Weight Loss Update

Scale and tape measure

After last week’s positive weight loss update report I’m disappointed to say this week was not very good. I’m not exactly sure why I put weight on, so I’ll be tracking what I eat every day for the next week to see if I can figure out where the excess calories are coming from. I’ve recently started eating more plant based meals during the week, but find it hard to believe that they are the source of the extra calories. The food journal should reveal the truth by weeks end. Either that or last week’s drop was a fluke (loss of fluids?) and this past week I just maintained. Not really sure at the moment, but I do know how to figure it out.

Totals to date are

Weight (lbs) -22 1/2
Stomach (in) -5
Waist (in) -3 1/2
Neck (in) -1 1/2

On going results

Date Weight (lbs) Stomach (in) Waist (in) Neck (in)
6/9/12 Start Start Start Start
6/16/12 -1 3/4 -1 0 -1/2
6/23/12 -1 -1 -1/2 0
6/30/12 -6 1/2 - 1 1/2 0 - 1/2
7/7/12 -4 - 1/2 -1/2 0
7/14/12 -2 1/2 0 0 0
7/21/12 -1 1/4 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
7/28/12 -2 1/4 0 0 - 1/2
8/4/12 -3 3/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
8/11/12 -2 1/2 0 - 1/2 0
8/18/12 -3 1/2 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
8/25/12 -1 1/2 0 0 0
9/1/12 -2 0 0 0
9/8/12 -1/4 0 0 0
9/15/12 +4 3/4 + 1 0 0
9/22/12 -2 1/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
9/29/12 -2 1/4  0  0  0
10/6/12 +1 3/4  0  0  0
10/13/12 -5 - 1/2 - 1/2  0
10/20/12 -2 1/4  0  0  0
5/12/13 +15 1/2 +1 1/2 + 1/2  0
5/19/13 -2 3/4  0  0  0
5/26/13 +2 3/4  0  0  0

The Rules

Weight and measurement taken Saturday morning right after I get up. Stomach is measured around my belly, right at the belly button. Waist, where I normally where pants and neck where a dress shirt collar would be. All measurements are rounded down to the nearest 1/2″. For belly and waist measurements, I get to suck it in as hard as I can.

Weight Loss Update

Looks like I’ve started to undo the weight I put back on in the past several months. Lost 2 3/4 lb this week. 2 – 3 lb per week is a realistic goal for me, so hopefully I can maintain this rate for the coming weeks.

Totals to date are

Weight (lbs) -25 1/4
Stomach (in) -5
Waist (in) -3 1/2
Neck (in) -1 1/2

On going results

Date Weight (lbs) Stomach (in) Waist (in) Neck (in)
6/9/12 Start Start Start Start
6/16/12 -1 3/4 -1 0 -1/2
6/23/12 -1 -1 -1/2 0
6/30/12 -6 1/2 - 1 1/2 0 - 1/2
7/7/12 -4 - 1/2 -1/2 0
7/14/12 -2 1/2 0 0 0
7/21/12 -1 1/4 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
7/28/12 -2 1/4 0 0 - 1/2
8/4/12 -3 3/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
8/11/12 -2 1/2 0 - 1/2 0
8/18/12 -3 1/2 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
8/25/12 -1 1/2 0 0 0
9/1/12 -2 0 0 0
9/8/12 -1/4 0 0 0
9/15/12 +4 3/4 + 1 0 0
9/22/12 -2 1/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
9/29/12 -2 1/4  0  0  0
10/6/12 +1 3/4  0  0  0
10/13/12 -5 - 1/2 - 1/2  0
10/20/12 -2 1/4  0  0  0
5/12/13 +15 1/2 +1 1/2 + 1/2  0
5/19/13 -2 3/4  0  0  0

The Rules

Weight and measurement taken Saturday morning right after I get up. Stomach is measured around my belly, right at the belly button. Waist, where I normally where pants and neck where a dress shirt collar would be. All measurements are rounded down to the nearest 1/2″. For belly and waist measurements, I get to suck it in as hard as I can.

Weight Loss Update

So, it looks like not tracking for a while has had disastrous results. I’ve actually put about 16 lbs back on since October. Time to get back on track and consistently track my stats.

