WWW – First 5k of the Season!

Well, I’m fairly happy with how I did this past week. I didn’t track calories every day that my family was here – too much eating out and throwing BBQs and drinking beer so it was hard to accurately track when I was doing that kind of stuff – but I made decent food decisions and I was great about moving my body. I was off of work Friday-Monday, and I got 10k, 9k, 4k (Harvey’s baptism and then a cruddy, rainy day so not much time to work out), and 14k. Not bad since my goal is 6k steps per day! My 7 day average was 7,500 steps.

This week though, I am back at tracking my calories on MFP. You really can’t outwork a crappy diet, and I need to remember that. Since my family left, I’ve tracked everything I have eaten, taken a break from drinking any alcohol, and am working on getting back into my healthy eating routine. It feels good!

Oh – and on Monday, even though we had a big Memorial Day BBQ filled with good food and drink, I at least started the day out with a healthy activity – a 5k with my little sis!

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…and yes, it was cold enough to bundle Harvey up like that. I think it was 37 degrees when we first got there to register for the race! Thankfully the sun came out and it was much warmer by the time we finished. 🙂

Goals for this month:

  • Track my food in MFP every day and stay within the allowed limits (I have it set at a 0.5# loss per week & it syncs with my FitBit)
  • Do some sort of workouts on both Saturday & Sunday when I have Charlie around to help with the kids
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6 comments

  1. You can’t outwork a crappy diet… Words to live by. So true!

    well done on the 5k! Yay!

    I start my 10 week intense program on the 14th. Can’t wait!!! We paid for it, and its at 5:15 each morning, so there are no excuses!

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    1. Nice! What will you do with the kids during the program? Or did you say you were in the morning and he is in the afternoon?

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      1. I’m going each morning and Brian is going after work. It will be a nice reality check for Brian. 😉

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  2. mcmissis · · Reply

    I laughed at your explanation of the picture. I actually showed it to my sister when I saw it on fb since she was sitting right next to me. “Look at how bundled up this baby is and what they are wearing.” 🙂

    Congrats on the 5K!

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    1. Well, it was actually still pretty cold out when we finished the race – probably 50? But our hearts were pumping – he hadn’t been moving! Shortly after this our sweatshirts went back on. 🙂

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  3. Yay on the 5K!!!! Tracking food is always hard. I HAVE to plan it out or I just don’t have time to keep it up. Somebody always wants something! bah! But planning ahead is the best way anyway! I am so excited to get “cleared” to run! I’m walking and doing pilates.

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