Sunday, February 01, 2009

February Weigh In

I am not a big fan of weighing myself regularly, as I have talked about previously. I don't want to get hung up on the numbers, so this year I am just weighing myself on the 1st of every month as a way to track my progress.

So today is the 1st of February and I desperately wanted to see a lower number on the scale and get far away from the hideous number I saw at the start of the year. I have to say that I was very pleasantly surprised with the number I saw today.

January 5th: 125.4 kilos (275.8 lbs)
February 1st: 119.7 kilos (263.3 lbs)
= 5.4 kilo loss (11.8 lbs)

It sounds like a big loss, and it is, but my clothes aren't really feeling any different yet and I look in the mirror and feel like I look the same. It will take time to feel like myself again, I sat at about 100 kilos for a while and anything above that feels unnatural.

I am sure this weight loss will slow down in the next month, but I will be happy to end every month with a loss, no matter how small it is.


  1. "It sounds like a big loss, and it is"

    That's all you need :)

    I understand it isn't where you wish you were right now, but you'll get back there. Enjoy the moment! You took the healthy way, and look what you accomplished!

    Congratulations :)

  2. Well done Tully! And great idea about the only monthly weigh in, i too get a bit obsessed with those scales.

  3. It IS a good loss, considering recommendations from every health professional of a safe loss of half to one kilo, so very well done, you are going great!!!!

  4. I meant half to one kilo a week !!! lol

  5. I am with you - I don't feel different until I get near that 100kg mark either!

  6. It's a great loss and you'll probably feel a bit different once the weather changes :)

  7. That's a good, safe amount - a sustainable amount that you'll be able to maintain :-)

    Congratulations, you! You're doing great :-D

  8. it's a great thing that you lost some kilo's - keep going tully you're awesome!


  9. Hey Tully - you are definitely doing something right. Keep it up.

    Well done.

  10. Congratulations on the weight loss!! Keep up the good work. It's smart to only weigh yourself once a month. I can't count how many times I have stepped on the scale and been in a bad mood for the rest of the day because I didn't like what I saw.


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