Friday, April 15, 2011

HoLLa: Weight Loss Update

Holla! So the last time I made a “HoLLa” post was March 27th (wowie, really?) and I was up 2 lbs (after being at a standstill for a couple of weeks with no loss/no gain) and slacking at the gym. Well, I continued to slack at the gym (a flu/sinus/cold thing that I allowed to manifest into exhaustion combined with SUPER DUPER long hours at work) up until four days ago. I am proud to say that I am working hard on balancing all the chaos and putting myself and my health in the front instead of squeezing it in when I can. I have been faithfully weighing in every Friday and last week I was down a ½ a lb. (YaY!) Today was another weigh-in and I am overjoyed to report that I lost 2.5 lbs. – so I am back to being ahead of the game with a total of 7 lbs. lost! *w00ts* I totally attribute it to the gym and tracking my food! Funny how that whole tracking your food and being accountable really DOES work! OTHER UPDATES: The Virtual Trans American Trail -- I have walked 54.7 mi and am 5.87 mi from Glendale, VA. Once again I ask – will I ever make it outta VA?!?! MY WEDDING: We set a date – September 9th! Yes, a Friday night, but I am diggin’ that fact. I have a locale and will be forking over the deposit one night this week. Impressive aye? WORK: Still crazy with this weekend being the cusp of our cutoff date to have portraits by Easter and next week being Spring Break. A week from now I will be toasting to another peak season survived!!! (Assuming I make it to then… *heh*) OTHER STUFF: I had an appointment with Dr. W (my ob/gyn) today to discuss birth control. I went in there with every intention of making arrangements to have my tubes tied. But hearing her discuss the details just made me feel weird and I began to seriously second guess my decision. To make a long story short – I am opting for an IUD. While I am 99.9999999999% sure that our family is complete – there is a HUGE difference in choosing to not have a baby and being unable to have a baby. And thus is my life… ♥cyn♥


  1. I am kinda scared to get an IUD (although even MORE scared to get my tubes tied) because both my sister and neighbour had bad experiences with them. I'm sticking to the good old trusty condom for now lol until I find some better alternatives.

  2. Your Newest follower from Over 40 Fridays Blog Hop, Look forward to checking your blog out, have an awesome weekend, April
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  3. I found you from Java's site. Following you now.
    Kudos to you on your weight loss. You encourage me to get a move on again!
    Seems loads of stuff afoot in your neck of the woods.
    Peace...Naila Moon

  4. Hi! I'm a new follower of your lovely blog on GFC.

    Have a nice day!

  5. Thanks for visiting me & following yesterday... I am following back.... Congrats on the weigh loss. Wow, it sounds like you have lots going on!

  6. Following from the hop. Great job with your weight loss. Every pound counts!!! Following you on Networked Blogs. Have a great weekend.

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  7. Hi! I'm a new follower from the blog hop! Have a lovely day! :D

  8. Thanks so much for coming to visit me! Returning the follow ... :)

  9. I'm glad to see someone else on here from Rhode Island! And I love purple!

    xoxo, Amy

  10. Following you thru the blog hop! Hope that you'll take some time to check out my blog as well. Have a great day!!


  11. Congrats on the weight loss ~it’s a great feeling to know your effort is paying off, it’s what motivates you to keep going. New follower from the weekend blog hop. Ava xx


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