This picture was taken of me Saturday night before Andrew and I went out on a date. I hadn't finished my makeup, so ignore the fact that I don't like how I look in the face in this picture. What I am proud about is the top. That top is the most unforgiving piece of clothing I own. It shows each and every bulge I have.
For the past month, I have tried it on, looked it the mirror, and yanked it back off my body in frustration. Saturday night, I tried it on. It fit! Not only that, I didn't have horrible muffin top or bulging arms. The jeans are actually too big now and I am having to yank them up (I hate belts and refuse to wear them). I had Andrew take the picture and sent it to a few girlfriends to celebrate. Now, I'm sharing it with you because I know this is my biggest support system out there!
I have contemplated disclosing my weight for a while. I thought I just wasn't brave enough to share that. But, really, what the hell? I've shared every other detail of my life for the past five years, why not my weight.
So here goes...
At the end of October, I weighed 185.
When I started South Beach diet the second week of November, I weighed 182.
Currently, I weigh 157.
Total loss: 28 lbs!!
My doctor's appointment with Dennis is in two weeks. I would love to be under 155 by then. I haven't seen that number is SO LONG!!
Thank goodness for half marathon training and my commitment to South Beach diet. Maybe I can be even less than 155 by then.
My BMI was 30.8 when I started this. According to my Wii Fit (can be a bit of a snarky bitch sometimes, but we're currently having a good relationship) says I am now at 26.1. Under 15 is now longer considered Overweight. I'm about 5 lbs from that giant milestone.
And now here is the bigger challenge than just losing the weight--continuing to KEEP it off. Well, that is with the exception of that thing called pregnancy.