This week people noticed my weight loss a few times. It gives me the boost I need to keep going and get to my goal weight. It’s also progress picture week and although I haven’t lost much from the last picture, I think my workouts have made a big difference.


Starting weight: 238lbs
Loss this week: 2lbs
Current weight: 200.5lbs

Total loss: 37.5lbs
Target weight: 175lbs
Weight left to lose: 25.5lbs

This Weekend

I had a good weekend and managed to stick to my diet for most of it. I’ve needed to get back on track after last week and being more strict with myself this weekend has helped a lot.

We spent the weekend back at my parents and saw some friends that we haven’t seen for what feels like months. It was also my dads birthday so mum had done a special roast dinner with all the trimmings, it was like Christmas. I’m so glad I’m able to carry on having occasional meals like this and not ruin my weight loss.

People noticed how much weight I’d lost, both family and friends commented on how good I was looking. Although I’m doing this for myself and not anyone else, it feels good when they notice.

This Week

Just like every week, I’ve been strict thought out the week, but Monday was completely different. My wife and son baked cookies and this time I just couldn’t resist and ate a few. As much as I enjoyed them I thought I’d ruined everything on right from the start of the week. I’m hoping because I don’t use many Syns throughout the week, it just balanced itself out.

People Noticed

I’m really happy with this progress picture, I’ve only lost 2.5 lbs since my last picture four weeks ago but the difference is amazing. Between the two pictures I started an abs and core challenge and completed day 26 this morning. It’s made a big difference to my stomach.

The workouts have been getting progressively harder as they go on and working different muscles. It’s been a great challenge and doesn’t take up much time.

Next Week

I have four days left of this challenge then I will be taking a break for the rest of the week. I’m planning to do a different challenge the following week and maybe the abs and core challenge again, alongside it.

Our weekend shouldn’t be too busy with just a bit of shopping planned so I will be sticking to my diet again to get back to losing more weight.

Check out my full journey here:

The Journey Begins Here And This Is My Plan
Week 1 The First Steps To A New Me – 4.5lbs Down
Week 2 More Energy Already – 4lbs Down
Week 3 Motivation – 2 lbs Down
Week 4 Progress Picture – 2.5lbs Down
Week 5 Clothes Fitting Better – 2.5lbs Down
Week 6 Wrong Choices – 1lb Down
Week 7 Back On Track – 3.5lbs Down
Week 8 More Progress Pictures – 1lb Down
Week 9 More Focused – 3lbs Down
Week 10 Still Going Strong – 3lbs Down
Week 11 Disappointing – 0.5lbs Down
Week 12 Damn You Man Flu – 2.5lbs Down
Week 13 Food Cravings – 2lbs Down
Week 14 Distractions – 1lb Down
Week 15 Time Out – 1.5lbs Down
Week 16 Seeing A Difference – 0.5lbs Down
Week 17 Started Exercising – 0lbs Down
Week 18 Changes To My Diet – 1.5lbs Down
Week 19 Weight Gain – 1lb Up
Week 20 People Noticed – 2lbs Down
Week 21 Started Cardio – 1lb Down
Week 22 Burning Fat – 2.5lbs Down
Week 23 Sweating – 0.5lbs Down
Week 24 The Week Before Christmas – 1lb Down
Week 25 Christmas Week – 3.5lbs Up
Week 26 A New Year – 1lb Up
Week 27 Back To It – 2lbs Down
Week 28 Crazy Busy Week – 1lb Down
Week 29 Celebrating – 2lbs Up
Week 30 Back On The Bike – 3.5lbs Down
Week 31 Slow Going – 0.5lbs Down
Week 32 Some Progress – 0.5lbs Down
Week 33 Unmotivated – 1.5lbs Up
Week 34 I Need A Break – 2lbs Up

Have People Noticed your weight loss?

How much did you lose before people started to notice? How did it make you feel? Let me know in the comments below.

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