Monday, November 28, 2011

Bad Blogger I am

Finally a post!  I have really been slipping in the blogging department!  I am still here, I am still losing, and I am still in this to the end.  I can't honestly say that I have lost much weight in the last month or so but it's getting way harder to lose now.  In order to lose any weight I seem to have to have "perfect weeks" or at least more good days than days that I went "off" program or didn't track, etc.  Christmas is coming but I am bound and determined to not let that get in the way.  It's only food.  I will allow myself a little taste of my favorite things and I'm pretty sure Christmas Day I will not be tracking too closely!  But I plan on getting to the gym lots and hitting my treadmill too, that will help.  I was at Costco this Saturday with my husband and bought a cute sweater to wear with leggings (it's all about the leggings these days!).  I got it in a size large which I'm used to buying now.  I got it home and tried it on and it was too big!!  My sister and I were back today and I got a size Medium.  Low and behold, it fits perfect!  I can wear a size Medium.  Now that is awesome!  The other awesome thing was getting a flyer in the mail with coupons for one of the Plus Size clothing stores that I used to shop at.  That felt so good to toss it in the recycle bin.  Won't be needing that, I said!  So one foot in front of the other I go.....I will get there!  2012 will be my year :-)

  Size Medium top

Friday, November 11, 2011

So close and yet so far.....

Yes, it's true.  At times I feel so close to my goal I can taste it.  Other times, it feels so far away to me.  I did not weigh in this week because it's Remembrance Day in Canada so there was no WW meeting.  I could have weighed in early but to be honest I have struggled a bit this week so I will skip and weigh in next Friday.  My back is better but I haven't done much this week for exercise.  I need to step it up!  I'm feeling much better about things now.  I have to just focus on my goal and get there!  We were looking at some old pictures on the computer today and I came across one from summer of 2010.  It's hard to believe the difference!

July 2010

September 2011

I think sometimes when I'm feeling like it's never going to happen I need to look at how far I have come!  It will happen.  I am going to get to my goal.  Whether it is this year or next year, it's going to happen.  

Monday, November 7, 2011

Weigh in and sore back!

I weighed in on Saturday morning.  I was up 0.8 lb.  I really wasn't surprised.  I had such a big loss last week.  I'm really glad they don't ask for your rewards back at Weight Watchers ;-)  There's no way I'm giving up my 50 lb charm!!  I have to look at last week and I realize that I didn't do as much exercise as the week before and my food choices weren't great.  It's really getting more and more difficult now to stay focused and to keep the motivation going.  I really, really want it though so I know I can do it.  I am addicted to exercise now and it feels weird if I don't get some form of it in every day.  I had the day off today and I had planned on going to Body Pump.  Somehow I must have done something to my back in my sleep because it is very sore.  No Body Pump for me.  No nothing for me.  I am resting and icing today.  Hopefully by tomorrow it will be better.  I leave you with a picture of me beside the new SUV we bought on the weekend!  We got a 2012 Chevy Equinox, twilight blue metallic (the color is VERY important, as I insisted it had to be BLUE because my last 2 vehicles were red and I really, really wanted BLUE!).  We don't pick it up until next Monday though so I have to wait :-(

I'm so excited!!!!