Weight Loss Journey Week 20! Woohoo 5 months in!

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Hey everyone! How is your weekend going? Today was such a busy day and we got so much done. Hubby took care of the lawn and me and the kiddos built 2 raised garden beds and transplanted some veggies into the new garden.

If you have been following my weight loss journey you may have read that last week I had blogged about 2 weeks in one and mentioned how I had gained 1 pound and was having a rough couple of weeks. I am happy to report this week I lost 3 lbs! So not only did I lose the pound I gained I lost 2 extra as well, woot woot! 😉

Now that my tooth feels better (mentioned last week) and I have dealt with that at the dentist I have been able to hit the gym more again which I had missed a lot. Just a few days ago my husband and I started walking/jogging to the gym for our cardio then doing our weight lifting at the gym. It feels awesome to be able to do that. I can definitely tell that when we eat better and get exercise we have more energy to do things.

I’m so excited that my clothes are getting looser and I have actually went from a size 26 to a size 18/20! Since January 1st of this year I have lost a total of 46 lbs! I still have a bunch more I want to lose to make it to my goal but I am well on my way.

Next week I want to make sure I drink more water during the day and increase the weights I use when lifting weights. =)

Thanks for stopping by and hope you check on my journey next week.



  • Dawn gibson-thigpen

    oh man congrats on the weight loss. i know any time i loose any kind of weight i am stoked. haha. so congrats. you go girl

  • Vidya Sudarsan

    I love reading weight loss journeys like yours! Which always gives me hope and keeps me motivated. Thanks for sharing all this information and good luck to you!

  • Mimi Green

    That is awesome, I always know if I need to work out by the way my clothes fit. It is much better way to track my weight then the scale.

  • Erica Brooks

    Awesome progress! Keep it up. It’s definitely worth it.

  • Rebecca Swenor

    Kudos to you for the 46 lbs lost since January 1 st. I am glad you had a positive weigh in this time. As long as you stick with the diet and exercise you will achieve your goal. It is after all a live change.

  • Anosa

    Oh wow well done you for losing that 1lbs and another two for good measure keep up the good work

  • Lisa

    What an amazing journey. Almost 50 pounds is pretty incredible. I bet you feel amazing.

  • Amanda Love

    Woohoo! Sounds like you’re on a roll and I’m sure that you’ll meet your weight loss goal eventually. I just weighed myself today and I’ve lost 5lbs FINALLY and I’m so excited.

  • Franc Ramon

    It’s nice to see you take out the pound you gained and lose 2 more in the process. Good luck on your weight loss journey.

  • Bella B (xoxoBella)

    Way to go! You are doing fabulous! It is great to be sharing this, so you can look back at the ups and downs.

  • Jenny Finney

    congrats on the weight loss! I am finding it hard for me to get motivated and reading stories, like yours, will help me start thinking about getting back on track, before summer.

  • Liz Mays

    Wow that is some serious progress! I’m glad the tooth is feeling better. It must be awesome to be able to give it your all in the gym again.

  • Jeni Hawkins

    What a fun journey to follow! I LOVE your enthusiasm! Losing 46 pounds since the start of the year is AMAZING, girl! Way to go! Keep it up!

  • Pam

    I’m glad your tooth feels better and you are back on track. Setbacks can be discouraging but you clearly overcame them this time!

  • Kita

    Great job Bonnie. I really need to get started on my journey. I have so many excuses but it is so important especially now that I am the only surviving parent for my kids.

  • Robin (Masshole Mommy)

    That is amazing. Keep up the good work. it is clearly paying off for you 🙂

  • Alli Smith

    Way to go! Congrats to you on the 3 lb. weight loss this week. You are doing awesome and it’s so inspiring to read about your weight loss success.

  • Chris Lewis

    Congrats on the continued success on this journey! It is great to follow you on this!

  • Diana Villa

    Congratulations hun! Very proud of you ^_^

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