2009/2010 Weight Loss Journey

Below you will find my log from when I was attending Weight Watcher meetings and how long it took me to reach my weight loss goal.  It took me just over a year to lose the weight and even though I haven’t attended a meeting since the end of September I am happy to say that I have stayed within the 2 pound requirement that Weight Watchers allows for their Lifetime Members.  While I was working on my weight loss goal I attended kickboxing class, resistance band training, jump roped at home, used Jillian Michaels-30 Day Shred DVD and took up running. 


Running became something that I started to clear my head, I would go out for a run or hop on the treadmill and run until I simply didn’t want to think anymore.  I then set a goal of running a 5K and have run a few since then.  The road races that I have participated in are listed on another post. 


Hopefully by me putting my actual weight loss figures out there for the world to see it will help someone that feels like the scale isn’t moving fast enough for them.  As you can see it was a long battle and I rewarded myself along the way.  When I had a gain, I tried not to beat myself up, I just reminded myself that I have to work a little harder next week is all.  I set some aggressive goals for myself in the beginning, such as I wanted to lose 25 pounds by my sons first birthday.  I can proudly say that I met that goal.

Click below to check out my before and after photos:
Before & After

    DATE              WEIGHT           LOST               TOTAL LOST

04/21/2009         222.6               -0.0                      00.0
04/28/2009         218.8               -3.8                      03.8
05/05/2009         216.0               -2.8                      06.6
05/12/2009         213.0               -3.0                      09.6
05/19/2009         210.2               -2.8                      12.4                        
05/26/2009         208.8               -1.4                      13.8
06/02/2009         206.4               -2.4                      16.2
06/09/2009         203.4               -3.0                      19.2
06/16/2009         201.4               -2.0                      21.2
06/23/2009         198.4               -3.0                      24.2
06/30/2009         198.0               -0.4                      24.6

07/14/2009         194.0               -4.0                      28.6
07/24/2009         194.2              +0.2                      28.4
07/28/2009         191.8               -2.4                      30.8
08/04/2009         189.6               -2.2                      32.6
08/11/2009         185.8               -3.8                      36.8
08/25/2009         183.8               -2.0                      38.8
09/01/2009         183.0               -0.8                      39.6
09/08/2009         180.2               -2.8                      42.4
09/15/2009         180.6              +0.4                      42.0
09/22/2009         180.8              +0.2                      41.8
09/29/2009         178.8               -2.0                      43.8
10/06/2009         178.0               -0.8                      44.6

10/13/2009         177.2               -0.8                      45.4
10/20/2009         176.8               -0.4                      45.8
11/03/2009         178.2              +1.4                      44.4
11/10/2009         174.4               -3.8                      48.2
11/17/2009         173.2               -1.2                      49.4
11/24/2009         174.4              +1.2                      48.2
12/01/2009         173.6               -0.8                      49.0
12/08/2009         172.4               -1.2                      50.2
12/15/2009         173.4              +1.0                      49.0
12/22/2009         173.0               -0.4                      49.6
12/29/2009         175.4              +2.4                      47.2

01/12/2010         169.0               -6.4                      53.6
01/19/2010         170.2              +1.2                      52.4
01/27/2010         169.2               -1.0                      53.4
02/09/2010         168.2               -1.0                      54.4
02/23/2010         169.2              +1.0                      53.4
03/02/2010         168.2               -1.0                      54.4
03/24/2010         169.0              +0.8                      53.6
03/30/2010         170.0              +1.0                      52.6
04/06/2010         167.8               -2.2                      54.8
04/13/2010         167.2               -0.6                      55.4
04/20/2010         162.2               -5.0                      60.4
04/27/2010         166.8              +3.8                      56.6
05/04/2010         162.8               -3.2                      59.8
05/11/2010         159.6               -3.2                      63.0
06/01/2010         161.2              +1.6                      61.4
06/08/2010         159.8               -1.4                      62.8
06/15/2010         161.2              +1.4                      61.4
06/22/2010         160.8               -0.4                      61.8

07/31/2010         160.4               -0.4                      62.2
08/31/2010         165.0              +4.6                      57.6
09/28/2010         159.8               -5.2                      62.8