WRAL SmartShopper

WRAL SmartShopper

Wednesday weigh-in!

Posted May 25, 2011 11:35 a.m. EDT

Here we are in week 11 of the Weight Loss Challenge and I am so impressed with everyone's totals and exercise habits!  It's hard to lose weight under any circumstances, but many of  you have full-time jobs, kids, sick infants and other conflicts that make it hard to get to the gym, take a walk and make the conscious effort to eat right.  I want to thank you all for helping to motivate me each week as I inch closer to my goal each day. 

This week I lost 1 lb and 8 ounces (yes, I am now actually keeping track of those ounces! LOL) for a total loss of 23 lbs since the challenge started on March 9! I am 2 lbs from my goal for this challenge (although I will probably shoot for losing a few extra since I have plenty of time before my reunion). 

Challenges this week: the heat - now that the heat has kicked in, I have to walk really early in the day or late in the evening, which doesn't always work with the schedule.  I am just too old to be exercising in 96 degree heat!

What worked: Keeping focused on what I ate and not going for seconds at the dinner table. I am also still making an effort to not eat after dinner unless I am actually hungry. No snacking just to snack. It's not easy....

Looks like it is just about time for lunch: Veggie burger on 1 piece of whole wheat bread with green leaf lettuce and bruschetta (no mayo).  Side of carrots.

Did anyone watch the Biggest Loser finale last night? Wow - the sisters looked so amazing in those dresses!

If you are new to this challenge, click the link in the box above for all the details on our 25 lb weight loss challenge.

How did it go for all of you this week?