Ravenwood - 12/10/08 09:09 PM
Last September I set out on a goal to lose weight. My birthday was coming up in a few months and I was feeling old. So I thought it would be neat to try to lose 100 pounds by the following birthday. That gave me just over 14 months.
I didn't do any exercise. I didn't work out. What I did do was eat less. I cut out all sweets, all desserts, and quit drinking during the week. I also ate a lot of popcorn.
A few days ago, that birthday came and went. My 14 months is up, and I've lost 96 pounds.
I think I'm pretty close to my ideal weight now and I actually weigh less than I did in college. I'll keep trying to lose that last 4 pounds, but as of right now, I'm pretty satisfied hitting 96% of my goal. That earns an 'A' in my book.
Who knows, maybe next year I'll try working out and build some muscle tone. (But don't hold your breath.)
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