Monthly Weigh-In

This morning I did my monthly weigh-in and measurements.

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I stepped on the scale. It’s a about a week before I’d normally weigh-in but the timing for this month fell that way.

I thought for sure I’d be down quite a bit since last month’s weight in. Michael and I had been biking an insane amount in preparation for Reach the Beach. Every weekend for over a month we biked. Saturdays were our long bike ride days.

April 2010

But I also didn’t factor in that because of all the intense training and the Reach the Beach ride, I was also eating a lot more to fuel my body.

The result? I did not lose inches this month. I think I lost about 1/2 an inch around my waist but everything else measured the same as last month.

I did, however, lose 2.6 pounds! A loss is a loss. I don’t mind that it wasn’t a massive loss this month. I felt great during Reach the Beach, I recovered amazingly fast, and my running has become faster! Those are all Non-Scale Victories that I can celebrate!

Monthly Weigh-In: 151.2 pounds

Check out my Current Weigh In and Measurements Page.

December 2009

Since I stopped taking those pills in March, I’ve lost a total of 8.3 pounds. And not only that, I had to buy a new pair of jeans on Sunday. I’m down from a size 6 to a size 4! I’ll take it!

Author: Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and

21 thoughts on “Monthly Weigh-In”

  1. Way to go. A size 4 is tiny! I have found that when I am training, I gain weight too. I think maybe your measurements didn’t go down, because your muscles got bigger? Great job either way. 2.6lbs is a loss!!

    1. Thanks! It wasn’t 150 but if I reached my goal, I will have lost 120. But like I said, I don’t know low I can really go. And the other benefits (like running and biking) are more important to me now than the scale.

  2. That’s awesome! Wow, I’m hoping I can get to single digit jeans by the end of the year. That would be amazing 🙂

    Keep it up!

  3. Congratulations on your weight loss! I’m definitely going to read back through your blog for inspiration.

    I love your pics – you are so pretty 🙂

  4. Don’t sweat it! I started my journey 10 weeks ago and I’ve only lost 8lbs. Basically I have 2 goals. 1. Finish a sprint triathlon. 2. Lose weight. After goal 1 is done I’ll focus on goal 2. It’s actually hard to lose weight when doing endurance sports training. I’ve notice a big difference when I swim and lift weights……

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