Totals to date are

Weight (lbs) -22 1/2
Stomach (in) -5
Waist (in) -3 1/2
Neck (in) -1 1/2

On going results

Date Weight (lbs) Stomach (in) Waist (in) Neck (in)
6/9/12 Start Start Start Start
6/16/12 -1 3/4 -1 0 -1/2
6/23/12 -1 -1 -1/2 0
6/30/12 -6 1/2 - 1 1/2 0 - 1/2
7/7/12 -4 - 1/2 -1/2 0
7/14/12 -2 1/2 0 0 0
7/21/12 -1 1/4 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
7/28/12 -2 1/4 0 0 - 1/2
8/4/12 -3 3/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
8/11/12 -2 1/2 0 - 1/2 0
8/18/12 -3 1/2 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
8/25/12 -1 1/2 0 0 0
9/1/12 -2 0 0 0
9/8/12 -1/4 0 0 0
9/15/12 +4 3/4 + 1 0 0
9/22/12 -2 1/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
9/29/12 -2 1/4  0  0  0
10/6/12 +1 3/4  0  0  0
10/13/12 -5 - 1/2 - 1/2  0
10/20/12 -2 1/4  0  0  0
5/12/13 +15 1/2 +1 1/2 + 1/2  0

The Rules

Weight and measurement taken Saturday morning right after I get up. Stomach is measured around my belly, right at the belly button. Waist, where I normally where pants and neck where a dress shirt collar would be. All measurements are rounded down to the nearest 1/2″. For belly and waist measurements, I get to suck it in as hard as I can.

Weight Loss Update

Looks like I’ve got everything back on track. Had another good week in the weight loss department. Down another 2 1/4 lb this week, two more lb and I’ll have lost a total of 40.

Totals to date are

Weight (lbs) -38
Stomach (in) -6 1/2
Waist (in) -4
Neck (in) -1 1/2

On going results

Date Weight (lbs) Stomach (in) Waist (in) Neck (in)
6/9/12 Start Start Start Start
6/16/12 -1 3/4 -1 0 -1/2
6/23/12 -1 -1 -1/2 0
6/30/12 -6 1/2 - 1 1/2 0 - 1/2
7/7/12 -4 - 1/2 -1/2 0
7/14/12 -2 1/2 0 0 0
7/21/12 -1 1/4 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
7/28/12 -2 1/4 0 0 - 1/2
8/4/12 -3 3/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
8/11/12 -2 1/2 0 - 1/2 0
8/18/12 -3 1/2 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
8/25/12 -1 1/2 0 0 0
9/1/12 -2 0 0 0
9/8/12 -1/4 0 0 0
9/15/12 +4 3/4 + 1 0 0
9/22/12 -2 1/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
9/29/12 -2 1/4  0  0  0
10/6/12 +1 3/4  0  0  0
10/13/12 -5 - 1/2 - 1/2  0
10/20/12 -2 1/4  0  0  0

The Rules

Weight and measurement taken Saturday morning right after I get up. Stomach is measured around my belly, right at the belly button. Waist, where I normally where pants and neck where a dress shirt collar would be. All measurements are rounded down to the nearest 1/2″. For belly and waist measurements, I get to suck it in as hard as I can.

Weight Loss Update

After last weeks poor performance, I’m very happy with this weeks weight loss. Lost a total of 5 lb this week, plus a 1/2″ off both my stomach and waist. This week’s loss also bumps my average per week back up to 2 lb.

Totals to date are

Weight (lbs) -35 3/4
Stomach (in) -6 1/2
Waist (in) -4
Neck (in) -1 1/2

On going results

Date Weight (lbs) Stomach (in) Waist (in) Neck (in)
6/9/12 Start Start Start Start
6/16/12 -1 3/4 -1 0 -1/2
6/23/12 -1 -1 -1/2 0
6/30/12 -6 1/2 - 1 1/2 0 - 1/2
7/7/12 -4 - 1/2 -1/2 0
7/14/12 -2 1/2 0 0 0
7/21/12 -1 1/4 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
7/28/12 -2 1/4 0 0 - 1/2
8/4/12 -3 3/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
8/11/12 -2 1/2 0 - 1/2 0
8/18/12 -3 1/2 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
8/25/12 -1 1/2 0 0 0
9/1/12 -2 0 0 0
9/8/12 -1/4 0 0 0
9/15/12 +4 3/4 + 1 0 0
9/22/12 -2 1/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
9/29/12 -2 1/4  0  0  0
10/6/12 +1 3/4  0  0  0
10/13/12 -5 - 1/2 - 1/2  0

