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Saturday, 3 May 2008

T minus 22


Weight: 55.1kg (121.2lbs)
Yesterday's food:You have used 1403 out of your net daily budget of 1400 calories and have -3 calories remaining. 21% of the calories are from fat, 42% from protein, 37% from carbs
Exercise : Lower body + Lactate Threshold Run
1 hour 15 min : 648 calories : 171 max hr : 131 average hr

Lately, every Saturday morning is like Christmas. I wake up without the alarm and lie in bed secretly excited. Then I get up, wander to the bathroom and go to the toilet. I look in the mirror - yes, I look leaner than yesterday.

I slowly strip off my singlet and knickers and take off my watch. I turn on the lights. I pull the scales out from next to the toilet and place them in the same spot they go every morning in the middle of the bathroom floor. I take a deep breath and step on.

The cat steps on as well. I kick her off and start again. She won't leave me alone so I shoo her out of the bathroom and shut the door ignoring her howls of complaint.

Another deep breath, and I step on the scales.

I wait for the final beep to tell me all is completed and then look down. I am hideously short sighted so I squint at the number. I think it is a 55 but from here it could just as easily be a 58. I lean down to get a clearer look. No, that can't be right - 55.1kg - that is almost a kilo gone this week.

I run up the hallway naked and grab my camera out of my bag. It is freezing and I am covered in giant goosebumps. I sprint back to the bathroom.

This time I jump on quickly, I don't want the number to change. It doesn't. I take a photo and smile smugly to myself. Happy Christmas Katie ... you still have three whole weeks to meet Liz's target of 54kgs. I know I can do it ... easy peasy :)

I have developed a peanut butter habit. I reckon cavemen made peanut butter by squishing the peanuts under their feet so it qualifies as Paleo food in my world. It appears to be the secret to fat blasting!

7 comments:

  1. Fantastic, so close to goal now. i'm sure you are getting really really excited about getting on stage to strut your stuff

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  2. Hi Katie

    You are on fire girl! Congratulations - you deserve it so much for all your hard work. My first full paleo day today - wish me luck!

    Luv Shelley

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  3. Peanut butter - awesome! Sometimes a little extra dietary fat seems to help blast away body fat. Weird.

    You'll hit your target, no problem at all. Can't wait to see some comp photos!

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  4. You are such an inspiration! You are so focussed all the time... I am really impressed!

    My cat likes the scales too, and hates being shut out of the bathroom :)

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  5. Bloody amazing!

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  6. Woohoo. Excellent work Katie :-)

    Magda

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  7. I'm made of peanuts, seriously, I eat at least 2 oz of nuts every day, it's like 20% of my cal intake.

    Fat eating = fat losing

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