Friday, August 15, 2008

Joined Weight Watchers . . .

For anyone watching my other blog, The Supermom Blues, you will remember my signing up for weight watchers today. I have decided to blog about my failures, frustrations and successes. I think it will 1) be therapeutic 2) help me to track my progress that much better 3) help anyone else on the road to weight loss and 4) enable me to have some support.

My starting weight is (today) *gulp* ( I can't believe I'm revealing this . . . ) : 298 lbs. Some of you may recall my once saying that if I ever reached a specific weight to just shoot me? Yup. I am two pounds shy of that. When I saw that scale, I wanted to cry. I didn't even tell Ronnie what my weight was. It was, and is, embarrassing. I just can't believed I allowed this to happen to me.

So, I am going to fix it. I am praying for strength, I am turning to God through all of it. With his help and with the love and support of all my friends and family, I know I can do this.

So, my goal? Well, right now it's 220. I think if I can get there, I'll be healthy. Well, healthy-ER, anyway.

I bought an exercise bike and some resistance bands (to use with my Yoga ball) today. When the fall semester begins, I will be able to use the campus fitness center free of charge. I am going to try to get Ronnie to go with me and the kids to walk the track at least once a week. I need to make this happen. I HAVE to make it happen.

It's time I started losing it.

2 comments:

Wendy said...

Way to go Jennifer! You can do it-you can do all things through Christ who gives you strength! Just remember it's a lifestyle that takes time, it won't come off overnight. I have to remind myself of this all the time...

I like the colors on this blog, btw :)

Supermom2JakeAndEmmy said...

LOL! Thanks - pink and black. They didn't have a brown background so . . . HA!

I am actually looking forward to doing this. I am ready to just watch the pounds melt away . . . one pound at a time. It'll be so cool when I can finally fit into a size 18 again - sad huh? My goal size is 18. I need to blog on THAT one too . . .