Sunday, January 27, 2008

This Week's Weigh-In

Sorry I'm a day late, I took my mother out of town Friday and didn't get back until yesterday and was too busy to blog.

This week's weight is 200.0, up half a pound. The fact that I went up instead of down just gives me increased motivation for this week. I already got on the treadmill this morning.

I'm going to try a new tactic as far as exercise goes this week to see if it improves my efforts. I usually try to get a full workout on the treadmill for 30-45 minutes at a time, but am having a hard time fitting that much time in, at one time. So I have not been doing it often enough.

So this week, I am going to start doing 20 minutes in the morning when I get up, and then do 20 more minutes right around dinner time. I should be able to keep Little Grim occupied for 20 minutes with a movie or something so I can fit it in. It's a lot harder to keep her occupied for 45 minutes.

I should be able to get two miles a day in that way. So that's my plan for this week, and going forward. I also started a Food and Exercise Log spreadsheet, where I am tracking everything I eat and my activity. That will visually tell me how I am doing.

Good luck this week, everyone!


USA_Admiral said...

It is a battle for sure. It is tough going at first but gets easier.

A half pound is a decent whizz I think.

RT said...

Good luck with finding the time to exercise. I'm still working on that one.

I kept a food journal the first couple of weeks. It really helped me to identify what I was eating too much of: carbs. Because of my insulin resistance, I have to be really careful of eating the wrong ones.

Weekends are still my biggest struggle, but I did a bit better this weekend.

H2o said...

Last week I didn't lose a thing so I understand what you're feeling. Have a good week!

sohos said...

Not too bad...I am weighing in tonight and will post when I get back from the gym.

Ssssteve said...

Better than a stiff poke in the eye, right? HA you'll be alright, just keep it up!!

Stacy said...

I'm not in this contest, but I did go back to Weight Watchers this month. I weigh in on Mondays...down 1.6 this week.

Someone today said getting the weight off is like peeling an comes off slow and in layers (and makes you cry).

Keep at it!