Weigh-In Wednesday Weekly Stats
Weight Watchers Week Number: 17
Lbs Lost this Week: + 1.2
Lbs Lost Total: – 15.4
WW Stars Earned this Week: None
Food of the Week
I made homeade spaghetti and meatballs this week (gluten-free), which was a real treat! I made sure to include a fresh salad with fresh tomatoes and peppers from the garden. I bought a gigantic tub of spinach and baby lettuce leaves so we are having a salad with dinner about every night now. It has also served as lunch for me during the day with some tuna or other vegetables added in.
Activity of the Week
While my ankle is healing, it is still tender to the touch, which means I have been easy on it the past three weeks now. We were at Wagfest (a festival for dogs) all day Saturday and while I wasn’t exercising per say, I was moving around and got a lot of fresh air on a short dog walk Saturday and again on Sunday (Monday was National Dog Day in case you missed it). Being outside in nature definitely helped improve my mood, but I am sure a lack of regular physical activity for this much time now has contributed to my gain this week.
Personal Weight Loss Goals (crossed off when reached)
I want to lose…10 lbs
Personal Fitness Goals (crossed off when reached)
I will…Run a 5K Read all about it here .
Run a Mud/Obstacle Race (Pretty Muddy Women’s Mud Run 5K; Columbus, Ohio September 14, 2013)
Run a Quarter Marathon or 10K
Run a Half Marathon
Start Strength Training (again)
So my 31st birthday is THIS Friday and THIS is happening this weekend in Troy, Ohio . It’s really all I can think about (other than I wish my ankle would heal so I can exercise again and I think I heal slower on blood thinners for some reason). I cannot wait, I cannot wait, I cannot wait, but I will wait! Stay tuned for my post on Friday about why Mumford and Sons means so much to me. Many have asked and now I will tell!
I’m really excited to have had the opportunity this past week to do some writing outside of this blog. Don’t miss my published article in the premier issue of Fit Columbus, a new fitness and healthy lifestyle magazine now available in Columbus, Ohio. You can read my article here . Also, head on over to This Crazy Life of Mine by my fellow blogger Nanci and read my guest post .
Question of the Week
I’ve been feeling creative (not necessarily good!) with my camera lately. What do you think of weekly posts that are just photographs and maybe a caption? Yay or nay? Should I do that or continue including photos in the Weekly Weigh-In Post? Do you view photograph-only posts on other blogs or breeze by? Tell me your thoughts in the comments!
Until the next mile marker,