Friday, 18 June 2010

Weight catch up

I didn't post last week on my weight gain so I thought I better be honest about it and update it along with this week's progress.

Date: 11th June
Weight: 8st 13.5lbs
Loss/Gain: +1.5 lbs
BMI: 23.3

We had been to Legoland at the beginning of the week and although I walked miles I did not track any of my food for 2 days and then gorged on Pick n Mix sweets so it was kind of expected. But it has made me realise how easy it is going to be to put the weight back on when I stop the diet. I am going to continue with the Weight Watchers though as they have something called Maintain whereby you still track what you eat but you have another 6 points a day. I am hoping that all the running I do will keep the weight at a manageable level. I do not want to go above 9 stone once I am in maintain mode and would ideally like to stay at 8 st 10lbs - but saying that I have to get there first!

And so onto this week:
Date: 18th June
Weight: 8st 13lbs
Loss/Gain: -0.5 lbs
BMI: 23.3

I had a sneaky weigh in during the week and was horrified to see the scales tipping up to over 9 st 2 lbs. I like to have these sneaky weigh ins as they make me try extra hard if the weight reading is too high for my liking. So I have been really good and managed to end up losing 1/2lb but I am still one lb heavier than I was a couple of weeks ago.
I haven't managed to run much this week - I like to go every other day and only ran on Saturday and Sunday and then not again until Thursday but I did 4 miles each time so I am happy with that. It is my first race on Sunday - the Race for Life - and I am a little nervous. Not at the distance as I know I can do that ok but I don't really know what to expect and I really want to complete it in under 30 minutes.
The running is really paying off as although my weight loss has slowed down I must be changing shape quite a bit as even my size 10 clothes are now getting a little loose. The work trousers I wore yesterday were really baggy. As much as I would love to be a size 8 (oh my god I never thought I would get to that size - more like add a 1 in front of it) I will be a little annoyed as I have bought lots of new clothes all in a size 10 and if they end up too big, I will have wasted quite alot of money! But hey it would be the best feeling to say "Oh yes I am a size 8" or asking a shop assistant if they have this but in a size 8. Ha ha!!!!
I hope to get back down to 8st 12lbs next week or maybe even less!
Also I would just like to thank all those lovely kind generous people who have sponsored me. I am so pleased with the money I have raised!!! So thanks everyone xxxx

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