#FitReaders Check-In

  • This check-in is for April 15th – 21st.
  • With the weight loss program, I’ve had slightly different goals than the ones I’ve had while participating in Fit Readers.  I realized by having two different sets of goals, I’m not being fair to myself.  So, I’ve edited the goals below to reflect my goals with the program.
  • I’ve managed to keep 2 lbs. off so far this week.  Fingers crossed that that doesn’t change by the end of the weekend.  I’m hoping it’s because I’m in week 3 of the I Quit Sugar plan, which is the week I had to cut out sugar completely.  The first two weeks were all about cutting back and making small changes.
  • Before, I would only increase my step goal when I eventually met my step goal for that week.  That meant that I sometimes went months without increasing my step goal.  With the new program, I’m holding myself more accountable and increasing it each week regardless of whether or not I meet it.  I’m also making a point of hitting my step goal each day before I allow myself to be “lazy”, which, barring injury or illness, means I’ll be more likely to at least meet that minimum goal.
  • This week, my goal was to average 4k steps per day (I’m in week 4 of the program, but I gave myself an extra week to quit sugar since I started this right in the middle of moving; hence the difference, in case you noticed).  That’s an easy goal, I know, but the point of going back to lower steps is to ensure I achieve my goals the first few weeks, making it more likely that I won’t give up or get discouraged.
  • If you’d like to add me as a friend on FitBit, you can find me HERE.
  • Steps: 36,658/28,000
  • Miles: 15.44/14
  • Flights of stairs: 112/70
  • Active Minutes: 134/210
  • Monthly 5K Races Completed: 1/10
  • Monthly 1 Mile Fun “Runs” Completed: 2/10
  • Total Money Donated: $13.49/$100.00 – I’m having trouble getting logged in again. I’ll update it when I can.

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