Back on Track!

This is not going to be very long, but I did want to give an update on my progress last week. I was able to really get after my goals for the week and buckled down on my calories consumed and tried to really get back to working out like I was doing before. Though, this still continues to be a daily battle that I am struggling with. Friday is a prime example of that. On Friday I went over my calories by over 600 calories. It was poor planning on my part. My proud moment of the week was that on Easter Sunday I ended the day below my calories for the day even with all of the yummy food around for the holiday I was able to follow my calories and still indulge in a small piece of wonderful chocolate coconut cake.

All in all last week I lost 4.4 pounds. I believe a good portion of that was water weight that I had gained the week before from poor planning and lack of exercise. I was also below my weekly calorie budget by 1,450 calories. I am very proud of my progress from last week.

BUT, not nearly as proud as I was when I stepped on the scale this morning. I weighed in at 200.0 pounds. Oh. My. God! I have now lost 54 pounds to date and have reached my goal of being at or below 200 pounds by my 30th birthday (which is Saturday). I cannot put into words how excited I was about this. I feel more confident with every pounds that I lose and every goal that I reach that I will NOT go back to how I was living before. It is so not worth it. I look and feel wonderful. I love shopping for clothes again. I love watching my clothes get smaller and smaller. Most importantly I love that I have more energy and I know I am much healthier than ever before. This week I hope to take measurements again to see how many inches I have lost along with these 54 pounds.


3 comments on “Back on Track!

  1. Yay! Congrats!! 🙂 You are doing great & HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

  2. flamidwyfe says:

    WOO HOO!!! You and I started out at about the same weight… Getting to 200 was so exciting… I’m so happy for you! Keep up the good work on the eating… It’ll keep sliding off of you 🙂

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