Lifestyle Change – Overview – Week ONE

Between a hurt wrist and being sick last month, I didn’t get around to doing much of anything. Since I didn’t post my June Ipsy bag, I will combine it with my July bag. Now onto the good stuff!


I have been exercising off and on for a while. It wasn’t until last week, when I went browsing on Pinterest for some weight loss ideas, that I decided to keep a journal. Sure, it’s not pretty or very organized, but I’ve decided to do it! I wrote down my daily, weekly, monthly, and final goals. Below is a little more organized version of what I have in my journal. Each Monday, I will post the previous week’s logs.


  • Every MONDAY, I will complete a 20 minute work out, and do a walk.
  • Every TUESDAY & THURSDAY, I will work out for 30 minutes.
  • Every WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY, I will do my walks.
  • SATURDAY & SUNDAY are rest days. (Since my hubbie is off work and we usually run around)

  • I will drink at least FOUR(4) 16oz bottles of water a day.
  • Every hour of sitting, I will get up and do something active (ie: squats, leg stretches…)
  • I will be productive by either working, crocheting, or reading.
  • I will stay POSITIVE!

  • I want to lose weight to be healthier.
  • I will measure my success by how I feel.
  • My current goal is to lose 155LBS, walk FIVE(5) miles a day, and feel confident.
  • Each month, I want to lose 10LBS.
  • By April, my goal is to be at 200LBS or less.

I want to be healthier and feel confident. I plan to lose 155LBS by loosing 10LBS a month to reach my ultimate goal of 135LBS by October 2016.

I struggle with motivation because I become discouraged – I WILL FIGHT HARD!

  • Weight will fluctuate.
  • I do this for ME.
  • This is MY choice.

June 28th Start Weight: 290.7 (155lbs to go)

  • July 31 Goal: 280

WEEK 1:

Monday, June 29 2015 ———– High 98`

  • Completed 20 minute work out & walked 2 miles 😀
  • Breakfast: peanut butter & honey sandwich
  • Lunch: lettuce & cheese sandwich
  • Dinner: 2 hotdogs & beans
  • Snacks: ice cream & 2 fruit snack packs

Tuesday, June 30 2015 ———– High 107`

  • Did not complete work out – slept until 10am 😦
  • Breakfast: none
  • Lunch: hotdog, cheese, lettuce sandwich
  • Dinner: chili mac with hotdogs, veggies, and buttered bread
  • Snacks: ice cream (x2)
  • I feel really tired today. My hubbie and I woke up at 4am, and I tried to stay awake. Tomorrow will be a better!
  • Completed 10 sets of 10 weights

Wednesday, July 1 2015 ———– High 104`

284.8LBS: 149 to go

  • Completed 2 mile walk 😀
  • Breakfast: oatmeal & milk
  • Lunch: 2 hotdogs with beans & cheese
  • Dinner: chicken chow mien, stir fry, egg rolls (all made at home)
  • Snacks: none
  • I am working hard and doing the best I can. I will succeed! I will win! I will do this!

Thursday, July 2 2015 ———– High 100`

  • Completed 30 minute work out 😀
  • Breakfast: none
  • Lunch: peanut butter & honey sandwich
  • Dinner: fettuccine alfredo, fish sticks, & mix veggies
  • Snacks: dark chocolate granola, red vines, ice cream with honey
  • I woke up at 3 with my hubbie. Fell back asleep until 10. I almost didn’t work out today. GOOD JOB SELF!<3

Friday, July 3 2015 ———– High 100`

282.4LBS: 147 to go

  • Completed 2 mile walk 😀
  • Breakfast: peanut butter & honey sandwich
  • Lunch: Lettuce sandwich
  • Dinner: carne asada, bacon cheddar red potatoes, mix veggies
  • Snacks: sunflower seeds, popcorn, red vines, ice cream
  • I’m happy with how the day is going. A lot of snacks, but still a good day!

END OF THE WEEK THOUGHTS

* One week down, a lifetime to go! Just keep going. One day at a time. I’ve just got to keep it up, and keep it going. Do it for myself to be stronger and confident. One day at a time! Just wake up, do my work out, and eat better. A little at a time. *Ended up splurging this weekend 😦


That is all I have for now! Thank you!!!

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Lifestyle Change – Overview – Week ONE

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