My 90-Day Weight Loss Challenge

I received a 90-day supply of Creative Bioscience 30-day diet supplements to facilitate my review. All opinions regarding my 90-day weight loss challenge are 100% my own and may differ from yours.

Creative Bioscience 90 day weightloss challenge

If you’re one of my Facebook friends you are all too familiar with my weight loss journey. I’ve updated with a weekly weigh-in status every Monday.

I’m very proud of myself. Because throughout the whole challenge, I lost anywhere between .5 pound to 3 pounds every single week but one… in which I didn’t lose any weight.

Not once did I have a week where I gained weight — even with Halloween, Thanksgiving, my son’s birthday, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve/Day.

During the challenge (Oct. 15 – Jan. 15) I lost 16.5 pounds and 8 inches around my waist. Over the last two weeks, I’ve lost 2 more pounds and 1 more inch around my waist. For a grand total of 18.5 pounds lost and 9 inches around my waist.

On October 15, 2012, I weighed 166.5 pounds. By the way, this was not my biggest weight, because at the end of July 2012 I weighed 170.5 pounds. As of this morning’s weigh-in, I weighed 148 pounds.

According to the “experts”, I should weigh between 111 – 150 pounds. I added these two numbers together and divided by 2… which equals 130. I like this number, and it just so happens to be approximately what I weighed before I got pregnant with Cody.

Yes, I like this number! It’s my goal weight. I lost 18.5 pounds since Oct. and 22.5 pounds since July, so 18 more pounds should be doable.

I realize it may be a bit tougher to lose the remaining 18 pounds in 3-months… I initially wanted to reach it by April 17th, my birthday. But I’ve decided to give myself until June 1st. Hopefully sooner.

90-Day Weight Loss Challenge

How did I do it?

Each morning (except for the week of Christmas, and a couple of days here and there when I forgot) I took two Creative BioScience 30-day diet supplements with 8 oz. of water, thirty minutes before breakfast.

I then kept track of every single bite of food or drink that went into my mouth on My Fitness Pal.

Between October 15 and January 1, I just practiced portion control. I ate pretty much what I wanted… in moderation. I set my calories at 1200-1400 and did not deviate from it.

Then on January 2, I started slowly incorporating exercise. My exercise goal is to build from couch to a 5k. I registered to run in the Color Me Rad 5k in Knoxville on April 6. I am NOT a runner. But I hope to be able to run the 3.1 miles non-stop.

We shall see.

weight loss
Before
After

I started this journey because I want to be healthy and be around to see my son have his own children someday. I have high cholesterol and was having back issues from the weight I was carrying.

I’m a small-boned/small-framed woman, and I think anything over 150 pounds is just too much weight for me… and be healthy.

I don’t want to be skinny. Many of my family and friends who’ve known me for years know that during my teens and most of my twenties, I was in fact, skinny. Very skinny.  I want to be a healthy weight for me.

But most importantly, I’ve made a lifestyle change. My eating habits have changed. In fact, the way I think about food has changed.

I want to add that I so appreciate all the comments I’ve received on Facebook. Your kindness and encouragement have helped me in ways you’ll never know. Thank you!

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