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I weighed myself this morning. I have kind of a ritual about weighing myself typically. When I'm working on losing weight, I try to only weigh once per week. I can't deal with the daily fluctuation. I try to do it every Monday or every Friday. Typically Mondays don't work for me because I tend to lay off my diligent healthy eating plan over the weekends (and don't work out). Anyway, off on a tangent. My weigh in routine goes as so: prior to shower and before any eating or drinking is done...I strip down before I get in the shower (hey, I can't have even one ounce of clothing putting me off!)...and it can't be done on a day that I work out (because I would have drank water). Anyhow, point being that I lost 1 pound! Yay! Success! After I realized (sometime last week) that I was up about 4 pounds, I weighed again and had lost like .6. From that weight, I'm down 1 whole pound within like 3 or 4 days! I figure it can be attributed to incorporating a healthier diet (eating more fruits and veggies as a result of the vegetarianism), keeping up with my intake and calories, and the whole finally working out again thing. I feel really proud and motivated. I don't really want to put a number on things, but I would like to average 2 pound per week. I've been using my Lose It iPhone app and I adore it. I'll admit, it can be time consuming to enter foods. I tend to eat the same foods over and over though, so once they're in the app I can easily find them. Plus it's super handy since I always have my phone with me. Don't let me get all preemptively excited though! I haven't even gotten through one whole week of working out, one whole week of vegetarianism, or the weekend! But one pound (for someone who is not overweight) is a lot to lose in that small span of time...water weight?? There's my motivation. If I keep it up, I'll be much closer to my goal weight by our elopement/honeymoon at the beginning of March. Let's do this body!
In other news, I finally took my elopement dress to be hemmed yesterday. I wasn't super happy when trying it on. It doesn't help that I have been looking a mess lately...pale, desperately needing a hair cut, and my makeup just will not work with me lately. I need some fine tuning before March!
A good start to a new year. I'm looking forward to the coming weeks. Hopefully, there are some big changes coming!