Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Fit and Fabulous Fall Challenge Week Seven (and a lot of catching up)

I can't believe there are only two weeks of the challenge. It has gone by so fast! That also means there are only about two weeks left before I go back to school (sad face).

Don't forget to weigh in. I weighed in today, and I'm pretty pleased with the results. Here is the pic:
That's 3.6 pounds down from last week, though it's only 1.8 pounds down from two weeks ago. But, at least it's DOWN this time! 

I went to yoga tonight. It felt great. I'm very glad that I went, especially because I have been really in the need of stretching. It seems the more I run the tighter my muscles feel. Speaking of running, I've been back at it lately. Actually, I've been doing really well with keeping up with exercising. I have not, on the other hand, been doing very well with eating. I haven't been tracking with Weight Watchers like I should be. I really need to step it up if I plan on being at 180 by the time I go back to school. Really, I still have a lot left to lose. Even though I'm down about 25 pounds since I started, I still have quite a ways to go if I want to be in a healthy weight range. For my height about 150 pounds is the top weight. That's still 20ish pounds from my goal, but at least it's a healthy BMI.
Pretty consistent pace, huh?!
This ride was longer and slower than normal. I went with my dad, and he was still pretty sick. My hubby went, too, and we ended up leaving my dad for a little bit, going ahead and turning around, and meeting up with him again on the way back.
The run yesterday is my favorite so far. I changed up the direction a little bit and ended up making a triangle. I jogged most of it, which you can see by all the green and yellow in the map. The red is where I walked. The first time I stopped to walk was not due to needing a rest, though, it was because I was on a pretty steep incline. I was able to pick up speed on the downhill, and kept the momentum a little of the way back up, but I just couldn't make the whole hill. It'll be a good goal to strive for - jogging the entire four miles, even if it has to be a slow jog.

Anyways, it's been a while since I went to the Y. When I walked in to the fitness room tonight for yoga I was surprised to see the walls painted and this quote stenciled on the back wall:
I'm pretty into inspirational quotes, so I enjoyed seeing it. The instructor said some people have been complaining about the new look, but I think it's great.

Then, upon arrival back home, I see this in the front window:
My men waiting for me to get home! Too cute.
Speaking of cute, I got the new iPhone 5 on Sunday and have been playing around with new apps (don't even get me started on how obsessed I am with Pinterest now!). I downloaded Color Splash and made this picture. I really like how it turned out - the color of Mikey's hat against the black and white background is really nifty.

Well, I leave you with this. It's Jim and Pam from my favorite show The Office. I am really going to miss it, since this is the last season. Even though it's not real, I feel like I know the characters personally with how many years I've been following them and all. Especially Jim and Pam. I'm so jealous of their relationship and love, I wish a guy would love me as much as Jim loves Pam. I mean, I know my husband loves me, but nothing beats a fictional relationship, ya know? *wink wink* Besides, John Krasinski (Jim) is HOT!!

As a matter of fact, in one of my older posts from forever ago I posted this picture. Hopefully he never stumbles across my blog, he'd think I'm a total creep! Photoshop, oh how I love thee.



Thin Lizzy said...

I need to know how you drop so much weight every week! Good job, but I am jealous :(

Tell me your secrets!

Lovebug6100 said...

I swore I posted my picture yesterday but it wasn't up on my blog just now. Went and checked the ipad...there was an opps and it asked me if I wanted to repost...so it's there...I'm always anxious to see how I'm doing against the rest of the competition! You're doing great!! And I want to know your secret too!

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