So, after a month of HNTs of pictures of me biking, I thought I might toss out a pic of where it’s gotten me. I’m actually down about 7 or 8 pounds, which is really just the stuff that I gained over the winter anyway. My problem is that I get down to around 185, and then I stall.
Here you can see my manly muffin top. I’ve got another 10, maybe 15 pounds to go before this won’t look quite so muffinesque. The reason that you can see the waistband of my boxers is because my shorts are literally falling off of me. I guess that’s a sign of some progress, although the next size down is still a bit snug.
The next month is going to be the hardest because I’ll be visiting the in-laws for a week on vacation, and they don’t have the same mindset toward healthy eating. I’ll be surrounded by ice cream, potato chips, and batter-fried donuts. And that’s just for breakfast.
ETA: Wow, seeing this up on the monitor makes me look heftier than the little picture on my phone. I think I might have to print this and post it on my refrigerator to give me a little motivation to keep at it. Who knows, maybe by next year I’ll be looking like this guy.
Want to join in the HNT ego stroking? Check out the guidelines at Osbasso’s place!