Weight Control – 2011
New Year’s weekend did more damage than Thanksgiving and Christmas weekends combined. I devoured a large tin can of popcorn in two days and I went through a pound of tortellini with mozzarella cheese and meat sauce in one sitting. My workouts were consistently intense, otherwise I would have put on more than .4 lbs.
Other than a party on Saturday night, I was good maintaining my food intake. I have been burning 700-750 calories per day at the gym since Monday (1/10).
I haven’t posted in the last two months for two reasons. I was away for the January 20 and 27 postings and my ceiling was leaking non-stop until Friday due to a clogged drain in the condo unit above me. I have pretty much staying the course since the end of January.
Finding the time to post has been difficult. I am now walking 8 miles per day and have increased the weights when working out. I have also found a program on the web that accurately tracks the caloric intake as well as calculate the calories burned. Check out http://www.loseit.com. Not only does it help lose weight, it helps maintain weight once you have reached your goal.
My metabolism is way up. I am losing faster than expected. No recent changes to training or diet.
Food intake was normal, but a variety of things hampered exercise all week. Friday and Saturday were slowed by tourists using the gym. Sunday was Easter and I did not work out at all. Monday was fatigue from the lack of sleep Sunday night. The last three days I have been dealing with a foot blister, which has hampered walking.
I had forgotten about this blog, but I did not forget about my weight mission. I have achieved my revised goal. (My original goal was to go down to 150 lbs. but was changed following a recent shopping trip. If my waist was to get any smaller, I would have to get pants in the boys’ section in department stores.