davidsprincess's Journal, 14 July 2019

One of the things I wanted to do when I lost weight was go roller skating because I haven't gone since I was a kid and wanted to be good at it. So I asked David to go to the skating rink with me about 6 weeks ago. I told him I was going to go every Saturday. We have gone probably four times out of the last 6 Saturdays. For my birthday he surprised me with my own skates- black with hot pink laces. Prior to my own skates there was a sign at the rink that said Absolutely no skate rentals if over 200#'s. I took my chances and hoped no one would ask me because I am a terrible liar and would have blurted out "I'm 208" if asked. So the first time I went around after not being on skates for years- it took me about 12 minutes to get around the rink just once. I kinda did a weird march/frankenstein walk. Super embarrassing but the upside is the rink is filled without a lot of weirdos who are actually pretty accepting. :) For whatever reason- every Saturday it still takes me a couple times around to remember how to do it... and I'd be lying if I said I was great at it or really fast- but I am much better and having fun. I don't hold David's hand anymore and while he glides past on rollerblades- I stick to my skates and try to think about what else I want to learn now that I'm on my way to a smaller size. Beyond blessed and loving my life and my new self. πŸ’—
203.8 lb Lost so far: 45.2 lb.    Still to go: 38.8 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 14 July 2019:
2197 kcal Fat: 73.91g | Prot: 132.42g | Carb: 262.38g.   Breakfast: Publix Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs, Corn Tortillas, Trader Joe's 4% Cottage Cheese, Great Value Saltine Crackers, Frigo Light Mozzarella Cheese Stick, Great Value Light Greek Nonfat Yogurt, Strawberries. Lunch: ambari banana bread protein bar. Dinner: Corn Tortillas, Mexican Rice, Refried Beans, Calavo Avocado, Pork Spareribs (Lean Only Eaten), Tres Leche Cake, Tostitos Bite Size Gold Tortilla Chips, El Sol Homemade Salsa. Snacks/Other: Sugar Syrup or Caramel Coated Popcorn, Raymundo's Homestyle Classics Caramel Flan. more...
3244 kcal Activities & Exercise: Shopping - 45 minutes, Sitting - 7 hours, Driving - 2 hours and 40 minutes, Weight Training (moderate) - 58 minutes, Resting - 4 hours and 37 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet davidsprincess's own diet   losing 5.6 lb a week

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That is awsome! I love to iceskate and haven't for... Years. Maybe you will be my inspiration and I will try!  
14 Jul 19 by member: melissatwa
What a wonderful thing to do for yourself. Very proud of your accomplishment! 🧑  
14 Jul 19 by member: Erquiaga
This is my favorite post of yours so far - truly made me tear up with joy for you!  
14 Jul 19 by member: chrisw77
You've made huge accomplishments in the short time we've known you and things like this show the reality of the effects. Keep at it and keep making that progress, dude!  
14 Jul 19 by member: chrisw77
Don't be a puss, Chris. Hate boys that cry. Thank you though. 😘 
14 Jul 19 by member: davidsprincess
Shut up! I caught it before any fluids were emitted 😠 
14 Jul 19 by member: chrisw77
I love your post too! ☺️πŸ₯°πŸ’žπŸ’ž 
14 Jul 19 by member: Keilin_4
πŸ˜­πŸ˜­πŸ€£πŸ˜‚ 
14 Jul 19 by member: Diablo360x
My finger hovered over the middle finger emoji for a full 18 seconds before I decided to just type my thoughts πŸ˜‰ 
14 Jul 19 by member: chrisw77
What a fun victory! 
14 Jul 19 by member: LZenn
What a thoughtful gift! Very cool, inspiring post.  
14 Jul 19 by member: babayjo
So nice to think about you doing things that you couldn't before! Have fun! 
14 Jul 19 by member: erikahollister
They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for... 🌹🌹🌹 
14 Jul 19 by member: shirfleur 1
Thanks, Melissa- Erq-Keillin-LZenn-Babayjo. I'm having fun and its really good exercise. They have a poster at the rink that says 1 hour=600 calories burned. I can't imagine that since I'm not very fast but I do definitely work up a sweat so when I enter it into my activity log- I try to cut the time short to make it more realistic. And- honestly, Chris- I appreciate your support. You know that. ;)  
14 Jul 19 by member: davidsprincess
Thanks, Erika and Shirfleur! Maybe dance lessons next. :P 
14 Jul 19 by member: davidsprincess
Funny you mention skating in this post because one of my goals is getting myself new rollerblades once I hit my 250 goal. I'm just under 300 now after losing 20+ lbs so I'm getting there. It's funny what it takes to motivate us. 
14 Jul 19 by member: Kevin S. Bernier
Kevin- I assume you have rollerbladed in the past? :) My husband was on the fence because he said rollerblades are so much smoother than skates- but thought skates would be easier for me to start with. Maybe one day I will graduate to blades. Make sure you post about it when you get there! Keep me posted! Awesome job losing your 20+ lbs!! 
14 Jul 19 by member: davidsprincess
I love this story!!! You go after whatever your heart desires. πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’— And we are all a little weird, some are a lot weird. πŸ€ͺπŸ€ͺπŸ€ͺ 
14 Jul 19 by member: Becc@
That's awesome!!! I'm wondering about the reason behind the weight limit imposed by the rink. Regardless, great goal and congratulations on reaching it and making it a reality. I had a similar one on my previous loss. I wanted to weigh the same as my grandson's so we could race gocarts. 
14 Jul 19 by member: FullaBella
Thanks, Becc@- yes we all have our quirks. Bella- Maybe they don't want the wheels bent on their rental skates. LOL- I don't know. and thanks.  
14 Jul 19 by member: davidsprincess

     
 

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