So if you didn't know i decided to go back to Weight Watchers, and it's been a great idea and much needed change! I'm able to eat fruits and pastas now, with moderation of course!
At the meeting this week, we talked about how to handle different stressors that come along during the holidays. We learned about how to handle situations, and how to speak with people who may think they're being kind and loving-- but they may say spiteful things when we're eating. It was good to learn. I KNOW that exercise is the #1 way to help control stress in my life! I just have to do it ... obvious, Brittany!
My 1st weigh-on Tuesday went great! I lost 3.4 pounds the first week!!! YAY!!! GO ME!
This 1st week went well for me-- i was quite surprised!!! I had gone out of town for the weekend to Pittsburgh, PA to celebrate the wedding of my sister and brother-in-law with my stepmom's family, since most of the family was not able to come to the wedding! It was sooo much fun! And i did sooo good/well (whatev.) with my eating! I was so proud of myself and quite surprised. I believe it was because i truely want to change my ways! Or maybe because what we ate at the Celebration was Pittsburgh-foods which i wasn't real sure about. But seriously, i did well because i wanted to, and i know that i need to change my habits/thoughts if i really want to change my lifestyle choices!
I'm participating in a challenge over at Shrinking Jeans , with some pretty amazing ladies! In the challenge, we are on a team of 8 or less, and the team that losses the most wins a prize! And there are other prizes to win along the way as well. You know i love a good prize and winning free things :) Check them out! Mel, Karena, Jen, Christy, Colleen, Mandy, Melissa, and myself! So far, I am convinced that being on a team for a challenge, is the best idea ever! We are here for each other, motivating each other along the way! I always did enjoy playing team sports (well most of the time-- i really enjoyed swimming, until i quit!).
A little bit of info before i state my goals: So last week at my 1st WW's meeting, our leader had us address a postcard to ourselves that we will get at someone point of the holidays. We had to write on the card 1 goal that we would like to achieve by the 1st meeting of the new year. I chose to reach my 5% weight loss by 1st meeting. For me, that would be 13 pounds! I've already lost 3.4 pounds, so i need to lose 9.6 pounds!
-Weight goal: To lose 9.6 pounds, and reach my 5% lost goal too!
-Exercise: 300 minutes (I'm in walking training for my half-marathon i'm doing in February!!!) I'll be walking 4 days a week, Normally 3 miles on Mon, 3 miles on Wed, 3 miles on Thurs, and the long walks on Saturday ranging from 7 - 10 miles on Saturdays as it gets closer!!!) PLEASE DO NOT LET ME SLACK ON THIS!!!!!
-Accomplishing my weight loss with Weight Watchers-- enjoying cooking, eating healthy, and making better decisions for myself!