Saturday, February 17, 2007

Week 105

1.2lb gain.

Considering it was my daughter's birthday on Wednesday, and we were out for a big family meal on Thursday, and I was eating popcorn at the cinema on Friday, and my wife decided to make a fruit crumble for pudding last night because my stepson is down visiting, it's hardly surprising I put on what I'd lost the week before.

I'm out for a meal today too, but after that there are no excuses on the horizon, so it should be back to normal.

I am now past the 2nd anniversary (15th Feb) of the change to our eating lifestyle, and as promised, below are some photos that document the weight loss. It wasn't easy finding them because I'm usually the one behind the camera.

The first was taken in January 2005, one month before we began.

The second was taken in June 2005, when 4 months had passed and you can see the difference was quite noticeable. As with any change like this, you lose the weight quickest at the beginning, and at this point I had already lost over 40lbs

The third photo was taken at my father's birthday at the end of last September. Because of Christmas and various birthdays I'm only about 7lbs lighter now, so there's no noticeable difference in the face. However, I can wear my 34inch waist jeans now, whereas back then I was still wearing the 36s.

Changing faces

Starting Weight: 19st 9lb - 275lbs
Current Weight: 12st 11.8lb - 179.8lbs
Body fat: 23.9%
Total Weight Loss: 95.2lbs


Sayre said...

Interesting! Even your hair seems healthier-looking. It would seem that eating well pays off in many ways! Way to go, Kim!

Kim Ayres said...

not sure about the hair - greyer, perhaps

Twice the Man said...

Not only are you getting thinner, your getting younger looking at those picture. Great work Kim

Fat Victoria said...

I left a reply to your comment on my blog in the form of a post since there was so much to say. There seem to be a lot of misconceptions flying around and they need to be put to rest.

Kim Ayres said...

Twice the Man - I'm certainly getting greyer, not sure about younger - thanks for taking the time to comment :)

Victoria - OK, I'll be over to take a look

ArleneWKW said...

Like I said when you posted these photos on your other blog, it is difficult to believe that the oh-so-hot guy in the third photo is the same person as the guy in the first one. Seeing the changes yourself must feel extremely good (and yet I know how easy it is to slide slowly back to the land of the fat).

Kim Ayres said...

Well I appreciate your description of me as oh-so-hot, although it's not one I'd agree with. What I find disturbing, however, is that since I've lost the weight I look so much more like my brother.

ArleneWKW said...

Oh-so-hot brother?

Kim Ayres said...

Ah well, maybe I shouldn't worry - he always was the charmer in the family