I weigh how much?!

3 years ago

I'm so excited I have finally began sharing on BlogHer, and  I thought my first post should share where it all started.


"I weigh how much? Are you #%*& serious?"


I thought that’s what I would screech at Dr V during my weigh in.  Although, I believe I could have be forgiven if an expletive had escaped my lips. However, you will all be pleased to know it didn’t.

As I walked over to the scales I was wondering if they would start flashing an error message and moaning in agony.  I breathed a quiet sigh of relief when they didn’t.

Without further ado, here are my statistics as of 10 December 2012:

    • Height 172 cms
    • BMI 54.4 (Body mass index)
    • Weight 160.09 kilos 
    • Chest  144cm
    • Waist 138cm
    • Hips 160cm
That’s it.  All out there for the blogosphere to see forever. Big step forward on this adventure.

 Now to wait for blood tests results to make sure my cholesterol level is acceptable, and check if diabetes has reared it’s ugly head - the results will be revealed next Wednesday.  Stay tuned.

 Dr V was perturbed more by the fact that I had put on 18 kilos since the beginning of August.  Bloody hell!

Even I was a little surprised about that.   I know there is no excuse – BUT – over the past few months I know I’ve taken comfort in food.   I know, I know, we all have stress in our lives.  I’m not going to try and justify it.

Though I will  tell you I know why I did it.  Isn’t  that part of the journey of recognizing the triggers, and then deflecting them?

A work in progress  
Enough is enough.
 So, what happens now? Follow the sensible eating plan, and  get moving.  Don’t go all out and start hitting the pavement hard as if  preparing for the next  Honolulu Marathon.


Just do something.


So I got moving; I played 30 minutes of WII tennis, 15 minutes of exercise bike.  Please don’t suggest I use WII Fit. I can’t.  Want to know why?  The ‘WII fit board’ says I’m too fat. Go figure.

 It doesn’t matter if you have 50 or 5 kilos to lose; it’s all relative.  Share your experience and help inspire others.



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