Monday, August 18, 2008

The benefit to others....

So I've spent the last year trying to lose some of this weight....and you know who's losing weight, my husband....and my cat, even he's lost 10 pounds. Yes, I know what you're thinking, how do I have a cat who can afford to lose 10 pounds...well in 2006, he weighed 23 pounds. He's just a Garfield, orange fur and all. He's diabetic so now he's on insulin and weight loss cat food and he's doing good! So my husband, he's down over 25 pounds which makes me angry. He still eats massive amounts of food, it's just my food so it's way healthier than what he'd normally have. Even for lunch, he comes home and eats like 3 PB and J sandwhiches...I ate that, I'd be up...I now feel like my weight is out of control again....I'm consistently at 258 all the time...I was down to 252 for a while, my low has been 259. Some days I do really good with eating, others...not so much...and sadly I'm so much more active now that if I curbed what I was eating, I'd prolly be 230 right now. But I'm heading in the right direction. A friend and I are looking into South Beach, I've had all the books for years, and we're going to do some menu planning. I'm not sure when I'll start this but I'm getting there. I'm going to the Dr. on Friday too, I haven't had a period in two months ( I know TMI) and I feel awful. In 2007, I stopped taking the pill and didn't get my period for the whole year. I ballooned from 230 to 275 in a matter of months, right before my wedding...I feel like that's what's happening now and I'm trying really hard to avoid that....hopefully the doctor will have some answers....meanwhile, I'm just going to keep plugging along and come September 21st, I'm going to shoot for 15 pounds before New Years...

7 comments:

Big Girl said...

I know it can be totally frustrating. I think men lose weight differntly and it always almost effortless for them.

Hang in there your patience will pay off.

Big Girl said...

I know it can be totally frustrating. I think men lose weight differntly and it always almost effortless for them.

Hang in there your patience will pay off.

Cammy said...

Hang in there. Maybe the doctor can offer some suggestions...until then, do the best you can (which is pretty darn good!)

losethistime said...

Sounds like you are doing everything you can. Keep plugging away and success will come:-)

I thank you for sharing, I am looking forward to reading about your journey.

Twix said...

I hope you can get to the bottom of the period thing soon, doesn't sound good. I feel your frustration, weight loss doesn't come easy and sure doesn't come like we think it should. I have thought about South Beach diet too. Guess I'm a little scared to let go or change drastically the diet yet. Although I would be interested to see what sort of menu plans you come up with. And I hope you are doing ok?! ((hugs))

MaryFran said...

YEs! I did get the shoes (sorry, I meant to let you know, and then got busy and thought I HAD sent you a notice...turns out my mind was playing tricks). I had to change the size....mainly because I have no idea what size anything is on my body anymore! Hey, I'm learning though! (problem is, as soon as I learn, the sizes change again....but it's a good change....lower on the scales!)

But meanwhile, I'm lovin' the shoes! Thanks!

Chubby Chick said...

Yippee! I'm really glad you joined the Christmas Challenge! I'm really looking forward to seeing how much weight we all lose by then.

Just look at this as a fresh start! Good luck with your goal! :)