Weigh-In Wednesday: Week 13

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Weigh-In Wednesday Weekly Stats

Weight Watchers Week Number: 13

Lbs Lost this Week: – 1.0

Lbs Lost Total: – 9.6

WW Stars Earned this Week: None

Food of the Week

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I made Easy Shredded Crock Pot Chipotle Chicken Tacos this week and they were so good! I figured out they are (about) 7 WW points per taco (served on a small corn tortilla). Recipe coming to the blog on Friday! I also went to the State Fair and tried a deep-fried Buckeye (hey, I do live in Ohio after all) and it was not worth whatever points I am sure it was! Ew.

Activity of the Week

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I ran the Commit to Be Fit 5K on Sunday in 45 minutes 18 seconds (14:35 pace per mile). This was my first official race since the blood clot in my lung stopped me from running just over a year ago. It took me 363 days to run again and 13 months to race again. It was my second first 5K. Read my full race recap.

Personal Weight Loss Goals (crossed off when reached)

I want to lose…

10 lbs
20 lbs
30 lbs
35 lbs
40 lbs
45 lbs
50 lbs
55 lbs
60 lbs
65 lbs
70 lbs

Personal Fitness Goals (crossed off when reached)

I will…

Run a 5K  Read all about it here.
Run a Quarter Marathon (Emerald City; Dublin, Ohio; August 25, 2013)
Run a Mud/Obstacle Race (Pretty Muddy Women’s Mud Run 5K; Columbus, Ohio September 14, 2013)
Run a Half Marathon
Start Strength Training (again)
Start Biking


How is it so easy to gain 4 pounds, but I lose them one by one?! I guess this is a mini-example of how weight-loss goes throughout our entire lives. It is easy to gain weight (for whatever reason – mine is major medical issues which caused me to be sedentary for an extended period of time combined with poor food choices since then and a slow return to exercise). But, I remember when I gained weight the first time right out of college and I literally felt like one day I woke up and said, “How did I gain all of this weight?!” I still didn’t do anything about it immediately and when I did decide to get healthy, it was a slow process and eventual weight loss – far from overnight! Thank you all for your encouragement since last week! I am on a journey – not a race – and I Will. Get. There.

Until the next mile marker,