Tuesday, August 7

#operationnomorefattyboop: update one

Well Friends, the first week has passed since embarking on my new and improved, healthier and active lifestyle. I definitely had some hangry moments and a few I might keel over episodes, but overall it was what I would deem a success.


Here are just a few highlights from the week.

Tricks I learned: Instead of pop (including diet), I am drinking flavored water with caffeine for my daily boost. Like this Mio Energy. Also, eat lots of ice.

Couch to 5K days completed: Three for a total of 4.57 miles.

Days over 10,000 steps: Two. However... there were three that were so close.

Little victories: We attended a birthday cookout after church on Sunday and I did eat a lot of the scrumptious food that was prepared, but I kept my portion sizes within check. I've had lots of water compared to my normal intake. On the days I didn't have time to pack my lunch, I had Subway. I tried to walk for 15-20 minutes on non-Couch to 5K days.

Regrets: I made brownies Saturday evening and I had two when I really should have only had one. After I ate the second, I knew it was too much. 

Weight lost: 4.5 lbs.

Photos from the week:

Buck sighting while doing my Couch to 5K

Panera Bread Half Fuji Apple Chicken Salad

Fresh corn on the cob and bacon #farmtotable

Next week goals: Reach 10,000 steps on more days. Steer clear of all pop. Complete Week 2 of the Couch to 5K.

Is this something you want to see each week? Or does another person's weight loss journey in a blog seem redundant and old news? You tell me.

On to Week 2! I would love for you to join me on IG or just follow along -  #operationnomorefattyboop!

ICYMI

~Trista~

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8 comments:

  1. I vote keep going. I am in the middle of trying to lose weight as well except I don't have a real plan and have also seen basically no success. Seeing you do so well makes me want to come up with an actual plan! Is there a couch to 5k plan somewhere I can reference?

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  2. Congrats on your weight loss! That's awesome! I have five more pounds to reach my goal! We can do this!

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  3. Congrats on your weight loss!! I totally want to follow this!! I started this week so a week behind but ya gotta start somewhere :)

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  4. I don't think it seems redundant. Honestly, it's your blog so I say share what makes you happy. I think posts like this hold people accountable and can actually help them on their journey. It's all about celebrating the big and small successes. Sierra Beautifully Candid

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  5. Share away. You do well and will be a total inspiration to whoever is in the battle with you!

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  6. Congrats on your victories!! I love couch to 5K! Doing it years ago took me from hating running to finding it to be such a helpful form of exercise. :) If you'd like to blog about this journey I say go for it! 5 years ago I did a series called, "35 by 35!" as I worked towards dropping 35 pounds before my 30th birthday. I found it to be so helpful in holding myself accountable when I blogged about it. Also, some readers said that they found it motivating too as I shared tips, recipes, etc.. Wishing you all the best on this health and wellness journey, friend! You've got this!! ;)

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  7. Hey I love the progress and great for losing 4 1/2 pounds this week. I hate when I want all the brownies or cookies and I have too much. We all do it, so please don't beat yourself up about it. YOu have done really well this week!! Congrats!!!

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