Monday, August 6, 2012

Big Bridesmaid Challenge - Week 30

Big Bridesmaid Challenge Update - Week 30

The Plan:

I'm setting weekly goals/plans for myself until August 11th. That is the date of my best friend's wedding and I want to feel good about myself in my bridesmaid dress!

The Terms and Conditions:

~ Weigh-in's will be every Sunday morning
~ Dinner plans are to be posted for each week
~ Exercise plans are to be posted for each week

Weekly Weigh-In:

Start Date: 1/11/12
Starting Weight: 245 lbs
Current Date: 8/5/12
Current Weight: 236 lbs (+2 lbs from last week)
Total Loss: 9 lbs.
Goal Weight: 230 lbs.
Goal Date: 8/11/12
Pounds to Goal: 6 lbs.

Dinner Plan for the Week:

Monday: Chicken Con Queso
Tuesday: Cold Cut Salad
Wednesday: Butter Garlic Shrimp over Noodles
Thursday: Grilled Chicken Salad
Friday: Steak Salad (Rehearsal Dinner)

Exercise Plan for the Week:

Monday: Workout
Tuesday: Workout
Wednesday: Workout
Thursday: Rest
Friday: Rest

I've got a couple confessions to make. First confession: I gained 2 pounds this week. I have been all out of sorts lately. It's hard for me to lose weight whenever I am all over the place. Work has been crazy, life has been crazy. However, summer is always a huge struggle for me, so to have lost any weight during the challenge, has been a success. Second confession: my friend's wedding is 5 days away and I don't even know if my dress is going to fit. How crazy is that? I am usually so on top of things, but I have been so busy that I haven't been to my final fitting, yet! I am going to call my seamstress today. I am starting to get anxious.

My breakfast this morning.

So, given that this is my FINAL week of the Big Bridesmaid Challenge, I am going to give it my all. Giving it my all in these past few weeks has meant giving my all as long as it doesn't interfere with anything else. NOT this week! I am giving it my all, despite everything. Despite being too tired, despite feeling like I don't have enough time for working out, etc. It's the final week of my challenge developed the first of the year. Although my level of commitment to this challenge has varied over the course of the last 30 weeks, I have remained committed. I AM going to finish this challenge strong!


  1. Can't wait to see how awesome you look in the wedding this weekend! I am SURE the dress will fit you. Maybe not as "perfect" as you want to fit, but it's still going to fit. Think of the positive effects of the challenge - You HAVE lot weight! Have a FUN time this weekend!

  2. You have done great! Can't wait to see you in the dress!