Wednesday, January 5, 2011

My Mom Made Me Do It!

Guess what I just did. I went to my first Weight Watcher's meeting since 2005. I can't believe I did it. I actually had no plans at all of going until my Mom called me at 6:15pm and asked me to go with her. I debated over the fact of whether or not I was ready to step out an admit my failures in person or not. I decided to go for it. I know I am not the only woman who has lost weight and gained a few pounds back so I decided to step out of my comfort zone and go to a real meeting.

I knew the number that I would see on the scale was not going to be pretty. Not only did I have to wear clothes to be weighed (yes, they make you do that. ;) ), but the meeting is also at night meaning that I already ate all of my meals for the day. Not only that but it is that time of the month for me. I was right! The number on the scale was not pretty but pretty much what I expected it to be. I was 181 on my scale a few days ago when I weighed myself without clothes in the morning and tonight at the meeting I weighed 190 and a 1/4. Wow, I can't believe I am posting that number on here.

Since I posted my official Weight Watcher's weight I have decided to use this weight from now on instead of my morning weight. It will just make my life a little easier this way. :) So as of today I weigh 190 and 1/4 pounds. No wonder my size 12's are feeling a little tight. I can't really say that I am in a size 14 because I don't have any to try on but I am pretty sure my old 14's might fit me. I am still wearing the two pair of size 12 jeans that fit me, my size large exercise/work clothes and a few new size large sweaters and leggins.

Now that it is all out here for everyone to read I am ready to move forward. I am excited about going to the actual Weight Watcher's meeting. I have gone to the meeting in the past (years ago) and had great success. Now that I am working part-time I have decided that I can afford the extra it will cost me each week. The meeting are a little pricey but if you can afford the extra money they are definitely worth it.

I am very excited to start tracking my food, my weight and my exercise on a regular basis again. This week my main goal is to keep track of every bite of food that I put in my mouth. The new points system is going to take a little getting used to but I think it is going to be fun. Especially since I get to do it with my Mom. :) We always seem to do well when we do it together. Maybe it's that competitive gene in us. :)

Do any of you go to the weekly Weight Watcher's meetings? Do you enjoy them?


Auntie Mandy said...

Good job! You're gonna rock it!

brinalauren said...

I'm proud of you!

Jeanette said...

Great job!!!
To answer your question: Yes i attend weekly WW meetings. I really enjoy them and I have gotten useful information and motivation from others in the meeting. I love my leader too.

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Good luck to you. I've attended meeting years ago. They do tend to motivate.

Plump Nonfiction said...

I am a weight watchers online member. I get the support from my blog and the weight watchers message boards. It is only 16.95 a month so it is also cheaper. If I could I would definitely go to the meetings but my budget is very tight right now.

Good luck with the program!

Anonymous said...

I am currently attending meetings, have been going since May and have lost 40 lbs. This is my second go round with WW, I am hoping to make it stick this time! I am also doing this with my mom and mother in law, which makes it easier to have a support system! I like attending meetings and weighing in, it keeps me on track + we have a great leader! I also do all my tracking online, so that is great for me. Good luck!


erica said...

I do weight watchers on and off. I definitely need to lose some weight this year however I cannot afford to go to WW meetings. So I am doing the old version instead of points plus. Maybe i`ll get a calculator soon. Love your blog and I am your newest follower.


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