Boasting day ..

This-morning wasn’t as cold as of recently yore (so to speak), so I weighed meself.

To my unutterable joy I weighed in at 84.5kg ! – FINALLY broke the 85kg mark.   :)

This means that I’ve now lost 20kg — on April Fool’s Day I was 104.5kg. Am I pleased ? – I am bloody ecstatic ! I don’t remember when last I weighed under 85kg – probably around 20 years ago is my best guess.

I had actually gone so far as to cancel my MyWW account,  because I’d finished my six-month special rate and the next one was billed at $79 per month. Nearly fainted. But during the 2 or 3 weeks of said cancellation I was bereft – simply couldn’t cope without the WW site to refer to for working out the points in various things and recording and tracking the number of ‘blue’ points consumed per day. I felt really odd without what I’d been referring to for the past six months ..

So I emailed them and found an even better financial deal: first 3 months free, followed by another six months at the same $40-odd (can’t recall exactly).

And here I am, ready and willing to just keep going indefinitely with this ¼ use of MyWW – meaning, using only one of their four ‘pillars’ – that’s apparently become part of my lifestyle now.

23 thoughts on “Boasting day ..

    • I suppose it comes down to being on my own and not having to watch someone else eating stuff I would love to eat .. Watching your intake when you live alone is SO much easier .. (Here, Grandma: make a hole in the bottoms of these eggs and then you can suck out the contents ..)
      XXXXO

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  1. Good on ya! That is quite an accomplishment. (I had to have Siri do all the conversions for me, as far as kg/lbs.) WW can be quite a good thing; I belonged to a group here. In person. The weigh ins were terrifying, because I knew the person doing the weighing. I didn’t want to be embarrassed in front of her. Very motivating!

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    • Oh Michele – the thought of you needing WW is MOST entertaining ! Why, you must’ve been carrying at at least 4 or 5 pounds too much ! [grin]

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  2. What a wonderful accomplishment, M-R. And you could so easily have used your recent health scares as an excuse to go completely off program. I am delighted that you have found a way to bring your WW monthly costs down. Let me remind you that I lost more than 50 pounds several years ago and being at goal weight, I am no longer required to pay. It can be done, I hope I can encourage you. I’m so glad you shared.

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    • Wowee, beautiful Debra ! – 22 kilos you shed. I simply cannot summon up an image of you with that much weight added. I mean, I know you say it’s true, but .. [grin]
      I feel very much as if I can keep this up indefinitely. But I suppose I’ll have to stop one day ..

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        • VERY slowly is what everyone should do. I should. It worries me that I’m going a bit too fast: I know that half a kilo a week is the rate to maintain. Still, I’m not all that much over – something like 700g a week.

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  3. Is it OK for me to say I’m so proud of you M-R? I hope that’s not condescending but that’s a wonderful achievement. Do you FEEL better – do you move better? How are your clothes going? And, what does Boodz think!!

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