Friday, August 31, 2007
Well it's the end of the month and I'm going to go out with a bang. Today I promise to drink all my water, keep my cals low and workout. I'm really excited about setting up my goal list and such for tomorrow! I've done so much since the 15th of July. 15lbs down. My turtle is on the island!! hehehe. I've gotten into my swim suit and into my fav. shirt! I keep on looking at my arms cus I swear they have shrunk! While my writing hasn't picked up any, I've excelled in other areas. I've got so many ideas running through my head and tomorrow I'll be able to put them all down! I think writing your goals is so important and I love to do it! I've even made plans for the month of Oct!!! Man, I really can't wait!-Kat
Thursday, August 30, 2007
Since I've been sick I've been eating at the high end of my cal intake, even going over by 30-50 cals. I have not been drinking my 106 oz of water sometimes I don't even get in the 8 glasses. I can say that I'm getting in more fruit and veggies than normal so I'm happy with that. I haven't gained any weight so I'm happy but I want to keep my eye out for it. I think that the major thing that is keeping me going is setting up my next goal. I'm so excited about setting up an Oct. goal!
I have to also add in the fact that a strawberry shortcake sat on my desk with a spoon in it from about 8 till 12 and not once did I take a bite....not once.
Wednesday, August 29, 2007
I'm not fully sure about what I will be doing in the month of Sept. I had planned on walking my kids to and from school which would be about 30 mins a day of walking but it seems that they might be switching schools and I might not be able to do that. If you have been reading, then you know that I did a major goof and thought I had 6 more weeks to my goal. I actually have only 4 weeks to lose 10lbs. I'm working on my diet and trying to get back into working out. I've also changed my reward item...I think. I want to dress up for halloween and get into the spirit with the kids since Dh may not be here. I will still dress up, just won't buy something so fancy. I still want the other one but I know that it spands many sizes and that I'll be able to get it during another time. I might just stick to it depending on how I feel. I've also added some other items that I can collect if I meet my goal early. So, each week I'll list what the new prize is I'm aiming for and then later that week I'll state if I got it. So you can expect at least 2 blogs a week from me! Just to let everyone know, I've been on the high end of my cal intake and have gone over 2 times already this week. I've been on my low, low end of water intake, sometimes not even getting in the 8 glasses. I've been sick though and I'm hoping that this will end cus I'm so close to that 200lb goal.
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
Today is the 28th and by the 31st I want to have some goals set up for the month of September. I'm thinking that I might finish my goal of 200lbs before Oct. 1st. I actually had it planned for Oct 15th in my head but when I redo the chart, it says the 1st of Oct. Oh well, I'm sure that I can do it unless something goes really wrong. If anything, I'll still have the 15th which is the date I had it planned for. I can't believe I had it set so wrong! I actually had 9-15 up there twice LOL. Well, so now I have to work extra hard. I have to lose 4 more pounds before my next goal which I need to meet by the 15th. But to be honest, it's just hard as heck to get there. I mean it seems easy but it's been hard work and since knowing that I made it with another loss, I've been worried and waiting for that moment that it just all stops. Hope that doesn't happen anytime soon. I would love to be under prepreg. weight when dh is scheduled to come back in Oct. Well, I'm going to plan out the many ways to get there. I'm sticking to what is working as of right now. I have 2 more days of swim with the baby and one more day of working out while the girls are out and about. I'm going to add to that and work out while the girls are at school. I'll be saving some money with them not at the Y so this should allow for the baby to go to the nursery and maybe, just maybe I can get someone to watch the baby on the days I can't afford for the Y nursery care. Hopefully I can lose the 9lbs in the next 6 weeks...hey, I did just lose 15.5 lbs in 6 weeks so it can be done. 2lbs a week will give me 12lbs of loss. Even one pound a week brings me in closer to my goal... which is 200lbs.
Monday, August 27, 2007
I know I'm forgetting something. I wanted to write something down over the weekend but I've been so sick that I've been in bed for two days straight. My water is down, my food is down. One day I have 500 cals tracked for food. I know, not good. Well I'm still sick but I'm going to try to at least get out and about. Today is swim for the girls and I'm planning on picking up some fruit and veggies before dropping them off. Yes one week and all the fruit is gone. Wait not true, I had to freeze some of it. Little tidbit from me, I go to the store on the days that the precut fruit and veggies have been marked down. Some might say it's not cheaper but it is. I can get a whole fruit tray for 6 bucks instead of 12. Yes everything is about half off. You have to eat it within the next 2-3 days if you get it the day they mark it down. This means no cutting, no cleaning, I just grab a container shove it in my bag and eat it while out and about. So much easier. I even save the containers and reuse them. I freeze the ones I don't get to and that way I can use them in smoothies. I love it. With the veggies, I cut them up smaller if need be and then toss them in with my roast or what not. I love it!!
Well, look at my ticker, I'm down again. 1.5lbs though but it's ok. I'm feeling a little better and I know that my water is going to go back up along with my activity which means more cals burned. As of now I'm just going to work on feeling better.
Hugs to you all!-Kat
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