Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Shrinkvivor - Weigh-In #5

It is now the end of week 4 in our Shrinkvivor challenge.  I am loving how dedicated and supportive my Tribe Navy Seals sisters have been.  I ♥ these girls! This week, our physical challenge was to log as many miles on our feet as we could.  This wasn't exactly the best week for this challenge as I am now in "taper" mode for my 1/2 Marathon which is coming up on Sunday ohmygod I think I'm going to barf.  Even so, I did manage to log 13.1 miles this week.  When I reported that to my tribe yesterday, I realized how ironic it was that I logged EXACTLY the number of miles I will be running in holycrap 4 days.   

Our non-physical challenge was to continue to drink our water (doing great there-seriously keeping up on hydration), get in 5 fruits and veggies every day (yup), and log all of our intake...oops, I only did that for 2 days.  (That was a conscious decision.  I need to make sure to fuel my body and I did not want to get caught up in cutting calories this week.)

So how did I do this week? Let's take a look at the numbers:

Weight on June 23, 2009: 165.8
Challenge Starting Weight: 141.6
Last Week's Weight: 138.4
This Week's Weight: 137.4


Change This Week: down 1.0
Change For Shrinkvivor Challenge: down 4.2
Total Pounds Gone: 28.4

Yea, I dropped another pound this week!  Good thing, too, because I fully intend to partake in ALL the post-race festivities on Sunday.  Immediately after there will be New Holland beer and Wendy's chili, along with the usual assorted fruits and Gatorade.  Later in the day, one of the local bars, Hop Cat, is having a Grand Rapids Marathon after-party, with drink and food specials for anyone wearing their finisher medals. How cool is that?!? After a nice shower, you'll be able to find me there having some more New Holland beer and an order of Crack Fries.

14 comments:

  1. woohoo...you are doing awesome! Congrats on another lb gone...I am so proud of you!

    And the half is in 4 days! Eeeek! Can't wait to hear how it goes...you are going to rock it!!!

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  2. You did awesome with Miles and a loss. I can't wait to hear how your half marathon goes. =)

    http://justthe6ofus.net/wordpress/?p=7087

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  3. Awesome job! We're going to be awesome this weekend!

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  4. Great job on your loss and your miles! Can't wait to hear all about Sunday!

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  5. Great job on the loss and the miles. You are going to do great on Sunday.

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  6. Amazing job Bari! You are going to do great this weekend!

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  7. Good luck with your half! Great loss!

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  8. Woot, Woot! Congrats on the loss this week. Good luck on your half this weekend. You are going to rock it.

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  9. GO BARI!!!!! I'm so proud of you :) And WOW on your 1/2 being in 4 days, girl. You are going to rock it so good. I cannot wait to hear how it goes and how you feel when you cross that finish line!

    Love you!

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  10. wooohooo! i know taper week can be scary, factoring your activity into your calories. great job and i can't wait to read all about your half!!

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  11. You did great!! You lost a pound and look at all the weight you have lost since last summer!! Good luck on your 1/2 this weekend!!

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  12. Awesome job Bari! You are doing great. Good luck with the 1/2 this weekend you will rock it!!

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  13. CRACK FRIES?? LOL! You are going to do amazing... Congrats on the loss!

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  14. @imadramamama - "Crack Fries" are an actual item on the menu. Think seasoned battered fried deliciousness. http://hopcatgr.com/main/Menu.aspx

    mmmm

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