Friday, October 17, 2008

Hot For the Holidays

I am joining in with It's Almost Naptime to try to finish off my weight loss goals. I started out great this summer but after vacation and trying to get back into school, I have sort of fizzled out. So maybe this will keep me accountable because heaven knows Tigerfan's sweet gifts of chocolate to eat after the kids go to bed are appreciated but not figure friendly.

So, here it is: the ugly truth.

When I married, 13 years and 4 kids ago, I weighed about 115 pounds. After a little summer weight loss and on a good morning, I weigh about 138. I should have taken a good let it all hang out picture but those who have been around awhile know my technology issues so I am just putting in a couple of recent pictures that highlights some unflattering rolls (oh, please be kind!).

Do ya see 'em? The rolls? Yuck!
Okay, so here is the plan:
Continue to do cardio at least 30 minutes a day MWF and 20 minutes on T and Th. Strength training on MWF and hopefully a little cardio on the weekends. I already do this but have "missed" several days this week, like this morning because I am nothing if not dedicated to being a "hottie".
Okay, I will also get back to eating between 1200 and 1500 calories a day with guidance from Sparkpeople and will start tracking my calories again because as a dedicated rule follower there is NOTHING worse than having to write down an offending food and I therefore will not eat it!
I will, however, continue to rebel on Thursday nights for popcorn and Peanut M&M's because, there are limits, people!!!
Other than Thursday nights, I will stop eating late night snacks, especially while ironing and watching Project Runway which will be relatively easy because Project Runway is now over (and, may I add that the WRONG designer won, although I ALWAYS choose the wrong designer, but Korto (or however you spell your name,) the win should have been yours!).
I have also gotten a little lazy about my water consumption so I will try to get back to my 8 glasses a day (I have been doing about 5 glasses lately).
Okay, so there it is! Feel free to hound, heckle or guilt me into being faithful to the cause! And feel free to join in yourself because everyone knows that misery loves company!!!
Happy Friday!


CJ, the Purple Diva said...

You crack me up! Girlfriend, let me show you some rolls! I got 'em!
I admit it! I got 'em! not proud of them. But yeah, I got lots of 'em!
I wish at my age I had the determination you have. I NEED to do something...desperately!
So keep posting these little messages...maybe it will inspire me ONE DAY! But don't hold you breath!

Colored With Memories said...

your plan sounds like a good one!

Aimee said...

Okay, first of all, I don't even want to TELL you how much slimmer you are than me.
But, I can appreciate a goal, and so I say "Godspeed!"

The four little penguins say: said...

Good for you!
I saw no rolls.
So you mentioned Sparkpeople. Are you a Babyfitter, too?

Sarah said...

Good Luck to you as well. This is going to be an awesome ride!

The Sullivan Sitcom said...

This is the best part of this whole deal. All the new blogs I get to find and read!
Oh wait, that means more "bottom" time in this desk chair.
Thanks for stopping by and good luck with those rolls! (which I couldn't seem to find anywhere in that picture!)

Missy @ It's Almost Naptime said...

Ok, fellow 138 pounder!

We're off!!!

So glad you are doing this!!

Membership Required said...

Good Luck this week "fit friday sister."

Growin' with it! said...

oh come on. do you want me to post a picture of MY rolls??? that's nothing girl! best of luck on your goals though.

Posh Mama said...

I am joining to! I have my own set of "rolls" to contend with!