Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Oh yes she did...Missouri 60

Good morning boys and girls.

Before you read this, and ultimately look at the pictures, I want you to know this was VERY difficult for me to do. I read this blog post and was inspired to join the challenge. It's simple, straight forward, and exactly what I need. I wish he'd done it 60 days ago as we'd have seen a big difference! What is the challenge? Well, I hope you click on the link and read it yourself, and also read a bit more of Tony's blog, but it boils down to this. Take a before picture. Be as good as you can be for 60 days and take an after picture. Easy I thought. Um, not so much.

What should I wear? I'm not into whale porn (Oh my goodness does that guy make me laugh. Be warned if you go there, his language, attitude, ideas, aren't from Catholic school!). I used to have a sports bra. I looked for it for half an hour. Couldn't find it. I think I threw it away in a fit of rage last year. You see, there are no hooks on it. I'd exercise, then try to get out of it when I was all sweaty and out of breath. I looked like freakin Houdini trying to escape from a straight jacket! I think it pissed off my last nerve and I tossed it. All my tee shirts are 2X or 3X as I'm too cheap to buy more and for this challenge, covering up wasn't what I needed to do. So, I found the old spandex exercise pants that I used to wear under my shorts when walking to keep things from jiggling, and a 3X tee shirt tied in a knot.

OK, so I geared up, set the self timer and took the pictures. Easy enough. Not too much pain. Until it came time to load the pictures on this site. Should I or shouldn't I? I don't mind being photographed in clothes. As I've said a thousand times before, clothes hide a multitude of sins. These clothes aren't hiding anything.

I decided that yes I should. I want to see the difference. I want others to see the difference. I want myself to know I can do it, and I want others to know they can do it too. I so wish I had pictures like this when I was 368 to compare. That would be so awesome!!!! I think, maybe, there are some somewhere...I'll be looking for sure. If you're starting out, please, please, please take a picture. C'mon, you know you should! Look how much fun we'd have looking at the difference in November!!! None of you have to post them, do it for yourself. I sure wish I had.

Anyway, without further ado, here I am in all my glory. I hope you see less of me in 60 days!

I lost 2.2 pounds last night at my WI. A day early as I usually go Wednesday night. I'm below 190 now. I've got 40-50 pounds left to goal. Holy shit that is so cool to say! I'm excited. I'm charged up. This 60 day challenge is just what I needed.
Queen of the freakin universe waves adieu


  1. wow! you are getting close to goal! I wish you would post a pic of you when you were 360something...even if it isn't the belly baring one, because I can't even imagine you being that big. There is hope for me! (I started at 327...I'm at 304 now). This challenge is awesome! Let's do it!

  2. I just have to say Deb, that when I'm your age I hope to look HALF as good as you. Seriously, you're a knockout!

  3. 2.2 loss! WAY TO GO DEBBY!!! WHOO HOOOOOOO!! Im so proud of you...and super proud of you for posting those pics- you look great and I know its hard to post pics of yourself online, but whatever motivates us right? :) U GO GIRL!

  4. wow great loss and awesome photos. but do i still need a warning label... drop a few cbombs and you get marked for life!

  5. Wow - Those pictures really show that the exercise is working. NOt the weight loss but your face looks younger and healthier. I can't wait to see what 60 will bring.


  6. WHALE PORN!!!!!!!!!!! Bah ha ha ha! I'm reading along, reading along, reading along, and then I see....WHALE PORN! You crack me up.

  7. I have to agree with ~ugly girl with a beautiful heart~ that you are a knockout!! I wish I could look like that too at your age.
    GOOD LUCK TO YOU on your Missouri 60 challenge! (I am in a few challenges already hehe and my hands are quite full but I LOVE the idea).

  8. You're looking really good right now! I look forward to the photos in 60 days. Good luck!

  9. You look awesome! I am so happy for you! You can really tell the hard work is paying off. I think in 60 days you will look MARVELOUS!