Monday, February 28, 2011

S2SII - Journal/Update

Hello, everyone! I don't usually take time to write a lot of blog posts - what with 3 small children, ministry demands, etc., I have chosen not to spend much time that way. I have enjoyed reading everyone else's posts though. The middle of last week I was very discouraged - I had gained 2 pounds in the first week instead of losing any! Already we eat almost no sugar (1 lump in my tea in the mornings), and I had cut down portion sizes, and was using whole wheat flour and pastas. So, I decided the only other thing to do was change my excercise routine. I logged on to and started doing leslie sansone's walking videos, but instead of walking between the "extra" moves, I kept up a slow jog. Then I also tried another cardio video that included tons of squatting. I was so sore the next day I could hardly walk or sit! Though it was harder than what I had been doing, it also felt good to have to really push myself to complete each movement. End result - when I measured today, I had lost those 2 extra pounds, plus one more! Hooray. So, if you aren't seeing the results you want, check to see what you can change - whether in food choices or excercise routine.
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