The Rules

Weight and measurement taken Saturday morning right after I get up. Stomach is measured around my belly, right at the belly button. Waist, where I normally where pants and neck where a dress shirt collar would be. All measurements are rounded down to the nearest 1/2″. For belly and waist measurements, I get to suck it in as hard as I can.

Health Update

I’m loathe to make this post. Last night we had chinese food, always lots of extra sodium, and I woke up still feeling full. The end result is that I’m up almost 2 lb, and have feeling that by the end of the day I’ll be back down. All measurements stayed the same. Update: I did weigh myself again in the afternoon, and I was 2 lb lighter than the morning, even after eating and drinking water and a couple of cups of tea during the day. Next week should show huge progress.

Totals to date are

Weight (lbs) -30 3/4
Stomach (in) -6
Waist (in) -3 1/2
Neck (in) -1 1/2

On going results

Date Weight (lbs) Stomach (in) Waist (in) Neck (in)
6/9/12 Start Start Start Start
6/23/12 -1 - 1 - 1/2 0
6/30/12 -6 1/2 - 1 1/2 0 - 1/2
7/7/12 -4 - 1/2 -1/2 0
7/14/12 -2 1/2 0 0 0
7/21/12 -1 1/4 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
7/28/12 -2 1/4 0 0 - 1/2
8/4/12 -3 3/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
8/11/12 -2 1/2 0 - 1/2 0
8/18/12 -3 1/2 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
8/25/12 -1 1/2 0 0 0
9/1/12 -2 0 0 0
9/8/12 -1/4 0 0 0
9/15/12 +4 3/4 + 1 0 0
9/22/12 -2 1/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
9/29/12 -2 1/4  0  0  0
10/6/12 +1 3/4  0  0  0

The Rules

Weight and measurement taken Saturday morning right after I get up. Stomach is measured around my belly, right at the belly button. Waist, where I normally where pants and neck where a dress shirt collar would be. All measurements are rounded down to the nearest 1/2″. For belly and waist measurements, I get to suck it in as hard as I can.

Health Update

Had another good week. Measurements all stayed the same, but I did drop another 2 1/4 lb. My average / week is still at 2 lb.

Totals to date are

Weight (lbs) - 32 1/2
Stomach (in) - 6
Waist (in) - 3 1/2
Neck (in) - 1 1/2

On going results

Date Weight (lbs) Stomach (in) Waist (in) Neck (in)
6/9/12 Start Start Start Start
6/23/12 - 1 - 1 - 1/2 0
6/30/12 - 6 1/2 - 1 1/2 0 - 1/2
7/7/12 - 4 - 1/2 -1/2 0
7/14/12 - 2 1/2 0 0 0
7/21/12 - 1 1/4 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
7/28/12 - 2 1/4 0 0 - 1/2
8/4/12 - 3 3/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
8/11/12 - 2 1/2 0 - 1/2 0
8/17/12 - 3 1/2 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
8/25/12 - 1 1/2 0 0 0
9/1/12 - 2 0 0 0
9/8/12 - 1/4 0 0 0
9/15/12 + 4 3/4 + 1 0 0
9/22/12 - 2 1/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
9/29/12 - 2 1/4 0 0 0

The Rules

Weight and measurement taken Saturday morning right after I get up. Stomach is measured around my belly, right at the belly button. Waist, where I normally where pants and neck where a dress shirt collar would be. All measurements are rounded down to the nearest 1/2″. For belly and waist measurements, I get to suck it in as hard as I can.

Health Update

Started to undo last weeks backslide. Lost about half the weight I had put on, lost the inch I had added to my stomach, and somehow even lost another 1/2″ off my waist.

