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23

#FitReaders Update: February 23, 2018

#FitReaders Update: February 23, 2018 Welcome to #FitReaders!! Felicia the Geeky Blogger and I are super excited to be co-hosting this fitness-oriented group for another year! If you have any questions about #FitReaders, you can leave them in the comment section or email me at twimom227(at)gmail(dot)com. Info: #FitReaders information page #FitReaders 101 Facebook Group I check in here every Friday, but my fitness week is Monday – Sunday. So my check-ins are always about a week behind. Last Week (February 12 – February 18, 2018): On my fourth week of new goals and plan, I did okay, but made a couple bad choices (like eating the WHOLE Panera cookie which was 500 calories!), and I missed my caloric intake goal. It’s not “so bad” but with my going on vacation this coming week, it’s more like a slide down a slippery slope. I will just need to take each day as it comes and rededicate myself to my goals every day. My Movement*: Monday: 60 minutes yoga + 25 minutes elliptical, 10,209 steps/day Tuesday: 52 minutes walking, 12,566 steps/day – 5k finished Wednesday: 48 minutes walking, 12,094 steps/day – 5k finished Thursday: 60 minutes yoga + 53 minutes walking, 11,440 steps/day – 5k finished Friday: 50 minutes walking, 12,118 steps/day – 5k finished Saturday: 47 minutes walking, 11,134 steps/day – 5k finished Sunday: 61 minutes walking, 15,504 steps/day – 5k finished Goals for February: Did I meet my goals last week? Close all three “rings” in Apple Watch, 5 days per week – 7/5 Move with purpose (exercise) at least 30 minutes, 6 days per week – 7/6 Track my caloric intake using the LoseIt! app – 7/7 Stick within my allotted calorie consumption each week – fail!  Get in 6 5ks and 6 yoga classes for month – at least one per week – 16 5ks and 6 yoga No more than 2 alcoholic beverages per week-and only on one day – success! Drink 50 oz of non-caffeinated water/beverages, 7 days per week – 5 or 6/7 (I forgot to track Sunday) Walk 10,000 steps per day – 7/7 So are you ready to lace up your sneakers? Are you ready to up your commit to fit? Be sure to stop over at Felicia the Geeky Blogger blog to check in with...
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Feb
16

#FitReaders Update: February 16, 2018

#FitReaders Update: February 16, 2018 Welcome to #FitReaders!! Felicia the Geeky Blogger and I are super excited to be co-hosting this fitness-oriented group for another year! If you have any questions about #FitReaders, you can leave them in the comment section or email me at twimom227(at)gmail(dot)com. Info: #FitReaders information page #FitReaders 101 Facebook Group I check in here every Friday, but my fitness week is Monday – Sunday. So my check-ins are always about a week behind. Last Week (February 5 – February 11, 2018): Well, this is the third week in a row that I’ve met (most of) my goals, and other than a cold I can’t shake, I’m feeling good. I was a bit frustrated with my weigh-in last Monday because I was up 0.6 lbs, even after having a very good week both food and exercise-wise. But I’ll keep up my hard work in hopes I go down a bit more before I head for vacation on February 21st. I am struggling with the water intake goal. I will continue to work on that – but I feel so bloated when I try to drink more water than I already do. My Movement*: Monday: 60 minutes yoga + 57 minutes walking, 11,801 steps/day – 5k finished Tuesday: 53 minutes walking, 11,215 steps/day – 5k finished Wednesday: 53 minutes walking, 11,843 steps/day – 5k finished Thursday: 60 minutes yoga + 32 minutes walking, 10,105 steps/day Friday: 50 minutes walking, 11,163 steps/day – 5k finished Saturday: 51 minutes walking, 12,330 steps/day – 5k finished Sunday: 28 minutes yoga + 34 minutes walking, 10,429 steps/day Goals for February: Did I meet my goals last week? Close all three “rings” in Apple Watch, 5 days per week – 7/5 Move with purpose (exercise) at least 30 minutes, 6 days per week – 7/6 Track my caloric intake using the LoseIt! app – 7/7 Stick within my allotted calorie consumption each week – success!  Get in 6 5ks and 6 yoga classes for month – at least one per week – 10 5ks and 4 yoga No more than 2 alcoholic beverages per week-and only on one day – success! Drink 50 oz of non-caffeinated water/beverages, 7 days per week – 4/7 Walk 10,000 steps per day – 7/7 So are you ready to lace up your sneakers? Are you ready to up your commit to fit? Be sure to stop over at Felicia the Geeky Blogger blog to check in with...
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Feb
9

