Weekly Weigh-In: 10.6 lbs Lost
I finally broke the 300 lb plateau I’ve had since I started this blog. I’m in the 200’s now. It was time for my weekly weigh-in this morning and although I felt confident that I would drop weight, I was not expecting to be down a staggering 10.6 lbs this week! That’s right! I dropped down below 300 lbs for the first time in many, many years. I don’t quite know how to react except to keep on doing what I am doing so that I can reach my goals each week.
I guess I was expecting balloons to fall from the ceiling and confetti to rain down on me. Don’t get me wrong, I’m happy about this. It’s just that it wasn’t as big a deal as I thought it would be. I was thinking to myself, “Okay, you broke that barrier. Now go get the next one big guy!” My wife was ecstatic. As was I. For a brief moment it was like a shocking “I can’t believe I actually did it” moment. But then it wore off and I went about my normal routine. Eh. I guess I mentally trained myself to deal with it or maybe I’ve been so afraid to get below 300 lbs that subconsciously I didn’t think I was going to do it? I’ve been so close to breaking 300 so many times in the last 2 years that I got numb to it. I did it this time though! That’s what matters.
I don’t expect to lose this much weight each week. This isn’t the biggest loser workout I’m doing (wink, wink). I am actually aiming for 2 to 3 lbs lost each week. If you think about it I basically accomplished this month’s weight loss in one week. I suppose I can sit back and relax now. NOT! I won’t be stopping. I have so much more I want to get down and I got nothing but time on my side. Plus, I have to keep my word on my challenge with Tony. By the way, go check out and enter his Missouri 60 Challenge. I did. I like to think that I inspired that challenge. But I digress…
Back to me and my amazingly awesome weight loss.
The weight loss chart is looking really good from the past couple of months. I’m actually not embarrassed to show it.
I’ve been making sure that I control what goes into my body. That is one of the major keys in this game of weight loss. That and the mental aspect of it. I’ve learned to stop needing food just to have food. There are times when I have to tell myself, “Stop and think about having that Zebra Cake, Israel. Is it worth it?” Then I tell myself that it’s not worth it. Because it really isn’t. Just make sure to control your eating and do some exercise. It’s that simple. Well, the mental part is tougher, but it really is that easy.
I made a promise to someone that I intend to keep!
Oh, and the site looks a little different if you haven’t noticed. I’m tweaking it some more. It’s a work in progress, very similar to me.