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Report Card 2014.03.08: (D)

Saturday, March 08, 2014

Weight: still above 205 = (0.0)
BodyFat: = 23% = (0.2)
Exercsise (1 Pilates, 1 weight, 1 reg, 1 boxing, 3 walks) = (0.7)
Eating = 3 fruits/vegetables average = (0.3)
Total= 1.2 (D)

Exercise (0.7):
Got most of my exercise in the first and last two days of this week.


Eating (0.3):
Only tracked the first few days, so the number was low.


Body Fat (0.2):
Did Pilates yesterday and ate out yesterday. Those each individually usually results in a 1% loss.


Weight (0.0):
Still above 205. Once I go below that, I will give myself 0.1 point for being below, 0.2 for being below 204, etc.


Total (1.2) D
I know that it sounds harsh to give myself a near failing grade, but the fact of the matter is that letter reflects my life from a health perspective.

I know how even minor increases in numbers motivate me. In the case of these 4, I know that the actual health benefits and life that will result from the B+/A- numbers will match the letters.

If I had tracked my eating, I would have eaten more fruits/vegetables and this would have probably gotten me a B-. If I had taken two more walks, I would have scored a B.

I have tried to "love" myself and "not beat myself up". The one consistency of doing that for the last 5 years is that it hasn't worked.

I got a lousy grade this week because I did a lousy job this week. I earned it. This upcoming week:
- 5 walks and four workouts (0.9)
- at least 7 FVs (0.7)
- 23% Body Fat (0.2)
- Hope to crack 204.8 (0.1)
This will yield a C.

Wish me luck.

-TD Out!

Grading Chart:
0.0 to 0.4: F
0.5 to 0.7: D-
0.8 to 1.2: D
1.3 to 1.4: D+
1.5 to 1.7: C-
1.8 to 2.2: C
2.3 to 2.4: C+
2.5 to 2.7: B-
2.8 to 3.2: B
3.3 to 3.4: B+
3.5 to 3.7: A-
3.8 to 4.0: A


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PICKIE98 3/9/2014 4:57PM

    I think that your method is great:honesty and accountability from the most important person:YOU.
Report cards are just that: not the final grade, not graduation, just a report for a certain time period. You test yourself every time you need to eat, drink or exercise. Good job Trent!



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FITGRL124 3/8/2014 12:16PM

    Interesting indeed. I think the idea of grading yourself is definitely a different way to think about things. Thinking outside the box can be great though! Best of luck!

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JAROL7 3/8/2014 8:23AM

    Interesting report. If you are serious about losing weight, you have to track, measure, and budget every calorie. Exercise is important but tracking is far more important.

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