The 10 Pound Race: Day 8

weight loss competition

MRS

Total Score: -0

Well… things have taken a turn for the worse.

After my confidence-boosting weigh-in on Wednesday morning, I proceeded to drink and eat my face off for the rest of the week. My client lunch on Wednesday featured that heady combination of food and booze that is both abundant and free. I noshed on absolutely delicious sushi from Chotto Matte and consumed more than a bottle’s worth (yes, just for me) of Sauvignon Blanc – and that pretty much set the tone for the rest of the week.

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The 10 Pound Race: Day 5

MRS

Total Score: – 2

I’m actually feeling pretty awesome today. I weighed myself this morning and I’m down two pounds from Saturday. TWO POUNDS! I definitely haven’t been perfect, but I’ve made a concerted effort to step up my game.

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The 10 Pound Race: Day 1

healthy pizza

MRS

Total Score: -0

We decided to start The 10 Pound Race on November 1. Some people might say it wasn’t wise to start a new fitness routine the day after hosting a Halloween party, when the possibility of crippling hangovers was at its highest. But somehow I managed to wake up before 11am (shocking) and make it to the gym in time for spinning class. (I did waste about 10 minutes actually searching for and locating my trainers, which is just sad.)

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The 10 Pound Race: a friendly weight-loss competition

10 Pound Race

I’ll just go ahead and say it: I’ve been utterly shit at fitness lately. I think I’ve worked out once in the past eight months. ONCE. And yes, I belong to a gym that is not at all cheap and I die a little inside when the payment comes out every month. I’ve calculated how much that one workout cost me, and let’s just say for that price it should have been a personal training session with Ryan Gosling. In Bali. (Instead it was just a run-of-the-mill cycle class. No celebrities to be seen.)

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