#FitReaders Update: February 9, 2018

#FitReaders Update: February 9, 2018 Welcome to #FitReaders!! Felicia the Geeky Blogger and I are super excited to be co-hosting this fitness-oriented group for another year! If you have any questions about #FitReaders, you can leave them in the comment section or email me at twimom227(at)gmail(dot)com. Info: #FitReaders information page #FitReaders 101 Facebook Group I check in here every Friday, but my fitness week is Monday – Sunday. So my check-ins are always about a week behind. Last Week (January 29 – February 4, 2018): Another very good week for me – even with some challenges tossed in. I was worried about snacking during the Super Bowl, but I made dinner beforehand and wasn’t hungry at all during the game. I also stayed away from the beers, which made it easier to avoid snacking. I also had a last minute dinner out with friends. I had a veggie burger with roasted broccolini instead of fries! I met almost all my goals; only missing the water goal on a couple days. The scale was down 1.8 lbs on Monday’s weigh-in. This keeps me motivated to keep it up. My Movement*: Monday: 60 minutes yoga + 42 minutes walking, 10,820 steps/day Tuesday: 53 minutes walking, 11,624 steps/day – 5k finished Wednesday: 42 minutes walking, 11,364 steps/day Thursday: 62 minutes yoga + 49 minutes walking, 10,726 steps/day – 5k finished Friday: 47 minutes walking, 11,665 steps/day – 5k finished Saturday: 51 minutes walking, 13,481 steps/day – 5k finished Sunday: 52 minutes walking, 12,378 steps/day – 5k finished Goals for February: Did I meet my goals last week? Close all three “rings” in Apple Watch, 5 days per week – 7/5 Move with purpose (exercise) at least 30 minutes, 6 days per week – 7/6 Track my caloric intake using the LoseIt! app – 7/7 Stick within my allotted calorie consumption each week – success!  Get in 6 5ks and 6 yoga classes for month – at least one per week – 5 5ks and 2 yoga No more than 2 alcoholic beverages per week-and only on one day – success! Drink 50 oz of non-caffeinated water/beverages, 7 days per week – 4/7 Walk 10,000 steps per day – 7/7 So are you ready to lace up your sneakers? Are you ready to up your commit to fit? Be sure to stop over at Felicia the Geeky Blogger blog to check in with...
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Feb
2

#FitReaders Update February 2, 2018

#FitReaders Update February 2, 2018 Welcome to #FitReaders!! Felicia the Geeky Blogger and I are super excited to be co-hosting this fitness-oriented group for another year! If you have any questions about #FitReaders, you can leave them in the comment section or email me at twimom227(at)gmail(dot)com. Info: #FitReaders information page #FitReaders 101 Facebook Group I check in here every Friday, but my fitness week is Monday – Sunday. So my check-ins are always about a week behind. Last Week (January 22 – January 28, 2018): YES!! I had a very good week last week – I really stuck with my goals and saw a difference, both in my overall health (more energetic, less stomach issues), and on the scale (down 1.6 lbs). A big thanks to Felicia for checking in with me every day! Now, I need to keep that momentum going. My Movement*: Monday: 60 minutes yoga + 48 minutes walking, 12,457 steps/day – 5k finished Tuesday: 48 minutes walking, 11,337 steps/day Wednesday: 40 minutes walking, 12,195 steps/day – 5k finished Thursday: 60 minutes yoga + 20 minutes walking, 10,150 steps/day Friday: 50 minutes walking, 10,870 steps/day – 5k finished Saturday: 51 minutes walking, 11,713 steps/day – 5k finished Sunday: 57 minutes walking, 12,122 steps/day – 5k finished Goals for January: Did I meet my goals last week? Close all three “rings” in Apple Watch, 5 days per week – 7/5 Move with purpose (exercise) at least 30 minutes, 6 days per week – 7/6 Track my caloric intake using the LoseIt! app – 7/7 Consume no more than 700 extra calories per week – success! only 26 calories over Get in 6 5ks and 6 yoga classes for month; at least one per week – 14 5ks and 5 yoga Walk 10,000 steps per day – 7/7 50 oz water each day – only made it 5 days, still did pretty good on the other days. limit alcohol 2 glasses/one night – success! Overall a decent January. I mostly made my exercise goals – missing one week of yoga, and a couple 10,000 step days. Food was an issue most of the month, but finished strong. So are you ready to lace up your sneakers? Are you ready to up your commit to fit? Be sure to stop over at Felicia the Geeky Blogger blog to check in with...
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Feb
1

