Friday, January 23, 2009

My trophie belt...

I haven't been posting much lately, because I haven't really been up to it. I'm becoming disillusioned again by this whole thing. I haven't been eating like I should. I've probably eaten an average of 24-28 points a day (I'm only supposed to have 22). I ate all my flex points before the weekend was up. I haven't exercised to speak of. I did two "aerobic" workouts from FitTV on demand. Both were very fluffy and less-than exciting. I'll bet I burned 100 calories each time I worked out.

It's been WAY too cold here to run. Each morning was between 30-35 degrees. I can't work out at the gym without hubby going (his membership, me his guest). So I really didn't have any activity points to add to my overages each day.

I've felt good with myself this week, though. I'm not happy about my weight loss, or rather my lack of weigh loss, but with myself, I'm okay.

I put on a pair of pants today that were WAY too huge on me, but they're the only ones that are "casual" that I could wear to the office and so I had to pull out a belt to help keep them up. The only belts I have are my size 26 belts. Being as I'm probably about a size 12, now, the holes were way too far out. I had to punch a new hole. Funny thing was, it was about 10 inches from the last hole I used when I was a fattie. I have to find a ruler or tape measure and measure the exact distance between the two holes.

Whatever it ended up being, it was WAY to huge of a belt. But I wore it anyways and showed it off to everyone I could at work.

I was proud of my big fat belt. It wrapped all the way around my waist and I had to tuck in into itself in the back.

It's things like that, that make me remember why I'm doing all of this.

I really couldn't believe that belt really ever fit me. But the evidence was in the stretched out hole that was 10 inches away from the new hole I punched this morning.

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14 comments:

Sarah said...

Wow that is so amazing, what a great trophie!

Scale Junkie said...

WOW that in its self is amazing and should help you get your groove back.

SeaShore said...

10 inches, wow. Always keep that belt! What a great reminder of how far you've come.

Donna B said...

Sounds like you are doing OK considering the weather you are hving and lack of being able to run. I know up north here I'd rather be outside walking, but can barely stand filling my gas tank on these cold days.
Love the belt story! I threw away all my big clothes and accessories since I never wanted to wear them again and now I regret it. Hubby still has one pair of "big" pants for him to compare to when he gets to goal! Keep up the good work.

Karyn said...

focus on what you have accomplished - not on what you have yet to accomplish. Love yourself the way you are right now.

Sounds like you are making strides in that area! Good for you! I can't wait until I can say I'm in a size 12 and show off a belt that is WAY too big...except I don't have a belt. :) guess I'll have to find something else.

Sorry I haven't been around much - but I've been thinking of you!

notimetoweight said...

Hello! I just found your blog today. Sounds as though we both had "blah" weeks. Your belt story was great! You've come so far. I will be checking in :-) Hope your weekend is great!

spunkysuzi said...

Wow what an awesome way to get yourself back in the groove, when you found that belt :)
Hope you have a great weekend! And i'm sure you'll get your mojo back soon!!

Jai Johnson said...

How wonderful, your trophy belt! What a great way to see your fantastic progress...keep on keeping on!

Deborah said...

YAY, on the new hole. Don't throw that belt away.

~Tammy said...

Wow, this entry started out that you were becoming disillusioned and then you tell the story about the belt. You should print this entry out and put it on your fridge so as to remind yourself how far you've come, especially when you're feeling 'blah'!

Losing Myself said...

Isn't it s fun t put on your clotes and they are TOO BIG! Even my skinny clothes are starting to get too big!! WOO HOO!

GO TEAM ANGIE!!

Esmeralda said...

Wow! Keep going...don't give up. I just started weight watchers...I keep overeating too. I just started some exercise today...hopefully that compensates a little for my overeating. I just feel like I'm starving.

JC said...

Don't ever let go of that belt. I would probably wear it every day!! I was wearing 26-28 jeans but no belts. It is easy to get discouraged but remember you are worth being healthy.

Zeusmeatball said...

wow! can I relate to this post! I have a belt that is a size 58-60 that I wore when i was 534 pounds and I STILL wear it to remind me of what I have accomplished, I have been "punching holes" in it for more than a year now :) bravo on your losses and keep your chin up, it gets tough but you have proven that it can be done!

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