131.8: Back on Track

It is April 29: weigh-in day! I am glad to say that I have gotten back on track. I am 131.8 today! I know that I can be under 130 for Mexico in May.  Recall that two weeks ago I was 134.8. I had wanted to be 133, but due to a lack of discipline and…

What is happening: 5 weird places you will notice weight loss

Perhaps like many of you, my main focus when losing weight was on my gut. I had a jiggly mass protruding over my jeans that I hated. It has mostly vanished (this brings us to the last 5-10 pounds I am fighting for), but it was one of the last things to change. Midsection fat…

You win some, you lose some..but not enough: Missing your goals

My goal was to be 133 pounds today; I was 134.8. This is only the battle, however,  it is not losing the war. What you do after missing a goal is very important. What attitude will you take? You could fall into a victim role and say you tried everything you could (probably a cop-out),…

Dinner update: 290 calories and so full

In case anyone is looking for something to eat, above was my dinner tonight. It almost covered my entire “big” plate (because I have small and big. Here is a tip, try to eat off a small plate or bowl to subconsciously eat less food!). .5 TBS of Canola Oil: 60 cal 2 OZ of…

You have 20 minutes: An express workout

Class was let out at 9:40 this morning, and I didn’t need to meet with my advisor until 10:30. With just under an hour I made the trek across campus to hit the gym. Even though I didn’t have much time, something is always better than nothing; it is possible to have a good workout…

The countdown to Mexico:5 pounds in 7 weeks

This week has been hectic, but that is no excuse for me to lose sight of my goals. Preston and I are heading to Mexico in May, and I would like to be in the 120s for that trip! It will be a lot of work and focus in the next month and a half,…