Sunday, October 28, 2012

Week 17 Weigh In: Falling off the wagon

Old Wagon by WKeown, on Flickr
Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 2.0 Generic License  by  WKeown 


Previous Weight =166 lbs
Today's Weight = 171.8 lbs
Weight Gained = 5.8 lbs
Total Lost = 8.2 lbs


Wow! I definitely fell off the wagon. I gained 5.8 lbs in the last 3 weeks. I thought I had it all figured out, I was losing weight at a steady rate, eating mostly healthy, and exercising. For the past 3 weeks I've been traveling quite a bit for work and for some family stuff, and when I wasn't following my normal routine I did terribly. I still got a reasonable amount of exercise (although less than normal), but I found myself eating too much junk food and huge portions. It definitely showed on the scale.

What I learned: keeping my normal routine is essential for me to stay on track right now. Now that my life has calmed down a bit, I'm back to it. I obviously have to work on strategies to stay on track when I'm not at home. But, I'm back at it now. I'm recommitting to eating healthy, and I just joined a weight training class to keep me on track with my lifting. I'm keeping my fingers crossed for major weight loss next week.

This week's goals:
  • Track my food and exercise daily
  • Don't exceed 2,000 calories per day
  • Exercise at least 4 days

What are your goals this week? Do you have strategies to stay on track when you're traveling or super busy?

9 comments:

  1. I have my fingers crossed for you! I know you'll be able to get back to it.

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  2. Good goals, my big goal this week is to try and avoid eating any of the Halloween clearance candy that I know is coming to try and trick me!

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  3. "Do you have strategies to stay on track when you're traveling or super busy?" Yes, but they rarely work out as planned:(

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  4. The last few weeks were rocky for me as well. I didn't hardly track for three weeks, and while my weight stayed the same (until weigh day, then suddenly it was up 3 pounds?!?), it didn't go down. I'm really trying to get back on the wagon this week and show an actual loss come next Sunday.

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  5. You'll get back on track, especially with your goals :D

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  6. Hey Krissy, just wanted to let you know I nominated you for the Liebster Award. Here is the link

    http://700poundsisasbadasitsounds.blogspot.com/2012/11/liebster-awardnomination.html

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  7. Are you going to continue to Blog? Let me know please.

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  8. Hi Krissy!
    Just wondering how your doing? Hope everything is Ok. Stop by my blog and give me an update one of these days. God Bless!

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  9. Thank you once again for your love and willingness to share your feelings..

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