For our regular readers, you will remember the 40 By 40 challenge that was issued by Amy. The challenge was, lose 40 pounds by my 40th birthday. That was in October. The challenge was to begin in November of 2014. My birthday is at the end of February 2015. That gives 4 months to lose 40 pounds by my 40th birthday.
I accepted the challenge.
Things started out great. November 1, came and by Thanksgiving, I was down almost 10 pounds. But then the holiday hit. Thanksgiving week was brutal. No weight lose. In fact I think I gained a couple pounds. Then December hit. Not a good month for weight loss.
So are we giving up? Calling it quits? No 40 By 40?
Not a chance! With 2 months left before my 40th birthday, I am even more committed to drop the weight! So it's on like Donkey Kong! We're doing this and it's going to be great! Why? Because our treadmill is getting fixed!
Yes, after 2 years of not working, we were finally able to order the parts to get it running again! That means excerise! And that means weight loss! And the timing couldn't be better. Snow is finally falling in Western PA. And with temps in the low teens and twenties, a working treadmill is a huge blessing!
So the 40 By 40 challenge is on! This week, I am trying to balance the intake and drink more water. The treadmill parts should be in by Friday. The plan is to make the repairs on Saturday. And with any luck, the treadmill will be in use come Monday!
So be sure to follow along as I weigh in each Wednesday from now till my birthday with updates and accomplishments! I will also update the weights since it's been a couple of weeks.
40 By 40. Let's do this!
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