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Fatty Parry 33: 2020 Reboot Episode 1 @ww_uk @weightwatchers

Project Fatty Parry, my project to sort out my yo-yoing weight, has been rebooted more times than Spiderman. But new year means new years resolution which means it’s time to pop Groundhog Day back in the DVD player.

I’m 6’2″ tall, 35 years old, and weighed 17st 13.5lb (251.5lb, c. 114kg) as of about a week ago.

I feel ill. It’s not good. I need to sort it out. I remember when 16 stone was a wake-up call; now it’s a call to celebration.

I know a healthy weight for me is 14st 7lb (203lb). But my optimal weight, I know from experience, is around 13st 7lb (189lb).

A healthy and sustainable weight loss is 2-3 pounds a week. I need to lose about 60lb. So meeting my target by the end of 2020 is more than achievable. I have no excuse to fail.

My weight has hovered around 18 stone for a while now. Therefore, one step I can take right away is eat fewer crisps, penny sweets, and biscuits, and drink less beer. So let’s try that out and see what happens over the next few weeks!

Till then, happy fat burning!

© 2020 Bryan A. J. Parry

Fatty Parry 32: Project Weight Loss 13-7: 1 January 2018 @ww_uk @weightwatchers

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I’ve rebooted my strategy to getting into shape: see here for the outline. Basically, instead of setting myself weekly hard-and-fast goals, the idea is to set monthly non-binding goals. This means I won’t theoretically get downhearted when I have a wobbly week as I will be able to catch up the following week. I have set myself the goal of losing 7lb a month. I was therefore hoping to get down to 17st 7lb (245lb) by the end of January.

The only change to my routine for January was the lack of mince pies and sherry! And I ended up at 17st 9lb. A five pound loss is not bad. Instead of now saying I need to lose 9lbs by the end of February — the monthly 7lb + the 2lb I did not lose last month — I am simply resetting and saying I need to lose 7lb. This prevents a backlog of unfulfilled weight loss goals which I have found so discouraging.

Therefore, by the end of February, I hope to get down to 17st 2lb (240lb). My plan of action is the simple stuff: cut the wintery comfort snacks down.

© 2018 Bryan A. J. Parry

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Fatty Parry 31: Project Weight Loss 13-7: Introduction @ww_uk @weightwatchers

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This post was written 01/01/18

As I said in the last post, I have been finding my time-limited weight loss programs counter-productive in the end. You know, where you try to lose X amount of weight in such-and-such time period. Whenever I would have a bad week and miss my target, everything always seemed so insurmountable and I would just get off-track for weeks at a time. The feeling of failure was always near. But this has all been made worse by certain life stresses, which one day I may go into, and the general festive Yule period of Gluttomas.

So now the goal is not to time-limit my diet, although I will give myself “guideline targets”. This way, I feel that if I feel like I’m having a poor week, I won’t get all stressed out and depressed about it.

As stated in previous posts, a healthy weight for me is 13 stone 7 pounds (189lb, ~86kg). I am currently my fattest ever: 18st 0.2lb (252.02lb)!! That is literally 1/8 of a ton. What in the literal fuck!?

So, I’m going to go for half a stone (7lb) a month. That is just under 2lb a week, and I think very reasonable. By checking in monthly, I don’t feel pressured and can make up for a bad week with a good one.

My first guideline target is to drop 7.2lb by the end of January. That would make me 17st 7lb (245lb) on 1st February 2018.

Seriously, let’s do this!

© 2017 Bryan A. J. Parry

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