I’m back with my latest fitness update. I am actually happy to write this one. I still have a lot to work on but I am trying to learn to accept the small victories. I am so hard on myself when things don’t go the way I want them to or the way I think they should. So I am trying to work on not being that way but of course as many of you know that old habits are hard to change. So I’m going to start with the victories first.
– I have lost 4 pounds. Yay! I am no longer 166. I’m now 162.
– I am not as hungry as I was before. I guess my body is adjusting to me doing more activity.
– I went to Mcdonald’s (I know this food so isn’t good for me but I like it every once in a while.). I usually refill my cup multiple times. I had one cup of sweet tea and when I went back for a refill I got water instead.
– I for most of the week have been maintaining my calories pretty good. I think I went over even beyond the calories I earned doing exercise maybe 2 times.
Note: I do not eat fast food often. Since I’m home during the week I usually eat at home. I mainly only eat out on the weekends.
Now time for the negatives.
-I didn’t do any workouts besides walking to get my daughter twice last week.
-If I don’t eat breakfast or any meal I find myself snacking more so I have to make sure I eat when I need to.
-Sometimes my laziness causes me to not workout so I have to do better in forcing myself to workout.
I am really excited at my progress. I can’t wait to see what I have to write about next week.
Good for you for your weight loss journey! I need to take the step and loss some weight myself. I have been holding back big time due to my busy schedule but I need to include exercising and eating better. Keep up the good work girl!
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Heather @ Divas Run for Bling says
Good job this week! Just continue to take it one day at a time and you will get there. Any victory is a victory no matter how small
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Robin (Masshole Mommy) says
Congratulations on the 4 lbs! That is wonderful. Keep up the good work!
Lindsey @ Redhead Baby Mama says
I do better when I eat breakfast, too. Chocolate milk actually helps me curb my cravings for sweets.
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Ben @ Cheap is the New Classy says
Good for you! I learned the hard way that small victories are the best victories. If you’re always looking to loose 5 pounds in a week, you’re going to get frustrated when you only loose 2. Good job!
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You go girl!!! I am getting back into working out this week!! I’m nervous!!! Congrats on your loss!!
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Keep it up! You’re on the right track. Weight loss is so hard. I’m trying to find more time in my day (make more time in my day) for exercise. Good for you for working so hard!
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Congrats on the progress! It’s always great to remember that even small victories are still victories!
4 pounds is definitely a successful week in my book! Snacking and sweet tea are definitely two of my biggest struggles, so brava to you for working on making small changes!
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Debbie Denny says
You hand in there. You are doing great!
Carly Anderson says
Small victories are better than no victories at all! That’s what I have always believed!
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Ann Bacciaglia says
Congratulations on the progress. I agree it is important to reward yourself with a treat once in a while. Keep up the hard work.
Great job with the little victories. Making any kind of progress is great. I’ve been way off this week, so I gained again.
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Stacie @ The Divine Miss Mommy says
This is a great post. The best way to stick to anything is to embrace the small victories and not worry so much about the larger war.
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Small victory or huge victory, it’s YOUR victory!
Congrats on dropping those lbs!!
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Kudos to you on some great choices! I opted for seconds at lunch yesterday. On water!
Chrystal @ YUM eating says
They always say slow and steady wins the race. It is a lifestyle change and it does take time. The good thing is you are learning to listen to your body and you are seeing patterns. I need a good swift kick in the butt for workouts too!
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MJ @ Daisy & June says
I love your small victories! You have made some great progress and you should be so proud of yourself!
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Yay for you! Every little positive is a great step in dieting. And we all are not perfect so we’re all going to have negatives in there too! just keep it up good luck
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Krystal's Kitsch says
I just need to exercise. Period. It is so hard to get started.
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Congratulations on your weight loss. It’s not easy to stay on the right track, but it’s so rewarding. My husband just lost 50 pounds over the past year.
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Janel (A Mom's Take) says
In my opinion, small victories mean so much more than large victories.
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Congrats on the four pounds! Good luck on your journey!
Candy Cook says
Keep that positive attitude and taking things one step at a time! Slow and steady is the healthy way to change your lifestyle so that you don’t just revert to old ways. 🙂
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Debbie L. says
Congrats! To me losing 4 pounds is a huge victory!!! I will also be focusing on losing some weight – Monday is my start date – I need to go shopping and plan my meals & snacks.
4 lbs is something to celebrate! Way to go!
Jessica (Savory Experiments) says
Good for you! It is so hard to lose weight. I believe it is more important to focus on being healthy than to focus on the number. Keep it up!
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Great loss this month. It’s motivating to see others being so successful in losing.
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I struggle with some of the same things. One thing that is helping me is green smoothie shakes in the morning. They are so yummy and help me be sure to get all my vitamins and keeps me full most of the day! Love them!
Mel Cole says
Congratulations to your workout progress. 🙂 Keep it up! Looking good!
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Teea Lynn says
I love it, go ahead and celebrate the small victories. Congratulations on the weight loss,I hope you continue to have pleasing results.
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Danielle @ We Have It All says
AWESOME! 4 lbs is GREAT! I’m right there with ya – I am finally in the 160’s and every little lbs. is awesome.
Elizabeth @ Food Ramblings says
With working out and weight loss, it really is about the small victories! Every baby step counts!
Aw. Keep up the good work!!!
I just went to the doctor yesterday and realized I had put on some weight. UGH.
I’ve had a hard time being motivated lately so I need to get myself back up to speed with regular exercising.
Your post was very encouraging!!
Have a great day and thanks for stopping by my blog!
Judith Hurdle says
Small victories are the best! I’m finding it difficult to stick to a fitness routine, but your post inspired me so I might just start exercising again. Thanks for sharing.