I vow to blog everyday. Even if it is just to say I did well today, or I didn't do so hot today, I'm going to write something EVERY day until I go on vacation in August. This blog will be my weight loss journal. I need to get my motivation back. I need to get the scale moving again. One month from today is my 9th Anniversary. When I started out this year, it was possible to hit my goal weight by my anniversary....I haven't even lost 5 pounds...I have maintained my current weight loss, but that's all. I'm tired of saying "Oh well, I'll do better tomorrow." Tomorrow is NOW...TODAY!. I know I'm not going to be perfect, but I can do much better than I have been.
Goals for this week:
1. No pop. One caffeinated beverage a day (coffee or Rockstar). The rest is water or milk.
2. Exercise 5 days this week. Ideally 3 days running, 2 days circuit training. A challenge because it is too hot to run outside and the treadmill bores me to death.
3. Track my food: Try to stay within calorie range, but for this week I want to make sure I track every single thing that I eat.
Day 1 and I have met all three goals! I have drank 8 glasses of water, tracked what I have eaten and attended boot camp class offered by my work once a week. As usual the class kicked my ass. Will be sore tomorrow, that is a promise!
On top of all of these health goals, I work full time, go to school one night a week and am currently a single mom during the work week. Its not easy and I use this as an excuse.
I really want to lose this weight, but how the heck do I stay on track? I get myself all hyped up and say I'm going to really do it this time, but then I week later I want to eat junk and just say screw it...I don't care today. Then one day turns into two, two into three and next thing I know it has been a month and I haven't lost a pound.
Hoping blogging everyday will help me stay on track...if I keep with blogging everyday! I'm going to end today with an inspirational picture.