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Wednesday Weigh-In: Shrinkvivor Week #4

Shrinkvivor Challenge at the Sisterhood!The past week has been pretty ho-hum.  I’ve been hurting pretty bad so I haven’t been as with it as I would like to be.  Plus fall officially hit and the cold evening temperatures took a toll on my joints!

As usual, we had two challenges again this week – one physical and the other non-physical. The physical challenges are what count towards team immunity. This week’s physical challenge was to record your fastest mile either walking or running.  Monday I laid it all out there and went for it.  I did a walk/run combo and finished with the time of 11:30! I’m definitely not going to complain on that one!

The non-physical challenge was to eat 5 servings of fruit and veggies a day. I stunk this challenge up.  When I’m in a flare, I’m lucky to force myself to eat anything so I stuck with foods that I knew I could keep down.  So two thumbs down on this challenge.  We were suppose to keep up drinking our water and continue to avoid fast food (which I had twice–oops).

Overall, I wasn’t too worried about hopping on the scales.  I know that the closer I get to my goal weight, the harder its going to be to drop big numbers eat week.  I had my appointment with my rheumotologist yesterday and he was completely floored that I had lost 35 lbs since my last visit! So I had a little hint that I finally earned my new badge yesterday! We changed up my meds (which hopefully will not hinder further weight loss or add weight back) so hopefully flare relief is right around the corner!

I completely forgot to take a picture this morning as I was in a hurry so here is my number: 129.2! I can’t believe it!  I’m in the 120s!!!!!  So I had a loss of 0.8 lbs! I’m only 1.2 lbs away from my challenge goal!

So here are my stats:

Starting weight: 164.4

Challenge Starting Weight: 133.4

Challenge Goal Weight (11/2): 128

Last week’s weigh-in: 130.0
Today’s weigh-in: 129.2
Change: -0.8

Overall Change: -35.2

Challenge Change: -4.2

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20 Comments

  • Reply Renee

    Great weigh in! ANd your run time was awesome!

    October 6, 2010 at 9:27 am
  • Reply Bari

    Welcome to your new decade!!!! That is awesome 🙂 Great job this week, especially considering how crudy you felt!

    October 6, 2010 at 10:11 am
    • Reply Jamee

      Thanks for the encouragement Bari! The new decade feels great!

      October 6, 2010 at 1:21 pm
  • Reply Thea @ Shrinking Jeans

    Woohoo on making it to the 120s! That’s great! And way to rock the mile!!

    October 6, 2010 at 10:29 am
    • Reply Jamee

      Thanks Thea!

      October 6, 2010 at 1:29 pm
  • Reply Trish

    WOW you did awesome! So proud of you and look at you in the 20’s….smoking!!!!

    October 6, 2010 at 11:27 am
    • Reply Jamee

      Thanks Trish! I couldn’t believe my eyes!

      October 6, 2010 at 1:19 pm
  • Reply Tirah

    Great job this week Jamee! You had a great run time and a great loss. You make Burgundy Babes proud!

    October 6, 2010 at 11:54 am
    • Reply Jamee

      Thanks Tirah! I am proud to be a Burgundy Babe!

      October 6, 2010 at 1:18 pm
  • Reply Tracie

    Way to go this week!

    October 6, 2010 at 1:30 pm
  • Reply roo

    WOO HOO! A loss and a great time for your mile! Way to go, J!

    October 6, 2010 at 2:44 pm
  • Reply Brooke

    great job! i read that spoonie explanation the other day and i really don’t know how you do it. my husband has a blood disorder (hemophillia) but as a general rule it doesn’t effect his day – it only comes into play when he has an injury.

    you’re an incredible woman doing all that you do! 🙂

    October 6, 2010 at 2:49 pm
  • Reply Christy_TheSisterhood

    Way to go, Jamee!!!!! I’m so excited you got into the 120s! WOW!!! I am so looking forward to that day soon 🙂 Your fastest mile is AMAZING! So proud of you!!!!

    October 6, 2010 at 3:27 pm
    • Reply Jamee

      Thank you Christy!

      October 6, 2010 at 4:15 pm
  • Reply Erin W.

    wow, just wow. you have come so far in your weight-loss journey and you are SO close to your goal weight. you’re such an inspiration. keep up the fantastic work, girl!

    October 6, 2010 at 6:00 pm
  • Reply Tami @ ThisMomsDelight.com

    Great job! Sorry about the pain…

    Here’s my post:
    http://www.thismomsdelight.com/2010/10/shrinkvivor-challenge-weigh-in-4/

    October 6, 2010 at 7:07 pm
  • Reply sara@domesticallychallenged

    Awesome! You are totally rockin’ this! I am so impressed that you are doing so well, and managing it WITH flare ups!

    October 6, 2010 at 9:49 pm
  • Reply AnnG

    Great job!! It has to feel good to be so close to your goal!!

    October 6, 2010 at 11:38 pm
  • Reply Melissa-Shrinking Jeans

    120s?? AMAZING! Great time on the mile, too!

    October 7, 2010 at 9:58 pm
  • Reply Chaplain Donna

    Happy SITS Day!

    October 11, 2010 at 7:42 am
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