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Day 237 of my VLCD journey!

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

I am feeling good, I am down officially 105 pounds! I have 61 pounds to lose before my next goal of being 200 pounds by Christmas.
I am in a work out rut. I haven't been going to the gym, partially is because of being exhausted from the insomnia my new meds have stowed upon me, the other is I feel I am being more active as it is summer. I am outside more, and I always doing stuff. I know this isn't enough though. I need to get back into it. I actually miss the gym, the great feeling I get after a work out. Knowing that I pushed as hard as I could and that I sweated my booty off. For some reason though going is harder in the summer then I thought it would be. I am tired of making excuses. I am doing the other parts of my journey, the food, the water. and I am more active, but not as active as I was in the beginning. SO that is going to stop, If I don't go in the morning because I am tired I will either go after work, or I will take my dog for a walk or go for a bike ride. I have to stop making excuses. Excuses is what led me to being almost 400 pounds!

Last week my sister and I did a sister getaway for 2 days to Atlanta! We had a blast! And I had a NSV! I didn't need a seat belt extender on the airplane! I was so happy as the last flight I was on I needed one, and I was so embarrassed. We walked all over downtown and I wasn't tired, or out of breathe! I was so proud of myself because a year ago that never would have been possible. It was fun to get away with my sister. We had a lot of laughs and made some great memories.
Well time to get ready for work. I am off to Madison today for a meeting. Hoping to hear some good news today!!
Have a great Wednesday everyone

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  • WHYTEBROWN
    emoticon emoticon on THOSE NSVs!! Being able to walk around without being out of breath is one too! emoticon also on being down 105 pounds!! That is emoticon So sorry to hear about the effect of your meds though I hope you can figure out how to balance the fatigue and your gym time! emoticon emoticon
    1494 days ago
  • FINGERS51970
    Fantastic to hear about your trip and your successes that you can feel. it's one thing to see it on a scale, but to feel it is amazing. Great job!!!

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    --Dawn
    1495 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/25/2016 8:20:34 PM
  • MSDELTAGIRL
    Go Sam...Go Sam!!! You've got this. We all do some of this back and forth...it's that you recognize it that is a win, I think. I traveled so with my old job I bought an extended so I wouldn't have to ask...I'm looking forward to not needed it!
    1496 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    Wonderful work!!!
    1496 days ago
  • CAMP-CHEF
    Awesome! I was so excited last time to not need to ask for the extender. I have felt the same way about the gym lately. I know as summer winds down and it gets dark earlier, I will be back there.
    1496 days ago
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