Thursday, October 25, 2012

Just Three More Weeks

In three weeks I will be done with my final two classes to get my degree. I am, as usual, behind. I will be so damn glad when this is over.

On the weight loss front: last week I lost zero pounds, the week before one pound. I've been one pounding it (or no pounding it) for the last nine weeks. I have to get my ass in gear. I want to hit 100 pounds down by my one year "lose this fat ass" anniversary. By February 27 I need to lose 38 pounds to reach that goal. Thirty-eight pounds in four months. I better be able to do that. How friggen pathetic if I don't.

You all have my permission to tell me I am pathetic if on February 27 I do not weigh less than 217 pounds.

The next three weeks I'll be with my face Word and buried under books. I may not be commenting on your blogs much now but I am reading.  After Nov. 17 I will return to leaving lame comments on your posts.


  1. Always good to hear from you, Beth. I bet when your classes are done, you'll have so much less stress that the other stuff will kick into overdrive. Plus, you had mono. So hell yeah, you got this -- I know you do! :)

  2. Hi Beth! Well, I know from my middle daughter whose a junior in college right now that things couldn't be busier for students. Your most important goal right now is not weight, it is good studying. I personally couldn't lose 38 pounds in 4 months. On the other hand, when I finished law school, pounds feel off due to less stress. So I suggest that you don't be so hard on yourself about weight and just concentrate on studying and healthy foods. Nobody gets fat from constant nibbling of apples, celery, or carrots.

    :-) Marion

  3. I know how school stress can feel! I was totally overwhelmed as I was trying to finish up my PhD. It's hard to concentrate on anything else. I did, however, use exercise as my stress-reliever. I enjoyed putting on my headphones, blasting my favorite music, and working up a good sweat. It was a good break from the desk and it helped me keep my weight under some sort of control.

    Your target to lose 38 lbs by Feb. is a big one, but you can do it. During your busy times watch what you eat - don't munch on empty calories - and try to do some sort of exercise (even if it's jumping jacks or sit ups at home).

    Good luck!! :)

  4. Beth, hope you made out okay with the hurricane. Post when you can, worried about you!