I’m back with an update on my fitness journey. It has been about two weeks since my last update. If you would like to read it you can find here. The week I wrote my last update I did not do very well. I wrote the update on a Monday and then I barely exercised but I am proud to say that I did improve over the last two weeks. Time to share my positives and negatives for this week and what I learned.
– I am down to 161 pounds. Wish it were more but something is better than nothing.
– Over the past two weeks I have only missed about 3 days exercising.
– I didn’t lose more than a pound.
– I still have days where I go over my calorie count.
– I’m going to have to cut out some more of my favorite foods until I can monitor myself better.
What I’ve learned:
This whole fitness journey is a learning process. I’m constantly learning about new things that I can incorporate into my fitness journey. For instance, the other day I came across this article that speaks about this product called Gundry MD Proplant Complete Shake. The reviews and ratings were reasonably impressive. Probably, I might also rely on it or try similar alternatives that I can use. Also, I’m learning that it may benefit me to do longer workouts. I also have discovered that I have become obsessed with the scale. I didn’t notice at all until last week I think it was. I stepped on that scale like 3 or 4 times within that week expecting to see a change. I was literally driving myself crazy. So I forced myself to not go on the scale until Monday. Then when I saw my weight for Monday I decided to wait until today to see if I could improve. So I’m trying my best to stay away from the scale until I weigh in. I’ve also learned that I may have to eliminate some of my favorite foods.
As a whole, I’m feeling great and still motivated. I hope that I am able to keep going. Oh and I just realized I’ve yet to share a full body pic of myself. Now I will be doing that so I compare them and see the difference myself.
If you are on a weight loss journey as well I would love to know how you are doing. What techniques are you using?
Here is where I am now:
I think if you create some type of routine, it would help. I dont know much of anything expertly about exercise and healthy eating but I am definitely learning lots. My goal at first was to tone my arms/legs, lose the love handles, flatten/tone my belly gain a bootay thru squats. That didn’t work for me as it mean doing a combination/variety of exercises that I always end up stop doing or not finishing thru a cycle. It felt like work and well, I just bored to quick doing something Im honestly not too fond of doing. I decided my goals wouldnt be specific problem areas but to simply be more active and fit. So I decided I would pick something that would get me moving but still be a simple everyday thing: Walking and or Running (weekly), Basketball with the kids out front, a game of kickball, etc. every now and then. I dont feel pressured and I actually enjoy the walks because I get to clear my mind. I can go up a flight of stairs without being short of breath. Yes, I was just that out of shape! Weighing 120lbs doesnt always mean a person is any healthier than a heavier person. Hope you keep it up!!!!