Some co-worker friends of mine and I are participating in our own version of Biggest Loser challenge. We created the rules, have weekly weigh-ins, and the progress is awesome. We are five weeks in and I have lost 12 pounds! This is better than anything I have ever been able to accomplish with Weight Watchers or anything else on my own. I am simply working out regularly and watching my calories (keeping them around 1200 per day) and that is it! I have more determination this time around than I ever have before and for once, I am very excited!!
Some have asked me what is different this time around the weight loss merri-go-round? And the difference is I turned 40. That was huge for me. I have a family history of heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes. I would like to avoid all of that if I can help it.
And yes, I am kicking some booty on the challenge. I won the monthly challenge - the girls had to take me to lunch last week (awesome salad place). I lost another two pounds at today's weigh-in. I am surprised and proud of myself at the same time. And determined to win the challenge overall!