Sunday, 22 November 2015

Sunday weigh-in : A time for cuddles, not weigh-ins !

Wow, what a week ! After watching the events in Paris unfolding and coming to terms with the fact that it was a huge coordinated attack rather than just some loony with a gun, I really couldn't be bothered with weighing-in on Sunday morning. I snuggled up in bed with the kids eating chocolate pancakes and watching cartoons (on the rare channels that weren't describing and showing every grisly detail of the aftermath) instead. Seeing Brussels on TV being turned into a ghost town yesterday due to a new multiple bomb and gun attack expected "imminently" seemed slightly surreal, as did having to come off the motorway to go round a roundabout flanked by machine gun-toting policemen before being allowed back on the motorway to cross the Belgian border yesterday. What is the world coming to ?

But this is a weigh-in post, so back to the scales. Well, two weeks ago, I finally shifted off my plateau and got down 89kg. When I finally weighed in on Monday, I was back to 90kg which was not really fair because apart from those chocolate pancakes, it had been a good week in terms of food. 

So I made a decision - I've dusted off the SlimPod and I'm going to do it properly again. Listening to it every day, filling in the success log and just basically believing it will happen. It worked before so there's no reason it shouldn't work again ... and I don't why I stopped listening to it really. It just seemed to be doing its magic and I got complacent. I started on Friday night and today, the scales were kind and said 89.2kg. Not sure how much of that is down to the SlimPod though as it usually takes a while to kick in - verdict next week !

Positives of the week

- The cold weather is perfect for eating soups and I have a weird craving for stir-fried vegetables at the moment - SlimPod having its first effects?!

Current targets 

Last week's target : A 1kg loss would be fabulous but even 500g would be a step in the right direction. Hit the next mini target - get my "weight to lose" badge down into the 40's.

This week's targets :  Don't focus on the numbers, just listen to the SlimPod and come what may !

Short-term targets 

(1) get back into the 80's
(2) get my "lbs lost" back into double figures
(3)  get my "weight to lose" badge down into the 40's
 (4)  get back to 87kg, my pre-holiday weight   
(5) get my "kg lost" badge back into double figures 
(6) get my "weight loss" badge higher than my "still to go" badge
(7) get back into my (smallest) bright blue jeans comfortably
(8) get back to 77kg - my lowest weight since my pregnancies

Longer-term targets :  Hit my target weight of 70kg.

START WEIGHT :93.7kg (BMI 34.8)
WEIGHT LAST WEEK  : 89.6kg (BMI 33.3)
WEIGHT TODAY : 89.2kg (BMI 33.2)
STILL TO GO : 19.2kg

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  1. I was thinking of you when all the trouble started in Paris, I'm glad you and your family are safe. Good luck with the slimpod. xxx

    1. Thanks Jayne ... it worked before so there's no reason it shouldn't work again ! Fingers crossed ! :)

    2. You've inspired me to dust mine off too and start again, I'll keep you posted on how I get on. xx

    3. Yay, I've kicked my diet coke habit already - weiiiird ! lol

  2. Hope getting back on the Slimpod wagon helps get things going again. I've been enjoying soups a lot too lately!

    1. You can't beat a bowl of soup on a freezing cold evening :)