#FitReaders Commit to be Fit: February 2018

#FitReaders Commit to be Fit: February 2018 Welcome to #FitReaders!! Felicia the Geeky Blogger and I are super excited to be co-hosting this fitness-oriented group for another year! If you have any questions about #FitReaders, you can leave them in the comment section or email me at twimom227(at)gmail(dot)com. How to Participate: This year brings a few changes from our previous years. On the first day of each month, Felicia and I will post “Commit to be Fit” signups. You can use the comment section to add your name to the list and/or leave your month goals. Weekly check-in blog posts are optional, but we will be checking in each week in our Facebook Group – so be sure to bookmark that group! We are also on Twitter with #FitReaders Hashtag so you have plenty of places to check in. We are keeping it simple this year but the goal is the same: To support, encourage, and lift up the group as we strive to be the best we can be. We love you guys and wish you a Happy Healthy 2018! Info: #FitReaders information page #FitReaders 101 Facebook Group It is time to Commit to be Fit for February 2018! Whether you are just joining us, need to get back on the wagon, or continuing your monthly progress, now is the time to stand up and say “I’m in! I’m committed to getting up and moving!” Leave a comment telling us what your goals are for February. My Goals for February: I’ve really struggled the past several months with my eating, but with the help of Felicia and Fitreaders, I’m starting to turn the corner! I’m going to continue to closely monitor my caloric intake and focus on water intake, less alcohol, and getting in my exercise. My February Goals are: Close all three “rings” in Apple Watch, 5 days per week Move with purpose (exercise) at least 30 minutes, 6 days per week Track my caloric intake using the LoseIt! app Stick within my allotted calorie consumption each week Get in 6 5ks and 6 yoga classes for month – at least one per week No more than 2 alcoholic beverages per week-and only on one day Drink 50 oz of non-caffeinated water/beverages, 7 days per week Walk 10,000 steps per day So are you ready to lace up your sneakers? Are you ready to up your commit to fit? Be sure to stop over at Felicia the Geeky Blogger blog to check in with...
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Jan
26

#FitReaders Update: January 26, 2018

#FitReaders Update: January 26, 2018 Welcome to #FitReaders!! Felicia the Geeky Blogger and I are super excited to be co-hosting this fitness-oriented group for another year! If you have any questions about #FitReaders, you can leave them in the comment section or email me at twimom227(at)gmail(dot)com. Info: #FitReaders information page #FitReaders 101 Facebook Group I check in here every Friday, but my fitness week is Monday – Sunday. So my check-ins are always about a week behind. Last Week (January 15 – January 21, 2018): Another week that I didn’t do so great with my eating. And I really don’t like feeling gross, which I have been after I overeat. I’m starting new goals next week – 50 oz of water each day and limiting alcohol to two per week – only one night. It’s not that I drink a lot, but I always eat more when I do! My Movement*: Monday: 60 minutes yoga + 30 minutes walking, 10,132 steps/day Tuesday: 53 minutes walking, 11,738 steps/day – 5k finished Wednesday: 41 minutes walking, 13,413 steps/day Thursday: 72 minutes yoga + 39 minutes walking, 10,072 steps/day Friday: no exercise, 4,538 steps/day Saturday: 58 minutes walking, 10,942 steps/day – 5k finished Sunday: 40 minutes walking, 12,397 steps/day Goals for January: Did I meet my goals last week? Close all three “rings” in Apple Watch, 5 days per week – 6/5 Move with purpose (exercise) at least 30 minutes, 6 days per week – 6/6 Track my caloric intake using the LoseIt! app – 7/7 Consume no more than 700 extra calories per week – fail! 2,200 calories over Get in 6 5ks and 6 yoga classes for month; at least one per week – 9 5ks and 3 yoga Walk 10,000 steps per day – 6/7 So are you ready to lace up your sneakers? Are you ready to up your commit to fit? Be sure to stop over at Felicia the Geeky Blogger blog to check in with...
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Jan
19

