First Time Mom and Losing It: Weight Loss Journey Part 2 - Week 3

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Weight Loss Journey Part 2 - Week 3


I had a really busy week so I started my week eating out for the first two days. I wish I would have made healthier choices but I did eat some salads and veggies. I did eat breakfast at home for those two days so it did help out with my calorie count. Since I knew that I didn't follow my menu plan the first two days I was very strict with the remaining five days and stuck to the plan. We are trying to do a lot of saving this year and one of the things we agreed to do was to eat out only when extremely necessary.


I also saved money by looking through my freezer and pantry and getting creative with what I had and not buying any new groceries. I followed my plan of eating the Dr. Oz Rapid Weight Loss Plan one day and a low carb diet the next day. I ate lots of veggies on my Dr. Oz days and didn't miss the bacon or cheese on those days. I also drank the Jillian Michaels detox water.


Since I was out and about a lot the first two days of the week I did tons of walking and burned tons of calories without exercising. On the remaining 5 days I stuck to my plan and did the exercise videos I had listed. It was fun doing new videos and I really enjoyed stretching and relaxing with the yoga. I didn't get frustrated when I couldn't do certain moves and am just looking forward to getting better and better as I keep trying.


To keep up with my motivation and organization I created a Weight Loss command center! Here is where I can write and see what I have planned for the month and week, my water tally, exercise to-do moves and motivational posters.



Next Week's Plan:

Nutrition
  • Dr. Oz one day, Low Carb next day
  • Take probiotics and vitamins
  • Make low carb freezer meals

Exercise
What is your favorite Exercise DVD or Exercise YouTube Video? 

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15 comments:

  1. You are rocking this! I think I'd be more inclined to drink that detox water if it was in a pretty container like that. I need to do that also.

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  2. I love Jillian Michaels workouts. I want to try her detox water (and put it in a cute cup!)

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  3. You really have your stuff together! I am sure you're going to do real well on your journey.

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  4. Do you have the recipe for the detox water?

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    1. Hi Christy.

      You take 1/2 gallon of distilled water, add a Dandelion Root Tea Bag, 1 tblsp of no sugar added pure cranberry juice and 2 tblsp of fresh lemon juice. Let everything for about an hour. Drink this throughout the day and make a new batch each day. I usually do it for 5-7 days.

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  5. I'm loving the command center. What a great visual way to stay on track. Keep up the good work!

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  6. You are doing so great! I love your little girls coat!

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  7. I'm probably dating myself, but I like Tae Bo. I like to run on the treadmill too. Sounds like you're doing great on your diet. I like that you alternate days...one for the Dr Oz diet and one for low carbs.

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  8. Sounds like you are very committed and that is very important to success. Keep up the good work!

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  9. Great job! You are definitely working really hard and I love your command center

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  10. I'm very impressed by your journey! Thanks for sharing this. It's a great motivator!

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  11. You are doing such a great job, and it has been really inspirational to see your journey.

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  12. you are doing a great job! keep up the awesome work!

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  13. I'm all about Jillian Michaels and Tracy Anderson DVDs!

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  14. I really like doing the Jillian Michael's dvds - she is tough but they are a great work out. I also love any yoga videos. Stretching is what I have to do to stay loose and feel good!

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