Saturday, June 11, 2011

Almost there & Fat Joe

Soooooooooooo close!!!!!!!!!!! Down 1.4lbs this week for a total of 59.8lbs!!! My current short-term goal is to be down 60lbs by next Saturday (my daughter's 1st birthday party). I'll definitely get there!

To my surprise, I actually lost weight this week! Despite what I posted previously about the way I ate but it led me to realize some things about myself.

  1. I get full so easily these days so maybe I didn't eat as much as I thought I did, I just felt stuffed. When I sat and thought about what I actually ate, yes it was a bit overboard but probably definitely not as much as I would have eaten 9 months ago!! Portion control has become part of who I am. 
  2. Exercise, as I have mentioned before, as also become part of my day to day without me even realizing it. Even though I didn't go hard with Turbo Fire every day or have a specific workout every day, I thought about how much I walked. Instead of driving the mile to where I had to go Mon-Wed, I walked the mile to and from each day.
  3. HIIT workouts WORK! I only (We don't use that word anymore .. no such thing as only) managed two days of Turbo Fire this week but on both days I did HIIT 25. When you do a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout, it keeps your metabolism going long after the workout is over. 
I can't believe I am at this point in my life.. I never thought I would be here saying I weigh 193lbs!! I can't wait to get to the 180's!!


SO life is good! Weight Watchers meeting was awesome as usual today!!

That's about all I have for the day.. oh other than the fact that Fat Joe is now "Skinny Joe". Well, unlike Diddy, he didn't choose to change his name but he lost a whopping 88lbs!! Check it out: 


and he did it for the right reasons. Of course he could get away with being fat forever.. he's freaking FAT JOE! But he chose to get healthy for his kids! and for himself! and I give him a TON of credit for that!! You can read more about it at Madame: The Journey of a Weight Loss*ista


Have a wonderful day weight loss champs!!!!

-Krystle

8 comments:

Sarah With Love said...

Well done on the weight loss, i can understand the frustration, but atleast you will be there within time!!

I wish i was as good as you at getting exercise into my schedule! Its work in progress. I am intrigued about your HIIT workouts though.

Hope you have a good week :)

Sarah xxx
http://undertheblossomingcherrytree.blogspot.com

The Evolution of C. said...

SO PROUD of your accomplishment this week, Krystle! I know you're little mini-you will look back at your pictures when she is older and realize how much you love her for working this hard!

Isn't it amazing how different we are now? When I compare me eating like a pig now to eating like a pig before, it's like night and day!

I KNOW you're gonna reach your 60lbs goal. I just feel it! Really proud of you today, Krystle. Just can't say it enough! Good for you, Gurl!! :-)

Eve said...

Hey Krystal, thanks so much for your comment - it really means a lot! I just found your blog and i LOVE it!! Your weight loss is so inspiring!! Thanks for following along with me - I hope to get back to regular blogging soon!! Have a great day! =)

Carrie said...

Great job, Krystle! I've been hearing a lot of great things about TurboFire. I'm your newest follower!

Krystle kjb Bailey said...

Thank you everyone for the comments!! You all made me smile :)

@Carrie and Eve thank you for following today! Yess Turbo Fire is awesome!!

@C. Thanks sweetie!! That means a lot!!

@Sarah It's hard to get in a routine of working out every day but once you find something FUN it changes everything! Good luck :)

Kelty said...

Awesome! Congrats on the loss! You'll be down 60 pounds soooo soon! Enjoy it!

...:::Paulina:::... said...

Way to go, Krystle!! That's a GREAT loss- especially for a week! Once you get to that 60 pound loss, I hope you have some sort of reward for yourself- you deserve it!

Krystle kjb Bailey said...

thanks ladies!!

@Paulina I am buying myself a bodybugg when I get to 75lbs! My reward for 60lbs is a relaxing day throwing a birthday party for my princess :D

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