Monday, February 13, 2012

Sunday Update on a Monday

So I'm a day late, but not a dollar short!

I skipped weighing in yesterday morning as we went for Hibachi on Friday night for my daughter's birthday, and as any good (former) Weight Watcher's participant knows, never weigh in a day or two after Chinese food. Hibachi is not quite the same, but I'm sure the sauces have plenty of sodium, and plenty of sodium = plenty of retained water = higher weight. 

Anyway, I weighed in this morning and am happy to report another 1.2 lbs down. 


I'm newly inspired in seeing that. I'll be honest, I wasn't sure how the weekend was going to force the scale to treat me.  I didn't go overboard, but I did have some cake to celebrate her special day, you know. I just couldn't not. 

I mean, I suppose I could have skipped it, but it was my baby's 5th Birthday. She only turns 5 once and all. And I skipped a workout that day, too. Oops. But I did work out this week. I did two C25K (Week 2) workouts outside, one on Monday, and one on Weds. Then I did it on the treadmill yesterday in my new Skeletoes shoes. (More on that another time!)

 And on Thursday and Saturday I did the new Walk Away the Pounds DVD I bought, the one mile power walk. Which was pretty cool. About twenty minutes worth, but worth it. I feel good. I'm tracking my calories but not going crazy, and I feel motivated and am still working at it!

Anyway - thanks for sticking with me and reading along. I think I've finally come to realize that no matter how hard I try to watch my food intake, no matter how hard I work at eating healthy and maintaining a minimum amount of calories, if I'm not working out along with those behaviors it's all pretty much for nada. So for now - I'll keep on keepin' on. 

Hope you're doing the same! 

* As always, images obtained through Pinterest and pinned to my Motivate Me! page.


Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

I'm a little jealous about this Hibachi business. Yum. ;-)

Keep sticking w/ it - you're doing great!

Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell said...

You allowed yourself a piece of cake and still lost weight this week. That's success! It means you can fit treats in while still doing this thing!

Jen Has A Pen said...

Keep on, girl!!! Every pound counts!

momto8 said...

I think we all have to have dessert sometimes..right?!
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