It’s progress picture week and although I’ve not been losing much lately I’ve made some progress so I’m happy it’s still going in the right direction.


Starting weight: 238lbs
Loss this week: 0.5lbs
Current weight: 194.5lbs

Total loss: 43.5lbs
Target weight: 175lbs
Weight left to lose: 19.5lbs

This Weekend

This weekend was a busy one, that seems to be the norm now with no signs of it slowing down for a few months. It’s good as it will keep me active and hopefully help me to lose weight as I’m doing a lot of work on the house at the moment.

My diet did suffer this weekend though. We went to a party for my cousin’s sons 2nd birthday. There was a lot of food and a really nice cake. There was no way you can take a salad to a 2-year-old’s party so I had the food.

Because I’ve been so busy I also missed one day of exercise from my abs and core challenge, it just slipped my mind. It’s a bit annoying as I would have completed it this week if I didn’t.

This Week

My weeks are getting just as busy if not busier than my weekends at the moment as well. There have been quite a few stressful days and have missed lunch twice this week just so I could work through and keep up.

This isn’t ideal for my weight loss as missing meals can actually cause your weight loss to slow down. So I don’t want to be doing this again.

Apart from this, I’ve have stuck to plan for the rest of the week and not had any unhealthy snacks. That is what I would have done in the past. I’d have been eating junk food while I work but I’m so glad I’ve changed my relationship with food.

On the exercise side of things, I’ve missed quite a few days of the abs and core challenge during the week too. I’m still going to keep going and get to the end of it as I’m only a few days off. My air bike hasn’t been touched again, I just haven’t got the time at the moment but really wish I did.

Some progress

It’s progress picture week. Since my last picture, I’ve only lost 2.5 lbs. I can’t see much if any difference, apart from needing a hair cut, but it’s still some progress.

Next Week

Next week is going to be just as busy as this one, I will try not to miss any meals next week though.

On the weekend I should be able to stick to my diet a lot better as we currently don’t have plans of going out. I’ll just be doing a lot at home.

My plan for next week is just to stick to my diet, finish my abs and core challenge and that is all, I’m not looking to start anything else for a little while now until things settle down a bit.

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

Are you Making Some Progress?

How is your progress going? Some progress is better than no progress, let me know how you’re getting on in the comments below.

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