Weigh-Ins are on FRIDAYS - Updated January 13, 2017

Surgery Date: October 20, 2009:

Hit my goal weight on December 17, 2010:

Friday, August 27, 2010

Weigh in Day...and the results are...

a loss of 0.8 lbs.... 

It is no joke about the weightloss slowing down when one is close to their goal....WTF.

Here's what I did this week:
  • 3 Zumba classes
  • Kept my calories to 1100 or less per day and 50+ grams protein per day. 
  • Tons of water
  • Took my vitamins religiously.
In the first 6-8 months of this journey, with that much exercise and calorie restriction, I would have lost at least 3+ lbs...easy. 

I really want to be officially 100 lbs down...so close!  What else could I be doing to increase my loss next week?

6 comments:

  1. That has to be frustrating. I'm not a bander, so I don't know, but are you supposed to be eating 1,100 calories at the weight you are now? Could you be not be eating enough? Especially with the Zumba classes? I do weight watchers and I do Zumba 4-5 times a week and I get 7 extra points for each Zumba class to add to my eating bank.

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  2. Dude, I am nowhere near goal and have had small loss weeks like that. The bod is a weird and wonderful machine and it can drive us insane, sometimes. lol

    You still lost nearly a pound. And that is gooood stuff. That is almost a pound you will never see on your thighs, again. And, a small loss on the scale this week could get you a nice drop, next.

    You will get to that 100 pound mark. And it will happen soon, no doubt. :D

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  3. Yeah, that's what I'm going through, too. When you're close to goal, the margin of error any given week is razor thin. A bad meal here, a skipped workout there and it's sayonora to a satisfactory weigh-in. Still, I think that's a pretty solid number at this stage in the game. Ride that momentum and let's see you smash that 100-lb mark. That's some rarefied air indeed...

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  4. You mentioned protein, but not carbs. Maybe try minimizing your carb intake for a week and see what happens. Either way, you still ROCK!

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  5. The bad news is that your weight loss has slowed, but the good news is you are still losing AND you are very close to goal. I only lost 1.4 this week and I've still got 90 lbs to lose. Don't be so hard on yourself. You will lose this weight and reach your goal - maybe not as quickly as you would like, but you will get there.

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  6. .8 is still not awful, and it's the right direction! Sounds like you're doing all the right things, just hang in there and results will follow eventually. So frustrating sometimes, though, I know!

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