Weigh in & measurement progress

This week I weighed in, down 2.6; total of 42.4 lb! Sweetness! I am now officially 7.6 away from my December 1 goal of 50 lb! So I am trying *not* to focus on the numbers… but it’s SO hard! I decided to do my measurements, since it had been a few months since I did them. That was a surprise! I have lost 42.5 inches! That’s 3 and a 1/2 feet!!!! HOLY COW! So I took a snip it from the WW etools. I thought the graph was pretty cool to see…going down! You can see my August “vacation”, but still, very happy to see. Now, to get to the purple line (50#).

I realize this might seem a bit “toot your own horn” but hell, it’s my blog & journey! And I am very proud of sticking with this for 11 months! I have never ever stuck with a diet this long, and I think it’s because I am looking at it as a lifestyle and not a diet. I am having my cake and ice cream at parties and I don’t feel bad! If only I could remember to track more often. I know this is a key to success, so I don’t know why I sabotage myself by not tracking… and I suppose I should add more exercise to that as well. But that’s ok.

I am still kicking it (literally) at Taekwondo, and I am even more proud on the balance ball! When I began in July, I could barely balance on that damn thing (on all 4’s). Now I can hang out on all 4’s for a good 1-1.5 minutes! I am even starting to try and get up on my knees only (a requirement for Black Belt testing in 2 years). I managed 5 seconds on Monday! Proof my core is getting stronger! Oh, and even cooler-I did a jump roundhouse kick on Monday! Holy smokes, jumping and kicking! I never thought I’d be able to do that! So I am very proud of where I have come. And I can’t wait to see where I am in 6 months!

I did make the Lentil Soup in the slow cooker yesterday that was a recipe from the Weight Watcher Weekly. It was delish! Recipe here Give it a try! Very filling and satisfying! Until Monday (or so), Have a great week!!!
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