Wednesday WI–Stella got her groove back

Yeah, no, never saw the movie…

So this week’s WI was great!  Down 7.1 – I know – crazy, right?  Well, here’s the thing….a LOT of that has to do with these insane antibiotics & decongestants I’m on right now for all this (waves hand around head) mess going on.  Who needs to do a crazy cleanse when you’re on these bad boys?!  Only one more day to go & I’m done – whew!

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BUT…I’m not going to put down the fact that I kicked azz myself!  I tracked every BLT and ate within my calories all day except one & then only went over by 123 calories.  I feel I have my groove back.  Ya know, pre-Sandy and pre-holidays?

So obviously my January goal of losing 4lbs for the month is good, right?  Well, no…I need to keep these lbs. off for the entire month.  I need to keep them off…keep.them.off.  That’s the thing.

My goal for working out 3x week did NOT happen.  I pushed myself last Thursday to run & could barely make it 15 minutes without my lungs burning, my coughing accelerate & my body start to ache.  That was it.  Basically from Thursday night to Monday morning I was either on my couch, in my bed or in the tub soaking away the achy muscles.  I tried Friday, Saturday & Sunday to get to the store, but every time I made the effort to get ready I was too weak so Rich ended up going & taking Natie with him.  It gave me some time to mentally rest too…and gave little man a break from his cabin fever weekend.

So my goals for this week are to stay the same WI wise & to slowly start working out again.  I’m hoping the 59 degree weekend we’re suppose to have will help – and yes, that’s not a typo – we’re expecting temps around 59 this weekend!  (It’s still January & winter, right?)

Ohhhhh….and Sarah, I took your advice & got an AWESOME Buff from Amazon.com.  I’m expecting it this week…so when NY decides to act like winter again, I’m going to put it to the test!

Isn’t it “purty”?

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About Lori

I'm a 39 year old Mom to a wonderful little boy - who lights up my life. I'm happily married to boot! Currently working on getting my health, which includes my weight in order. I'm hoping this blog will be a tool in my journey.
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8 Responses to Wednesday WI–Stella got her groove back

  1. Great job on the amazing loss! So glad you got your groove back Stella #wistella (lol look at the blog URL)

  2. Jane says:

    Niiiiice!! Way to go!

  3. azad says:

    OMG! What a loss!! Great job Lori – love it!

  4. Sarah says:

    Love it! I hope you like your Buff like I do mine 🙂 I used to tie a bandana, folded over, over my face when snowshoeing. That got old fast! If you ever see hiking photos of me on the blog, even in summer I wear the Buff, over my hair, with my visor on top. My hair doesn’t get dried out by the sun and I stay way less sweaty!

  5. Denise says:

    Awesome week! Way to go! Now you need to get better already!!!

  6. biz319 says:

    You definitely got your groove back girl!! Woop! I know, these temps are crazy – although I think we will only be in the 20’s next week – I don’t care, I am actually fine with no snow yet this year!

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