Weekly Weigh In Weeks 20 & 16: 3/25/11 #NSNation

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weeklyweighinIt’s been 20 weeks on Nutrisystem for myself and 16 weeks for Kaytlin.

I can’t believe it’s been five months since I started this journey. Watching the celebrities in the television commercials… somehow I just knew it had to be harder than they were saying. I had never been on a plan that was easy to stick to.

Five months later, I can now say… “Yes, it is hard. But in a way it is easy. It’s a journey that you have to take one day at a time. With the support and guidance from Nutrisystem employees and other program followers (on the website) it is a very doable program… even long term! Their support makes the journey so much easier.”

I have never stuck to a program this long! Every bump I’ve hit along this journey, in the past would have thrown me way off course. I would have told myself “You blew it… what’s the point.”.

I’ve learned that “life happens” and you move on… what an incredible thought!

I’ve decided what makes this plan work for me…. I need things layed out for me. I need to be told “what to eat” and “when”. I have always said “If I had a personal chef I could lose the weight, too!”.

Nutrisystem is my personal chef.

So, even though I am not where I thought I was going to be 20 weeks ago (my aim was 50 lbs) … I am pretty darn close.

This week I lost 2.6 lbs!

That puts me at  30.8 lbs in 5 months!

Six pounds a month average is a good healthy loss rate… I am very pleased with it!


You know what I just realized?

I am at my pre-pregnancy weight with Emma!

It’s been almost five years since I weighed this!

I’m so freakin’ excited!!! lol
Oh, and I forgot to mention… I earned my 30 lb Nutribear!


Week & -/+ Total Loss
week 1: – 6 lbs 6 lbs
week 2: – 2.5 lbs 8.5 lbs
week 3: – 4 lbs 12.5 lbs
week 4: + 1 11.5 lbs
week 5: – 3 lbs 14.5 lbs
week 6: + .2 lbs 14.3 lbs
week 7: – 3 lbs 17.3 lbs
week 8: – .8 lbs 18.1 lbs
week 9: – 2.5 lbs 20.6 lbs
week 10: – .4 lbs 21 lbs
week 11: – 1.6 lbs 22.6 lbs
week 12: + 1.4 lbs 21.2 lbs
week 13: -3 lbs 24.2 lbs
week 14: -.4 lbs 24.6 lbs
week 15: +.2 lbs 24.4 lbs
week 16: -1.6 lbs 26 lbs
week 17: +1 lbs 25 lbs
week 18: -4.2 lbs 29.2 lbs
week 19: +1 lb 28.2 lbs
week 20: –2.6 lb 30.8 lbs


Kaytlin is going strong and still amazes me. On days that I am tempted and want a partner in crime… she says “no”. She definitely is helping me stick to plan.

So spring is trying to stick around and Kaytlin and I have been trying on our summer clothes from last year. I thought something was wrong when Kaytlin came upstairs and said she had a problem. Problem? Her shorts from last year fell off! I think that is a good problem to have! My shorts fall at my hips now. I tried to wear them and they stretched out enough that they fell off by the end of the day *giggling*.

Time for a girls day out and some well earned SHOPPING!


This week Kaytlin lost 1.2 lbs.

That makes a total of  32.4 lbs in four months!  

Week & –/+ Total Loss
week 1: – 8.8 lbs 8.8 lbs
week 2: – 2.2 lbs 11.0 lbs
week 3: – 2 lbs 13 lbs
week 4: – 2 lbs 15 lbs
week 5: – 1.4 lbs 16.4 lbs
week 6: -3 lbs 19.4 lbs
week 7: –2.6 lbs 22 lbs
week 8:  – 2.8 lbs 24.8 lbs
week 9: -.8 lbs 25.6 lbs
week 10: -2.4 lbs 28 lbs
week 11: -.8lbs 28.8 lbs
week 12: +.4  lbs 28.4 lbs
week 13: -2.2lbs 30.6 lbs
week 14: -1.6 lbs 32.2 lbs
week 15: +1 lb 31.2 lbs
week 16: –1.2 lb 32.4 lbs

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Today was weigh in day for Nutrisystem buddies, too!!

Make sure to drop in and visit:

Heather at Living on Love and Cents

Melissa at The Life of a Sippy Cup Mom

Brett at This Mama Loves Her Bargains

Sara at "Deal"icious Mom

Xenia from Thanks Mail Carrier

and Kari at Shining 2 Save

and cheer them on!

Would you like to lose weight and get healthy on Nutrisystem, too? Visit Nutrisystem for news and special offers today or call 888-853-4689.

DISCLOSURE: This post was written by me and was not edited by anyone. The opinions expressed in this post are entirely my own and have not been influenced in any way. Nutrisystem is providing their food and program to me/us free of charge for my weekly updates. I was not compensated for writing this post. Your experiences with the product may differ. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255


  1. 30 pounds yeah!!! I am sooooooo proud of u! Congratulations! Your commitment and hard work is has paid off! And in a couple more months you will be at your goal! I am sure of it! 🙂

  2. Meredith says:

    Nutribear coming your way!! You both are doing great and are so amazing! Meredith 🙂

  3. I am soooo proud of both of you! Heath you are rocking it!

  4. Beth says:

    Congrats to both of you on your weight loss! I’m only into my seventh week here but just earned my 1st Nutribear! I love Nutrisystem and sharing it with others and watching my fellow bloggers journeys!

  5. Sara says:

    Seriously – you two inspire me! 30 lbs and your pre preggo weight! Nutrisystem is so amazing! Thanks for sharing your journey!

  6. Xenia says:

    Yay!! That’s awesome! I love the line “Nutrisystem is my personal chef” because I couldn’t agree more! This is definitely one program that works!

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