Today I met, actually exceeded my mini goal of losing 4% of my 06/01/13 weight in the DietBet.com 4 week challenge.

This week I lost 3.4 lbs for a total weight loss of 73.4 lbs in 29 weeks on the Ideal Protein Diet protocol.  I'm shaking my head in awe at those numbers.

I'm going into my 30th week of being 100% on program (Ideal Protein Diet protocol using alternatives) with absolutely no cheats!!!  That statement alone and reflecting back on this journey actually makes me tear up.

I'm happy!  Pure and simple.

I'm getting my life back, getting healthy, and overcoming my emotional eating.  This journey has been so amazing and I know the next 30 weeks (if that's what it takes to get to goal) will only serve to strengthen me and allow me to realize even more my potential.

It's been a fun ride.  Not always easy, but I wouldn't trade it for anything at this moment.

Weight Loss Weigh In Scale 29 WeeksThese are my pants that were tight on me about a month ago and getting looser each week!  I still can't believe how much my body has changed over the last 6 months.

Ideal Protein Diet Weight Loss

I look in the mirror sometimes and don't even recognize myself – I have to do a double take look and see if it's really me.

Progress Stats on the Ideal Protein Diet

Progress Stats have been updated so you can see exactly what areas I lost this week.

Another fantastic week in losses since starting the Ideal Protein Diet.

Check this out.

My fat mass weighed 136 lbs when I first started and now it weights 74.4 lbs!  Incredible!

Here's another “check this out” – inches lost:

Arm – 4.5 in EACH arm!

Chest – 8 inches

Waist – 9.25 inches

Stomach – 10.5 inches

Hips – 11.5 inches

Thigh – 8 inches in EACH thigh!!!  Wha??  Crazy!

Calves – 3.75 inches in EACH calf

Here's some perspective – I took a 16 oz Starbucks cup – cuz that was the first thing I saw that was rounded and looks like a thigh (well not really like a thigh) – and it measured almost 8 inches around the top part of the cup!  I've lost a 16 oz width of a Starbucks cup off of each thigh!!!!!

Goals:

Main goal to get to 124 lbs.  My cycle chick has MADE it past the half way mark!!!!!!!!  Woo Hoo!

LilySlim Weight loss tickers

Check-mark1st Mini Goal I met in 58 days to lose 10% of my body weight. weight.

LilySlim Fitness goals tickers
Check-mark 2nd Mini Goal I met this week on 4/6/13 to lose 20% of my starting body weight.

LilySlim Fitness goals tickers

Check-mark3rd Mini Goal is to be under 200 lbs.  I met this goal on 4/20/13!!

LilySlim Weight loss tickers

4th Mini Goal is to be at my lowest weight in 18 years – 170 lbs.

LilySlim Weight loss tickers

Week 29 Weight Loss Weigh-In Results on Ideal Protein Diet

  • Weight Loss for the week:  -3.4 lbs
  • Inches Lost for the week:  -1.75 inches
  • Total Weight Loss in 29 weeks:  -73.4 lbs
  • Total Inches Lost in 29 weeks:  -73 inches

More interesting weight loss weigh-in stats:

  • Dropped from 52.9% body fat to 40.5%
  • Fat mass dropped from 136 lbs of fat to 74.4 lbs of fat!  INCREDIBLE!!!!
  • My metabolic age is still 56 (I'm only 41 as of today) which is what I started at.  Still scary!
  • BMI has dropped from 45.6 to 32.6.

Let me know how you're doing on your healthy eating plan and your weight loss weigh-in results below in the comments.

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