Friday, May 7, 2010

Welcome to the bloggie world! It's cheaper than therapy! (And a weigh in)

Ashley over at Fattitude directed me to a new MALE (shock face!) weight loss blogger, Benny! Check out his page and welcome him to the world of weight loss blogging! (Disclaimer: my DBF's name is Ben, occasionally Benny, so I may be partial to his name! LOL)

For me, blogging is cheaper than therapy... it's free. I can rant about whatever I feel like it. If you lovely people don't want to read it, then don't but for me, it's out there. I like that I can look back on my victories when I am feeling down and when I am feeling down, you people really come through with some support. It's really fantastic.

Thank you all for always being there. I love the challenges and I love the virtual community. Twitter has really made a difference as well, makes everything immediate.

And now on with the show....

Start Weight: 313.8
Last Week's Weight: 283
This Week's Weight: 287.2
Loss/Gain: +4.2
Total Loss: -26.6

To be honest, I was anticipating this gain. With the gain, I still managed to loose about 2 pounds a week for the past 2 weeks which is right where I want to be. I am still on track for my 10% goal of 282.2; 5 pounds to go by the end of May.

I went to the doctor's on Monday and was given an antibotic for my sinus infection. It's a strong 10 day course. I am grateful that there is (hopefully) an end in sight to being sick. It's been two weeks as of yesterday and still no fun.

If you don't know, my job is a Fire/EMS emergency dispatcher. I talk for a living, basically. So being sick really sucks at work. Like yesterday, my lieutenant asked me if I had taken up smoking, because my voice had changed. I assured him that I was sick and not smoking (gross!). Thankfully I wasn't working in a few towns over where this incident was occuring. Although we did send an ambulance to help with other calls while units were tied up on scene. (If you follow me on twitter you may have seen me tweet a bunch with the #03801bomb hash tag yesterday)

So with said sinus infection, I haven't been able to run. See, when I ran and my feet would impact on the ground the top of my jaw/teeth would hurt. the infection of my sinus cavities is putting pressure on my jaw, and when jarring motions happen, pain is the result. Let's just say the Couch to 5K progress has turned into a Cough to 5K. However, once I am feeling better, I plan on resuming my plan. Which better hurry up! My 5K is less than a one away!


Lucy said...

Did someone say something to you??? I love my blog for venting! THAT IS MY BLOG and I am upfront about it. I have a category VENT and it is loaded. My husband says that he wishes I had blogging years ago that I have been way more pleasant since I have a place to write out my frustrations, I should have done a journal years ago. I am so glad you are losing weight and I hope your sinus infection clears up soon, I had one years ago for months I know how they can get you down, hang in there!!! Do what you want on YOUR BLOG!!!

Cassie said...

Oh no! LOL... no one said anything... I was just putting it out there. I've never had a negative encounter with my readers! They are all wonderful (or crazy just like me!) and I love them all for it! Sorry if that wasn't clear!

I do enjoy reading other people vent - it's nice to know that other people have bad days and it's not just me!

Thanks for the comment luv!


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