Weekly Weigh In

Weekly Weigh In ~ 06/30/15

In Weekly Weigh Ins by Tanya4 Comments


Current Weight: 150.8
This Week: -0.0
Total: -95.0

Weigh In Reflections

Well I didn’t lose anything this week, but I didn’t gain either!  After losing 3 pounds over the past two weeks, I can’t be too upset about this.  I didn’t meet my goals from last week. If I had, maybe this number would have been different.  That’s something for me to keep in mind moving forward this week.

Oddly enough, I didn’t feel out of control or binge-y (is that even a word?!).  I just ate  more than I needed to.  I didn’t pay attention to my fruit and other zero point items like I had been for awhile there.  I did run 3 times as planned, but I didn’t do my strength/toning exercises at all. Sigh.

 

 

WHAT I ATE:
I intended to use only 30 of my weekly points allowance.  Instead, I used all 49!  I also ate most of my activity points (21) which I normally wouldn’t do.  Like I said last week, I know it’s not cheating to use them.  I just may not want to use all of them if I want to boost my weight loss.  I am proud that I still measured and tracked everything, even the food at the race!  In the past, I wouldn’t have tracked food that I didn’t know the exact points for which would lead me to saying “I’ll start over tomorrow” and then eating even worse the rest of the day.  The fact that I didn’t do that on Saturday is a small victory for me!

HOW I WAS ACTIVE:
I earned 26 activity points again last week! I ran 2.5 miles Wednesday, 5 miles on Saturday, and 4 miles on Monday. Friday night the hubby and I walked at the park after dinner.  We also walked around several stores on Sunday.  Although I didn’t do a formal workout on the other days, I did hit my baseline activity level every other day!

I’m pleased that I completed my 3 runs even though I didn’t get my strength training in like I wanted.  This seems to be a recurring issue. Obviously I don’t want it bad enough or I would be doing it.

GOALS FOR THIS WEEK:

  1. Stay in control and aim to lose 0.8 pounds.
    Since I didn’t do it last week, I’m going to try again this week!  It is more important to me that I stay in control and make good decisions, but I would really love to lose that 0.8 pounds.  Losing 0.8 would put me at 150 pounds even, and it would be my lowest weight ever.  
  2. Use my 49 weekly allowance points but not my activity points.
    I am trying to be realistic this week.  It’s a 3 day holiday weekend. I do not want to be super strict and feel deprived.  I don’t want to use my activity points because I want those to boost my weight loss.  When I was losing regularly, I typically didn’t eat back my activity points.  Using my weekly allowance still gives me flexibility that I need!
  3. Run 4 times and complete toning/strength exercises 2 times.
    I will run Wednesday evening, Friday morning, Saturday morning, and Monday evening.   I will use a fitness DVD on Friday and Sunday.

What’s your goal this week? What can you do to accomplish that goal?

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Comments

    1. Author

      I’m not really sure how I do it. The only thing I can think of is that our office is very old school, so I’m constantly getting up and down to use the copy machine or pull stuff out of filing cabinets etc. I do try to stay busy at night but I think it’s the movement at work that makes the biggest difference. When I’m at my computer on the weekends, it is much harder…

  1. No gain in three plus weeks is awesome! Keep on Keeping on!

    1. Author

      Thanks!! I have not been doing great this week but trying to focus on doing well the next few days!

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