Saturday, March 31, 2012

20 Pounds Lighter

After my workout this morning I was getting out of the shower and before I could stop myself I was on my scales for the first time in a week. I was shocked to see that I've reached the 20 lb. mark. I've lost 20 pounds! The last three weeks or so I've only been losing one pound per week. At first I was losing two or three pounds per week. I've been doing the same workout routine for a while now, maybe I need to mix it up. I increased the resistance on the elliptical today. Hopefully I can keep increasing the resistance, making my workouts a little harder. Also, the 3 minute cool down puts me at 23 minutes of exercise, almost 25 minutes, so I might as well make it 25, right? Slowly I'll get up to 30 minute workouts. Slow and steady wins the race. Now I'm going to have steamed pork buns for dinner, while watching My Extreme Affliction on NBC. Television has become a reflection of our strange world.

3 comments:

glittergirl said...

congrats!!!

slow & steady wins the race, for sure. they say that people who lose weight slowly have a better chance of keeping it off long term.

1 pound a week is perfect. pick up a 1 pound pork roast at the grocery and see how heavy that feels. think about losing one of those a week.

or if you're vegan, pick up a 1 pound bag of potatoes.

:)

Carol said...

David, that's awesome! I think Jen's right, although that pains me to say. Slow, steady, with lifestyle changes you can actually live with, wins!

glittergirl said...

jen's right!!!!! ah, i love hearing that.