Thursday, June 3, 2010

Second Post at the 3 week mark

Hello everyone. I am not very good at the clicker or at posting, but am with you all of the way. My daughter and I have been walking about 2 miles every morning up and down hills and we have both been trying to eat well. Gen is trying and succeeding better than I am. I lost 5 pounds after the first week, 2 pounds after the second week and only one pound after week 3. I am thankful for the 8 pounds total but still have a long way to go. I am going to try for another 8 pounds in the next three weeks and continue on after this challenge is over.

I am also logging exercise, food intake and weight on which counts your intake and weight loss progress. They value low calorie intake and low fat, but I am more concerned with low carbohydrate intake and good fat intake. The site is helpful in keeping me accountable with what I eat though. It also says that more than one pound a week is unhealthy, but I know that 2 # per week if fine and if you are obese as I am you can loose even more proportionally. This site provide you with BMI (Body Mass Index) and tells you if you are obese or not. Overall a good tool.

I have been encouraged by all of the testimonies and struggles of each of you ladies and pray that God will encourage you as He has encouraged me.
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