Monday, January 28, 2008

Week 154

0.4lb loss

Still heading in the right direction, if not quite as quickly as hoped. However, given the lack of activity these days I'm quite happy for any losses I get.

Starting Weight: 19st 9lb - 275lbs
Current Weight: 12st 13lb - 181lbs
Body fat: 24.5%
Total Weight Loss: 94lbs

Monday, January 21, 2008

Week 153

0.8lb loss

I might have hoped for a touch more, but I'm not going to complain. I've had a good week with only a couple of minor indulgences. Here's hoping we're back on track properly now.

Starting Weight: 19st 9lb - 275lbs
Current Weight: 12st 13.4lb - 181.4lbs
Body fat: 24.7%
Total Weight Loss: 93.6lbs

Monday, January 14, 2008

Week 152

0.2lb loss

At least I've stopped increasing in size.

Last week I was full of good resolve, but there turned out to be a few more previously undiscovered Feastmas goodies hidden at the back of the cupboard.

In addition, Maggie produced some incredible white chocolate, cranberry and pumkin seed oat biscuits (cookies) in a sudden bout of comfort baking, which were too good to ignore.

All in all I'm just happy not to have gained.

Starting Weight: 19st 9lb - 275lbs
Current Weight: 13st 0.2lb - 182.2lbs
Body fat: 25%
Total Weight Loss: 92.8lbs

Monday, January 07, 2008

Week 151

2.2lb gain

That's me back over the 13 stone mark by 0.4lbs, which means I'm roughly half a stone heavier than a month ago.

However, I'd swear I’ve eaten more this past week than I did in the week surrounding Feastmas.

You see apart from Feastmas Day itself, I was actually a bit conscious of what I was eating. Sure I was eating too much of the tasty stuff but I would, on occasion, hold back a bit.

But this week we have a fridge, 2 freezers and several cupboards full of goodies that didn’t get eaten because we didn’t have 40,000 people over for Christmas Dinner.

Of course we can’t possibly let that food go to waste, but we also know it will be a major temptation so long as it remains. Therefore, the logic goes, the sooner we’ve eaten it all, the sooner we can get back to a healthier lifestyle.

I know there’s a flaw in the logic somewhere, but the drive not to throw out good food overrides all other considerations.

Contrary to the old cliché, you can in fact have too much of a good thing.

However, I'm not going to beat myself up about this. I know that our healthy eating system works. Unless there's another major crisis (or 6) then we should be able to get back on top of this, as we have for nearly 3 years now.

Starting Weight: 19st 9lb - 275lbs
Current Weight: 13st 0.4lb - 182.4lbs
Body fat: 25.5%
Total Weight Loss: 92.6lbs