Weigh in Monday!

Monday, May 4, 2015

You guys, I am pretty proud of myself this week! It was a tough week and I powered through it! I exercised more this week than I have in a long time (and boy can my body feel it!) and the result was some weight loss, let's take a look!


For about 2 minutes after my weigh in I was a little disappointed that I didn't lose the whole 2.6 pounds I gained during vacation week, but then I thought positively about the week. I was craving chocolate, sweets and salt like nobody's business and I still lost 2 pounds, and that is an accomplishment in itself. Last month during this same week, I gained, so I should be hugely proud of my loss instead of disappointed. I made good choices, but I still lived life and that is the most important thing I have to learn! 

My goal is 2 pounds again this week, or even better 2.1 pounds. I can't wait to see a 18 instead of a 19! I am so close to saying goodbye to the one, nines forever! 

Not only did I stay away from a lot of my cravings this week, but I also got in exercise! This fitness challenge with The Bohemian Housewife has really worked to keep exercise on my brain! A friend also challenged me to start PiYo with her, so we started on the same day and have kept each other accountable! So let's take a look at the plan and see how I did! 

       Plan        -        How did I do? 

Monday - T25 or Piyo - T25 Speed 1.0
Tuesday - Walk 50 minutes - PiYo lower body
Wednesday - T25 or Piyo - PiYo upper body 
Thursday - Family Walk after Dinner - none
Friday - T25, Piyo or Walk - none
Saturday - T25, Piyo or Walk - PiYo Sweat
Sunday - Family Walk after Dinner - 30 minute walk and PiYo lower and upper body

Wow! Is anyone else as impressed as I am, by how much I exercised this week?? Kidding, I realize it isn't an extreme amount, but for me, it is huge! 

Thursday I didn't feel great, either allergies or a cold, not sure which but I was tired and I decided I would use my Friday rest day on Thursday instead. Then Friday came around and it was busy and the workout never happened. On Saturday, I did Thursdays workout, so yesterday I doubled up Saturday and Sundays workout to catch up on all the PiYo workouts for the week. Plus, I walked with my sister in law while the big kids were in Sunday school. My body is sore, but it feels great! 

What is my plan this week? 

Monday - PiYo Sweat
Tuesday - PiYo Lower Body and a family walk
Wednesday - PiYo Core 
Thursday - PiYo Upper Body and a family walk
Friday - Rest or Walk
Saturday - PiYo Sweat
Sunday PiYo Core

My plan is to keep up with the PiYo workouts this week, as my friend and I have challenged each other to the 8 week PiYo schedule, but I also want to get outside and walk. It is going to reach 70 degrees this week and I can't wait to enjoy it! 

Now you know my exercise plan, what am I eating this week??


Linking up my meal plan with the Laura's and Jill!


That's all for today! Come back tomorrow for Show and Tell Tuesday! 

Happy Monday! 

12 comments :

  1. Wow Sandy, Keep it up! How do you keep motivated? I get started, go good for a few weeks then burn out on the exercise

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    1. I think having someone else to keep you accountable is big for me! Doing the fitness challenge and knowing I have to post how I did, plus having my friend doing it with me, is huge. Previously, I was the same way with exercise. I bought PiYo a long time ago and the most I ever got through consistently was 1 week!

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  2. Congrats on the loss! I am always craving sweets!

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  3. Great job Sandy! I would love your spaghetti squash recipe and the corresponding ww points if you have it! I just started back on ww and have been trying to think of creative dinners that aren't too high in points. -Seanna

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    1. Yes, I will figure them out tonight and let you know how it came out! I found the recipe on Facebook and pinned it to my Weight Watchers board on Pinterest!

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  4. Awesome, Sista! Keep it up!!

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  5. Congrats!!!! Keep up the amazing work!

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  6. You are doing GREAT!!! So proud of you.

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  7. Way to go! Keep up the good work. I'm trying to get back on the wagon myself.

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    1. It is not easy, it has been a long road for me. Good luck getting back on, you can do it! Thanks for stopping by!

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