Saturday, May 22, 2010

Scale Steppin' Saturday (5-22-10)


207.5 lbs

When I was a member of weight watchers, I weighed in on Saturdays.  I loved weighing in on Saturdays because a gain or a loss helped recomit to healthy eating and exercise.  I didn't want to ruin what I had worked so hard for.  And it gave me an opportunity to make an action plan for the new week. 

Because of my lack of exercise for the last few weeks and my having intermittent binges, I obviously have gained 2.5 lbs.  I normally maintain at 205 because although I usually had periods of exercising 4-5 days out of the week, I ate so many calories that the scale wouldn't budge.  I am being more conscious of my eating, but I am still not calorie counting or writing in a journal.  Bad, I know. I am going on my feelings of satiety or "pushing away from the table", as my hubby likes to say; and I am going to be in touch with my emotions if I want a bit more at meal times or if I want to snack before my "scheduled" time. 

  • Lose 10% of my weight.
  • Run one 5K a month
  • Bike ride once a week.


  • Run 4 times for at least 20 minutes each session

  • Yoga flow 3 days

  • pack my lunches and snacks

  • maintain awareness of "why" I am eating to reduce "how" much I am eating. 

  • Blog about it.
What are your goals for the week?


  1. It sounds like you have such a supportive husband--that really helps. My goal for the coming week is to exercise at minimum 4x/week, but I'll shoot for five. I may walk or bike ride or go to the gym, but I need to really go after it. I notice it helps clear my head and keeps my body tight. Also to write what I bite. Good luck!

  2. when i get back to blogging in june, i going to start doing my weekly weigh-ins again. it helped keep in accountable in the past. my goal this week is that i started doing the green monster for breakfast this morning. you inspired me! and the spinach will be especially helpful for me since i'm anemic.

    and thanks for that link you put on my blog! haha...i'm a trendsetter...

  3. the comment above is by alexia!

  4. I'm so glad that you will start on the green monster movement. Yay! It will definitely give you the boost in energy. I had a huge lunch today and was too full to eat a big dinner. For dinner, I made a green monster with spinach, banana and strawberries. Yum! Can't wait to read your results.

  5. Great goals! Keep making healthy choices.

  6. I just found your blog thanks to the HYC and am so glad I did! I have a feeling I'm going to enjoy following you & your journey for quite a while :)
    My goals for this week: - I'll only eat at work what I bring to work; - a 20 mile ride on my recumbent bike; - at least one workout dvd session

  7. You have some great goals! I need to do some of those too. Great blog!

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  9. Gosh, I love the number on that scale there!!! :)

    The ultimate goal (for me) is to not have to journal, weigh and count everything out, but for it to become second nature. So, I don't fault you that if you can work it out. Keep it up. And thanks for the comment on my blog.

  10. Thanks for visiting my blog.

    My goals for the coming week are to get to the gym 4-5 days and keep my calories in control.
    (keeping my log)

    I like the thought of really thinking about why your eating. I know I have done quite a bit of "emotional" eating, and it has done me no good.

    Good luck on your goals this week.


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  12. Yeah, I would be jumpin' for joy if MY scales showed that number!
    Can you post a recipe for Green Monster smoothie? I'm getting kinda burned out on protein shakes...

    [Word verification: "schiet" No kidding!]


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