Is it really Wednesday again? Where on earth has the last week gone?
It has flown by in a blur of gym visits, bike slots and not eating very much… so, without further ado, let’s get on with the show!
Thank you to everyone who linked up last week, how amazing! It’s great to see how everyone is getting on, feels like a weight loss family! Everyone is encouraging each other and there have been some fantastic tips, advice and even recipes. Slimming World is looking more and more appealing!
How well have I done this week?
Exercise – I have been on it! Bike again 30-40 minutes a day, the gym and long dog walks. I can really notice that my legs are toning up, I am dropping weight in my face, neck and shoulders and my rings are falling off my fingers… This is all fantastic, but when will my butt and hips disappear? It’s highly frustrating that you cannot pinpoint a section where you would like to lose weight!
Food – I have ditched the Weight Watchers diet in favour of calorie counting using MyFitnessPal. I am allowed 1,220 a day, I am trying to keep it around the 1,000 and less mark. Not particularly great but I am eating all healthy foods and have cut out chocolate, drink, fizzy drinks etc – my intake of veg and fruit has certainly increased and I am eating lots of protein. Who knew sliced Pastrami was low in calories and high in protein – I need an Aldi stock up! Though lots of food has been sent through this week to feature on Too Many Cooks… including Pressels… more about them next week!
I have had 3 days off this week though because of my birthday. The once in a year opportunity and a restaurant review at Peachy Keen’s in Manchester (will feature on Manchester Mummy but totally recommend!). Even at the review… an all you can eat buffet… I was still very good and calorie counted everything! No alcohol has crossed my lips either… I do have a bottle of wine, yet it still remains unopened… what on earth has happened to me?!
The joy of watching the scales slowly fall lower and lower is really spurring me on… remember, the more weight you have to lose, the larger your loss at the start! The closer you are to goal, the smaller your loss. Never be disheartened by a small loss… it all adds up!
Total loss this week: 0lbs
Total loss Week 1: 4lbs
Total loss Week 2: 2lbs
Total loss Week 3: 3lbs
Total loss so far: 9lbs
I am beyond gutted as I saw the scales fall down over the week and was hoping on a 2lb loss but clearly eating super yummy food, laden with calories has taken its toll. It’s all good, I was allowed to enjoy myself but it’s all back on track now. Clearly I am not going to lose 5lbs by the end of January but I can certainly get back on track and be closer! 🙂
How have you managed this week? Keeping the momentum up is hard! How do you cope with social events? Do you limit yourself or do you allow yourself a treat?
Please do keep linking up and commenting, it’s really keeping everyone spurred on!
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