Another Weigh In Wednesday!

2 06 2010

Wow look I’m actually weighing in on time!  I stepped on the scale and looked down…..and I lost 0.8lbs.  Almost a pound, I’ll take it.  Measurements were next.  My “natural waist” came in at 36.5, down half an inch and my “middle” (aka the fatty pooch area) came in at 41, down 1 inch since last week for a total loss of 1.5 inches!

I notice small differences in the way my clothes are fitting, but my friends and family have been commenting a lot lately about how great I look.  Its been a nice boost to my self esteem 🙂

I noticed that today the people over at Fit Sugar added to the list that I posted last week.  In last week’s post I talked about how many veggies you can eat for 100 calories or less, and now they updated the list to add fruits!  Fruits and veggies are my favorite summertime (or anytime) snack, they are super tasty and refreshing and are chock full of vitamins and nutrients.

Fruit Amount Calories
Apples 2 extra small 105
Apricots 6 whole 101
Bananas 1 medium 105
Blackberries 100 berries (or 1 1/2 cups) 100 (93)
Blueberries 125 berries (or 1 1/4 cup) 97 (103)
Cantaloupe 2 cups, diced 106
Cherries 20 103
Clementines 3 whole 104
Cranberries, raw 2 1/4 cups 98
Dates, medjool 1 1/2 whole 100
Fruit Amount Calories
Grapes, red or green 30 101
Grapefruit, pink or white 1 1/4 whole 95
Honeydew 1 3/4 cups, diced; about 35 pieces 98
Kiwi 2 whole 93
Mango 1 cup, sliced (or 3/4 whole fruit) 107 (101)
Nectarine 1 1/2 medium 94
Orange 2 small 90
Papaya 2 cups, cubed 109
Peach 2 1/2 medium 96
Pear 1 medium 96
Plum 3 whole 91
Pluot 2 1/2 medium 100
Pineapple 1 1/4 cups, chunks 103
Pomegranate 1/2 whole 117
Raspberries 100 berries (or 1 1/2 cups) 99 (96)
Strawberries 25 medium 96
Tangerine 2 medium 100
Watermelon 30 balls (or 2 cups, diced) 110 (91)

Thats a lot of fruit for not a lot of calories (but make sure you check the sugars) so eat up!!

What’s your favorite fruit? I like pretty much everything, but I haven’t really been a fan of some of the melons (I LOVE watermelon though).

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Day 14

6 05 2010

Happy Cinco De Mayo!  I hope everyone had a good day 🙂

As I mentioned earlier, I weighed in this morning and got a goose egg 😦  But that only motivated me to go out and work hard today.  I walked just over 5 miles between my morning and afternoon walk.  Both were in hilly areas so I got quite a work out, and I wore my Shape-Ups for a little extra boost (let me tell you those curved bottoms make hills a pain in the ***).

As promised, I’m uploading some BEFORE pictures.  They aren’t the best since I took them myself, but I figured it was a starting point.  I also took my measurements.

I’m really nervous about putting these pictures up here…its me, in my underwear and I’m the heaviest I’ve been in my LIFE!  Its like a nightmare, but I’m hoping that it will help keep me motivated so I can post some skinnier pictures up here.

Me at 203lbs 5/5/10

Side view 203lbs 5/5/10

Rear view 203lb 5/5/10

And for those of you that were curious, here’s a close up of my scar from my spinal surgeries.  The doctors say I’m healing nicely, but it will be nice when its not purple! (The picture makes it look better than it is…)

My surgical scar from my spinal surgeries. Its exactly 4 inches long.

Well now that the hardest parts over, giving out my measurements doesn’t seem so bad….

Neck:  16in

Bust:  45.5in

Natural Waist:  37in

Middle(or “pooch” area):  42in

Hips:  45.5in

Right Thigh:  23in

Left Thigh:  23in

Right Calf:  16in

Left Calf:  16in

Right Upper Arm:  15in

Left Upper Arm:  15in

Right Lower Arm:  9in

Left Lower Arm:  9in

Well this was a mortifying post.  I’m sore from all my hard work today so I’m going to head to bed and sleep it off so I can do it all again tomorrow!

Night guys!