Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Weigh In - new goal!

Today was weigh in day and to my surprise I lost 6 lbs! I have to say I could not breathe when the scale showed that I had lost that much weight in the last 2 weeks. How did this happen? I know all the exercise and changing my habits over the last few weeks is the reason but all I can say is I am so SURPRISED! Since I have been off the last few days due to the surgery I just knew that I did not lose that much because I have not been on my regular routine but to my surprise I was wrong. I am so happy - I just cannot believe I finally made it to my goal of being less than 300 lbs in September and I DID IT! Now the tuff job starts I have to set new goals which I know I WILL accomplish. I so like saying I WILL. It makes everything sound so much better when you say it.

New Goals: (short list for now) Lose 30 lbs by December, more rock climbing, Tennis or softball ? hmmmm (outside activities), believe in me, white water rafting, Stay motivated, 5 k walk in October, Start running in January????

I am so thankful for all of your support thanks for believing in me even when I don't.


Anonymous said...

We are smiling with you.

mom and boys

zandria said...

Go, you! That's awesome that you made your goal. :)

Very cool that you've tried rock climbing! I've been wanting to do that for MONTHS but still haven't been able to get it together (I'm waiting on coordinating with a friend of mine who said he'd take me). Soon, I hope!

Lynn Haraldson-Bering said...

Congrats, Mara!! I'm so happy for you. You're solidly under 300, go you! I love your goals, too. What a strong woman, inside AND out :)

carla said...

Congrats!!! And love the new goals as well....january? Runninguary? Here. You. Come.


Liz said...

Wow, very impressive! And I'm impressed with your new goals too...running by January? That is one thing I could never get into, but maybe you'll enjoy it more than I do! And you never know until you try.

Anonymous said...


I am back from Colorado and a bit fatter than when I left, so I am off to the grocery to get lettuce, etc! Back on a diet.

I am so happy for you and can;t wait to see you! and RUNNING? wow!

Congrats, and hang in there! You are doing GREAT!!!


Anonymous said...

Congratulations! You are a great inspiration.

Anonymous said...

Mara, Congratulations! You did it in Sept. and that is awesome. You have also set some good, achievable goals for the next few months. "You will" do it!

You are so instrumental in motivating me! I am 275 lbs and have been on a routine workout program for 7 weeks now. My goal is to be 250 by Nov. 21 (special day). Thanks you!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Just so proud of you!

Joy's Journey in Weightloss said...

I believe in you! Congrats to saying goodbye to the 300's forever. You are an inspiration to me!!!