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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Two More

Two more POUNDS that is! Actually, 2.2 pounds...because the Weight Watchers scales are that precise. Although I don't think their accuracy really supports reporting results to that precision (because my sister weighed 0.2 pounds differently on 2 different scales sitting right next to each other - we call that reproducibility), but that is just the analytical nerd in me talking!

So my new number is 213.2!

Can you believe I weighed 221.8 only 2 weeks ago?!?!?!?!?!? YAY! Speaking of being a nerd, my daughter (formerly an anti-nerd) has fully embraced her inner nerd over the last month or so. We started playing Dungeons and Dragons (I know! How nerdy!) because it was a dream of mine since Junior High when the boys in my neighborhood wouldn't let me play (pouts). I was chatting with a new co-worker a couple of months ago and he mentioned that he plays and I begged (BEGGED) him to let me play. He explained to me that established groups don't typicaly like to take on newbies (double pout), but he said he would DM (be the Dungeon Master for) my very own group. So, I had to recruit people to do it with me, becuase, really, there aren't that many people around clamoring to play D&D when you're 32 years old...(not, at least, in my experience). This meant that I had to coerce Forest and Katie to play with me. Katie's friend Grace was ALL FOR IT (she has a Geek Streak, luckily) and they invited their friend Mitch from school. So that is our little band of nerds :-) 

Then there's Star Trek. Katie was formerly very dismissive of Star Trek...until she saw the new movie and became smitten with Spock (how cute is that!?). Now she's seen the movie twice, is listening to the audiobook, begged me to go to Burger King so she could get a Star Trek action figure (she got Spock!), and made Spock her computer backdrop. Then, yesterday, she watched 5 episodes of The Big Bang Theory we had saved on the DVR. I think the nerd transformation is complete, don't you? 

Anyway, 2.2 pounds is my progress for the week. I don't think that quite merits a reverse belly pic, but when I get to my 5% goal (only 3 more pounds to go!) I am rewarding myself with my very first pedicure and I will post a picture of the 210 pound me with pretty toes ( least with painted would take more than a pedicure to actually make them pretty). Caio, bellas!!!


Anonymous said...

Girl you are rockin that weight right off. Good job! I am so proud of you. Seriously. It takes a lot to be able to set goals like that an obtain them. Your Awesome Amy! What a great feeling you must have. Are the clothes a bit looser? A spring in your step?

That is hilarous about D&D. I love it! How fun is that for you guys to be doing something TOGETHER. Especially with teenage children. That rarely happens I am sure. So count your blessings and remember these moments.

Go Geeky Katie! I love the big bang theory. Not that I get to watch it very much. Rarely in fact. Anyway..

Good Job Woman!

Anonymous said...

Your just now realizing that I have been leaving comments using a new blog? Silly Goose!

AmyC623 said...

Tricia - YEP! Just now realizing it! Silly Goose, as charged!

JamieD said...

Congrats on the 2.2! Stick with it, sister!

If I were near you, I would totally join your D&D group. I was a voracious reader of the Dragonlance books in high school and was alway so envious of the kids who played RPGs. It sounds like soooo much fun!

Anonymous said...

Well done! Keep it up!

Anonymous said...

You are kickin' some WW a$$ sister! My start weight on WW was 202.3 pounds, and I made my WW goal weight of 145 after 20 months. While that sounds like a long time, I actually made MY goal of 50 pounds lost in only 10 months. It's way easy to lose weight once you understand portions and fiber and the importance of water. I'm convinced the more water I drink the more weight I lose.

My advice then... Become part camel by drinking more water than you believe possible, and one day, the hump you'll have will be a BABY BELLY!!!!


The Pifer's said...

Thats amazing!!!!!! I found your blog through another and I just love it!!!!!!

Sarah said...

Damn girl! Thats fantastic!

Misty from WTE said...

I am so proud of your weight loss so far! You go! And I love all of the nerdy stuff in your blog! I am a big Star Trek, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings nerd, and my DH just laughs at me. He had never seen a Star Trek episode before, but wanted to see the new Star Trek movie and LOVED it!

I was also struck by your "first pedicure" comment. Not THE first, right? Just, like, first in a really really long time? Regardless, hope you can enjoy whichever pedicure it is next week!