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October Weigh In

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

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  1. Irene

    ***tossing confetti*** congratulations on your loss!! I always expect to hear a round of applause when I see great numbers on the scale. (But then I’d be embarrassed because I usually do my weigh in’s naked. 🙂 )

    1. Lisa Eirene

      That cracked me up!!! And I weigh in naked too, so no thanks on the applause. LOL

  2. Carbzilla

    Whoohoo! It’s crazy, isn’t it? Muscle weighs more than fat but that magic it has on your metabolism is priceless. Congrats on adapting to a new routing AND seeing incredible results!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Thanks! I’m pretty happy. And Michael is feeling VERY superior because he’s been telling me for a long time to do weights to lose weight. 😉

  3. Ashley

    Have you ever posted your lifting routines? I’ve been out of the loop quite a bit so I apologize if you have and I missed it … but I’m curious!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I haven’t been too specific. I’ve been focusing solely on upper body: arms, chest, shoulders, back, core. I can work on it though.

  4. Heidi

    I am so excited for your progress, Lisa! It was the same for me – I sat on a plateau for so many months, but I changed my routine in the gym. I started focusing more on strength training and less on cardio and the needle FINALLY started to move.


    1. Lisa Eirene

      Thanks Heidi! It was a nice surprise and definitely makes me want to stick with weights!

  5. How to Lose Weight – Week Five » 110 Pounds and Counting

    […] When I injured my IT band last September and had to stop running for two months I made the decision to start weight lifting. I did it to stay sane and keep me busy until I could run again. A few weeks later I stepped on the scale to see a 4 pound loss. I was shocked. I hadn’t lost that much weight in one month in YEARS. I know that it was entirely because of weights. […]

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