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Week 2 Day 11

Thursday, February 09, 2012

I have had an up and down week.

I have increased my routine from 20 - 30 mins 3-4 days a week to 50 mins 3 -4 days a week and 20 mins 2-3 days a week - with little intervals of exercise. (I will explain in a minute) My appetite has increased and I AM HUNGRY.

I typically only eat 3 meals and two snacks and I am good - staying within my 1200 - 1550 calorie range... but this HUNGER attacks have put me over into the 1600 range - and even 1700 range.

Soooo today I officially changed my weekly goals for burning calories - but my calorie intake did not change at all - at least NOW I know why I have not lost anything. Not just due to the extra intake but if my calorie intake did not budge and I have increased my activity level to burn twice the calories - I FEEL so confused. lol and I have been at this journey to health for a long time.

So onward and forward - my little bursts or intervals of exercises include when I take out Brutus I no longer stand by the door waiting for him, I take 4 - 5 trips around the drive way - as you can see by this half a pic of the driveway - I have a big circle drive.

When I am on the phone I will do squats or stretches.
When I sit at my desk - I do some desk exercises.
While in the car - I will do some tummy holds.
While I am cleaning I will clean in the motion of some of the exercises we do with Coach Nicole on her videos. I know it sounds silly but every little bit counts - and no I do not track these... they are just my added little bonus for wanting to LOOK good for Donny's wedding.

So I have decided I will have two salads a day. One for lunch and one for my night time snack. I cannot beat it - it is 120 calories and another serving of veggies and a bit of protein.

Onward and forward.

Oh and by the way: I need a SHOUT out - I finally had a perfect attendance LOL - emoticon and I am meeting my goal of 100 points a day. My fitness goal this month is 500 minutes. I am half way there!
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    1716 days ago
    Way to go getting in those extra bursts of exercise! Every little bit is a step in the right direction. good for you!
    1716 days ago
    SHOUT OUT FOR JEAN! emoticon
    1717 days ago
    emoticon Excellent work with the perfect attendance and adding extra movement to your day!!
    1717 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/9/2012 10:04:52 PM
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