Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Re-Think Your Shrink: The Final Weigh-In

Holy Cats! How did 7 weeks go by so quickly? I can't believe we are at the end of this challenge already. Have I "Re-Thought My Shrink"? Let's see.

I started this challenge at 161.2 pounds. Today's weight: 154.0! That's 7.2 pounds down for this challenge (and 11.8 since I joined the sisterhood last summer at 165.8#). The 160's have left the building and I am on my way OUT of the 150's! Obviously, I must be doing something right. I really think I have "re-thought my shrink." I have decided to embrace technology and let it help me this time around. I love my online tracking tool Daily Plate (you can find it at www.livestrong.com or as an app through i-tunes). I've started using a Nike+ chip to track my runs and have started training for a 10K. (Now if I can only dig-out today to find a treadmill for today's run, I'll be a happy camper.) I've been working through the 6-week challenge on Wii EA Sports Active More Workouts on non-run days.

I haven't changed my eating habits that much, other than the tracking. I think the exercise and just making myself accountable have been the biggest changes during this challenge. I even managed to step outside my comfort zone and vlog for the first time when I reached the 10 pound mark. (Maybe there will even be a vlog 2.0 when I earn my 20 pound button.)

Thank you to all of the wonderful, beautiful, ladies I have "met" through this journey. From the bottom of my heart, I couldn't have accomplished this much without your love, humor, and rockin' support!

See you all in the Shrinking Jeans Olympics! Don't worry, Christie O, I'm not going anywhere!

8 comments:

  1. i've been a faithful plater since this time last year. isn't it great?

    and wooooooooooooooooooooooooooohooooooooooooooo! on the loss. great job.

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  2. Good job on all your positive changes! You have got it going on!

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  3. Great loss for the challenge! You are awesome!!!

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  4. yayyy!!! i'm glad you're not going anywhere!! and congrats, girl! i so loved loved loved the vlog! you're doing so awesome, i can't wait till you meet goal and we get to see it! great job this challenge!

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  5. Bari,
    I am so proud of you! You totally blew through the 160s, girl!!!

    Ditto on the love and support! It's a two-way street, and you've been burning up the road, girl. THANK YOU for everything you've given us!

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  6. Yay, Bari!! That's amazing! You are going to be out of the 150's before you know it!

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  7. Wow!! You are really kickin' this weight off!! Great job on getting out of your comfort zone and doing the Vlog!! Awesome job!!

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