Two Years On

It’s been two years since I actively started losing weight. August 26th, 2007 was my first weight reading and since then through exercise mostly, and the cutting out of biscuits, I’ve been trying to get my weight down to a sensible level. Two years on, how am I doing?

Overall not too shabby. BMI has dropped from 38.3 to 28.2. Total weight loss is 32.6kg or 5st 2lb. Current weight is 91.5kg or 14st 6lb. I’m really pleased but the weight loss in year 2 is a lot less than year 1. I’ve lost around 7.5kg in year 2 against 25kg in year 1. Oops.

I’ve only myself to blame as I’ve been exercising less this year as work and other projects eat up some time but at least I’m not gaining. I wanted to lose another stone over this year which would take we well under 14st but I can’t see that happening at current pace and workload. Can’t complain though. Feel fitter and healthier and a lot better about myself. I also make sure the above graph is always updated and available online – nice way to keep a wee bit of pressure on me in case I start to stray. The year ahead – steady and downward progress would be nice with a step up in fitness. Longer bike rides (currently around 20 miles per hour long session) and longer/tougher hill walks. Won’t be easy but I’m enjoying the challenge.

6 Comments

  1. Maintaining a healthy weight is often tougher than losing weight. I'm back on the Irn-Bru and chocolate bars at work at the mo and can definitely pinch the difference.

  2. I can't imagine you with any weight. I still remember our ill fated attempts at the gym!

  3. LOL – I worked out that it cost me £35 for each visit I made to that gym. And one of those visits was just to use the toilet. Only after we signed up did I discover I hated running machines.

  4. That is awesome. Keeping it off is a bigger achievement than loosing it in the first place. I hope I manage to loose as much as you to keep it off.

  5. Loving the two christmas spikes!
    Great stuff though, you'll pass me this coming year!

  6. There’s no chance of me passing you – pretty much static now. Will take me a few months to work off the Christmas excess!

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