Starting Weight: 197.4
Current Weight: 192.4
Difference: 5 pounds
Well, it's been one month since I started this journey & I really thought I would lose more than 5 pounds. I'm a little disappointed, but at least I lost something. I also know that I could have done better.
I've been doing the Body By Vi Challenge & I think it's great. If you don't know anything about it, you can go HERE to get the information. Basically you replace 2 meals per day with a protein shake. The shakes taste AMAZING! Seriously! I've tried several diet shakes in the past and none of them even come close to these. It literally smells like cake batter. About halfway through the month though, I realized that I really needed a more structured program to follow. I need the accountability. I had been thinking about Weight Watchers for a while, but it took me a while to make the final decision. Actually, the day I joined, I kind of did it on a whim. Courtney had a doctors appointment last Thursday & Weight Watchers is just down the street. So, as we left the doctors office, I just said what the hell and I went and signed up. I signed up, weighed in & got all my tools. I'm doing the monthly plan which gives me access to all of the online tools and mobile apps. My plan is to go to the 8:30 meeting on Wednesdays, but today I wasn't able to go because Courtney is home sick. I have to go at least once a week to weigh in, so I think I'll go tomorrow. But, I will normally go on Wednesdays. I'm also curious to see how close their scale is to mine.
Since joining, I've felt alot more in control of everything. I'm still doing the Body By Vi shakes, I just count the points for them. Since I can do everything from my phone, it's so easy. I track my daily points with the tracker app. There is also a bar code scanner app so you can scan the bar code on something and it gives you the points plus values. There is really no excuse for me NOT to stick to the plan. And the best part about it is that most fruits and veggies are ZERO POINTS! It's great.
I finally took a before pic and did my measurements. I'm not the best at self portraits so I took this one in Courtney's full length closet door mirror. (Excuse the crappy looking bedroom in the background......we are in the middle of redoing her room)
I think I'll do a photo and measurements once a month.
So, here's to another week!