Start Weight: 205 pounds

Last weeks weight: 206

Current weight: 206

Progress from last week: 0

Overall Progress: +1

My scales couldn’t seem to decide what I weighed. I weighed myself several times and they kept throwing up different numbers! I took the number that came up most often. I think its time to find a new battery for my scales.

Maintained again, I was half expecting to put on. I’m bound to put on over Christmas, but I’m going to try not to go too mad with food. I also plan to take advantage of the treadmill at home!

Next Monday I’m expecting to see a gain, hopefully not too much of one, but a gain none the less. As a target I’m going to try and maintain for this week, after the festivities at the beginning of the week, I’ll still have the end of the week to try and balance out again.

Highest weight: 213

loss so far: 7 pounds

target: not to put on over Christmas week


Merry Christmas!


weigh day monday

Start Weight: 205 pounds

Last weeks weight: 207

Current weight: 207

Progress from last week: no change

Overall Progress: +2 pounds

maintained this week. I had a feeling that I wasn’t going to be losing anything. But I didn’t put on, which is the good news!

Aiming to lose 2 pounds again this week…

This week I’m hoping to start up running again, my chest infection is slowly going away so I’m hoping  if I start slow and take my asthma pump with me I should be OK.

Have a bit of a stressful week ahead of me, I’m likely to comfort eat. I’m going to have to exercise my willpower and not eat bad foods. fruit and veg FTW!


you know when something isn’t working.

I have a problem.

I struggle with my weight and to eat ‘good’ foods. and the right amount of them. I eat too much cheese, and have a giant sweet tooth-especially for biscuits.

I give in to temptation all the time.

I’m lazy and don’t have any staying power, making sticking to an eating plan and exercise regime difficult.

I expect to see results quickly when I try, and when I don’t I loose faith in what I’m doing and end up weighing more than I did before. When I try and it doesn’t work, I want to give up.

I’ve weighed the same-give or take 5 pounds-for at least a year (probably longer), despite trying to lose weight. When I think about this I hate myself for not trying hard enough.

I don’t feel good enough to lose weight. I don’t deserve it. 

As it turns out, I have several problems.


The theme in all of them, is me. my opinions of myself, my lack of conviction and belief. What I’m doing is clearly not working.

I must not be exercising hard enough, or often enough. And I must be eating unhealthily and in big quantities.

If I were to do the opposite, I would be thin, yes? Because that is how the world works. Science.

Eat less, Exercise more = weight loss.

Simple formula…so why do I make it so complicated?

Eating habits are the first thing to tackle. I eat too much, I need to make my portion sizes smaller. When I am faced with temptation I need to remind myself that I will not reach my goal by eating this. Eat some fruit instead. Simple.


Running is an exercise I have found myself to like doing. It makes me feel good afterwards. I need to make sure that I am running every other day. Get into a routine of doing this, and I am less likely to give it up. Running in the morning was energising, however getting up early to go out and do it is hard. I need to try harder, and keep it up.

Swimming is fun, but aching the next day will stop me from running. aim to swim once a week, on a day that I have run, to utilise time to rest the day after.

Use the Nike app on iPod for toning and strength. Twice a week to begin, once fitness threshold improves, increase this amount.

Use exercise as a way to de-stress from uni work.


This is my formula for change, I need to do this for myself, and I cant expect it to happen at the drop of a hat. I need to work for it.

A new day, another Weigh day

Start Weight: 205 pounds

Current weight: 208

Progress so far: +3

last week I had weighed myself after breakfast, and the next morning ire-weighed to check the figures, and was only half a pound lighter, so not a lot of difference there!

I was surprised to have lost this week, i haven’t been eating particularly good foods. I must be eating less overall…maybe?

I’m creeping back away from 15stone (210 pounds), I’m glad I didn’t hit it because that would have been a huge confidence drop…which is not something I need when going out and exercising in public. eep.

this week my eating should settle down into a regular pattern again, and I can start forward planning my meals. Being back at uni next week will give me more structure in my week, making planning meals easier. Which should help with weight loss. yays2

weigh in….

Start Weight: 205 pounds

Current weight: 209     after breakfast – will re weigh tomorrow morning before!

Progress so far: +4

I cant say I’m surprised.. I knew I was going to put on weight this week. I’ll have to work extra hard to get rid of it again and go back down to the original weight. Definitely feels like I’m on some kind of plateau, cant seem to shift it off past 205 pounds.

I’m no longer going to have a gym membership…I wasn’t using it and there’s no point in paying out for another 6 months if I’m not committed. plus I have more important things to pay for…

I’m scheduling myself exercise on different days, for example, today after work I’ll do some cardio using my skipping rope, and tomorrow I’ll do bicep curls and sit-ups. Each week I’ll organise what I’ll do when around when I’m working and doing uni work.

weigh-in, 71 to go

2012 start weigh: 202

last weigh-in: 200

Today’s weigh-in: 201   +1

4th June target: 198

18th June target: 194

2nd July target: 190

16th July target: 186

put on a pound, however that could be down to weighing myself after breakfast instead of before. but for arguments sake lets just say I put on. which is entirely possible after munching on a whole box of ritz crackers one evening. hey ho. now that uni is done for the next 4 months I’m planning on being able to get to the gym at least once a week. which should boost some weight loss. instead of being stuck dancing around the 200 mark.


an impromptu weigh-in

2012 start weigh: 202

last weigh-in: 196

today’s weigh-in: 200     +4

I’m not overly surprised that I have put weight on, the upside is that I’m still 2 pounds off my start weight… which as it’s been 5 months is actually horrific. I need to get my bum in gear and get shedding the pounds. . .

also, new targets are in order. at a rate of 2 pounds a week.

4th June target: 198

18th June target: 194

2nd July target: 190

16th July target: 186

Once all of my uni work is done for the summer (28th may) I can organise a routine to incorporate gym sessions as a regular thing. this should boost my weight loss.