Thursday, April 30, 2009

Weigh In

Well I'm moving in the wrong direction. This month I gained 4 pounds. Its time to get serious. Never before in this past year have I gained two months in a row. This is serious stuff. I weighed 213.5 this morning.

I'm going to start a graph where I can visibly see the downward or upward changes. I'm also going to chart my averages by the week so I can get a look at whats happening.

Its time to hit the water bottle and the road. I've always had in the back of my mind the fact that I basically have two unplayed cards and those two are the ones! Its time to play them. Many times I told myself that if the road gets hard I will start drinking 8 glasses of water and walking every day. Ive done 4 glasses of water a day and since my last pledge to drink water Ive done pretty good at that. But the walking isn't happening.

So I'm going to do what I hate now and play those cards, 8 glasses of water, 15 minutes of walking 5 days a week. I will check in here just like I do for my weight. Its all about accountability.

I'm also going to fire up my old food log blog. It hasn't been in use since last summer. In fact, I hid it on my dashboard. Well its time for it to come out of hiding.

So this will be the last month of a gain that I will chart in a long time. Just see if it isn't!


  1. Play away girl! I bet your metabolism will start really soaring with the daily exercise! I am back down to 221 after going up 7 lbs with a higher calorie cycling to break my plateau. I am hoping to see a smaller number next week ;)..........we'll see! PLAYING ALL MY CARDS!

  2. Hi Mrs. Darling. Good luck with walking. I have days where don't mind water, and others it seems like such a pain. But I'm zure you can do it!
    After a loooong hiatus, I'm happy to report I am officially back on track. (I even started a new blog to commemorate lol)
    Since 2 weeks ago (when I started) I am down 4 lbs.
    Here's to success!!

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  4. When I decided to take my water drinking seriously, two things helped. First, I went to Target and bought a really cool, big water bottle. I know I have to fill it three times a day to reach my goal!

    After the water bottle lost its charm, I started drinking bottled water and just carry one with me ALWAYS. When I leave the house, I grab a bottle. There is always one sitting next to me. It does help!

    I think you'll see a big change in your weigh-ins (and even how you feel!) after you make these changes. You may even start to love walking! You can do it, I know you can!

  5. Sounds like you've got a winning hand! :)


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