Friday, January 2, 2009

My First Weight Loss Post!

Well, I started dieting and exercising a few days before the new year! I cut out my cokes. I've been watching my calorie intake and exercising my butt off! Not to mention drinking a crap load of water! I'm 5"4' and started out weighing 170!! 170 is only 5 pounds less than the heaviest I've ever been, which was when I gave birth to my oldest son! My goal is to lose 30-40 pounds. I weighed 135 in high school, so there's no need to try to set a goal much lower than that.

Tommorow actually will be the one week mark, but I don't have scales of my own, so I had to weigh today at Shelley's house. So, here's my progress as of now! And I must say, that I'm quite pleased!

Starting weight=170
Weight as of today= 158

12 pounds!!!! I'm so excited!! I know I probably won't keep losing that much weight every week, but I'm happy with the start! So, stay tuned each week on my weight loss venture! With my birthday being tommorow, I am going to splurge! Hopefully it won't affect me too much!


All these B's and Me! January 2, 2009 at 5:45 PM  

You are doing a FANTASTIC job on losing weight. Hell, I would be SOOOOO happy if I weighed 170. I'm barely 5'4 and I was happy at that weight. What's crazy is in high school I also weighed 135... I can't believe I was EVER that size. Every single year I get bigger and bigger and it's so damn depressing. Your doing great.. Sprinkle some of that mojo my way.

Elaine January 2, 2009 at 7:47 PM  

Holy cow, twelve pounds in one week. I felt like I was watching the biggest loser, that is so great... Happy early birthday, incase I do not get by tomorrow...

Becky January 2, 2009 at 8:31 PM  

Holy cow!! That is a ton a weight to lose so fast!?! Good Job!

He And Me + 3 January 2, 2009 at 11:34 PM  

That is awesome! I am so jealous. Maybe I should try a little! You are an inspiration. Keep up the good work!

ash January 3, 2009 at 1:49 AM  

congrats to you!!! way to go..what excersises are you doing????

Carol January 3, 2009 at 4:38 AM  

That is awesome! I'll be pulling for you. Keep up the great work.

Rick January 3, 2009 at 8:59 AM  

Hello Jennifer, Please forgive me for being so bold, but I am doing a bit of blog surf to invite people to sign up for my giveaway. There are no gimmicks. This is just my way of celebrating two years of blogging. On January 4th I am giving away a free caricature drawn by me. I'd be honored if you came by and signed up for a chance to win.

Pam January 3, 2009 at 9:08 AM  

Wow! Contragts! Keep it up... I should join you... i really should join you... yeah, i should join you...

Rick January 3, 2009 at 10:03 AM  

Hello again. Thanks for signing up for my little big giveaway and thanks for becoming a follower on my blog. I am honored - truly.

Irene January 3, 2009 at 11:18 AM  

How cool! Happy Birthday from a SITSa, hope it is wonderful and you enjoy your day!!

Jennifer January 3, 2009 at 11:25 AM  

Visiting from SITS. Good luck on your goals. Be careful of rapid weight loss, as it can be a sign of muscle loss, which I am sure you know. :) Wishing you all the best and I look forward to reading about your journey. :)

Lori January 3, 2009 at 11:45 AM  

Congratulations! That's fantastic! Stopping by through SITS.

Alicia January 3, 2009 at 12:35 PM  

Hey there! Visiting you from SITS!

Happy Birthday, and awesome job on the weight loss!! I needed to start mine 2 days ago! Well, I think you just inspired me!!!

Adorable kids you have there!!

Melissa January 3, 2009 at 1:52 PM  

Are you on a specific diet? I'm going to start on Monday. But I'm not sure what kind of diet to try. I've though a/b weight watchers or something. I know I'm definitely going to start working out at Curves again. I've slacked big time!

John Deere Mom January 4, 2009 at 10:56 AM  

That's amazing! Congrats! I need to get my butt in gear too...maybe I just will!
Thanks for stopping by and entering my giveaway. You have 2 entries...good luck!

Aubrey January 4, 2009 at 11:26 AM  

What the?!?!? 12 pounds! You go girl! You have to email me your exercise routine!

Keeper of the Skies Wife January 4, 2009 at 9:30 PM  

How the heck did you do that?!!!

WOw that is amazing!

Jaime January 6, 2009 at 8:36 PM  

What a great first week!!! Good Luck on your weight loss adventure. You have a great start!!

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