Wednesday, August 15, 2007

OK, it must be true..

The lighter you are, the faster. I am on the scales this AM and I couldn't believe my eyes. I have lost 4 out of the 7 lbs I want to lose in 4 weeks. I lost a total of 1 and 1/2 inch around my waist-you know-those "love handles" (some overweight person made that up I am sure).. I haven't weighed my fighting weight for 3 years..

SO-I have to give the credit to my new coach, Josh Hillis for the weight loss.I bought his book, the "Stubborn Seven Pounds" and the weight lifting, changing diet thing is working. Who knew that 3 egg whites in my oatmeal and eating all the beef i wanted would make for losing weight? Anyway, I am also taking "Purity Perfect Multivitamins" which is the first multivitamin I can stomach (literally).

So enough about me: I am packing for this hiking trip to Peru, surrounded by clothes, hiking stuff-it is all over my room. I have a secret phobia (amongst my many neurosis)-packing for a trip. Every time I think of packing it up, I feel anxiety. I feel completely overwhelmed..Not sure why. I think i am deeply afraid of forgetting some important object like a bar of soap, or drugs for diarrhea or the perfect hiking clothing. I believe H and I fixed that by going to Sportz Outdoors and spending $400 on their "sale" this week. Geez-do NOT go into that store. The "I have to have that" Debi creeped in again. I have been trying to keep her in check for awhile now. Oh well-i have some really cute hiking attire..i am sure the Peruvians will be impressed!

Training notes: H & I did a marathon workout yesterday-track workout, swim workout, Josh workout in the gym. My legs are tired-we will do a nice ride on the Bosque this morning then I get a massage from Juan, the torture man this afternoon. My how i have missed being prodded and poked to death!
On to my day..


Lisa - Slow & Steady said...

i tried the 'get sick from a CT scan' diet that left me 3 lbs lighter ... at least for a few days. I guess that doesn't count though. LOL

Bones said...

Contratulations Debi, BTW you looked great the other day, you look like you are in great shape!

Have fun in Peru & watch out for falling rocks and buildings:)

Vickie said...

The diet sounds interesting. I'll have to look into it. People just don't realize how those pounds want to hang on for dear life once you turn 50. Four pounds makes a difference, no doubt! Seven would be like being a new person!