I just completed week 6 and I didn't make my first goal again, but I have made progress towards it.
Last week I measured my BMR and adjusted my calorie intake. I am excited to say that it worked!! I was down 1.4 lbs! I will take it!! Now that I have adjusted my calories, I feel better. I am not starving all the time and it is a perfect balance for me.
This week I have been preparing to go on vacation and did a little clothes shopping. Shopping for clothes has helped me determine that I am going to succeed with my weight loss journey. I want to be able to walk in a store and wear anything I want and look half way decent in it. I am tired of shopping for my size. This determination has helped me to come up with a plan while on vacation next week. (I realize A LOT of damage can be done while I am gone.) I know my walking will be covered, but I also plan on visiting the gym. If I can do those two things, I plan on being able to, within reason, eat what I want one meal. If I don't gain or lose next, I will be okay with that.
I have met all of my exercise goals for this week and my endurance level is increasing. For the first time, I was able to run 5.0+ mph on the elliptical for two miles in 25 mins. I am hoping as the weight comes off I will be able to run on the treadmill. Right now, the pounding kills my knees and shins. I also added intervals on the treadmill with up to 9.2 incline. It is a much better work out, rather then just walking. I also am very excited that I have not gone over my calories in 6 weeks. That is a big deal for me!! I have cheated here and there, but I count them and still under.
I have also been diligently checking into my Gympact. It has been fun know that I am going to get "a little reward" for working out. (hehe a little becomes a lot) Here my update for this week::
$6.50 total.....not bad! Go to this link and sign up today!! Remember they are offering $5 for signing up. You must put in thi s referral code for the $5:EFAFranc
Overall I had a great week. I hope all of you are doing well also!!
Talk to you soon!
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