Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Mo's shape up plan: week 8: Two steps forward, one step back

OK. So last week was my birthday.

And I celebrated.

Maybe I celebrated a little too much.

Hmmm...

Was hoping that somehow certain eating and exercise behaviors might slip by unnoticed, but, ahem, no.

THE SCALE SEES ALL.

Here's the damage:

Total Exercise: 240 minutes. All running on treadmill.

Diet: Good at the beginning of the week, with a downward trend that somewhat exploded into badness by the end of the week. But my, oh my, was it good.

Items of Clothing Earned: 1 (because the beginning several days of the week, I was good, really!)

Weight Gained: GAINED! This is supposed to say "Weight Lost!" Sadness: 1.6 lbs.

Weight Lost Overall: 9.2 lbs.

Total BodyFat Lost: 5.17 lbs.

Your birthday is SO OVER, girl. Get it in gear!

Mo

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15 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday Mo!
    Dont worry about the steps back and forth, it is all about moving int he right direction :)

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  2. That picture just makes me hungry.

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  3. But I thought Birthday Calories don't count? Hmmmmmm...

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  4. Exactly what Duck said above!!! No worries, you are heading in the right direction!!! And, you've inspired me!!!!! I need to get a good positive reinforcement plan going on, but, so far so good!!!!!!!

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  5. you ran 240 minutes in a week? Seriously, you deserve a gold medal.

    But could you please give that motivational speech to me? Because I need a good kick in the ass....

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  6. You are still my hero! I agree about the gold medal - 240 minutes of running is amazing. I am out of breath just thinking about it.

    I on the other hand am still celebrating Christmas it seems. Please feel free to send death threats and ass kicking my way at any time.

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  7. Just keep up the good work. When I was on WW and exercising, I would always gain a little due to monthly issues and then the next week be back to normal or down a lot. You never know. That being said...the photo of that eclair looks really good.

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  8. You're doing great. The secret is not to eat EVERY day like its a party! Happy Birthday!

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  9. Happy Birthday! And birthdays are for celebrating, so whatever happens with the scale during a birthday week doesn't affect your shape-up karma. Besides, isn't it healthier to shake things up a little to keep your metabolism on its toes, so to speak? I'm impressed with the 240 minutes of running- that's a LOT! Which means you must've really celebrated the birthday to have not lost any weight this week.

    Here's wishing you the best year ever!

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  10. Happy Birthday! And good job on your weight loss plan. Almost 10 lbs now - you are doing fabulous!

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  11. Happy Birthday Mo! You deserve all the cake you want! (I'm not an enabler at all, am I?) :)

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  12. happy bday!
    My birthday is Monday and I have already ordered like I am celebrating, so I can imagine a similar gain. Ah well.

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  13. Happy Belated! My birthday was on Tuesday. I wanted to say I'm so sorry for your loss through 5 miscarraiges but also I wanted to wish you lots of luck for 2010. I've been through 6 IVF cycles. I have my family now and I blog to help others going through infertilty. I just added you onto my blogroll. Check it out!
    http://stressfreeinfertilityblog.com

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  14. Happy belated birthday! I'm so glad you did celebrate! Life is too short not to.

    Well, I'm on the weight loss plan too. Mine is something like the grief/trauma diet. Nothing like a little cycle failure to motivate you to diet (read don't feel like eating/working out so I'm so exhausted I won't feel sad).

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