#FitReaders Update: January 19, 2018

#FitReaders Update: January 19, 2018 Welcome to #FitReaders!! Felicia the Geeky Blogger and I are super excited to be co-hosting this fitness-oriented group for another year! If you have any questions about #FitReaders, you can leave them in the comment section or email me at twimom227(at)gmail(dot)com. Info: #FitReaders information page #FitReaders 101 Facebook Group I check in here every Friday, but my fitness week is Monday – Sunday. So my check-ins are always about a week behind. Last Week (January 8 – January 14, 2018): UGH. That’s how I’m feeling. While I didn’t meet my caloric intake goal – I did MUCH better than the past several weeks. Better by a lot! So color me extremely disappointed when the scale read 0.2 lbs MORE than last week’s weigh-in. And up 3 lbs from a month ago. I don’t want to have to take DRAMATIC MEASURES to lose weight because I won’t be able to keep up said dramatic measures and then all the weight will come back. *sigh* I did pretty good with my exercising – closing the rings everyday and getting in movement. Only one yoga class, but my neighbor went with me and she wants to go more often! My Movement*: Monday: two walks for 65 minutes total, 12,522 steps/day Tuesday: 42 minutes walking, 10,846 steps/day Wednesday: 60 minutes yoga + 16 minutes walking, 10,038 steps/day Thursday: 48 minutes walking + 10 minutes elliptical, 12,442 steps/day – 5k finished Friday: 58 minutes walking, 11,403 steps/day – 5k finished Saturday: 54 minutes walking, 12,859 steps/day – 5k finished Sunday: 54 minutes walking, 11,978 steps/day – 5k finished Goals for January: Did I meet my goals last week? Close all three “rings” in Apple Watch, 5 days per week – 7/5 Move with purpose (exercise) at least 30 minutes, 6 days per week – 7/6 Track my caloric intake using the LoseIt! app – 7/7 Consume no more than 700 extra calories per week – fail! 1,200 calories over Get in 6 5ks and 6 yoga classes for month; at least one per week – 7 5ks and 1 yoga Walk 10,000 steps per day – 7/7 So are you ready to lace up your sneakers? Are you ready to up your commit to fit? Be sure to stop over at Felicia the Geeky Blogger blog to check in with...
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Jan
12

#FitReaders Update: January 12, 2018

#FitReaders Update: January 12, 2018 Welcome to #FitReaders!! Felicia the Geeky Blogger and I are super excited to be co-hosting this fitness-oriented group for another year! If you have any questions about #FitReaders, you can leave them in the comment section or email me at twimom227(at)gmail(dot)com. Info: #FitReaders information page #FitReaders 101 Facebook Group I check in here every Friday, but my fitness week is Monday – Sunday. So my check-ins are always about a week behind. Last Week (January 1 – January 7, 2018): First week of the year and I’m trying to be more balanced than I was during December. Even with the kids home for two snow days last week, I was able to get in more exercise than the previous week. However, it did mess up my going to yoga class. I did better with my eating – still not where I should be, but much better than the previous two weeks. My Movement*: Monday: no exercise, 4,913 steps/day Tuesday: 52 minutes walking, 12,314 steps/day – 5k finished Wednesday: 50 minutes walking, 12,223 steps/day – 5k finished Thursday: 57 minutes walking, 12,915 steps/day – 5k finished Friday: no exercise, 4,606 steps/day Saturday: 40 minutes elliptical + 31 minutes walking, 14,699 steps/day Sunday: 47 minutes walking, 14,933 steps/day Goals for January: Did I meet my goals last week? Close all three “rings” in Apple Watch, 5 days per week – 5/5 Move with purpose (exercise) at least 30 minutes, 6 days per week – 5/6 Track my caloric intake using the LoseIt! app – 7/7 Consume no more than 700 extra calories per week – fail! 2,700 calories over Get in 6 5ks and 6 yoga classes for month; at least one per week – 3 5ks and 0 yoga Walk 10,000 steps per day – 5/7 So are you ready to lace up your sneakers? Are you ready to up your commit to fit? Be sure to stop over at Felicia the Geeky Blogger blog to check in with...
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Jan
5

