Friday, September 6, 2013

Friday Weighin ~ A trip to Onederland

Last Weeks Weight:  201.0                                    This Weeks Weight:  198.0

3 lb Loss
 
 
Finally made it back to Onederland.  It's been over a year since I was at this weight.  I had a good week.  I logged all my foods and did well with my food choices.  I fell short on my strength training & flexibility exercises this week.  I will have no access to gym while on trip, but I will do at least one yoga video.
 
Tomorrow we travel to Tampa Florida for 9 days.  That will be 9 days without a scale, I am a little nervous to be disconnected from the scale for so long.  I do have exercise already planned for the trip including morning and evening walks on the beach and more swimming.  I may even right a bike for a day, depending on the weather.  I will also have my iPad for connecting to YouTube exercise videos.
 
 
On another note, I lost a friend this week due to complications from diabetes.  She had weight loss surgery a few years back and lost significant weight.  She was never very active though.  I feel that losing the weight did let her live a better quality of life during the last few years, but I can't help but think maybe if she had been more active, she would have had even more of those years.   Another wake up call for me - as if I needed one :(
 
NSV's for the week
 
  • shorts that are getting too big to wear
  • choosing NOT to eat junk food at granddaughters swim meet
  • swam laps 6x
  • walked 1x
  • strength training 1x
 
My plan for vacation week is to continue logging my foods, keep alcohol to minimum, eat as many fresh fruits & veggies as possible, choose grilled seafood choices whenever possible, blog about my day for accountability.  The alcohol will be a challenge for this week since we love frozen concoctions while beaching, but my plan is to share one with Hubby instead of preparing one just for me.

5 comments:

  1. Congratulations - that's Onederful:) Have fun in Tampa!

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    1. Thanks Marc,it's 12hr road trip each way . Plenty time to read/comment on blogs! ;)

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  2. Was sorry to hear about your friend.

    - Well done on your weight loss, and have a good vacation. A 12 hour road trip each way, wow, hope it goes smoothly. The UK is SO small compared to where you live.

    All the best Jan

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  3. I'm sorry about your friend.

    Good for you for working hard and seeing those results.

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  4. Thank you Beth,she was a great lady

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