Brother-in-Law photobombing my bicep picture, May 2014
Nov 2013, 139 lbs - These pants used to be skin tight on me!
I have 26 pics in my gallery
Jan 2016 - Will this be the year? I still have my goal to get to 125lbs. My trainer and friends say I don't need to lose any more weight but they don't see me naked!! I still have some flab to lose. I don't really care about the weight so much as getting firmer legs. But at my age, it's tough to reverse 40 years of baggage. But I'll keep trying. First I need to start with losing the holiday weight gain - as I was a little bit looser with my sabotaging thoughts and gave in more often than ...
Jan 2016 - Will this be the year? I still have my goal to get to 125lbs. My trainer and friends say I don't need to lose any more weight but they don't see me naked!! I still have some flab to lose. I don't really care about the weight so much as getting firmer legs. But at my age, it's tough to reverse 40 years of baggage. But I'll keep trying. First I need to start with losing the holiday weight gain - as I was a little bit looser with my sabotaging thoughts and gave in more often than I normally would. So here we go!
March 2015 Update: I had a personal goal to get to 135 before my annual Cabo vacation and I did it! And, I recently had my body fat measured using the hydrostatic water displacement method - so should be very accurate - 23.07%!! I'm glad to know that my new home scale measurement, for the most part, in line with these results. I'll probably gain some weight and fat while on vacation but I know it will take care of itself as soon as I get back into my regular routine. Meanwhile I'm still working on my legs and booty. Making progress, slowly but surely.
Jan 2015, got a new scale that measures my BF at 27%. I want to try and get down to 25. My weight after the holidays crept back up to 140 - as expected this time of the year. Looking forward to renewing my commitment to lose a few more lbs, get leaner and stay that way!
Update - Since I started eating Paleo/Primal (late June 2014), my weight is slowly moving down. And I can tell I'm getting leaner. Yay!
May 2014....I guess I'm officially in maintenance. My weight has not gone down much since my 30 lb weight loss from Nov 2012 to Nov 2013. I got down to as low as 137.5 but now I'm holding steady between 139 and 142. I'm ok with the weight. Check that - I'm ecstatic with the weight (after being overweight since the third grade, I weigh less now than I ever did as an adult) I just need to lose the stubborn flab around my lower body. My legs have been heavy for 40 years, they are not going to get lean overnight. I'll get there, I just need to be patient. Here is my story: In Nov 2012 I started this final quest to get in shape and lose weight. I was tired of approaching the holiday season knowing that I was probably going to gain 10-15 lbs. A gain that I would then struggle to lose the rest of the year (and failing to do so as I got older!). No more! Thanks to the 3 things I give credit to below, I am at a new place! I am not afraid of the holidays. I know I will maintain decent control, but most important, I know I will get right back to my normal routine and no lasting harm done.
I have to give credit to 3 things
"The Beck Diet Solution" by Judith Beck
my FitBit One Tracker
and my excellent Personal Trainer
| current weight: 141.6
Member Since: 10/16/2006
Fitness Minutes: 92,476
Get stronger. Get Leaner. Get below 23% Body Fat
Size 4/6 pants
Back Squat 205# - ???
Front Squat 135# - Done 2/8/13, just need to work on depth
Push Press 95#
1 Unassisted Pull Up - Done 7/2014
Strength training 4x/week
Aim for 10000 steps/day
10 floors per day
Low Carb, less than 120 gr
Track food on Spark