Kris Mares

Just a woman trying to love Jesus and others a little bit more…

Weight Loss Wednesday – Week 21 June 8, 2011

Filed under: Weight Loss Wednesday — Kris @ 5:45 am
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I’m not sure what to say this week. It’s almost as if I have no real reason to share. Nothing happened this week. I had great intentions of exercising, but a sick Gorilla kept me from using the childcare at the Y (thus no opportunity to go). My family finished up a visit, so I’ve been munching on all the leftover chips and yummies.

I did get to walk a couple of times. The kids enjoy walking the lane and exploring the sides of the road. Lots of “flowers,” a snake skin and sometimes the cows are up close to the fence. It’s a slow walk, with a lot of stops, but it’s moving my body and setting a good example for my children. Hopefully, next week I’ll have more to say.

Here is my goal progress:

  1. Incorporate a fresh fruit or vegetable for each meal – I did better here. We had some fresh peaches and lots of strawberries.
  2. Use more seasonings to make meals more interesting – Not so much this past week.
  3. Eat breakfast every day, cereal no more than 3 times a week – I did eat breakfast everyday and I don’t think it was a lot of cereal. I should probably pay more attention to this goal.
  4. Utilize the YMCA at least 3 times a week – When a child is sick, I can’t utilize the childcare making it difficult for me to find a time to go. No trips this past week.
  5. Try at least one new recipe each week – Last night I made strawberry shortcake from scratch!
  6. Drink at least 2 big blue glasses of water a day. – Most days. Now that it’s getting hotter, I can really tell if I don’t meet this goal.

Here are the numbers:

  • Starting weight:  204.4
  • Initial goal weight:  150
  • Current weight:  182.4 (gained .4 lbs.)

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