40-Somethings - 40-Something St Patrick's Challenge

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03-16-2014, 11:26 PM
Re:budgets - the first thing to do is to become aware of what you spend, so Zumba, by getting organized, you are doing that.

We had a church lunch today, a good bye party for one of our pastors who is going to a new church. The lunch was pretty good, and op. HOWEVER, the desert table was not. I had a small choc chip cookie, a few bits of brownie, a few bites of a rice crispie treat, and a few bites of mixed berry pie. All homemade. The rest of my day was good though, so hopefully this won't cause a major gain that I can't shake. I am going to guess I'll be up some Tuesday, and then if I really pay attention the rest of the week, I'll be back where I prefer.

03-17-2014, 04:21 AM
Sum, hope your pup's leg is feeling better today. It's so nice to have a companion, isn't it?

Marlene, have you started training for the 5k? I'd love to hear all about it!

We had an early St. Paddy's Day dinner today at my MILs. I made her really tweak the menu what with DH and DS#2 still on SB phase 1, lol. I'm especially proud of DS for his willpower getting through this: a week of no soda, no chips and no candy is a huge change for him - and his pants are starting to fall off. :D

I did stay comfortably under 120 throughout this challenge, so I'm happy about that. Checking in with you ladies is such a source of inspiration and motivation when the little voices try to persuade me that the effort is not worth it. I AM worth it - we ALL are worth it!

:wave: to all and HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY! :goldpot:

03-17-2014, 04:22 AM
Oh, and a new challenge is up. Come aboard! http://http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/40-somethings/293839-40-somethings-dance-like-chicken-day-challenge.html

03-17-2014, 06:35 AM
Okay, great! 4 week challenge.

I am sure my weightloss will slow down drastically; I will challenge myself to drop 5 pounds. -- Starting weight is 140; goal weight is 135 pounds.

Thanks Zumba for the new challenge!

Well I did not meet my goal, not even close.

I gained 4 pounds :(

This was a great wake up call for me.

Happy St. Patty's Day Everyone! Don't drink too much green beer :D -- None for me, because I hate beer....

03-17-2014, 07:49 AM
Oh, goodness. I've sort of lost the thread here... (pun intended :D) so I will see everyone over at the chicken thread!

I managed to meet my exercise goals, but my weight loss goal... Voldemort.

03-17-2014, 09:44 AM
Well i ended this challenge at 149...so technically have gained weight. It was a rough month for me......

03-17-2014, 11:05 PM
Totally blew this challenge. Say no more. Moving on.

03-18-2014, 06:06 PM
Will weigh on Thursday since I was traveling but I'm guessing I missed the goal.

Apple Blossom
03-18-2014, 09:25 PM
I'm with newleaf. moving on....

03-19-2014, 11:40 PM
My weigh in is Friday so as I was 205.2 last Friday I am guessing I hit it. 3 days completed on my 12 week slim down regimen. First time other than being sick I have maintained under 1300 calories a day. Totally not hungry either. He wants me to be round 110gms protein. 135 gm carbs 35 grams fat. My shoulders are sore from yesterday's shoulder chest weightlift. Tomorrow is back/abdominals.

Will do personals tomorrow.

03-20-2014, 01:49 PM
Vacation March 11-18, and I gained a lb. No goal met DAMN LOLOL


03-21-2014, 06:40 PM
Woo hoo ended 202.8.