Friday, September 3, 2010

Set backs.

I hurt my big toe!!!

I don't even know how it happened, I woke up one day and it was just hurting. Mostly it hurt when I walked on it, and since I recently joined a gym it has been hurting a lot.

I decided that the pain was no big deal, and I could work through it. I just kept trucking along and ignoring the pain in my foot. Not something I would encourage anyone else to do.

Anyway when I was walking with my leader Juan Te she told me, "You should call a Dr., you don't want to make the foot worse by walking on it".

So I immediately made an appointment with my primary care Dr., who told me there is a possibility it could be fractured. GREAT! I thought just what I need. She referred me to a podiatrist who told me that my foot is not fractured, but that I just have inflammation in the joint, and he gave me a shot, in the Joint. Ouch is right. I was off the foot for a couple of days.

I know that I have only been exercising for a little while now, but I felt so lazy. I just couldn't believe that my toe hurt so so bad to walk on it.

It still hurts now, and I will be going to see another Dr. about it, so I am just taking it easy. I still work out just not as hard core as I was with the walking.

I guess all I can say is these things happen, and I can't wait to be back to full work out mode. Then I can tare it up.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

weigh ins from 8/9-8/30

I haven't posted my weigh ins for a while so here they are.

8/9 weigh in

I weighed in at 476.4 for a loss of 3 lbs and a total loss of 113.6lbs.

8/16 weigh in

I weighed in at 472.0 for a loss of 4.4 and a total loss of 118lbs.

8/23 weigh in

I weighed in at 463.0 for a loss of 9lbs!!! I know what a big loss huh. and a total weight loss of 127

8/30 weigh in

I weighed in at 458.8 for a loss of 4.2 and a total loss of 131.2.

I know that it is weird to see so many weigh ins on one post but I did this because I needed to get them out there. So here they are.

I am so excited to have lost a total of 131.2 now. A lot of people have been asking me, "Do you feel different?", and to that my answer is yes; I FEEL COMPLETELY DIFFERENT. I feel so happy, energetic, and more confident. Nothing can describe how I feel. I am loving life.

I honestly believe that if I can do this, anyone can do this. Sometimes I am asked, "How do you deal with the amount of weight you have to lose? How do you stay so motivated with such a long road ahead of you?"

My answer to that is set small goals, give your self something to look forward to. I set small goals all the time. Right now I am looking forward to hitting the 430 mark.

I know that I still have a long road ahead of me, but this is my life now. I will be eating healthy for the rest of my life. It doesn't matter how long it takes me to get to goal (that doesn't mean I am not working hard to get there) someday I will be there, and I will still be eating healthy then.

I have already signed up for the program for life. have you?