Wednesday, December 23, 2009

wk8 Christmas Crunch Finale

My great family: Iván, Mikey, Raquel, Ester, Ketty and Michael.
And me

10/28/2009 12/23/2009
Bust 41.8 in. NOW: 39
Chest 35 in. NOW : 32
Waist 39.5 in. NOW : 33.5
Hips 40.5 NOW : 39
R thigh 22.5 in. NOW : 20
L thigh 22.5 in. NOW : 20
R arm 12 in. NOW : 11
L arm 11.5 in. NOW : 11

I´VE LOST 19.3 INCHES, 49.5 cm.

Weight 151 lb. NOW 145.2 LB I´VE LOST 6.2 POUNDS, 2.81 kilos

As you can see I have lost inches and weight. My goal was to loose 20 pounds by next June. Now I only have 14 pounds to go. Its a hard thing for me because I have a hard time loosing weight, but we´ll see.

This crunching has been great for me in many ways. I wasn´t very happy with my weight and the way I looked, that´s when I saw Dani´s pictures and called her to ask her what in the world was she doing. She gave me the basic ideas, and I kind of started 1 week before the crunchig started. It has been a great encourament for me, specially because we moved here 3 months ago and didn´t know people here except for a couple of families. It was great also to have a few accountability partners, and I knew you were there. Sometimes I was very tired to do the crunch but I felt I had to do it to have something to write about it.
I do feel much better with myself, not only because I see the change, but even my husband and my kids are telling me the see a change.

I really like the idea of not having to go to a store like those programs they have and they measure you every week and tell you what to eat and not to eat. It has been much better to do it here.

Another good thing I have noticed is that sugar and white flour must not be good very good for me. As you already know about my health problems, specially in my stomach, I have felt very well, in fact, my stomach pains have dissapeared. And not only that, but I do feel like I have more energy than I used to. I need to make my living avoiding those two, specially when I know my body is a temple of the Holy Spirit

It was difficult for me to drink 8 glasses of water a day, but I drank way more water than I´m used to.

I do hope to sign up for the next crunch also and find all of you here again. It´s been great also to be among a few woman with the same feeling about eating healthier and exercising. I want to thank you all for been there.

Dani wants one idea and one good thing. I think I already wrote many good things about it.
About the "one idea" maybe not to post every day, maybe once a week, I don´t know. It´s not difficult for me to ge to the computer every night, but maybe not eveyboday can.

And finally I exercise for a total of 177 points, which is 3.540 minutes. And yes I did exercise today also, but it was just walking for about hour and 40 min. it was way more than that, we got home after shopping and I am a little tired.

I hope you all have a blessed Christmas and I hope to see you back next crunch.



Dani Joy said...

Love the pictures! You look marvalous!

You keep at this thing and you will lose the weight. slow and good!

It´s so rewarding to see how far you have come! Especially for me as I kind of "coached" you. thanks for keeping at it!

Now, don´t gain it over the holidays and we will get right back at it in January!

Big Crunching hugs,
Dani Joy

Maribel said...

Look at you, girl! Congratulations!
Are you in Cordoba for Christmas, or did you drive up to see you family?
Have a nice Holiday Season with your husband and children.



Ketty said...

Gracias girls for the encouragement, there is no way I could have done without the support here.

And yes Maribel, we are going to stay here for Christmas. We are exited about it. We are eating with Shelley and her family, her parents also came down yesterday, and Francisco´s mother and another person from church. So, we´ll be 15 people around the table, 7 of them children of course.

I hope you all have a great day today.

Joy said...

Hey Ketty,
Thanks for the call. I´m so proud of you for all you´ve lost (weight and inches). I can´t wait to see you again to see for myself, but the picture looks good too! Let´s keep praying for one another that God will help us to keep our focus and give us the decision to keep exercising and loosing excess weight. Love,

Siberia said...

Andrew, my son, just said, "Wow! She sure is skinny, isn't she?" He thinks you look great. I do too. Thanks for motivating me to be the best I could be.


Ketty said...

Oh boy, I´m "in love" with your son now, tell him he is really cute. :-)


C.V. said...

¡Se te ve estupenda, Ketty! You look great!
Best wishes.

Sarah K said...

Way to go!
Congratulations on the top score!