Sunday, November 28, 2010

Hot 100 update Week ending Friday after TG

I'm a little late with my Hot 100 update but am hoping Steve will extend grace my way given the holiday weekend.  It's Sunday morning and I just weighed in for Allan's challenge and am happy to be starting the new week with resolve and energy.

First the Hot 100 update - Goals for the week were:
1.  Continue writing down my food.  Er...not so much - I wrote for the first couple days, then stopped.
2.  Limit calories to 1500 through Wednesday, then back to 1870 (ultimate maintenance amount) for Thursday-Sunday.  Nope - Didn't track so don't know
3.  96 oz (or more) water daily - yes through Wednesday.  After that - no.
4.  Exercise 6/7 days minimum 30 minutes - did 4 days.

Not  a stellar goal meeting week, but I did better than I've ever done for a TG holiday week.  No excuses.  Did better.  Did not gain weight.  My weight was 210.5 this morning after I drank a bunch of water, coffee and had oatmeal, because I "forgot" about weighing in this morning.  I stepped on the scale with no clue of what the verdict would be, and was relieved at that still-awful-but-less-so-than-it-could-have-been number.  Interesting because last year we went to Chicago to spend TG with #1 son while he was living there and our other 2 kids were out of the country, and when I weighed in the Monday morning after returning (having weighed 200 before we left) I was 212.  So much food for thought as I ponder all this.  Good news (weight not as awful as last year)/bad news (weight only 2 pounds less than last year) - and overall not much progress in a year.  I'm going to post later about this, but wanted to get this update done to hasten my re-entry into the blog community from which I've felt a universe removed since I last posted Wednesday.  Whew!  I'm out of breath typing that last sentence - hope you can make heads or tails of what I wrote. 

Off to wash color solution from my hair and go to church.  More later.  Glad to be back to just another week!


  1. Okay, sounds like your holiday was a holiday and no damage done. Wish I could say the same:( I've also been reflecting back on the last year and what I have (NOT) accomplished. Sigh.

  2. Eh, holidays! I've got Hannukah coming up - traditional food? Fried potato pancakes, my favorite food in the world. My version? Measured and weighed and cooked in Pam. Latke heaven!

  3. I hope you have a great week!

  4. Yay for no gain! I hope you thoroughly enjoyed your Thanksgiving with your guys. :)

  5. Hey Leslie! I don't write about my step-son Joe very often because he is 21 and lives with his 19 year old girl friend in Austin. So since he's not part of my daily life, he doesn't get much press on the blog!

    If you go to my archives, and go to September 21 or 22 of years 2009 and 2008, you'll see pictures of him.

    Hope you have a great week!

  6. I feel like I'm drowning in blogs today too! I did thoroughly enjoy my little break though. "Food for thought" was a perfectly placed pun, whether you intended it or not. The whole thing about overeating? It's not that you did it anymore, it's how you move away from it.