Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Gym Membership

So today Will and I signed up at the Recreation Center for a Fitness Membership! I am so excited! Today I did 20 minutes on the treadmill at 2 mph. Afterwards we went to the pool. The lane pool was not open until 11:30 so Will and I sat in the whirlpool and relaxed for a bit. Then we were only able to swim two laps. At the end of the first lap I had to stop because my leg started to cramp up. When the cramp went away I did the second lap. Maybe it is not such a wise idea to do both treadmill and swimming. It is a start and I cannot wait to get better on exercise part.


Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Week One Update

Well I am so glad that I got through my first week. I pleased to say that I have lost 8lbs so far! I am so excited!!!!! That is all I have to say in this entry!


Monday, August 22, 2011


As I am winding down to the end of the first week of this lifestyle change I am so blessed to know that I have a great support system. Thank you all for your encouraging words. It has meant a lot to me and has helped me through it.

The biggest change for me that I found was hard was measuring everything! Portion control. Yesterday we had a Chicken stir fry with Uncle Ben's Chinese fried rice. When we actually weighed out 42 g I was totally surprised how much it was. One serving spoonful was too much. Amazing what you learn.


Saturday, August 20, 2011


A couple weeks ago I posted was telling you about the guy that really inspired me to really take this journey seriously. Here is the link of his journey on X-Weighted.


Thursday, August 18, 2011

August 18, 2011

I decided to stand on the scale this morning and to my surprise I have lost 3 lbs since Tuesday. I was so surprised when I saw that already.

Yesterday I went over 1100 on my calorie goal. What did it, I ate a whole package of Autumn Trail Mix. 1/3 of a cup is 50 calories. I am so bad. Trail mixes are my favorite! Once I start I cannot stop. I should have listened my my voice in my head telling me to measure!!!! Word of advice, listen to that voice of reasoning!!!


Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Counting Calories

Yesterday I finally purchased a scale. I officially know how much I truly weigh. My feelings, I am so embarrassed and ashamed that I have allowed myself to get that big. Honestly the thought of getting pregnant at this point I do not really want to. At the same time I want a baby so bad. Maybe the reason why I haven't conceived yet is because I am so over weight. I got this app for my iPhone it is called My Fitness Pal. It is free. You can enter in what you eat and tells you how much calories you are consuming. You enter in your weight and it calculates how much calories you should be eating. This is going to be new way for me to learn. It is not going to be easy but if I stick to it I know I can do it. Measuring everything out must be done. One thing I learned it is 140 calories per serving for Coffee with Cream and Sugar and tetley tea with Partly Skimmed milk 11 calories. So bye bye coffee! I can have tea with milk and no sugar but to have a coffee with milk and no sugar, no way!

I am looking forward to getting membership for recreation center so I can get fit. I really want to get the full membership but I am afraid I will not be able to use it as often.


Saturday, August 13, 2011

Week One

Well this week I had many struggles. It is frustrating when I really want to take this serious then the temptation to indulge is so strong. I gave in several times. On Monday I walked for about 20 minutes and then bussed the rest of the way. My goal is to be able to walk the whole way to work. I did it once and I could not function at work at all. So I want to work on building up to it.


Sunday, August 7, 2011


Now that I am really working on this Healthy Lifestyle change. It is so hard. Today where did we end up going for lunch? McDonald's! I wish they would have more healthier choices. Why is it so hard?


Saturday, August 6, 2011

New Lifestyle

Today on the Reality TV Network they have a marathon of X-Weighted. I have emailed them and told them about my story. They seem to only accept applicants in the west coast. It is a shame. There was this one man who weighs close to what I am now. He lost 113lbs. That has totally inspired me. I know this is not going to be an easy journey for me.

I wanted to try and see if I can do a jog. I maybe did 50m and couldn't do anymore so I kept the rest of the way to a fast walk. Even though I am disappointed that I have not conceived yet, until then I will work on getting as much weight off as I can.

Pray for me that I will have the discipline to eat healthy and exercise more. Thank you.