September 1, 2016
Before I start with the scale, charts, data and all that, here’s how I’ve been spending 30-minute chunks of time, two or three times a day:
I mentioned at the end of my last post that my foot was starting to bother me, and what I really should’ve said was that it was bothering me a whole lot. It’s painful all the time and it hurts to Read the rest of this entry »
August 10, 2016
I don’t do official weigh-ins while traveling, since I’m away from my weight loss chart, so I missed my July weigh-in entirely, and I’m a week late for my August weigh-in. Better late than never! I stepped on the scale, nine weeks after my June 1st weigh-in, and here’s what it said:
Down two pounds! I’ll take it. A weight of 251 means I’ve lost and kept off 151 pounds for 6.5 years. That’s Read the rest of this entry »
May 4, 2016
The new month began when I was in Arizona, so my monthly weigh-in had to be pushed from the 1st of the month to the 3rd. Here’s my Weight Loss Chart…
…and my weigh-in results: Read the rest of this entry »
March 4, 2016
It’s already March? This year is flying by. Time to update the ol’ weight loss chart!
No loss, no gain. Maintenance is a win. I’ve had a great month – delivering stellar performances at two races (in Denver and Las Vegas) – and I’ll be damned if Read the rest of this entry »
December 2, 2015
Another month, another weigh-in! Here’s the results after I got on the scale yesterday, as shown on my weight loss chart:
I stayed even. Maintaining my weight is always a win, although to be honest, I was expecting a loss, because my exercise this month has been excellent. (More on that in a bit.) Read the rest of this entry »
September 9, 2015
We’re already over a week into September, and I’m just now posting my first-of-the-month weigh-in results. There’s some shame involved, and some depression, too, so let’s just spit it out:
Up Seven Pounds. Ugh. I try to remind myself of the big picture – because it is an awesome big picture – but it’s hard. I try to emphasize my new way of thinking about weight loss maintenance, but that is also hard. And it’s because Read the rest of this entry »
August 4, 2015
I do a monthly weigh-in, and I took a deep breath before stepping on the scale the other day. I reminded myself of what I wrote last week (about rethinking maintenance), including that while the number on the scale is an indicator of how things are going, it’s just one of many.
The big picture is that I’ve done – and continue to do – incredible things, so I’m gonna try to not equate a smaller number with success, or a larger number with failure. Nor will I make any judgments regarding self-worth, positive or negative, after reading the scale.
And with that reminder coursing through my veins, I stepped on the scale. Read the rest of this entry »