Saturday, May 16, 2015

A Tiny Gain

I'm up 1.6 this week.  While it's not an excuse, I do recognize that women tend to retain weight at certain times during the month.  So I'm using that in my reasoning. Well, that, and the fact that I only worked out once this week and I lost my battle against butter tart temptation.  I may have eaten 4 this week 😕.  They were all tracked, but clearly poor food endulgences have consequences.

Today is a new day and a new week.  Can't wait to get back on track and see those numbers going down again next week.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Another Loss

Four consistent weeks of losses!  Hallelujah!  As of this morning's weigh-in and loss of 1.2 lbs, I'm officially back in ONEderland!  It feels just as good, if not better, than the first time I got here.

It just goes to show that consistency is key!  Not only have I been tracking, EVERYTHING, I've been getting active too.  Monday night I went for a run, Tuesday and Wednesday I went for a 20 min. walk on my lunch break.  The mid-day walk is awesome!  Just when you're starting to burn out in the day, that 20 minutes outside rejuvenates you to keep going.  I also found I was less likely to snack in the afternoon when I got out for that walk.  Thursday and Friday were busy days and yet I managed to meet my 10K step goal without even thinking about it.  So all in all a great week!

I can't wait to see how I do next week.  Wishing you all a successful week and a Happy Mother's Day!

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Coming Clean

My posts have been sporadic, to say the least, as of late.  The primary reason, is I really don't have the time to sit and write a blog post.  But, that's not the only reason.  I've been feeling sorry for myself lately.  Since December, I gained 14 lbs back.  I take full responsibility for the gain.  I stopped tracking, I stopped my regular workouts and I stopped being disciplined with what I ate.  I left "ONE"derland and I'm not okay with it.

The past 3 weeks, I've been back on track and I have lost 1.7 lbs at each of my Saturday weigh-ins.  That puts me back at 85 lbs lost, total.  It's still a fantastic accomplishment that I'm proud of; but, I'll be damned if I'm going to let it all creep back on.  I've had 2 fantastic "runs" this past week.  I'm starting the C25K program over again.  Who knew that not consistently running over the winter would set me so far back?  I feel like I haven't run at all before.  But that's going to change.  As much as I hated it in the moment, it feels good to be back outside getting the much needed workout I've actually come to miss.  Stay tuned for more regular posts on my journey.  I am committing, here and now, to continue on my upward swing with losses from here on out.  I WILL reach my goal, one small pound at a time.

Have a fantastic week!