First Time Mom and Losing It: 3 Months and One Week Down

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

3 Months and One Week Down


Weigh In: I lost 4.4 pounds for a total lost of 38.6 pounds.

Nutrition: I followed the Dr. Oz plan and ate lots of salads, salmon, brown rice and lean chicken. I snacked on kale chips, nuts and roasted chickpeas. So yummy! I also made a point to drink at least 2 cups of green tea a day. I did great for 6 days but decided last minute to enjoy Easter so I went out to eat and had whatever I wanted. I even had some cookies for dessert.

Fitness:
I went to the gym two times this week and did the treadmill incline program and jumped on the elliptical. I was so surprised that I was able to do the elliptical for almost 40 minutes. I actually went on only intending to do 5 minutes and just kept pushing on. It was nice to do something different. I also took two walks during the week. I was going to go to the gym on Sunday but had so much fun watching my daughter open and play with her Easter basket that I missed the condensed gym hours.

Last weeks goals: 
  • Go to the gym at least 3 times + a long walk
  • Resistance Band workout 3 times
  • Drink at least 2 cups of green tea a day - GOAL MET!
  • Take a multivitamin and probiotic a day - GOAL MET!
  • Complete the Dr. Rapid Weight Loss Plan - (6 days) GOAL MET!
This weeks goals: 
  • Go to the gym at least 3 times + a long walk (or exercise video)
  • Resistance Band workout with added floor/ab work 3 times
  • Drink probiotic coffee once a day.
  • Try Chia seeds.
  • Drink more water.
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18 comments:

  1. Great!!! Keep up the good work!

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  2. Wow 38lbs down is awesome for less than 3.5 months in. Keep up the awesome work.

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  3. That's awesome! I need to drink more green tea. I'm working on drinking more water. :) Where did you get the roasted chickpeas?

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    1. Hi Crystal. I make them myself. Here is my recipe: http://ftmlosingit.blogspot.com/2014/02/roasted-chickpeas-yummy-snack-and-dr-oz.html

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  4. You are doing great! You should be proud, it is so hard to lose weight, especially the healthy way. Keep up the awesome work!

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  5. I need to start reading more of your posts! I'm starting on my own weight loss journey (for about the 50 billionth time), but I think I'm actually going to stick with it this time! I've already lost around 6 pounds in the first 3 weeks, so that's definitely motivation to keep up with watching what I eat and going for more walks!

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  6. Slow and steady--making great lifestyle changes to reach your goal!

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  7. Awesome! I think i gained your 4.4lbs this past week..

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  8. You are doing awesome! Keep up the good work.

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  9. I'm proud if i just walk the dog a few times a week. I don't really need to lose weight but I could definitely eat healthier and people like you are great inspiration. I'm definitely going to try.

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  10. Chia seeds are awesome in smoothies and add no taste.

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  11. Congrats on meeting your goals...I really want to incorporate more chickpeas into my diet...they are so healthy.

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  12. Congratulations on meet your goals last week. I LOVE chickpeas. I make a TON of Hummas each week.

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  13. You are really committed and your plan is so great! Congratulations on the great progress. My dad uses pea protein and swears by it. I just can't get past the taste. ;(

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  14. That is a lot of weight to have lost! Congratulations!! Keep up the good work!

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  15. Wow, congrats on your progress! Keep it up!

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  16. Atta girl! Good for you...after those first 10lbs disappear it always gets exciting and easier to stay motivated :)

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  17. congrats! I hope you reach your goal sooner that expected :)

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