, they remind me that I have down days and up days and it's slowly going down
- Continue to eat properly and key in all my food intake into Fitday
- Check in here and post again on Monday if not before

Thank you for reading. Thank you for being there.