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Week Ending 1-20-2013 Accountability Blog

Monday, January 21, 2013

It was a good week. School is back in session. I'm taking Strength Training and Gentle Yoga classes this semester, so getting daily exercise has been going well. Last Sunday, I participated in an indoor triathlon - my first indoor tri. I rocked the spin bike, did pretty well on the treadmill, but tanked in the pool. My overall finish was 10th place out of all female athletes - regardless of age.

It was a good week food-wise. With the exception of Friday, I was below my calorie goal of 1750 calories. I had friends over on Friday night and ate dessert with them. Below is my food log for the past week --

I'm following the Shaklee 180 fat loss program, so have been blending my fruit in my Smoothees daily - YUM! I'm also eating plenty of veggies.

My downfall is still getting 6+ hours of sleep. The weekends are no problem - I got 8 hours each night over the weekend. But weeknights, I'm only getting about 5 hours. I need to give myself a bedtime curfew.

Here's to another good week!

January 2013 accountability goals --
1) - Exercise at least 30 minutes/day 6 days/week. Per the book, "Younger Next Year for Women," I am going to shoot for 6 days a week of exercise - 2 days of strength training (I'm taking a strength training class) and 4 days of aerobic exercise, mostly treadmill, elliptical, or online videos at this time of year.
2) - Track my food and limit my calories to less than 1750 per day. Goal weight is 145 pounds by end of 2013. I started 2013 at 153.8.
3) - Sleep 6+ hours per night. Stop Sparking by 10pm. The number of hours that I sleep is directly related to how late I am Sparking/Facebooking.
4) - Eat 1 fruit and 4 veggies per day.
5) - Drink 8+ glasses of water daily.
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    How cool that you posted your nutrition for the week inside your blog! I am especially impressed with the amount of fiber you get.

    Now, about that bedtime . . .
    1916 days ago
    wow Nan way to go.. emoticon sounds like you did great with the indoor tri..
    and sounds like your right on track.
    1917 days ago
    Way to work at it and change it up a bit! Love that you are getting that yoga will be a bendable pretzel from it!! Nice working staying accountable! emoticon
    1917 days ago
    Great job on being accountable. Your fitness classes sound great, sometimes I wish I lived in town so I could participate in more classes and such. Keep up the good work! I am using shakeology. It's pretty good stuff.!
    1918 days ago
    Good going on your race. emoticon emoticon emoticon -- Lou
    1919 days ago
    emoticon work! Way to go on the tri! I have no doubt your swimming skills will get to where you want them to be in no time at all. I think these accountability blogs are great. You have inspired me to start blogging mine. emoticon emoticon
    Hope you have another awesome week of reaching your goals! The future looks so bright!! emoticon emoticon
    1919 days ago
    emoticon A great week Nancy! Solid, admirable goals and you are following through! Success will be yours, you're walking the walk! WTG on the indoor tri, I'm sure you had a lot of younger competition! No separation of times by age?? Regardless, definitely a personal victory!
    1919 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/21/2013 9:48:55 AM
    emoticon Sounds like you are doing in the right direction.
    Don't worry about over on Friday it happens on occasion.
    Just keep exercise and doing what you are doing.
    Hope that you have a great day! Holly emoticon
    1919 days ago
    Sounds like you are doing great. You look fantastic. emoticon on the triathlon...and you look like you have a plan that is doable...I cut back on fruit, too. emoticon
    1919 days ago
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