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Week One Recap........

Sunday, May 15, 2011

This week went pretty good. I concentrated on tracking Monday - Friday. I decided not to make any changes to my eating. I just tracked what I ate with no pressure on myself. It was immediately clear to me I need to eat more veggies and get in more protein. I wrote down every thing I ate each day and entered it every evening. I was over on my calories every day. Usually 200 - 300 calories.

On Friday I learned how to group foods making it easier to enter them and my breakfast is pretty much the same these days so I copied from day to day. Simplifying this process makes it feel effortless but the insight I gained armed me with the knowledge I need for success.

I have never had a problem with exercise as I go straight to the gym from work.

All in all I think this was a successful week. I met my goal of tracking for 5 days and even though I was over on my calories I still lost 1.8 pounds.

Next week I will continue to track and continue my exercise routine. I will change what I eat for lunch. It will include at least two servings of vegetables and at least 8 oz of water.

Thank you for the words of encouragement and may all of you have a wonderful week and meet all of your goals.
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    3124 days ago
    Congratulations on losing 1.8 lbs!! I love your plan for taking small steps. Your small steps are obviously working! emoticon
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