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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Weigh-in Wednesdays: 137.2

Last Wed. weight: 138.6
Today's weight: 137.2
Lost: -1.4

TOTAL Lost: -39.2

A week of eating right and following through with exercise has paid off! If you look at my previous weigh-ins for the last several months, you'll notice that it's hard for me to even lose half a pound in a week so dropping 1.4 lbs. is GOOD!

Recently I've been reading A LOT of blogs where the authors' explain their reasoning for having too much of a calorie deficit, or eating too little/much food, or not getting in more exercise. Hell, I made an entire lengthy post justifying myself to a very rude email!

And I'm not saying that's good or bad. My point is each of us are on our own journeys to better health... no two people will ever do the same thing and get the same results. So do what works for you and as long as you're healthy about it, you don't need to justify yourself.

This isn't a bash on anyone, it's just a reminder to keep doing what we're all doing... no matter what others think or say.


Here are my goals for January:
  • Workout 6 days/week for a total of 27 days out of the 31 days
  • Burn an average of 300 calories per workout = 8100 calories
  • Workout for an average of 60 minutes a day = 1620 minutes
1/01: 463 cals, 96 min brisk walk
1/02: 400 cals, 103 min hike

1/03: 403 cals, 75 min JM dvd + elliptical
1/04: OFF
1/05: 457 cals, 102 min PT session + treadmill run
1/06: 423 cals, 78 min treadmill run + elliptical + basketball
1/07: 298 cals, 66 min walk
1/08: 293 cals, 90 min P90X Chst/Shldr/Tris + elliptical
1/09: 833 cals, 210 min hike + walk

1/10: 259 cals, 72 min full-body weight session
1/11: OFF
1/12: 367 cals, 90 min PT session + treadmill run

TOTAL: 4196 cals, 982 mins


karen@fitnessjourney said...

You have really been giving in 110%. Congrats on all of your success.

Glam said...

Nice! 1.4 pounds is really a lot of weight to lose when you're so close to goal. CONGRATS!

MAJL said...

Good job Annie! You're helping me to get on track too.

The Manic Mommy said...

Annie you're doing great girl! Keep it up! It's working - and you are really giving it 125% and you are a true inspiration! U rock girl!

Alissa said...

Nice job! I'm with you... this is your personal journey, and you do it the way you want to do it!

Actual Scale said...

I hear you on the slower loss - makes those larger ones feel extra special! :) Congrats!

I just read that email...Oh My Goodness.
No, you don't owe an explanation to anyone, but I did like your response.

Best wishes,

Connie Weiss said...

Great job!

I hear what you're saying. There are people that either don't agree with the plan I'm on or are jealous of the amount of weight I've been able to lose so far. I'm not letting them get to me.

Have a great day!

Salina Lyn said...

Seriously! Nice loss. And I love the other blog you linked to too. :)

Kat said...

awesome job Annie!

Mandie said...

YIPPIE!!! What an awesome loss! I'm super proud of you girl!!!!

You've also hit a nail here...thanks for this post...as it speaks to me :)

I also had to say thanks for being my cheerleader and for your sweet comment yesterday!! I so needed it. YOU ROCK!

Boomer said...

Hey, great progress! Things are going in the right direction for you. The hard work is paying off. Its inspiring.


MackAttack said...

your dedication is so inspiring! Your january goals are awesome!