Weigh-In Wednesday: Week 24

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Weigh-In Wednesday Weekly Stats

Weight Watchers Week Number: 24

Lbs Lost this Week: – 3.0

Lbs Lost Total: – 17.0

WW Stars Earned this Week: None

Food of the Week

Dragon Tea

 I haven’t been eating a lot this week, in all honesty. I have been fighting a cold and stressed out so my food intake has been kept to a minimum I think due to no appetite. It’s been a warm soup and hot tea kind of week.

Activity of the Week

Last week, I made a plan to move for 30 minutes a day and while I didn’t exactly meet that goal due to some unavoidable personal circumstances out of my control (and requiring immediate attention), I did get more exercise in than I have in quite some time and I feel really good about that. Plus – I think it shows in my loss this week!

Thursday: 30 minute run-walk

Friday: 30 minute run-walk

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 or 10K
Run a Mud/Obstacle Race
Run a Half Marathon
Start Strength Training (again)
Backpack (more)
Start Biking

Reflections

I knew it was true, but now I am reminded – EXERCISE MATTERS! If I can add on a third day of walking this week (provided I kick the cold), I will feel even better about it.

Reader’s Recap

Catch up with my plan to start exercising again.

Blog School Update

I’m in Blog School with Rita over at Blog Genie and for the next six months I’ll be working really hard to make this blog the best it can possibly be. I’m really excited about this, especially since I was the recipient of one of the Fall Scholarships (for which I am extremely grateful). This week’s update: I’m working on design so you might see some changes in the sidebars and posts to cut down on clutter and make things easier to find. Although, I feel myself headed towards another design change. If you haven’t already, please subscribe and get content delivered right to your mailbox! (Also, can someone pretty please let me know if the subscription box works)?

Photo Recap

book

I got to hear blogger, speaker, writer, entrepreneur Peter Shankman speak last week and it was awesome. Who’s that, right? He’s the author of Nice Companies Finish First (stay tuned for more) and per his website, “Peter Shankman believes that everyone has to power to be better. Whether it’s the CEO who needs help empowering his employees to create magical customer moments, to the Fortune 100 who needs better marketing, to the small business who doesn’t know where to begin, Peter helps people, companies, and brands be better, be nicer, and make more money. Call it the trifecta.” Pretty cool, right? Being nice pays.

Question of the Week

Are you happy with your blog design or are you in a constant state of change?

Until the next mile marker,

Comments

  1. I would like to make some changes to both my blogs, but DARN, it takes TIME!

    Great week, Sara. Sorry to hear you aren’t feeling well. The Captain has a real doozy of a headcold right now too and I am doing my best to avoid it… green tea, Vitamin C, zinc, lots of rest. And staying warm. For him and me.

    Wow, week 24 already. Look how far you have come!
    Elle recently posted..#onesmallchange Week #3My Profile

    • Sara- Words to Run By Blog says

      You are right – it takes so much time and then you just end up wanting to do something else anyway! Ha! 😉

      I’m still fighting a cold, although it has seemed better the last two mornings. I have been loving this acai pomegranate blueberry tea lately! It is really good, kind of fruity, but not overly and it makes me feel good – I am hoping those fruits offer some nutritional value as well to help keep me on the mend. I hope The Captain feels better and you are NOT sick either.

      3 more lbs to 20 – exciting! Have a great weekend, Elle! 🙂

  2. Awesome loss!! And yes, the subscription box works!
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