Weight Watchers Weigh In Update Week 26… and My First Before & After Pic!

Ok, so yeah, my weigh-in day is on Wednesday, but I ended up going out on a last minute “singles dinner” thing on Wednesday evening, and then Thursday evening ended up getting filled up with my run, grocery shopping, laundry, and finding an outfit to wear because I am happy to report that due to my spontaneous attendance at this dinner on Wednesday, I now have a date tonight! Yay! So I ran on the treadmill this morning to get my work out in (yes, that’s another AM workout for this non-morning person! Double yay!), so I can treat myself to a mani/pedi after work and then head out to meet my date for dinner! So I thought I would try to sneak in a short update, as not to keep you anxiously awaiting this week’s update! (ahhh, ha ha, I crack myself up! As if I am ever on time with updates! I can dream…)

So back to the topic at hand. What a crazy loss I had this week! 3.6 lbs. Whoa! I was actually afraid that I wouldn’t really lose anything, as there was lots of beer at Summerfest on Saturday, visits to a Mexican and Thai restaurants that also resulted in a few rounds of leftovers for dinner. I mean with so many meals I didn’t prepare, I was sure I was underestimating what I ate. I went over my Weekly PointsPlus by 1 with those not-conservative-enough estimations. But I looked back, and the last month hasn’t exactly been stellar in the losing category… -1.5, +1 and -0.4 lbs for the last three weeks, so maybe some more of the hard work I put in earlier is showing up now! In fact, I just told Andrea (@infiknits), that I’ve learned that the number on the scale is never a direct reflection on what I did the last 7 days!

And Gigi (@shrinkme723) said, “It’s all that running!!” However, I literally just pulled out a run longer than 12 minutes for the first time ever on Monday! I went for 43 minutes, and probably walked around 10 minutes of it. Ok, so it’s jogging, but that’s running to a former fatty (who also hated running when she was skinny!)! So I am adding in running 3 days away (instead of walking) in prep for my first ever 5K in November in which I want to run the entire thing. Well, you can see my last post to read way more than you really wanted to about that! But I did run again last night… this time for 37 minutes STRAIGHT! and I ran 27 minutes straight this morning!

And moving right along, you may recall another update about not having any before and after pictures. I think it’s partly because I still don’t want to post an awful before picture and actually have to show the world just how big I let myself get, but I also have to accept that I did, and there are pictures of my out there anyway, and it should be a hard and fast reminder of where I’ve been, how far I’ve come, and where I never want to be again! So without any further ado, I present to you my first “before & after…” ok, maybe “before & progress” because I am still on the journey, but proof of my success so far none-the-less! 😉

Weight: 142.2 lbs
Change this week: -3.6 lbs
Total lost: -58.9 lbs
You can also check all my progress 😉

And if you’re wondering, it’s not actually week 26 on Weight Watchers, it’s just week 26 of giving weekly updates since re-committing myself to the program. :)

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  1. Deborah (Schmiet), 08 June, 2012

    Great work… 59lbs is amazing, but the before and after photographs say it all!!!!!

    Deb

  2. Casey brooks, 08 June, 2012

    You look so happy and beautiful- so proud of you!

  3. GiGi Eats Celebrities, 08 June, 2012

    HEY HOTTIE WITH A BODY – you look AMAZING! Nice work!

  4. Niecy, 10 June, 2012

    I am on WW, if I can even call it that. In other words, I am supposed to be but am struggling. Your success is so motivating and the pics are wonderful. Congratulations on your success!

  5. marisol, 10 June, 2012

    You look amazing! Congrats on all your hard work and on the loss this week.

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