I’ve Got Two More Months to Reach my Goal Weight!

I’ve got two more months until my birthday, June 28th, and I’m more than 10 pounds from reaching my goal weight!

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you may have noticed that Fitness Friday has been missing for a bit.

AND if you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that can only mean one thing. I haven’t been doing so great with my weight loss.

Things that Worked

This year, I have learned quite a few things about weight loss and getting healthy.

  • First off, Weight Watchers works. OK, I knew that one already. Honestly it’s the only program that has ever worked for me.
  • Next, intermittent fasting is a total game changer. When you are struggling with a plateau or a lack of progress, try intermittent fasting. It takes the edge off.
  • Sharing progress and everything about this journey, was a huge help. It’s no coincidence that Fitness Friday disappeared around the time I stopped making progress.

My Biggest Setbacks

  • Travel. Travel, travel, travel. Although I’ve learned to make the most of my travel, it sets me off of my weight loss course every time. And even though I wrote a whole post about traveling on Weight Watchers, chock full of great advice, I still get thrown off my game. Plus road snacks, need I say more?
  • Emotional eating is real, and it doesn’t make me want kale and apples. I want chocolate, and salt, and then more chocolate, topped off with more salt. I won’t deny that I had a KitKat and a bag of kettle chips, after dropping my mom off at the airport, and I also won’t deny that that was the only time.

My Two Month Plan

This morning, I weighed in at 151.0 which means I have two months to lose 16 pounds, to get to my goal weight of 135. Which essentially means I have to lose 2 pounds a week, for the next eight weeks. To say this is a lofty goal, is an understatement.

In order to achieve this goal, I’m going to take on the following:

  1. Get back to strict Weight Watchers, track everything!
  2. Intermittent fasting of no less than 14 hours (Ideally 8:00pm to 10:00am)
  3. Follow the Couch to 5K schedule (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
  4. Do Slim in 6 at least twice a week (Tuesday and Thursday)
  5. Close all rings, every day
  6. Drink 64 ounces of water a day
  7. Stay connected by posting weight loss/health/fitness related content at least twice a day
  8. Fitness Friday updates!

Wish me Luck!

At the start of the year, my goal was to reach my ideal weight some time in 2019, but as the year progressed I realized that I really wanted to get there by my birthday. And now that my birthday is right around the corner, I want to reach that goal even more!

I know I can do it, but I also know that I need help getting there. Posting here, on social media, and on Weight Watchers connect is a huge help. And you, reading this now, is another amazing help. I am always encouraged by your comments, and your stories. I know many of you are working through your own weight loss journey this year, and I’ve loved reading about it! Keep it all coming!

We got this!

What is working for you this year? What is your biggest set back?

Tags: , , ,

Related Posts

by
<-- That's me, Ani! I'm the author and owner of this blog, and I can't tell you how awesome it is that you made it to the end of this post! You are officially the bees knees! Leave me a comment and let me know you were here, also let's get connected, socially!
Previous Post Next Post

Comments

  1. Reply

    Unfortunately, low carb is how I lose weight. Also, it’s the best thing for my health.
    I have 21 days until we head to Florida and I want to look decent in a bathing suit, so I am doing low carb until then along with exercise.
    BUT, this summer I want to do carb cycling! I just heard about it this weekend.
    I hate dropping links in a comment but it’s not for my blog and I want you to read it and see what you think.

    https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/carb-cycling-101#section6

    1. Reply

      Oh wow, I kind of love this! Especially the high carb day! I would be into trying this when I’m home, I definitely could not manage it while traveling. Have you already started? Ill give it a shot next week! I even love the sample menu, it looks like it will fit in with my WW plan.

    • Mother of 3
    • April 30, 2019
    Reply

    My mom and I were just talking about weight loss goals this weekend; I didn’t realize when joining WW that you become “lifetime” when you meet your goal and that there was a wide range to choose from when setting my goal. I’m afraid I might have picked something pretty unachievable (I set my weight loss goal for what I weighed when I got married– you know, before I had kids!)… so for now I’m just focusing on continually tracking what I eat and making sure I keep moving as much as possible through the day. Best of luck to you over the new few months!!

    1. Reply

      Thank you! Lifetime is definitely the goal! Can you change your goal weight now that it’s set? I know they have rules around it, but I’m not certain how the determine which weight you have to be and maintain to get Lifetime. And you have motivated me to keep moving! That was really slowing down my progress. That and the occasional chocolate binge!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge

0 shares