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Balanced Equation - A Week In Review

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

What a week! I've been working out at least 30 minutes for the last week. I stayed in my calorie range on all but one day, when I was out shopping with my daughter and didn't have access to healthy options. Next time, I'll plan ahead and bring my insulated lunch bag with some healthy snacks.

The last two workouts were grueling. The other day, I was watching the clock 28 minutes into my 75 minute workout! Ugh! But I grumbled through it to the 60 minute mark and cut myself a break.

I had to back off a little on the weightlifting last week while my back recovered. I feel just about 100%. So, I'll be back to a normal routine for my next session on Friday. I miss my lat pulldowns!

My reward for a successful week: a FOUR pound loss! That's amazing for a woman who normally loses 1/2 pound per week. Looking back, it didn't take that much. I have to say this again, planning my meals, down to each snack, was key to staying on track with nutrition. I plan three meals and three snacks. Sometimes, I skip the evening snack, which is another amazing point for a woman who's biggest problem is evening grazing. I know things will not always feel this simple, so I'm going to relish the feeling now and keep fueling that energy to keep moving forward.

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JMARIES51 1/23/2014 12:21AM

    Wonderful news. You must feel fantastic. emoticon

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 1/22/2014 9:02PM

    Congratulations on your weight loss. I'm really proud of you. Keep up the good work my friend. Glad you seem to be healing so well.

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AMARILYNH 1/22/2014 5:25PM

    WOW - great job!! You ROCKED it!!

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JCARDINAL 1/22/2014 4:48PM

    Way to go!! emoticon

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TANYA602 1/22/2014 2:54PM

    Fabulous! Your efforts pay off!! Grumbling and all - hehehe

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POOKASLUAGH 1/22/2014 12:38PM

    Woohoo! That's a great loss!

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SUSIEGKORN 1/22/2014 12:26PM

    I am so proud of you and happy for you! The 4 pounds lost forever is a bonus to how good you are feeling ~ both physically and emotionally!! All the effort you put in was worth it and definitely paid off! Fantastic!

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MS_PERCEPTION 1/22/2014 12:01PM

    GREAT job! emoticon You're on the right track!!

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