Monday, August 3, 2009


Well today was my first weigh in after starting on Weight Watchers. Even though I know I did good following the plan and I tried to get moving more this week then before, I still hated stepping on that scale.

Boy was I happy though when I did. I was 5.4 lbs down! Sure it's my first week and I know we all lose faster the first week. I was still happy to see that big chunk gone.

I figure some was water weight and some was fat. Who cares, weight is weight and I'm 5.4 lbs lighter in my weight.

My sister, Maureen, did just as good! She also lost 5 lbs! Good for her!

I do have to thank Maureen for joining with me. She has made it much easier for me to stick to this. We call each other to see what we ate and we went for walks.

It's always easier when you have someone to join you in your weight loss.

So now I'm on my 2nd week and I'm actually looking forward to my next weigh in. That is something I never thought I would say.

Hope all of you who said you were going to join me have now done so. If you did, let me know how you are doing.



Mumzie said...

Congratulations! You had a Great week. It's so hard, especially as we get older. Keep up the good work. I'm rooten for ya! Mumzie :)

SharDon Exclusives said...

Congratulations! My niece just met her goal in loosing 72 pounds. Now she is a lifetime member! It was hard work for her but she feels so much better about herself and life in general.
Good luck with your continued work..Sharon

Connie said...


jo said...

Yay! Congrats, that's a fantastic loss!!!

Joyce's Journey said...

Way to go Joanne!!!

Donna said...

Congratulations, Joanne! That is awesome!!!! I stayed the exact same at my weigh-in today... Must have hit some kind of plateau! LOL... Donna

Glenda said...

Wow, good job !!

It's hard to self motivate, so I am sure your sister it happy your doing it too.

Keep on walking......


Edie Marie's Attic said...

Hi Joanne!

Congrats on your weight loss!! That is fabulous! I have not lost anymore but Chris my DIL has lost 44lbs Woo-Hoo! I'm so proud of her. She has worked really hard with eating right, eating less and working out at the gym ALOT. Weight Watchers is such a good plan - you go girl!!
Oh how I wish I had a beautiful beach like that to walk on. What a joy that must be!

Big hugs, Sherry

Unknown said...

Yay! Look at all that you got rid of! Keep up the good work and remember a plateau (when you come to it)is a perfectly normal part of progression in weight loss. You can do it! :) Woo Hoo!

Donna @ Party Wishes said...

That's wonderful Joanne! I know how hard it is to lose weight...and keep it off!

Jen @ said...

Joanne - good for you! That is a lot of weight. So wonderful!


Elizabeth and Gary said...

Hi Joanne,
Great Job!. Gary and I have been on Weight Watchers for almost 7 weeks now. He of course is doing so well (Men do lose faster then us gals). I am behind him my 5 pounds. We have found the weight watcher ice cream to be delish we also love there brownies and cookies and only 1 to 2 points.
Take care and enjoy your day,

Traci said...

HI, I just discovered your blog Love it!Congrats on your weight loss! I recently have lost 23 lbs it's very empowering! Good luck Traci

Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

Way to go! That is fantastic!
Here I am, just getting out and about reconnecting with everyone again after a long hiatus (puter issues) and I come back to great news :0)
Keep up the good work. You can do this!!!

Allidink said...

I have been dieting on my own and exercising lately. So hard! I have done weight watchers twice. First time I was a lot thinner than the second time and I lost 25 lbs the last time 19 lbs but it wasn't as noticable because I started out heavier. Bah. lol. But I love weight watchers I still eat the smart ones meals all the time! I love it because I don't have to deny myself anything just eat a tiny bit of it. And that's my downfall, giving into cravings! Good luck! Congrats on losing so much weight your first week!

All the best,