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Day 2: 40 Pounds in 10 Weeks | Personal Weight-Loss Challenge

Day 2: 40 Pounds in 10 Weeks | Personal Weight-Loss Challenge

Launching ahead full steam yet gravity is trying to hold me down!

I've had quite a day today!  I've had a large corporation tell me that I am unrealistic or unlikely to lose 40 pounds in 10 weeks.  Can you imagine that?  I tired to pay them to promote my story... and I was told "Your Post wasn't boosted because it violates Fxxxxxxk's ad guidelines by making claims that are unrealistic or unlikely. The post remains published, but it is not running as an ad."  I am amazed that a complete stranger (ad reviewer) would try to discourage someone from sharing their story!  I'm not even selling anything!! I've contacted the company and I am awaiting a response.  

I've lost 30 pounds in 8 weeks during last fall's Northwest YMCA Weight-Loss Challenge. I was monitored during weekly weigh-ins for 8 weeks straight and I did not even exercise during that challenge.  I did walk "so many" steps per week but always fell well below the 10,000 steps/day they were looking for.  During this new personal challenge I will be exercising and quite sure I will be able to lose 40 pounds in 10 weeks. I am a bit pissed that I cannot even pay money out of my own pocket to try to boost my story to get more followers!

Now down to business.  

Day 2 of my 8 day jumpstart period is complete and I am off to a great launch completing 1 hour on the elliptical machine at the Bristol Planet Fitness. The plan is to do at least 1 hour or more of cardio per day. After talking with one of the employees at Planet Fitness, I may be able to record some video of the journey as I work out.  Unfortunately, I will not find out until sometime monday night whether or not I will have the clearance to record, missing most of my first week of workouts.

Scale Reading

{goal 17}


  • 2 eggs - hardboiled
  • Simple salad made up of romain lettuce, cucumber, raw broccoli, green bell pepper, balsamic vinegar.


  • 1/2 pound of chicken breast - Seasoned with Italian Seasoning
  • 1 pound bag of frozen green beans - cooked
  • 2 small oranges
  • Morton's Light salt


  • 3/4 lb chicken breast seasoned with Lemon Pepper
  • 1 lb bag of frozen broccoli (cooked) with 1 tablespoon of margarine
  • Morton's Light salt

I drank 100 oz of water throughout the day broken up in many cups of green tea (with Truvia sweetener and cinnamon) or water straight up. I also had 16 oz glass of diet orange Sunkist soda. ( I know Rich! Don't yell at me!)

Day 3: 40 pound personal weight loss challenge upd...
Back on the Wagon: Lose 40 pounds in 10 Weeks

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