Weight in Day 10/12/12 -.8LBS 42.6 LBS down 47.4 left to go!

It was a tough week, I had a great friend in town who I had to meet for drinks and dinner because I love her.  While I had the calories to spend, thanks to working out that morning and before we got together, I still picked the worst thing possible to eat and added two martinis.  Seeing my friend was wonderful and we laughed and hugged almost as much as I needed!  Then the next night I met some great local friends for drinks too, I did stay within my calories but a second night in a row of martinis ( 2 again) probably not so good.  Again good mental medicine for me!  So the fact that I lost at all makes me pretty happy.

Honestly, I am entering my hardest time of the year to stay on track.  Something happens and it is like a switch flips, the “its the holidays so eat everything in sight” switch.  Each day I just focus on doing the best I can and moving as much as possible in hopes of countering any lapses in resolve.  It will be a real challenge for me, but I am hoping my dream of getting my first 14ner in early next summer will keep me on task.

One thing that helped me focus this week, was that I had to buy a smaller pair of jeans this weekend AND I got to buy them at the mall from a Gap….I haven’t bought jeans from an actual store in years, well other than the fat lady’s store but I hated those jeans they were purely purchased so I had jeans, it was wonderful.  I felt almost normal shopping in there, when there were things I could wear actually in the store and I wasn’t returning something I had bought online because they don’t carry my size in the store…

So while it is not a monumental loss, it is a loss none the less and I will take what I can get!

Published by hikingtohealthy

an enthusiastic hiker living in Colorado.

4 thoughts on “Weight in Day 10/12/12 -.8LBS 42.6 LBS down 47.4 left to go!

  1. I needed to respond- You are doing a wonderful job and you are keeping on track no matter how big or how small the phyusial changes are- you seem to be mentally prepared and sted fast in your pursuit to get there! Kudos for that- sometimes that IS the biggest hurdle of them all. You encourage me each time I reas these.

    1. Thank you Carrie!!!! It means a lot to hear it, especially as I am entering the toughest time of the year for me! Love you girl!

  2. I just began following your blog. What timing! My sister and I began our diet today. I know it’ll be hard to stick with it in the beginning, but your blog will help keep me on track. Good job on all you have accomplished so far!

    1. Yay!!! Good luck on your journey as well! It is always nice to have support from lots of outlets!

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