STARTING WEIGHT: 225.9 lbs
ENDING WEIGHT: 222.3 lbs
WEIGHT LOSS: 3.6 lbs
I'm very happy indeed with this weekly loss, which is above my target for one week, despite me still not having been for a run.
To put it in perspective, my loss for last week is exactly the same as I dropped in the preceding 4 weeks - evidence (if any were needed) that my summer holidays have really put a dent in my efforts. Not much of one though, as I've carried on losing, and evidently still have it in me to record substantial weekly losses. I have now dropped below 16 (UK) stone for the first time in YEARS, and am only a hair's breadth away from the 75% mark.
Also, yesterday marked the 6-month anniversary for me and my new healthier lifestyle - hooray! I thought it would be interesting to look at how much weight I have lost in each of the six months since I started:
1st Month: -20.5 lbs
2nd Month: -10.6 lbs
3rd Month: -17.0 lbs
4th Month: -11.1 lbs
5th Month: -10.3 lbs
6th Month: -5.3 lbs
That last month sticks out like a sore thumb (to me, anyway). Granted, the slower rate of loss could be due to the fact that my base metabolic rate has dropped (due to all the weight already lost), but I think its more indicative of the reduced effort and focus I have had. I'd like to think that this coming month I might once again be able to record a 10lb+ loss, but I think I'd be happy as long as it wasn't lower than the result for Month 6.
Anyway, as its another month end, below you'll see today's photos compared with the ones at the start of the program. I have also included a headshot comparison this time, in honour of the 6-month milestone!
WEIGHT LOSS TO DATE: