Tuesday, September 8, 2009

ONE pound at a time...

First things first... I lost a pound at weigh in on Saturday!



Now if I can just keep that pound off. I'd like to lose another one by Friday, but my goal right now is to just keep that one stinking pound off.

This past weekend was amazing! I had such a relaxing enjoyable time. Just hubby and I, around the house. We haven't had a weekend like that in months. Got some yard work in (burned some extra calories, yay!) and finished unpacking the living room and got all the pictures hung. Now the bedroom still needs to be finished, but that's what next weekend is for, right?

I didn't exercise in the official sense of the word, though. Cleaning, unpacking and gardening was the extent of my movement over the past 4 days. I woke up at 6:30 am on Sunday to go for a 2-hour bike ride. But I couldn't get my lazy butt out of bed.

Then on Monday, I had resolved to doing another Cardio X P90X workout. I set my alarm for 6:00am. I sat up in bed and then got really mad at myself because I wanted to go right back to bed. So I got up and put my workout clothes on and made my way to the living room. But darned if I could make myself work out. I just sat there on the couch arguing with myself. I knew I would just hate myself if I didn't workout. But I could not bring myself to actually doing it.

So there went my chance of working out 3 times this week. Because I know me and I know I'm not gonna want to exercise for 3 days straight.

So my goal, now, is just to exercise ONCE this week!

Tomorrow morning, I will work out!

If I can say that. And say that out loud here. Hopefully it'll help me be able to actually do it.

My food intake has been reasonable. Sure I splurged a little over the weekend, but not too bad. I was able to keep that pound off all weekend. I didn't gain an ounce. That's saying something, you know. Because usually by the end of the weekend I'm up 2 or 3 pounds. But I'm proud to say I held the weight gain at bay.

And I don't know about you, but I can't wait for The Biggest Loser to start next week. Come on!! Can't wait to start the journeys with them.



Anonymous said...

Congrats on the loss. Cleaning, gardening and chores sound like a good enough work out to me so don't be too hard on yourself. And well done for keeping that pound off over the weekend, that is my biggest problem too.
You're doing great.

Donna B said...

Good job on handling the weekend. I feel for you and know exactly where you are coming from. I just can't get back in the swing of things and am happy NOT to gain, but still want to lose to my goal. I know we will find that mojo again! You got me biking a year ago and appreciate all yourt help! Another bike event on my horizon this weekend!

HopeFool said...

Yay for the pound!

(I am totally impatient for Biggest Loser too.)

spunkysuzi said...

Congrats on a great week!! You're back :)

Trish said...

Woo Hoo You are doing awesome!
One day at a time...one step at a time.

jinxxxygirl said...

I'm so sorry your struggling Cara. I know the feeling. Getting back out on the road after running on the treadmill all summer is killing me. And i would be so, so easy to say the heck with it. Just quit. Just lay it all down and say this is who i am take it or leave it. But i know KNOW i would not be happy or satisfied with that either. Create the life you want girl. Do you see yourself doing that work out for the rest of your life??I CAN see myself doing my running for the rest of my life if i take some of the intensity out of it. Just back off and enjoy putting one foot in front of the other. I had a tough week ( if you take a peek at my blog) alot of food challenges that i overcame. You can do this Cara. That girl with all the willpower and determination that loss 100 pounds did not go away. She's still there. You'll find her and she'll kick your little fanny and get you out the front door! LOL! Jinx!

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