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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Big Fat Loser

Yeah, so I created this blog awhile ago to motivate me to be healthier...that didn't work. I finally realized why...I hadn't posted any "before" pictures or set real goals to be accountable to. So here ya go blog...nasty pictures of me in all my glory. :) Gah-ross!

My sister-in-law and I are putting a friendly wager on a contest to lose the most weight. If she loses the most weight in four months, I have to baby-sit her kids all weekend. If I lose the most weight, she has to pay me $50 and gives me vouchers for some massages at her friend's place. I'm sure after eating less and exercising for four months, I'm gonna need those massages, so good luck to me!

My plan is to eat less calories than I burn, and exercise to burn more. I'm currently doing Jillian Michaels' 30-Day Shred. It's a doozy. I'm already sore. I'm also going to keep a food diary, drink more water, and walk, walk, walk.

Naomi, my SIL will be sending me her "before" pix and stats, so I'll put them on here soon. If anyone else wants to join in our friendly competition, please do! It's easier when we do it together.

I'll be posting occasionally on my progress, successes and failures. The big winner will be decided July 11 (my brother, her husband's birthday!). Although it will be a great b-day present to him to let her win...I'm not going to! :)


Nicole March 12, 2009 at 2:57 AM  

Way to be gutsy and honest, Heather! I've been meaning to take some gross pics of myself, but my camera has been missing. I'll have to at least take a few on my BB to post for embarassing posterior, I mean posterity's sake. (PS I've gone from 303 to 294 this month, but only 5.8 were since I started Thrive)

Dianne March 12, 2009 at 4:11 AM  

You are so brave! I try not to look at myself in the mirror when I am in a state of undress, much less let somebody take pics. GOdd luck. I will be rootin' for ya!

Mallory March 23, 2009 at 3:09 PM  

Have you tried any of Jillian Michaels other workout DVD's?? I love the 30 day shred, but if you're looking for something longer than 20 minutes her frontside/backside for beginners are way good too. And you can find them dirt cheap on ebay.

the smiling fat girl April 2, 2009 at 4:08 AM  

I love your wager with you SIL!! Great idea! Now... who can I get to watch my kids all weekend??

Have a great day!