Category: Weight Loss

Follow my weight loss journey and see if losing weight is possible while on psychiatric meds.

Conversations with the Ob/Gyn

Conversations with the Ob/Gyn

I have lost weight! It is only a pound, and could just be water weight but I don’t think so. I have been careful to eat less and move more this week, and so I think I am well on my way to starting new routines, new habits, and a better way of life. But…

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3-Day Cleanse

3-Day Cleanse

Today marks the first day of a three day cleanse for myself and my husband. I am excited to see if we can make it without having a problem, like dehydration. I take lithium, and so dehydration is a real scary thing while taking this medication. So hopefully I am diligent enough to stay hydrated…

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January 29th Progress Report…

January 29th Progress Report…

I bought a new Fitbit and I am very excited! Will be making changes on my blog and for my Progress Reports now that I have a lot more data to work with…   Measurements Weight: 153.8 lbs Bust: 38 in Waist: 34 in Hips: 42 in Butt: 42 in (-1 inch since last week) Thighs:…

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January 14th Progress Report…

January 14th Progress Report…

I decided to do a progress report this week instead of in 2 weeks because I have had such an interesting week in terms of weight loss, that I wanted to post about it. Measurements Weight: 154.8 lbs Bust: 38 in (+1 inches since last week) Waist: 34 in (+0.5 inches since last week) Hips: 42…

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January 8th, 2017 Progress Report…

January 8th, 2017 Progress Report…

A new year has begun and is underway! Because of this, I will be making some changes to my blog for this year in terms of formatting, and adding a few sections, etc. Measurements Weight: 153.2 lbs Bust: 37 in (-0.5 in) Waist: 33.5 in (-0.5 in) Hips: 41 in (-1 in) Butt: 42.5 in…

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December 9th Progress Report…

December 9th Progress Report…

Measurements Weight: 155.8 lbs Bust: 37.5 in (-0.5 in) Waist: 34 in Hips: 42 in Butt: 43.5 in (+0.5 in) Thighs: 26 in Calves: 14 in (-0.5 in ea) Triceps: 13 in (-1 in ea) Since November 26th… Overall weight lost: 2.6 lbs Overall inches lost: 3 inches Overall inches lost since September: 15 inches…

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Fitness Classes and things

Fitness Classes and things

I have been going to fitness classes as I am part of a incentive program to take as many classes during December. You see, every time you go to a fitness class you get a sticker. The sticker is worth 20 km and Santa and his reindeer have to fly 40 000+ km to reach…

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November 26th Progress Report…

November 26th Progress Report…

Measurements Weight: 158.4 lbs Bust: 38 in Waist: 34 in Hips: 42 in (-0.5 in) Butt: 43 in (-0.5 in) Thighs: 26 in (-0.5 in ea) Calves: 14.5 in Triceps: 14 in (+0.5 in) Since November 13th… Overall weight lost: 1.6 lbs Overall inches lost: 1 inches Lost 9 inches since September Here is what…

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November 13th Progress Report…

November 13th Progress Report…

Measurements Weight: 160 lbs Bust: 38 in Waist: 34 in Hips: 42.5 in (-0.5 in) Butt: 43.5 in (-0.5 in) Thighs: 26.5 in (+0.5 in ea) Calves: 14.5 in (-0.5 in ea) Triceps: 13 in (-1 in ea) Since October 30th… Overall weight lost: 1.4 lbs Overall inches lost: 3 inches Lost 8 inches overall…

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October 30th Progress Report…

October 30th Progress Report…

Measurements Weight: 161.4 lbs Bust: 38 in (+0.5 in) Waist: 34 in Hips: 43 in (+0.5 in) Butt: 44 in Thighs: 26 in (-1 in ea) Calves: 14 in (-0.5 in ea) Triceps: 14 in Since October 13th… Overall weight gained: 2.4 lbs Overall inches lost: 2 in Had a cold and did little last…

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October 13th Progress Report…

October 13th Progress Report…

Measurements Weight: 159 lbs Bust: 37.5 in Waist: 34 in (-1.5 in) Hips: 42.5 in (-1 in) Butt: 44 in (-0.5 in) Thighs: 27 in (ea) Calves: 14.5 in (ea) Triceps: 14 in (ea) Since October 1st: Overall weight lost: 2.4 lbs Overall inches lost: 3 inches lost Here is what I look like: No…

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October 1st Progress Report…

October 1st Progress Report…

Here are my measurements as of October 1st, 2016: Weight: 161.4 lbs Bust: 37.5 in Waist: 35.5 in Hips: 43 in Butt: 44 in Thighs: 27 in Calves: 14.5 in Triceps: 14 in Since September 18th: Overall weight lost: .6 lbs Overall inches lost: 5 inches 3.5 hours of exercise a day (day 14 on…

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The Inception of Manic Mondays…

The Inception of Manic Mondays…

I have lost 3 lbs. I have decided to be a lot more detailed and precise with regards to my weight loss… why leave it to hope and chance? So from Mondays to Saturdays I will work real hard, and Sundays I will rest and measure/re-calibrate/write/plan, etc… and then do it all over again on…

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The first 10 pounds…

The first 10 pounds…

I gained a significant amount of weight after starting to take Epival back in the summer of 2014 (mood stabilizer 750 mg) for my Manic-Depressive disorder (for the first year I was also taking 3 mg Resperidone). I weighed as much as 175 lbs by New Years Day of 2016 (my highest weight ever). My…

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