Holy weigh in I lost 3.8 pounds this week!
It was this week last year when I was at my highest weight and I started the Dr. Oz diet to lose. Since re-joining Weight Watchers in June, the number I wanted to get past was 25. Not only did I hit the 25 pound mark again, I passed it by to bring my total loss to 26.7.
Since I stated Weight Watchers I hadn’t lost more than 2 1/2 pounds in a week. I didn’t expect to lose more than that this week, I expected to be just shy of 25. So I was beyond excited and pleased with myself that the scale was extra kind this week and rewarded my efforts.
I knew I had a good week with food and I thought I had a decent workout week, even though I had taken 2 rest days this week. However, when I looked back at my workouts for the week I realized I had pushed myself a lot harder than previous weeks.
I didn’t realize how much harder though until I looked at my weekly totals for the past several weeks.
I added a 3rd weight workout and switched to more elliptical workouts over walking. I am pushing myself harder on the elliptical machine because I can see my pace and I try to keep the RPM’s above 60 for most of the workout and keep my heart rate at 75% – 80% of my max.
I think those changes had to make a big difference, because the total time spent wasn’t really all that different than previous weeks.
WEEK 8 GOALS:
- Track food and activity each day – DONE
- Exercise at least 5-7 days averaging 45 minutes per workout – DONE
- Strength training with trainer 2x – DONE
- Maintain activity with cut on foot – DONEeasier now that I am not walking as much for activity
- Get leg checked out for blood clot – DONE need to schedule scan, but it is not a blood clot
WEEK 9 GOALS:
- Track food and activity each day
- Exercise at least 5-7 days averaging 45 minutes per workout
- Strength training with trainer 2x
- Stay on plan on our anniversary (eating breakfast and dinner out)
- Look into fitness classes