Sunday, April 7, 2013

Day 98 Insanity!! (& Weekly Weigh In)

Ok so my title isn't talking about me going insane (although with school I'm halfway there), I'm talking about the workout Insanity.  Have you seen this workout? It's the one that touts that you can lose a year's worth of weight in 2 months.  But seriously, have you SEEN this workout?  My husband & I were watching the infomercial yesterday & I was like "Ok, NO obese person can even DO this workout".  He said "Well you could do a version of it until you get better at it".  And I guess that's true, I guess you could work your way up to some of those exercises, but DANG they look soo hard.  I mean when you're using your body for resistance and you weigh 250 lbs or more, that's a LOT of resistance.  I mean I can't even do ONE regular push up so I know for sure I wouldn't be able to do half of those things in that video.  Still though, a year's worth of weight loss in 2 months sounds pretty good.  I would definitely say that workout video is NOT for me, although it would be great for my hubs who is already halfway to buff.  Speaking of my gorgeous hubs, we had a date night on Friday & I have some pics of the two of us :)  Wanna see? 

That's my hubs on the right, as you can see we I LOVE for us to match :)

This is my favorite pic, I wish I hadn't of cut half of my hubs' face off!

NOT my hubs ;)


This was such a fun night.  There is this band that comes every year and they play old school jams & we go & dance & just have such a great time.  I wish we had stuff like that more often. 

Anyhoo, time for my weekly weigh in.  I cannot believe it's been almost 100 days & yet I am still stuck around the same weight I've been.  This morning I was at 270.  It's that TOM so I expected to be up a little bit, plus of course I just haven't been as vigilant as I know I need to be, so this week was up some.  Looking at the fact that it's been almost 100 days really put into my mind how much time I've wasted these past few weeks.  100 days means I only have 265 days left of my self imposed 100 lb challenge!  I'm not going to beat myself up b/c that's not why I started this journey, but I am going to get back on my blogs & start reading more & getting some more inspiration. 

But for now this is where I am, 270 lbs. 

Hope everyone else is doing good!! 

Previous weight 268
Current weight 270
+ 2  lb
Total weight loss to date
-14 lbs


  1. Im an obese person and I originally started Insanity weighing in at 256 lbs. I lost 32 lbs in the first month. An obese person most certainly CAN do Insanity, its just a matter of modifying the workouts to something very similar that you can do and to just keep on moving. If you need to take a short break, than you take a short break. Even the people in the video take unschedualed breaks and theyre in amazing shape. I fully admit that I havent completed the whole 2 months (my motivation sucks and something ALWAYS comes up, LOL) but I have completed month one several times. I may still be extremely overweight but I can do things that some people half my size cant do thanks to Insanity. Dont knock something until you try it! ;)

    1. I'm not knocking it at all, I'm just saying I know I wouldn't be able to do it. I give MUCH props to those that can!! If I were to do it it would be more like work outs in between the breaks, lol, it looks super hard! Good for you though, 32 lbs in one month is GREAT!

  2. You're pretty, Candi! Nice pics of you and your husband.

    I think you have to really(!!!)want it. The day I decided to lose weight, I was so entirely sick of how I was eating that change had to happen immediately and drastically. I looked in the mirror, saw myself with several fat lumps and thought, omg, I really eat too much. I then decided that I needed to eat at least 500 calories less per day(!) every day(!). And no more crap...candy bread, cookies, cake, crackers, pancakes, and related stuff that make people fat. I quit eating all of those extra calories and the weight came off rather fast. So when that day comes, you'll lose your weight. It takes a major lifestyle change.

    :-) Marion

  3. I have a friend who's a semi-pro cyclist. She's one of the healthiest people I've ever known. Gym, running, cycling, diving, hell if there's an exercise she's good at it. There isn't an ounce of fat on her body. Last year she cycled just over 100 miles in a few days just for "fun".

    She started Insanity just before Christmas. While she enjoyed it, she said it broke her. She couldn't complete the sessions! She's been doing it for 3-4 months now and only now can she actually complete the regular sessions.

    It's an impressive workout for sure, but when they say you can do a year of weight loss in 2 months it's because only super-fit people can do it, and a year of weight loss for them is something like 3lbs!

    1. Haha! 3 lbs! Seriously that was funny. That is a SERIOUS work out for sure, and I am pretty sure I am nowhere near ready for that, maybe one day...