(okay… let’s use this as an introduction to folks who are just stumbling upon my blog… a little background – also, I am pasting it from my blog on the Weight Watchers site)
Hey! My name is Erin and I’m going to try to catch you up to speed with what’s been going on.
I rejoined WW on Dec. 31, 2011 — this might be my 24th or 26th time rejoining…
I used to be my mother’s caregiver for the past 9 years (we’ll call her Gigglemom… I’m known as Gigglechick… I have a Jack Russell named Gigglepup.) Over those nine years, I wound up gaining 90 pounds. Now, I am not going to totally blame GMom for the weight gain, but, let’s just say the STRESS didn’t help.
Fast Forward – December 4th, 2011 – Gigglemom passed away. I decided that I need to focus on ME now. Let me tell you, it’s a weird thing to have the role of caregiver whipped out from under you all of a sudden — you now need to reassess what is a priority in your life. So, for the first time in a decade, I became my own caregiver.
I am 41 years old, 5’6″ and when I rejoined WW, I was 236 pounds.
My leader, Nicole at the Brick NJ meeting location (9am Saturday morning) is awesome and the entire group at that meeting is fantastic.
The first week, I actually was able to just cook for myself (not me and Gmom) and it worked wonders.
I guess I will just list the weight loss from 12/31/11 to 03/31/12 for this post:
12.31.11 * 236.0 * START
01.07.12 * 226.8 * 9.2 loss
01.14.12 * 223.6 * 3.2 loss
01.21.12 * 222.2 * 1.4 loss
01.28.12 * 221.0 * 1.2 loss
02.04.12 * 217.6 * 3.4 loss
02.11.12 * 215.4 * 2.2 loss
02.18.12 * 214.8 * 0.6 loss
02.25.12 * 214.8 * 0.0 loss
03.03.12 * 213.6 * 1.2 loss
03.10.12 * 213.6 * 0.0 loss
03.17.12 * 211.0 * 2.6 loss
03.24.12 * 211.0 * 0.0 loss
03.31.12 * 206.6 * 4.4 loss
I am setting my final Goal to be 150 pounds. So, I still have a ways to go. My next goal though is 192 (this will be my second 10%)
Here is my Weight Loss Spreadsheet that I set up in Google Docs: