Wednesday, June 29, 2011

A slap in the face

Weight gain is a progression as is obviously the loss. I have to keep reminding myself of this everytime I get on the scale and don't see any movement. I have been reading a few blogs from people on a weight loss journey and they have photos of themselves and numbers and all that good stuff. I decided to take a trip down memory lane and go back as far as my Facebook photos will allow to see the progression. It was actually pretty disturbing to me to see how I got so big. I like to think I didn't realize it at the time but I think I must have because it was hard to find full body photos of myself from about 2006-2009. Really hard. Everything was waist or chest up and even those were bad. I fluctuate in weight very quickly and that is most likely due to the extreme nature of the dieting I have been doing but just as quickly as I lose those pounds they come right back when I fall off the wagon. I am actually kind of afraid to post what I am about to put here but I know that it will help me keep referring back to this post to keep myself in line.

The first picture I will post is the weight I am actually aiming to get back to. I know it seems ridiculous to hope for your highschool weight but in my senior year I had put on a bit of weight and back then I was traumatized by it but now I think I looked amazing. The last picture is the most recent picture of me in a swimsuit in March of this year.

2003-17 years old

I couldn't find any pictures between 2004 to 2006 but clearly you can see alot changed. I may have been at my heaviest here but I am not sure.


Below (2007)

At some point between 2007 and 2008 I did actually see a scale and I was 198. Not sure if that was heavier than the year before or not but I did actually start to workout at that point.

Between 2008-2009 I worked out occasionally but rarely dieted. I mainted about 175-185 during most of that time.

Below (2009)

Still working out but definitely not dieting I was still in the weight range.

Below(early 2010)

In September of 2009 I started Medifast(see this) and when I started I weighed in at 173. After 6 weeks I was down to 143. Thats the picture below(October 2010)

I did great from October to January and then it went downhill

Below (NYE 2011)

I pretty much gave up on dieting and exercise for 2 months and gained almost half the weight I lost back. A couple weeks before Miami I tried Medifast and had to quit because I broke out in hives(*still not sure if that was from the food) so here is me around 155

March 2011

And this is May 2011...back around 150-155 and fighting it. I have a ways to go to get down to 135 and I am hoping this post helps.

This blog is definitely not dedicated to my journey but it is a big part of my life so I am sure there will be more posts and hopefully they will be with some good news and sexy photos!


Marie@PoutyPinkPrincess said...

You are beautiful girl! Good luck with your weight loss journey...I think you will have awesome accountability with your blog!

Little Miss Me said...

Good luck with your weight loss! You are stunning whatever :) I've been pretty awesome at dropping the pounds of the last few weeks but I'm home with my mum for two now and damn does that woman creates dieting disasters for me!

Not who I will be said...

You look amazing! I've always thought you were beautiful and I'm excited about your journey where you want to be!

Can't wait to see you when you reach your goal. I wish I could reach mine! Lol

Newlymeds said...

First of all you look amazing!

Secondly I have teamed up with a nutritionist on my blog and we are helping 20 somethings get healthy in a very manageable way. Check out the blog and write in with any questions you may have and we just may dedicate a post to you!

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