Fatass to Fineass

Battling the bulge one pound at a time!

My Profile

  • Name: ~*Cherie*~
  • City: Tucson
  • Region: Arizona
  • Country: United States

My Weight Loss

Height: 157.5cm
Start weight: 243.00lb
Current weight: 170.00lb
Goal weight: 135.00lb
Lost to date: 73.00lb
Remaining: 35.00lb

My Calendar

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Before After

I miss you guys!

I've been so busy as usual, but I miss EP and hope to make a triumphant comeback real soon!!!!

OOPS here I am!

Sorry, I get so caught up in life that I forget to post here! I'm loving going to Bally's; I go 2-3 times a week for 1-2 hours each visit and I have my class through Parks & Rec 2 nights a week that's an hour long, so I am doing really well. I'm not losing a TON of weight, but I am losing a little, toning things (I think) and I'm feeling pretty darn good.

I'm almost at a BMI where I can just be considered overweight and not more than that - I can't WAIT! Looks like I'm aiming for 161.6 pounds for that to happen, and then to be considered "normal" it's 136.6 - we'll see... but hey, I've gotten this far, so I know I can make it.

I know I need to post some pictures, but I for some reason am embarrassed about the way I used to look and I feel like I'm still a work in progress. I'll have to suck it up and post some anyway.

BMI update - the calculator seems goofy, so those numbers might not be correct.

I'm in it!

I'm working my ass off (hopefully in the literal sense). Bally's has been great, I've been there a couple times over the weekend for 1-2 hours a visit - I WILL see results after the 8 weeks is up! I'm determined to look great by summer. I am hoping this motivation won't wane like it usually does after a month or so. I've already dropped over 3 pounds this week - we'll see tomorrow what the official # is. Got a few new things to work out in. I did the treadmill, elliptical, circuit training, some ab work... WHEW! I did PLENTY - and for once, I LOST weight after working out. I'm taking tomorrow off to rest my muscles, then I'm back at it Tuesday. Hope your scales are nice to you this week!

8 years!

The 2nd was our 8th Wedding anniversary! We had a great day, went out to dinner and then to the casino.

I won $40.00 on the penny slots! YEAH! I never win much, so that made it even more fun.

Damon gave me a GORGEOUS ring, necklace & earring set with light blue stones. He is SO good to me, I am really lucky. I just hope he knows how much I appreciate him.

9 days until the challenge starts. Bally's hasn't called me for orientation yet, but hopefully they will soon! I got my mom to join the challenge, so now I have a workout buddy! I think it will be easier to go to the gym on the weekends, so hopefully she's good with that. I'm getting myself pumped!!!

New Year, New Scale!

I got a new scale for the new year! It tracks body fat percentage too and I LOOOVE it! Unfortunately it says I am over a pound heavier than my old scale says. So...I will use my OLD scale weight for the final challenge weigh in and from here on out, it's all new scale! YEEAAAH! My body fat percentage is...gulp....41.4% (sometimes more) YUCK! Was I 100% fat before I lost the weight? LOL!!! Soo, my new goal is not only to lose weight but to also reduce my body fat and tone up. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

Someone's gonna get hurt.

I can't find the friggin' scale! I've looked everywhere. I'm like a crack addict looking for my next fix. I've gone too long without weighing myself, but I somehow am able to guess pretty accurately what I weigh, and let me tell you, it ain't pretty.

I'm supposed to get my scale back the day after tomorrow, so I know there is an end in sight, but I've practically been reduced to sitting in the corner rocking in the fetal position moaning "my scale, my scaaaalllleee.....my precioussssss...... "

I miss my scale. I am not coping well without it, and yet I am afraid to see what it says when I DO get it back because I haven't been the best with my eating. HOW IS IT that I can be SO GOOD in the days leading up to Christmas day, but right after, instead of throwing all the bad crap away, I OVER-eat it in order to get it out of the house? HOW is it better for me to eat 2 cupcakes in one day as opposed to 1 every day? I'll tell you - it's NOT. So I took some of it to work earlier in the week, froze the rest of the ham and I just decided to throw away the rest of the cake. I'm DONE.

I have one last Christmas party at my FIL's on Monday and my 8th Anniversary on Tuesday and then I am FREE. Funny, I used to think surrounding myself with junk food was how I felt free, but now it feels more like a prison. 

Ok, I have unburdened myself of the rant of the day, time to get my day actually started. Must drink lots of water today to flush out the evil....I mean - cake.

I did it!

I joined the DHNBC 2007. I signed up! I am so proud of myself right now! YAY ME!

I made a team, I don't know if anyone is interested, but if you want to join forces on the challenge, please email me so I can invite you to join it. I'll need your email address to do so.

My biggest worry is the free 8 week pass to Bally's. I've never gone to a gym before andI feel so shy about going. Well, with any luck, someone in Tucson is reading this and can be my Bally's buddy (the one on Swan).

Good Luck to everyone!

Discovery Health National Body Challenge 2007

I'm thinking about joining up this year. I chickened out every other year, but now that I am more committed to my health and to losing weight I am seriously considering it. I don't want to join the team on PO (the other site I visit), but if anyone here is interested, perhaps I can start a team for EP.

Sign up starts tomorrow on their website. The challenge is free and includes a FREE 8 week membership to Bally's. The challenge itself officially begins on January 13th and ends March 10th.

Hit me up if you want to do it too!


Here I am! I am suffering from the post holiday anti-climactic letdown. The holidays are over. POOH. I usually love this time of year, but it really snuck up on me and I've been so incredibly busy that I just couldn't juggle everything. I enjoyed it for about 2 days and then it was all over. DONE. Finada.

I was sick with that darn cold for at least 2 weeks - it moved from my head to my chest to my daughter to my husband. He sneezed so hard last week that he hurt his back and has been on painkillers/antinflammatories and muscle relaxers since Saturday. I joked that he doesn't know how to spend his vacation, but then realized that being doped up and hanging around the house actually sounds pretty good, and came to the conclusion that I am just the one not allowed to relax over vacation.

I didn't do well over the holidays, I ate pretty much whatever I wanted and I'm sure I gained - but my dearest husband STOLE my scale last week, hid it and told me I couldn't have it back until after new years!!!! I can't weigh in! I took a one pound penalty for myself on PO, but I don't know what to do here. I looked for that darn thing high and low, but I can't FIND IT! I'll bet I gained more than just one pound. I mean, I ate until I was bloated last night and it was HAM, which is chock-full o'sodium (and brown sugar glaze), I drank booze, I had M&Ms and CAKE for crying out loud! It was my last binge this year, I promise It was good - it was sinfully good. (In my own defense - which is weak - I substituted a lot of things with their fat free, lower cholesterol and diet counterparts when possible - no one noticed!)

I'm not back on the wagon yet, only because I know I am having leftover ham for dinner, but Wednesday I am back on until the new year, well... beyond the new year too, but I mean I will lose my holiday poundage and come out of this with an overall loss. I just HAVE to, for my own peace of mind!

Hope everyone's Holidays were merry and bright, and may all of your weigh ins be light!

I know!

I know I need to post again, but I don't have time to now. I will do my best to write later today! Sorry!