With apologies to Shakespeare, here I am once again charging, or should I say waddling, forward. It’s been a while since I’ve updated my blog so here is a quick update:
As I went into the UCWDC World Championships of Country Western Dance in Jan 2011, I weighed 238 lbs, a loss of of 37 lbs from my heaviest weight of 275. Yay me! I made it through the deadly months of October, November and December with its land mines of savory treats and communal eating. I made it through the stress of preparing for the World Championships. I was on track and although I had plateaued, I was at least *not* gaining weight.
I did pretty good at Worlds: 1st place (and a brand new World Championship title) with my dance partner in Couples Diamond III and 2nd overall in Couples Crystal III. Yay! I placed 2nd overall in Advanced Male Crystal Line Dance and Advanced Male Diamond Line Dance. Yay! I placed 2nd overall in Male Pro-Am Crystal and Diamond and 5th Overall in Open Male Pro-Am. Not too shabby.
I came back and… Read the rest of this entry