Sunday, December 2, 2012

First Week Report ...


I've decided to journal my week's progress...Taking it every couple of days is not feasible for me. So I will make an effort to share my experiences each week in addition to my regular posts.

I had some highs and lows this week.

The lows are I had Mexican food and two candy bars.

One bar was king sized.

In my defense, I tacked the king-sized bar into the next day's caloric count so that I could create a deficit to balance things out.

I do NOT plan on having any more slips for a while. I also cut my Mexican food dinner, (bought by a friend), in half and was honest on my fitness pal about this consumption.

While I'm confessing, I also only worked out one day this week....Saturday.

I figure since I am just starting back, I would chock my indiscretions up to that.

Change is not easy...Period.

My highs are that I worked out two days in a row, Saturday and Sunday.

I made a low fat soup and corn bread as well.  This will be my dinner for the week.

So far my scale says I am at a deficit from last Monday.

I am still in shock at how I've let myself go, but that's the end result when one stops eating sensibly for six months.

4 comments :

  1. Thank you for the encouragement.

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  2. Just keep going no matter what. Any change is a change nonetheless. A lifestyle change is what you're going for, so it's good to hear that you're not getting down on yourself for having the occasional "slip-up".

    In January, I will be posting about a 3 month challenge that myself and some blogger buddies are doing. It's a FB group of women that I'm a part of called "Bloggers Like Me", and even though you don't have a FB page (at least I don't think) you can feel free to follow along and join in on the fun. There will be weekly challenges to help us make changes in our diet and exercise habits.

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  3. That sounds like fun Ticka! No I don't have a FB page, but maybe there will be a link up...*hint, hint...*
    I like what you said a while ago that one can get down to their ideal weight and just coast from there to keep the weight off.
    I'm looking forward to a time when I can just coast.

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