A friend of mine recently posted information on Facebook about a Biggest Loser Competition in my area. The invitation went out to anyone that was interested in entering. I went back and forth in my mind as to whether I wanted to enter or not. I didn't want to even mention it to anyone until I knew if I was committed or not. First of all---YES, I NEEDED to enter but at the same time, I was very afraid of failing miserably! I am also a completely competitive person. When I play, I play to win. John thinks it is very funny to watch me compete. I'm not sure where I got such a competitive streak, but it's there in bright bold colors.
What to do what to do..........So yes, on Friday I went and paid my $25 and did my "official" weigh in. It was a bit humiliating, but done very private. Only the girl recording my weight actually got to see the BIG LARGENUMBERssssssss staring her in the face.
When I first got there, there were several people there to be weighed in. I'm sure that I walked in the door and instantly had a puzzled look on my face. All the girls were quite thin, and really didn't look like they even had a pound to lose. I just wanted to tell them to make their $25 check out to me.
To paint a picture---I showed up to the big weigh in, in a big unflattering "puffy coat", wearing John's old sweats and yesterday's makeup. Did I mention that I was UN-showered? On a side note...my teeth were brushed...give me SOME credit! I'm sure I made quite the impression to all the girls in the house. OOOOOh boy. When we were done weighing in, I did the "walk of shame" out to my car.
I must say that it has kind of been a rough couple of days. My body is asking me why I am up and moving and not sitting down with a Mountain Dew in my hand.
Thank HEAVENS I have an app on my phone that completely helps me keep track of EVERYTHING.... calories, workout, water, etc. It does the works baby, and I don't know if I could be so diligent without it. I think it has inspired John and all the kids to be a little more active, which is a good thing for us all.
I'm not so sure that I even have a chance in this competition, but I feel like if I can keep working towards my goal, I have already won.