Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Power of One: Week One


Today is Wednesday, which means it is weigh-in day (or check-in day for you non-losers out there).   Let's take a look at how I did this week:
Weight on June 23, 2009: 165.8
Challenge Starting Weight: 138.8
Last Week's Weight: 138.8
This Week's Weight: 137.8
Change: down 1.0
Challenge Change: down 1.0

Yeah!  I lost a pound.  Not a huge change from last Wednesday, but considering I was WAY up on Saturday, I consider it a major victory (a loss of 2.4 pounds since Saturday-probably mostly water, but I'll take it).  I'm back out of the "danger zone" and back into my "goal zone".

Let's see how I did on my healthy living goals for this challenge and the New Year.
  • Drink at minimum 64 oz of water 6/7 days a week.  - check!  The past few days I've gotten in over 86 oz and made more trips to the bathroom than I care to count.
  • Run 2-3 times a week - check!  I ran 3.1 miles on Thurs, Sat, and Mon (and hope to run again after school today).
  • Sign up for my 25k race (the race isn't until May and I won't need to start officially "training" until probably February, but I should just get the sign-up out of the way, don't you think?) - not yet. There is a mini expo/kick off party tomorrow night and if the lines aren't too long, I'll sign up then!
  • Do the Shred DVD, EA Sports Active, or some other strength/crosstraining 2-3 times a week. - check! Did the Shred Wed, Sun and Tues!
  • 25 push-ups and 25 sit-ups after each run. - check!
  • Log my food on Daily Plate at least 4/7 days a week. - so-so  I logged about 75% of what I ate 4 days this week.
  • Lose at least 3 pounds to get back to 135.8 or less. - not yet, but getting there!
So how did you all do?  Also, have you started working on that Monthly Project yet?  I had already reflected back on last year's letter to me, but still need to write one for this year.  Hope to get that done by Friday!

7 comments:

  1. you're all over your goals! :) great job!!

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  2. Great job Bari, keep up the good work, you are an inspiration.

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  3. You are doing a great job Bari. Congratulations on getting back in your goal zone.

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  4. Great work Bari - I bet it feels great to be back into your target zone. Can you believe all of the bathroom stops with the water?!?! I am with you on that. I think the gals that work in the front of our office get dizzy watching me walk back and forth to the bathroom!

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  5. Way to go on the first week Bari!

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  6. Doing great! Thanks for the motivating example!

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  7. great job on meeting those goals! Keep up the good work!

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