Sunday, April 25, 2010

Mamavation Week #17

Watch Lives Change

A week of highs and lows.

Exercise: Cardio 5 days out of 7. Monday & Friday - wunning. Tuesday - full Pilates workout. Thursday - Pilates & exercise bike. Sunday - exercise bike. When wunning, I ran more than I walked for the first time! And I went farther than I have before. I'm enjoying the variety of workouts and not feeling bored, which is good. I actually enjoy working out!

Food Journal: A tough week, but I *think* I logged every bit that I ate. It wasn't pretty this past weekend. I allowed myself too much bread and too many treats. I'm glad I did my weigh in on Friday morning! This week, my goal is to focus on my fruits and veggies and to keep the processed sugar to an absolute minimum. Here's my healthy menu plan for the week.

The Scale: I'm down .5 lbs this week for a total of 16 lbs in 17 weeks. It's moving in the right direction, so that's good. And my workouts are good, so I know that I'm also building muscle. I check my measurements again at the end of this week. I'm sure that will be good because my jeans are getting pretty loose!

Inspiration: My inspiration for the week comes from my MP3 player, a song by a Christian group called Big Daddy Weave, "Fields of Grace." This is one of my favorite songs to wun to.

There's a place that I love to run and play
There's a place that I sing new songs of praise

Dancin' with my Father God in fields of grace

There's a place that I lose myself within
There's a place that I find myself again

Dancin' with my Father God in fields of grace

This week's Mamavation carnival is sponsored by Chiquita (I didn't realize that they had more products than just whole produce - how fun!) Thanks to everyone for your continued support and encouragement! I know I wouldn't have gotten this far without you!!

18 comments:

  1. You are doing great...keeping with losing every week is awesome!

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  2. You're doing great Heather! Keep it up you're winning the battle!

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  3. I LOVE Pilates! It's such an energizing workout but doesn't really feel like you're working out that much? However, i usually know that I have done it when 5 hours later my abs are so sore I can't breathe!

    I haven't seen very many that aren't using Wii or P90X besides myself! I'm glad to see someone else :-)

    Keep it up and best wishes for the week! You can do it

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  4. I think I need to join this baby weight! I LOVE LOVE Pilates it's so refreshing!

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  5. Woot woot for the weight loss! Great job girl! XXOO

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  6. You are doing great. Slow and steady wins the race, and it sounds like you are doing it the right and healthy way. Have a great week!

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  7. Awesome job girl! Keep it up!!!

    @gutimom

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  8. Oh, I LOVE that song!!

    You're doing a great job! :)

    Have a wonderful week!

    Lisa
    @ljenator

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  9. look at you... You are becomeing a hot momma! WTG on your weight lose!

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  10. I am SO PROUD of the good job you're doing! And you're right, that would be an excellent song to run (or do most any exercise) to. :)

    Keep it going!

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  11. Keep it up Heather!! You are doing a great job!!

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  12. I look forward to reading your posts every week. You are doing great... more running than walking! Woohoo!!! Keep up the motivation and the support you give to me and everyone else. Thank you.

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  13. Keep up the amazing job! Have a positive week.

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  14. You are doing so well!!! I need to get with the program. I've been doing Jillian Michaels' 30-Day Shred and Jazzercise, but not as diligently as I could/should.... I need some Mamavation!

    ;-)

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  15. great job, heather! You've been wonderfully consistent and that's inspiring for all of us! xoxo

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  16. Good job on the loss this week & keeping consistent w/ your workouts! I think I need to start a food log. At least to examine how & why I eat when it's not mealtime.

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  17. 16 lbs in 17 weeks!!! seriously how much more perfect and healthy could that be!!! AMAZING GIRL!!

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  18. Yay on the 0.5 lbs lost this week! I totally agree with you. Having a variety of workouts make it more interesting. The more interested you are, the better chances of you doing it, so good job! Keep it up! --- @ImAHotMom

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