#FitReaders Update: January 5, 2018

#FitReaders Update: January 5, 2018 Welcome to #FitReaders!! Felicia the Geeky Blogger and I are super excited to be co-hosting this fitness-oriented group for another year! If you have any questions about #FitReaders, you can leave them in the comment section or email me at twimom227(at)gmail(dot)com. Info: #FitReaders information page #FitReaders 101 Facebook Group I check in here every Friday, but my fitness week is Monday – Sunday. So my check-ins are always about a week behind. Last Week (December 25 – December 31, 2017): The last week of the year didn’t go well for me. First – holidays and traveling. Second – extremely cold weather – highs not going about 0F. I vegged and ate way too much. And with the weather conditions not improving for at least another week, I’m concerned about getting lazy. My Movement*: Monday: no exercise, 6,550 steps/day Tuesday: 66 minutes walking, 13,211 steps/day – 5k finished Wednesday: 38 minutes walking, 12,418 steps/day Thursday: no exercise, 6,817 steps/day Friday: no exercise, 4,209 steps/day Saturday: no exercise, 4,575 steps/day Sunday: no exercise, 6,498 steps/day December Goals: It was my worst week in many years! Close all three “rings” in Apple Watch, 5 days per week – 2/5 Move with purpose (exercise) at least 30 minutes, 6 days per week – 2/6 Track my caloric intake using the LoseIt! app – 7/7 Consume no more than 700 extra calories per week – Fail! (6,500 calories over) Get in 6 5ks and 6 yoga classes for month – at least one per week – 9 5ks + 7 yoga Walk 10,000 steps per day – 2/7 My Goals for January: I’ve really struggled the past several months with my eating. I need to focus on keeping my caloric intake within a healthy range. I also need to get back moving (it’s been vacation and it’s cold). My goals for January are: Close all three “rings” in Apple Watch, 5 days per week Move with purpose (exercise) at least 30 minutes, 6 days per week Track my caloric intake using the LoseIt! app Consume no more than 700 extra calories per week Get in 6 5ks and 6 yoga classes for month – at least one per week Walk 10,000 steps per day So are you ready to lace up your sneakers? Are you ready to up your commit to fit? Be sure to stop over at Felicia the Geeky Blogger blog to check in with...
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Jan
1

#FitReaders Commit to be Fit: January 2018

#FitReaders Commit to be Fit: January 2018 Welcome to #FitReaders!! Felicia the Geeky Blogger and I are super excited to be co-hosting this fitness-oriented group for another year! If you have any questions about #FitReaders, you can leave them in the comment section or email me at twimom227(at)gmail(dot)com. How to Participate: This year brings a few changes from our previous years. On the first day of each month, Felicia and I will post “Commit to be Fit” signups. You can use the comment section to add your name to the list and/or leave your month goals. Weekly checkin blog posts are optional, but we will be checking in each week in our Facebook Group – so be sure to bookmark that group! We are also on Twitter with #FitReaders Hashtag so you have plenty of places to check in. We are keeping it simple this year but the goal is the same: To support, encourage, and lift up the group as we strive to be the best we can be. We love you guys and wish you a Happy Healthy 2018! Info: #FitReaders information page #FitReaders 101 Facebook Group It is time to Commit to be Fit for January 2018! Whether you are just joining us, need to get back on the wagon, or continuing your monthly progress, now is the time to stand up and say “I’m in! I’m committed to getting up and moving!” Leave a comment telling us what your goals are for January and the New Year. My Goals for January: I’ve really struggled the past several months with my eating. I need to focus on keeping my caloric intake within a healthy range. I also need to get back moving (it’s been vacation and it’s cold). My goals for January are: Close all three “rings” in Apple Watch, 5 days per week Move with purpose (exercise) at least 30 minutes, 6 days per week Track my caloric intake using the LoseIt! app Consume no more than 700 extra calories per week Get in 6 5ks and 6 yoga classes for month – at least one per week Walk 10,000 steps per day So are you ready to lace up your sneakers? Are you ready to up your commit to fit? Be sure to stop over at Felicia the Geeky Blogger blog to check in with...
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