Last week, I revealed that I have actually been following Weight Watchers to aid in my weight loss efforts. I began on September 5th and made a few small strides, so I will be including that time in my 50in52. And don't worry... I didn't lose a significant number either. For the month of September it totals to 2.4lbs, 1.6 of which I lost this past week. (WoooooHoooo!)
2.4 lbs down 47.6 lbs to go!
This past week was honestly a little crazy too. I followed WW exactly all the way through till late Monday night when I had to make an emergency drive back home because my sister was going into labor! Monday is my longest day of the week since I don't get home until after 9pm, so I was eating well.... until I needed to chug some energy drinks to make the 3 hour drive to my sister. At the hospital, I just ate pure junk... until Wednesday night when I left after 9pm. I did drink a lot of water, and managed to eat reasonably for the main meals... but I also had chips... and sugar laden tea and coffee to keep myself awake.
Yes, that is 7lbs, 9oz and 21 inches of perfection.
Amber and I always say that when we claim that we eat bad... it is normally not even that bad, which would make sense. When I say bad, it means that I am eating foods that are normally "forbidden", like Pringles. (#yummmm). I did polish off a whole can of BBQ Pringles in 2 days... but I was also on my feet helping my sister and drinking water to compensate for the salt, so who knows?
Conversely, I was able to exercise twice last week. I have decided to really focus on cardio and yoga. In the past I was always heavy on the weight training, but never was able to see too much fat loss, so I am changing it up this time around. My aim is to get in at least 2 cardio workouts and 1 yoga workout each week. Last week I got 50 minutes of cardio and a 90 minute bikram yoga session before the madness started, so I won't complain too much. I also wore a pedometer and tried to increase my steps each day too.
This week will still be hectic since I am heading back to see my sister AND today is my amazing husband's birthday so we are going out, but I will try my best to keep everything in moderation.
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