Here's the skinny: I've been near 300 lbs. for years and need to lose weight. I'm married to a wonderful lady, and we have a family. One of our boys often asks if I'll run with him. I've always had to tell him, "No." In August of '09, my wife learned about a couch-to-5k running program, and I agreed to try it with her. This blog chronicles our progress on that training program. I hope I'll soon be able to surprise my son by telling him, "Yes, I'll go running with you!"

Friday, July 9, 2010

Weight Check 7/9/10


Last Friday: 277.2 lbs.

Today: 274.8 lbs.

Gain/Loss: -2.4 lbs.

Goal: 210.0 lbs.

Cumulative: 25.6 lbs.

Pounds to lose: 64.8

Comment: I'll take 2.4 lbs! I still need to run yet today.

Mrs. F

Last Friday: 155.0 lbs.

Today: 154.3 lbs.

Gain/Loss: - .7 lbs.

Goal: 150.0 lbs.

Cumulative: 28.5 lbs.

Pounds to lose: 4.3

Comment: I expected to be up this week, I didnt overeat but I did eat up all my calories and some of my run burn. So Im extremely pleased with a 7/10 lb loss! The even better part was I looked at my bmi and I am officially, albeit barely, in the normal range with this latest loss!!!!!!!


  1. Marie, you've lost 5 pounds this month, haven't you? Woohoo!

  2. I looked it up, the closest weigh in to a month ago, was june 11 and ive lost 5.6 lbs since then! Woot!

  3. Three cheers for a normal BMI!!


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