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Weigh-In Report Week 5

 Technically this is week 6 but I skipped weigh-in last week.  I am keeping the tally based on my weigh-ins and not the actual weeks.
 
I lost 3.0 pounds this week.  My total loss is 14.4 pounds.  I am at 27% of my 53 pound goal!
Things that went well:  I find I am not hungry.  100 calorie packs and almonds keep me going between meals without adding a ton of points.  I found a great local produce stand that has great fruits and veggies, I actually look forward to eating them!

Things I can do better next time:  I skipped last weeks weigh-in because I got too busy and didn’t take the time.  I have found that I need to make the time since WW is a lifestyle change.  My actions need to match my mental desire to do this!

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Weigh-In Report Week 4

I lost 1.8 pounds this week.  My total loss is 11.4 pounds.  I am at 22% of my 53 pound goal!

Things that went well:  I think I have a habit now!  During the week, I keep exactly on my points without ever dipping into my 35 flex points.  I knew I was going to have a low point dinner this week so I was able to eat a donut at a meeting!  Yumm! 🙂

Things I can do better next time:  OK, I didn’t need the donut.  At least I didn’t go over my points for the day.  I am slacking on the 5 fruits and veggies and will get back on that.  Weekends are still an issue for me since I never keep my eating plans (at least I am making them).  I get too relaxed on weekends and then always dip into my 35 flex points.  Yeah they are there to be used BUT I would prefer not too.

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Weigh-In Report Week 3

I lost 2.4 pounds this week.  My total loss is 9.6 pounds.Things that went well:  I focused on eating 5 fruits and/or vegetables every day.  I didn’t get it done every day but I definitely increased my fruit and vegetable intake! 

Things I can do better next time:  I made a plan for the weekend, but I got caught up in the moment and went out to eat anyways.  I am thinking I shouldn’t plan on using my 35 flex points all in one day!  I also have a cold so I didn’t exercise as much as I wanted to.

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Weigh-In Report Week 2

I lost 1.8 pounds this week.  My total loss is 7.2 pounds.

Things that went well:  I ordered Girl Scout Thin Mint cookies before I started WW.  I looked at the box and 4 cookies are only 3 points!  Every day, I remove my 4 and break them up into smaller pieces so it feels like more.  I have been very good and stopping at the right time.  Just a couple months ago, I could have mindlessly eaten a whole tube of those cookies!

Things I can do better next time:  I love going out to eat on weekends.  During the workweek, I can manage easily since my desk and briefcase are stocked with all I need.  Open schedules and driving around to fun places on a weekend means I am not be as prepared for success as I could be.

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Weigh-In Report

I lost 5.4 pounds!

Things that went well:  Entering my food into the e-tools really helped me be conscious of what I was eating.  There were times I would have absent-mindedly grabbed something to eat.  This awareness helped me determine if I really was hungry or not.

Things I can do better next time:  I travel around locations often and did not pack my bag with a good lunch.  I veered from my plan that day because I wasn’t prepared.  I now carry a bag of instant oatmeal in my bag for just such an emergency!

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I finally joined Weight Watchers

I joined Weight Watchers Monday night and need to lose 53 pounds.  I was successful at WW before and reached lifetime when I hit my goal 5 years ago.  I gained it all back since I quit monitoring my food and thought I could do it all “in my head”. I am going to do it right this time and keep it off!

I hope this inspires anybody like me that made it a new years goal but haven’t started yet.  New Years resolutions can still start near March!

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Bring It On Home – WW Shopping

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I am sure this is not a new idea, but I think it will work very well!  I have been reading a lot about outsourcing my life and found a neat way to save time and lose weight!  I am going to have groceries delivered to my house

My 2008 goals include following Weight Watchers, seeking healthier options, and increasing discernment in spending.  I feel delivered groceries will meet this criteria.

  • Proactively selecting my choices and menus will make WW easier to follow
  • Knowing my house has  food will help me choose healthier instead of hitting a drive-through or eating whatever is left in the house
  • My spending will be wiser because I will only select what I need and not be tempted by impulse urges that present itself at the store

My time is important and so is yours.  The most time you spend is in the initial set-up but most major grocery chains keep a running shopping list so making minor changes will be quick week-to-week. 

This outsourcing saves you shopping time which can be used for exercise, reading, or anything else you want to do! 

Image above is from BustedTees

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