Thursday, January 8, 2009

Week 1

I figure the best way to keep myself on top of both getting healthy AND blogging is to post my progress weekly.

As of this morning I had officially lost ten pounds in my first week!! WHAT!? Yep. TEN. For me, that's insane!! The most I've ever lost when trying to get healthy is like 3 pounds in a week. I'm sure there isn't a noticeable difference yet. Like I said, it's probably mostly water weight right now. But I can feel it, and right now that's what counts.

Today is day one of week two. For my workout this morning I decided to kick my own behind and workout for twice as long. That may sound like a big deal, but it's probably not. I was only doing about twenty minutes a day last week. I didn't want to over do it. I haven't really worked out for...well, forever. Since high school when the Aerobics Nazi kept me fit on B days. :)

It was hard, but I did it. So I'll probably increase my cardio in the morning too. We'll see. My lungs need to get used to working out at all, let alone in this altitude.

So wish me luck on week two!! Hopefully it goes as well as week one.

9 comments:

camille said...

Ah, inspiration...just what I need...

~Aerobics Nazi? We must have been in the same class!?

Dansie Family said...

such a great accomplishment! congrats and all i can say is, keep it up! sometimes it will slow down, but just keep going... it is super hard to lose weight... i'm excited to see how it goes for you. keep us updated!

Erin and Family said...

McKenna! I cannot believe you lost 10 pounds the 1st week! That's so awesome!!! Keep it up!

Steffani said...

I'm pretty sure your aerobics Nazi was my dance Nazi! Oh, good old Truds! Congrats on the 10 lbs!

womanoforangerinds8 said...

Hey, that's great woman! I'm really impressed and proud. I have such a hard time dieting. I love food too much. Lately, though, I've been realizing that food isn't the most important thing. However, I shall never exercise. I'd rather starve myself. :) So, congratulations and keep up the good work!

Christiansen's said...

Holy cow, 10 pounds in one week! That is very impressive, way to go! That is what I am gaining a week :) so I am just picking up the pounds you are dropping, what can I say.... I'll take one for the team lol.

Tabitha said...

Good Luck Girl! Definitely inspiration. (And a giggle about the Aerobic Nazi.) I think I'll start too. Maybe a week late, but I'll join you on your quest. :) Look forward to the updates.

Davis, Linda, and Gavin said...

Way to go! 10 pounds is awesome!

The Tarin Family said...

10 pounds is awesome! What workout videos are you using? I need to start to work out, to get back to my prepregnancy weight and to just to be healthy, but I don't know of any good videos...
Also, my husband says it takes about 3 weeks for your body to get use to not eating a much sugars... you are half way there! Good luck! You're doing awesome!