First Time Mom and Losing It: Weight Loss Journey: Week 17

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Weight Loss Journey: Week 17


I lost 2.4 pounds for a total weight loss of 44.2 pounds. I also lost 6.25 inches for the month of December.

This week my husband and I were obsessed with low carb cream cheese pancakes. I have been craving pancakes so this definitely got rid of that craving. They are so easy to make that we kept eating them all week. I was really prepared for Christmas and made some low carb sides and a dessert for my husband and I. We went to my mom's house for dinner and she made pernil (pork shoulder) and baked chicken. The pernil was delicious and I didn't even miss my mom's rice because I brought over my cauliflower mash and ate some salad. Then for dessert I made the most delicious low carb cheese cake. I was so full and satisfied on Christmas that I didn't miss any of the high-carb foods that my mom dished out. 



I was so busy with shopping and cleaning the house that I only got a couple of days in of exercise and one short walk. My sister and I took our usual after holiday feast walk but since it was raining we didn't get to walk as far as we wanted to. I will be starting the Fé Fit Four Times a Week Exercise Challenge on Monday so I did the essentials DVD to get me ready for the challenge. It was fun to do but I couldn't do all that was on the DVD. I am happy to have a structured exercise plan and hope I can complete the 90-day challenge.



  • Take vitamins and probiotics.
  • Get in 8000 daily steps. 
  • Follow  4 x week Fé Fit Exercise Challenge
  • Update weight loss command center and plan meals. 
What are your healthy goals for the new year? 

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4 comments:

  1. My immediate concern is getting my body back in order after the hospital stay of 7 days--weight gain, diabetic numbers not as good as they were etc etc etc. But I'm starting NOW and not waiting for 2016 to arrive. I even made myself some homemade chicken soup this afternoon--simple--bought the carrots, celery and onions already diced in a container--bought 4 small chicken thighs--stuck in a low sodium chicken broth cube----boiled it all up--voila!! I drank down a cup and will refrigerate the rest for tomorrow!!

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  2. Losing 2+ pounds over the holidays is so impressive - way to go girl! I have been eating terribly these past few weeks. Such a terrible time of year temptation wise! And exercise, forget it... unless wrapping presents and cleaning count as exercise, since they really should ;)

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  3. What a perfect way to satisfy your craving without going off track! The fact you've been able to make it through the holidays is incredible and so awesome.

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  4. Great job still being able to lose weight in December! You should be proud of yourself.

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