davidsprincess's Journal, 01 August 2019

August 1st measurements and progress report:
Did not meet goal to be under 200, but this is the lowest I have been in about 6 years. Down 7.2# since July 1. In some 12's and some 14's. Size 16's are out if the question. Lifted heavy for an average of 55 minutes for 27 out of 31 days. Leg day takes about 1hr 20 min, but I rest more between sets so it averages out.
Measurements for stomach (across navel), hips, calf, and bicep all stayed the same. Lost 1/4" from bust,- what else is new, right? LOL- 3/4" from thigh, and 1/4" from smallest part of my waist. I am disappointed that I don't have more inches lost. It becomes very difficult to measure when there is loose skin. I don't know if anyone else has this problem and sorry if it is gross but I have to make little notes about how tightly I pulled the measuring tape to be as accurate as possible. It sucks to measure flab because it isn't a hard surface. Averaged 1873 daily calories- some days eating a ton and other days very little to balance it. NSV- I chose a 1x for the dress for the wedding and it was way too big, chose a regular XL and still too big- needed a regular L. Also- saw a the faintest stream of light between my thighs and couldn't believe they weren't touching (and overlapping for that matter). Goal for September 1st is 195. Don't know why I made my goal for August to lose only 5 pounds- probably figured it would slow down and didn't want to set myself up for failure. All I know is that once I am under 198 pounds, it will be the lowest I have been since 2004. Thanks for your support. I didn't think it would matter so much- not being private on FS- and I don't do it because I'm afraid of letting you down- I noticed that I am sticking with it because of my own pride and I don't want to look stupid for failing in front of everyone. Whatever works- right? Because I can tell you this- 4 days off from the gym to escape to the mountains and I could barely bring myself to go back to the gym. I thought I would have missed it more. Whoa- was I wrong. Old me would have said "f*ck it- I'll start back in January"- and then gain back all that I lost. OK- I'm just rambling now. Have a great day!
200.6 lb Lost so far: 48.4 lb.    Still to go: 35.6 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 01 August 2019:
1377 kcal Fat: 38.45g | Prot: 95.25g | Carb: 162.99g.   Breakfast: Fig Newtons Fig Newtons, Subway 6" Black Forest Ham, Subway Pepperjack Cheese, Lay's Baked! Barbecue Potato Crisps (Package). Lunch: Chicken Casserole, Tootsie Roll Tootsie Roll (Mini-Midgees). Dinner: Nabisco Honey Maid Graham Crackers, Big Apple Bagels Brown Sugar Cinnamon Cream Cheese. more...
2943 kcal Activities & Exercise: Standing - 3 hours and 30 minutes, Driving - 2 hours and 40 minutes, Weight Training (moderate) - 30 minutes, Resting - 9 hours and 20 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet davidsprincess's own diet   losing 11.2 lb a week

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Being less than one pound over 200 may not officially count as meeting your goal, but it's damn good! Getting right back on the program after vacation is a big NSV. You have so much to be proud of this year, and yes, there may be some loose skin, but a size Large! I'm putting my money on your reaching 195 by September; you're just a whisper away from Onederland! 🌟🌟🌟 
01 Aug 19 by member: shirfleur 1
Awesome goals! Outstanding dedication 😉 don’t forget to use scrub every 2-3 days and a body lotion daily, to help with elasticity. If you can, get yourself the BHA lotion from Paula’s Choice. It’s a bit pricey but you can catch offers often. It’s really amazing, one of the best and I am a serial tester! 
01 Aug 19 by member: velvetee
You inspire me and so many others. Never forget it! Great job! A large is a huge NSV 
01 Aug 19 by member: jessabridge4444
Yes, inspiring and impressive! 
01 Aug 19 by member: erikahollister
Meet you in ONEderland later this month, DP! 
01 Aug 19 by member: Miraculum
You're doing great! Thank you for sharing your numbers and for not keeping your account private. I am sure I am not the only one when I say you are inspiring! Keep it going! And I love your new profile photo. 😍💪👍 
01 Aug 19 by member: Becc@
Very exciting! 💕🤓 
01 Aug 19 by member: Erquiaga
The sun's gonna come out... tomorrow... tomorrow... and you'll view the sunrise through your thigh gap! Have 9-1-1 on speed dial for calling Diablo when you can't get back up 🤣 
01 Aug 19 by member: chrisw77
Great work, dude! You're killing it!  
01 Aug 19 by member: chrisw77
Great wrap-up. You had a good month, IMO. Give yourself the atta-girl - you deserve it! 
01 Aug 19 by member: FullaBella
Good month! Be proud of yourself! 
01 Aug 19 by member: Braydensahh
What a great month. You are inspirational  
01 Aug 19 by member: tatauu22
Awesome. Thumbs up!!! 
01 Aug 19 by member: L Rueda
You are doing great and I am saving you a seat in Onederland🙋 Keep up the great work. 
01 Aug 19 by member: Alnona
How awesome is that?! 😎 👏🏻 
01 Aug 19 by member: Mairsey
The scale is at the top of everyone’s monitor system, but it’s one of the worst measures. Congrats on living well and taking care of you! 
01 Aug 19 by member: love2educate
So proud of you! The bust always goes first doesn’t it?? Grr. I’m sure you already know but you are gaining muscle and losing fat therefore the tape won’t show as much of a change as if you were just dieting and losing muscle too. The fact that you have seen some smaller measurements shows you are going in the right direction. (Also, good job on writing a ‘story’ hehe. Loving it!) you’ll be below 200 before you know it. And it does slow down from time to time. A 14&12! And a large! That’s just awesome! 
01 Aug 19 by member: peeperjj
Go weigh-in RIGHT NOW! Your current weight is 199.7! Move quickly! The moment is fleeting and this offer won't last long, so act now!  
01 Aug 19 by member: chrisw77
You had me at loose skin lol. I’m the Queen of it lol. Little nip and tuck took care if my belly skin. Working out 4 days a week will even out the rest. Your accomplishments are amazing. You and your hubby are such a beautiful pair and totally rocking it!!!! Keep up the great work DP!!!! 
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