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4 Weeks into the New Year

So I have been going strong on my weight loss for the last 4 weeks and I have had some really great results. I'm down 8 lbs as of Friday. My workouts have been good, though I am constantly looking for new ways to change up my cardio. Instead of just going for a run I have been doing some interval/sprints on the treadmill. I'm running at 6.0 for half of a quarter mile then walking for a quarter of the quarter mile. It averages out about the same minute per mile but it has helped my breathing, and gives me a really great sweat, so that's a great plus.

The downside this weekend hasn't been the greatest for my diet. Today has been a total fat food day. I have found a trigger meal for me that lends me to overeat and feel crappy for doing so. I told my husband that we won't be having this meal again for a while, not until I feel more in control of myself and my diet. Here's to taking it one day at a time.

Now that I'm done with the negative here's something funny...back in December I bought a new pair of workout pants. They're longer than the ones I have had (have now since I had to replace them). The funny thing is that the right leg rides up whereas the left one stays in place. So either there is something off with the pants or there is something off with my legs.  I'm going to go with it's the pants. But I like the pants since they make my legs look good.


Later Dayz


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