About this Hungry Chick

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Columbus, OH, United States
After graduating college and finding my soulmate, there was only one thing left I needed to change..

Tuesday, September 28, 2010


I am so sore. like so, so, sore. I am supposed to go do this intense work out today and I don't even want to move. Yikes.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Ashes and Soot

Today's been a really hard day. Didn't get to go to the football game.

I wasn't feeling well all day and never got the motivation to head to the gym. Thankfully, Wii Fit gave me enough of a work out that its okay. Zack and I got into it pretty badly too which has put me in a funk. It was actually very relaxing to sweat a little though--take my mind off things. Also, fighting made me lose my appetite so I made up for all the chips I ate last night. I feel a little less guilty now.

Hopefully things will be resolved soon.

Friday, September 24, 2010

6 pounds!

Hot Dang!

Today was my second session with Dan..and dang, it was rough. 13 min warm up on cardio, then some strength training then MORE cardio...its been a while since I sweat that much! After we were done though, Dan weighed me..and guess what?? I've lost 6 pounds! 6 pounds in 8 days. I was very excited.

Tonight will be rough though..I'm meeting bestie Liz at Cazuelas...and they have the BEST mexican food around. Its going to be a serious test of resisting temptation. I'm saving my calories for the day for it--but its still not going to be enough! I think after such a positive day though I will be able to get through it...tomorrow is the first Buckeye game we have tickets to..meaning I am not sure if I'm going to have time to work out...I hope so!

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

The Plan

So how in the WORLD am I going to lose this weight? Dan (my not ugly at all Personal Trainer) says there is only one scientific way to lose weight: Burn more calories than you consume. Ha. Easier said the done, Dan.

For now, he has put me on a Calorie Budget, and a cardio routine. Unfortunately, I think the calorie budget is here to stay, but the cardio is only going to get worse.

Heres a peek at my CB:

Breakfast: 200 Calories
Snack: 200 cals
Lunch: 400 cals
Snack: 200 cals
Snack: 200 cals
Dinner: 800 cals
Snack: 200 cals

All for a grand total of 2,000 calories. This sounds like a lot--but according to the sound of my stomach, it's nothing. Let me put this into perspective for you: If you go to Olive garden, have 2 breadsticks, some salad, and Fettuccine Alfredo, you've racked up almost 1,900 calories. JUST ON ONE MEAL. That sucks-I love Fettuccine Alfredo.

Back to the plan--

For now, I will be meeting with Dan twice a week at the gym, and he'll give me a workout to do every day. Every freaking day. Have I mentioned that I hate working out? But I've gotten all of my essentials! New shoes, new clothes, new waterbottle, step counter, headphones, ipod arm band (sorry, but I like spending money)

So far so good..I've done some form of working out for at least 25 min every day for the past 5 days. They say it takes 21 days for form a habit...I'm getting there.

So. That's the plan! What do you think?

Side note, I'm in Milwaukee babysitting my little brother right now, and he's making cheese sausage links right in front of me. My mouth is watering. But at 340 cals per link, it's sooo not worth it...right?

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Introduction, I guess

How do you start a blog? ..Seriously. I feel pretty narcissistic right now--assuming that anyone will care, much less want to know, what's going on in my head. But clearly I'm over it since here I am, writing to you people.

I suppose I should start with an explanation of what it's about, who I am, and why you, yes you, should care. My name is Trelawny (Trel-ah-knee). I'm a 22 year old recent college grad (GO BUCKS), unemployed and bored. Like most people (at least I thought) when I was bored I ate. I baked to pass time. I cooked to entertain. I chowed down to keep busy. Not surprisingly though, this lead to a very dramatic increase in my life...not my happiness, no no, but my weight. At 277 lbs and 5'6 I am anything but healthy.

I've always been a big girl, and always embraced the way I look--and I still do, so I can't really blame unemployment on my...situation...but it is the reason I decided to make this lifestyle change. I needed something to do. Something to count, something to fill my time, and something to wake up for. I've heard you're 10x more likely to achieve your goals if you announce them outloud-which is the reason for this masterpiece.

So to be cliche, follow me on my journey. Through thick and thin (pun intended) and ups and downs. Enjoy.