4th Weigh In

26 Aug

The past few days have been strange for me.  My clothes felt loose on me, but I wondered for several days if it was just my mind playing tricks on me.  I was anxious to weigh in this week but I was nervous about what the results would be at the same time.

I walked slowly to the gym and was thankful that it was empty.  (It always looks a little funny when a guy takes a picture of himself while standing on a scale)  I stepped on the scale and this is what I saw:

I was blown away.  I’ve lost seven pounds since last week.  Since July 31st, I’ve lost fifteen.

For a long time, years maybe, I’ve hovered between 210 and 219.  Even though my driver’s license says that I weigh 200, it’s been a long time since I’ve actually been there.  But I’m on my way.  I plan to pass it briefly on my way to 175.

Thanks everyone, for the encouragement and accountability.  It’s meant a lot to me.

Here’s what I’ve eaten today:

1 Special K Protein Breakfast Bar

1 Serving of Chicken Teriyaki

1 boiled egg

1 Serving Honey Chicken

½ Serving Pepper Steak

1 small Caesar Salad

3 servings of fruit (grapes, green melon, orange, pineapple)

1 medium sized salad with cucumbers, lettuce and McCormick’s salad toppers

2 servings of chicken wraps

2 servings of fat free vanilla frozen yogurt

75 oz of water

Supplements I’ve taken today

1 fish oil pill

1 multivitamin


2 mile walk with Kathy at Lafraniere Park

10 crunches on the ab weight machine (minimal weight setting)

10 times on the chest muscle machine (minimal weight setting)

6 Responses to “4th Weigh In”

  1. Seth Levi Green at 2:11 am #

    That’s awesome bro! You are encouraging me. My goal is to lose 20lbs by mid December.

    • johnfrady at 4:38 pm #

      That’s great, Seth. You can do it!

  2. Shari at 2:48 am #

    Great job John! I’m so proud of you!!

  3. Brian Milby at 2:08 am #

    Way to go! I used a web site/iPhone app to help me out – loseit.com – they even have an Android app now. Oh, and don’t discount that exercise that you’ve added – it should really help you meet your goal.

    • johnfrady at 3:41 am #

      I’ll check it out, Brian. Thanks.

  4. Alice Frady at 1:38 am #

    Way to go again John. You are getting me motivated. I’m trying to do better myself. Keep up the good work.

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