I survived my first hot yoga class today… It was 105 degrees F and 50% humidity in the room. I have never sweat so much in my life!!!
Paris. 25. Kansas.
Starting Weight: 225.0 lbs.
Current Weight: 213.6 lbs.
Current Weight Loss: 11.4 lbs.
Goal Weight: 145 lbs.
Leg Day Workout
Just finished my leg day workout!
I did some squats, lunges, kneeling leg extensions, straight leg dead lifts, calf raises, and bridges.
Followed by 20 minutes of whole body stretching :)
I guess I was holding on to A LOT of water weight from all the recent bingeing because I lost 11.4 lbs in the last week!!! AHHHH!!!! I feel so much better than I did a week ago. It’s amazing what eating healthier foods will do for you. I’m still having cravings and it’s a constant battle, but I’m really doing well :D
Okay, here is my starting photo from the front. If you want to see the rest of them, feel free to check out my “Progress Photos” page by clicking….. HERE
Starting Weight and Measurements
Alright, well I decided to weigh and measure myself so I have a starting point for my journey. Ugh, this is so depressing!!!! But every one has to start somewhere, right??
- Body Weight 225.0
- BMI 37.4
- Neck 14
- Shoulders 42
- Chest 45.5
- Underchest 36.5
- Arms 14.5
- Forearms 11.5
- Wrist 6.5
- Waist 41.5
- Hips 51
- Thighs (widest) 30
- Thighs (middle) 27
- Calves 19.5
- Ankles 11.5
Starting Over Again
I have been trying off and on to lose weight for about eight years now. I’ve never been able to stick with it and lose some actual weight. In fact, it’s been the reverse. Through bouts of depression, guilt, and stress, I keep putting more weight on. And for the past few weeks, I’ve been binge eating almost every day, sometimes eating over 4000 calories per day. I feel nauseous, bloated, and sick. On the first of the month, I decided to weigh myself after avoiding the scale for a long time. A new highest weight flashed up at me from the floor; it read 225.0 lbs. I was immediately in tears. A few days later, I have finally calmed down to start tackling my issues.
So I’m doing my best to turning over a new leaf. I have cleaned all of the junk food from out of my pantry and given it all away to some friends. And as soon I finish the meat that is in my freezer, I am going to become vegetarian. I’m going to do my best to start exercising at least 3 times a week, and also I’m going to stretch everyday.
I’m just tired of feeling like crap. Lack of exercise makes me feel lazy and weak. Fatty foods make me feel like a sloth. I’m ready to start a new chapter this month and get down to work on my health. I’m so excited because near the end of the month I am moving to Arizona. I’ll have a gym and a pool and beautiful (but hot!) outdoor weather. I’m interested in making progress towards a healthier me!