Saturday, February 12, 2011

Off my ASS for the SSA - Week 6

Starting weight: 186.4 lbs
Last week's weight: 177.2 lbs
Current weight: 174.8 lbs
Weight loss this week: 2.4 lbs

I lost all 2.4 of those pounds in the two days following posting Sharon and Lyz's guest post. Wooo stress! It's amazing what it can do when decoupled with stress eating (more cake will make me feel better, I know!). But yeah, I'm not making that tactic a normal part of my weight loss routine.

But in positive news, I blew past the 10 pounds mark and went down one notch in my belt - back to the notch I used to use, but progress nonetheless! I really need to buy a new pair of pants, but the optimist in me is hesitant because hopefully even those will be too big in a couple more months.

The following week is the final week of my competition with JT. He's slightly ahead of me, and this last week won't be easy. My department is starting grad student recruitment, and I'm one of the hosts. That basically means I get to go to a lot of free dinners, lunches, breakfasts, and pub nights with the new recruits while talking about the department. I see extra exercising in my future.

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