Sunday, March 22, 2009

My First Week!

It is the end of my first week! With the exception of St. Patrick's Day (which, in all honesty, could have been WAY worse) I have done awesome this week! I went to the grocery store on Sunday and made sure I had everything for every meal I needed for the week. I made all my sandwiches and put all my chicken in marinades. And then every day I had the same thing for breakfast (a granola bar), snack (yogurt), lunch (turkey sandwich on double fiber wheat bread, and sugar free jello), and dinner (grilled chicken with a salad). It was super boring, no variety at all! But, suprisingly, it really suited me. I never had to worry about what I was going to eat and whether or not I took food out of the freezer for dinner. I also stopped drinking soda this week. A LOT easier than I thought it would be! I made a big pitcher of iced tea and have just been drinking that instead.

And the results are:
I have lost 1.8 pounds! And 1/2 inch off of my waist! YAY! Actual success! Now I just need to keep it going and not screw it up! I have a tendency to do really well and feel great and then let one little thing throw me off course for months. NOT THIS TIME! I haven't had any alcohol since St. Patrick's Day, not really a big deal, I know, but usually that is my downfall.

I feel great and I have had some small success! I hope this week goes as well as last week!

Thursday, March 19, 2009

So, St. Patrick's Day I was supposed to work out at Clovis West for the Greatest Loser. Instead I went to Fridays and drank! Well, that is the LAST time I am drinking until my wedding! It is going to be super hard, but I think I can do it! Tonight I am going to work out at Clovis West for the Greatest Loser. I am totally nervous cause I am so out of shape! I hope I don't throw up! Hopefully I'll be okay. I have eaten nothing but chicken and salad for dinner for the last week and turkey sandwiches for lunch...this is kinda hard. Anyway, I am leaving now! Wish me luck!

Saturday, March 14, 2009


So, I have decided to join the world of blogging! I am starting the Central Valley Greatest Loser contest and I would like to be held accountable. At this point I have tried every stupid diet that has ever existed. But this time I have renewed confidence that I am going to lose weight. This blog is the tool I am going to use as a motivator as well as to hold myself accountable. My plan is to work out every day and to eat approximately 1200-1300 calories a day. I am getting married on June 27, 2009 and while I would love to say I am going to lose 70 pounds, I would just be happy with 20:) I just want to look better in my wedding dress and feel more confident in my summer clothes. So, right now I weigh 180 pounds (I know, super taboo, letting the public know my weight). My goal is to weigh 160 by my wedding. Of course, if I could lose more than that, that would be awesome too!
I am going to be doing the Body for Life nutrition plan and eating 6 small meals per day. Then I am also going to do the Body for Life workout plan as well as the Greatest Loser workout plan. I'm excited and I can't wait to look better!