Weigh In Wednesday: Finally....



Sorry this is getting put up so late. This is the first chance that I have had to sit down and type this up...between a new babysitting job, my tutoring job, life with my own family, I am surprised I am able to get on the computer this early! 
Anyhow, let's get on with this week's Weigh In Wednesday: 

    My official starting weight (on 1/1/2017) was: 242.0 pounds!

My weight last week was 235.4.
My weight today is: 

So a loss of 1.8 pounds. FINALLY A LOSS!!!
Total loss from 1/1/17: 8.4 pounds

Finally a loss!!! I
was really thinking that I was going to have  a gain this week or a little loss as I have not been able to exercise and I have been stressed and not sleeping well. But to my surprise there was a 1.8 pound loss recorded! I have been more diligent about my diet. I really need to follow the thought that many of you shared with me last week...focus on the diet to lose weight and focus on the exercise for my sanity! I kind of did that this week and I got results that I liked. I started carb cycling as of Monday. I am doing regular carb on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. I am doing low carbs on Tuesday, Thursday and either Saturday or Sunday. The other weekend day is going to be my free day.

I am not going to be giving up exercise completely as I need it for my sanity. I started babysitting a 7 week old baby girl on Monday, so that has cut into my exercise time as I have been trying to get into a schedule with her. I am hoping to have a better idea of a schedule next week. For now, this is what exercise wise happened since last Wednesday:



Thursday: Thursday Bill and I went walking and found the Bridge of Dreams, which I blogged about here. We walked a total of 4.22 miles. 


Friday: We were both pretty tired on Friday so we ended up not walking.  

Saturday: Didn't do anything. 


Sunday: We just relaxed around the house after Church.

Monday: I started a babysitting job, so we didn't do anything except try to figure out A's schedule and how we are going to work with that. No exercise done. 




Tuesday: I didn't get to walk outside, however, I did exercise to a Leslie Sansone walking dvd for 2 miles. Felt like I really needed to move. 


Wednesday (Today): We took A out in her stroller to the path and walked 2 miles. We could have done more, but Bill was in a time crunch for work. 


So as you can see it wasn't the best week for movement but that is okay. I did feel the difference and NEED to be able to incorporate more movement into the days that I will be babysitting A. Will have to plan on it! I am really glad though that the scale was in my favor today! :-)      



       If you are on a weight loss journey, how are you doing? 

Comments

  1. I like your saying posted. Today was a hard food day-shared food truck item, because it was Asian fusion, with a coworker-but at least didn't eat the whole thing. Later, I was a little hungry so had a low cal pudding and apple sauce, forgetting there was to be floats for a going away gathering! I tried to redeem myself at dinner out with friends and had a garden salad, and hummus and veggie plate. We'll see what the damage is tomorrow.

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    1. Sorry, I meant to start with Well Done this week on your 1.8 pound loss and the long walk, Keep it up.

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    2. Thanks SAM! Don't beat yourself up on your diet yesterday. Those days happen. That is why on my new way of eating I am giving myself leeway to have a free day every week, because life happens and days happen like you had yesterday. Overall, I don't think that you did too bad.

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  2. LOVE the saying you posted! So very true! Yay on the weight loss! =)

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    1. When I saw the saying it really struck me as oh so true! Glad you loved it!

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  3. Yay! A loss! I had a gain last week and I'm afraid I'm going to have a gain again this week :( Good luck getting on a routine!

    Colletta

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    1. Sorry you had a gain last week. Hopefully the scale will be kinder this week! Thanks on the good luck, I need it. :)

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  4. Super!
    Thanks for the weight quote. Guilting over my recent choices!

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    1. Personally, I am tired of feeling guilty. Chin up and learn from the mistakes!

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  5. Congratulations! Love to see positive momentum like that. Nice work.

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