Welcome to my weight loss journey! I was sleeved on 6/6/11
Went in for tummy tuck and breast reduction 12/11/12

Monday, September 26, 2011

16 weeks

SW: 281.8
CW: 223.0

4.2 lbs lost this week!

WAHOOOO!!!   This was a good week in the weight loss category!  Well, it was a great week all around.  Nothing too disheartening at school, Chance's brother came to visit and we had a nice time!  I went a tad bit overboard on the steak Chance made, which turned into walking around a lot with my hands over my head...lol...but other than that, it was a great weekend.  The kiddos love their Uncle Jared, and miss him like crazy....

I'm feeling great!  I'm looking pretty good...lol...still can't say great to myself...I look great with clothes on...then there's the dreaded trip to the shower where I have to walk past my mirrors naked as a jay bird, and well....I don't like what I see....but I just keep reminding myself that I only have 40 lbs to go and then I can get skin removed....ugh....I can't even imagine what it'll look like at the end of my weight loss journey....lol

Anywho---Hope everyone has an amazing week!!!  

And thanks to everyone who sends me messages or texts or even posts on my wall on facebook!  Without you guys, I wouldn't be able to push through like I have!  It's so amazing to know that I have so many people rooting for me!  :) 

Thank you.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

holy. crap.

They say a picture is worth a 1,000 words.....well here ya go....

p.s.  I hit 223.6 lbs today.....wow

Monday, September 19, 2011

15 weeks....

SW: 281.8
CW: 227.2
Loss for the week:  .4 lbs.

Well....its happened...the dreaded 3 month stall....lol....I knew it was coming, but it still sucks.  I guess I should be glad with the .4 lbs lost though...I'm just thankful I'm not gaining...   So I'll just stick at this weight for a while, but hey, I'm not complaining...I feel better than I've felt in years and my knees are loving it too ;)   

Onto other things!   Today is my birthday....I turn 29 today!  That's pretty crazy....I'm on the brink of a breakdown I think...LOLOL...kidding...but for some reason, that number is kinda odd to say out loud...but I feel great!  I've got two beautiful kiddos and the most amazing man in the world.  He did really great on the birthday this year!  He got me a KEURIG!  One word for that machine....AWESOME!   I love it.  I made up time this past Saturday at school, and I came home to this big ol' Keurig box on the table, the kiddos singing happy birthday and two homemade birthday cards, just for me!  So blessed!  

Had a blast at a dear friends son's first birthday party Saturday afternoon, repainted the spare bedroom yesterday and now I'm resting today....it was a great weekend and awesome birthday!  loving life :D

Monday, September 12, 2011

14 weeks....

SW: 281.8
CW: 227.6

I've lost 2.6 lbs this week.  How exciting!  I'm still losing!  And I hope to continue losing for a very long time.  I figure this will be the norm from here on out.  I could handle losing 8-10lbs per month.  I think that would be pretty healthy and at a good pace.  :)

Monday, September 5, 2011

13 week update...plus pics

Tomorrow will be 3 months (to the date) since I've had my surgery :)

In 3 months I've lost 51.6 lbs :)

We did measurements this morning.....just for your enjoyment.

Left upper arm:  -1"
Right upper arm: -1.25"
Chest: -2"
Waist: -1"
Hips: -1"
Left thigh: -1/2"
Right thigh: -1/4"
Left calf: +1/4"
right calf: +1/4"
Neck: -1/2"

So I've lost a total of  7 inches this month!!

Start weight (SW): 281.8
Current weight (CW): 230.2

I've lost 3.2lbs this week!   SWEEEEEET!

I'm feeling great, my hubby says I'm looking great and the biggest accomplishment of all, I'm learning how to take a compliment.  And I've been getting quite a few.  It feels so great!!  The kiddos have really started noticing my eating habits and they'll be the ones to point out if I've forgotten my protein shake in the morning, or if I'm sneaking chips in the afternoon....lol.   Madi had a cookie the other day and I asked if I could have a bite...lol...bad I know...back off ;)  But anywho--She told me no, cause she knows I'm not supposed to have that.  It's actually pretty nice to have them hold me accountable. 

Life is good.




Saturday, September 3, 2011

Half Way Milestone...

So Thursday was the big day....I've been waiting 3 weeks to hit my midway mark, and it happened Thursday morning!!!   231.8   HOLY SMOKES!   What a great feeling.  In less than 3 months I dropped 50 lbs.  Gosh that feels so good.  

I woke up this morning and weighed in and I'm down to 230.2.   I honestly don't remember the last time I weighed this much.  I'm smaller now than I was when Chance and I got married.  It's just so crazy for me.  I guess in the back of my head I was always just afraid that this surgery wouldn't work.  That I wouldn't be strong enough to not eat the foods that I crave.  And like I've said before, I totally cave at times, but for the most part, I do pretty well.  So yeah....I'm a happy camper.  Hopefully I'll find a way to celebrate this that doesn't involved eating...lol...

Happy Labor Day Weekend!!