Totals to date are

Weight (lbs) - 30 1/4
Stomach (in) - 6
Waist (in) - 3 1/2
Neck (in) - 1 1/2

On going results

Date Weight (lbs) Stomach (in) Waist (in) Neck (in)
6/9/12 Start Start Start Start
6/23/12 - 1 - 1 - 1/2 0
6/30/12 - 6 1/2 - 1 1/2 0 - 1/2
7/7/12 - 4 - 1/2 -1/2 0
7/14/12 - 2 1/2 0 0 0
7/21/12 - 1 1/4 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
7/28/12 - 2 1/4 0 0 - 1/2
8/4/12 - 3 3/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
8/11/12 - 2 1/2 0 - 1/2 0
8/17/12 - 3 1/2 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
8/25/12 - 1 1/2 0 0 0
9/1/12 - 2 0 0 0
9/8/12 - 1/4 0 0 0
9/15/12 + 4 3/4 + 1 0 0
9/22/12 - 2 1/4 - 1 - 1/2 0

The Rules

Weight and measurement taken Saturday morning right after I get up. Stomach is measured around my belly, right at the belly button. Waist, where I normally where pants and neck where a dress shirt collar would be. All measurements are rounded down to the nearest 1/2″. For belly and waist measurements, I get to suck it in as hard as I can.

Health Update – 8 September 2012

Looks like last week’s anniversary and long weekend of eating finally caught up with me. Managed to drop 1/4 lb., but I’m actually very surprised I did not go up in weight this week. This also brings my average loss/week to 2 1/2 lb.

Totals to date are

Weight (lbs) - 32 3/4
Stomach (in) - 6
Waist (in) - 3
Neck (in) - 1 1/2

On going results

Date Weight (lbs) Stomach (in) Waist (in) Neck (in)
6/9/12 Start Start Start Start
6/23/12 - 1 - 1 - 1/2 0
6/30/12 - 6 1/2 - 1 1/2 0 - 1/2
7/7/12 - 4 - 1/2 -1/2 0
7/14/12 - 2 1/2 0 0 0
7/21/12 - 1 1/4 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
7/28/12 - 2 1/4 0 0 - 1/2
8/4/12 - 3 3/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
8/11/12 - 2 1/2 0 - 1/2 0
8/17/12 - 3 1/2 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
8/25/12 - 1 1/2 0 0 0
9/1/12 - 2 0 0 0
9/8/12 - 1/4 0 0 0

The Rules

Weight and measurement taken Saturday morning right after I get up. Stomach is measured around my belly, right at the belly button. Waist, where I normally where pants and neck where a dress shirt collar would be. All measurements are rounded down to the nearest 1/2″. For belly and waist measurements, I get to suck it in as hard as I can.

Health Update – 1 September 2012

This week’s weight loss was a little lower than average, but I had to weigh in a day and a half after my anniversary dinner. Average loss per week is still running under 3 lb.

Totals to date are

Weight (lbs) - 32 1/2
Stomach (in) - 6
Waist (in) - 3
Neck (in) - 1 1/2

On going results

Date Weight (lbs) Stomach (in) Waist (in) Neck (in)
6/9/12 Start Start Start Start
6/23/12 - 1 - 1 - 1/2 0
6/30/12 - 6 1/2 - 1 1/2 0 - 1/2
7/7/12 - 4 - 1/2 -1/2 0
7/14/12 - 2 1/2 0 0 0
7/21/12 - 1 1/4 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
7/28/12 - 2 1/4 0 0 - 1/2
8/4/12 - 3 3/4 - 1 - 1/2 0
8/11/12 - 2 1/2 0 - 1/2 0
8/17/12 - 3 1/2 - 1/2 - 1/2 0
8/25/12 - 1 1/2 0 0 0
9/1/12 - 2 0 0 0

The Rules

Weight and measurement taken Saturday morning right after I get up. Stomach is measured around my belly, right at the belly button. Waist, where I normally where pants and neck where a dress shirt collar would be. All measurements are rounded down to the nearest 1/2″. For belly and waist measurements, I get to suck it in as hard as I can.