Monday, January 31, 2011

January in review (plus the giveaway WINNER)

At the beginning of this month I shared with you my New Year's Resolutions. Now that the month is over, I can't wait to show you how I've been doing!

One of my resolutions was to lose 50 pounds by 2012. I broke that huge goal into 12 mini-goals: to lose 5 pounds a month. I also made the goal to workout at least 3 times a week.

I'm so happy to report that I have been sticking to my goals and am quite on track. I've been doing Couch to 5k and strength training 3 times a week and Zumba once a week. I've also been strictly following Weight Watchers, tracking all my food and sticking to my points allowance. I've been eating a lot of fruits and vegetables (about 7-8 servings a day) and have eliminated all liquid calories from my diet.

So what did all that get me?

I have a lot more energy and I generally feel better.

Plus...

I've lost 9.5 pounds!!!!

Here's what my month of weight loss and workouts looked like:


On to other business...

Did you try Laughing Cow Cheese yet? Well, a lucky one of you will be trying some soon. Who is it?????


Congratulations, Sarah!!

Sarah said: "Ok, I love your post and am super excited to try laughing cow cheese! I don't have any New Years resolutions...so they are going great!"

4 comments:

  1. Yay Ashlee! You are doing so good!!!
    And congrats to Sarah for winning!

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  2. #1- Yay for the exercise calendar
    #2- I LOVE that you cut the diet soda!
    #3- EK cracks me up. I miss that girl!
    #4 - Keep up the awesome job!
    #5 - Congrats Sarah!

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  3. Thanks, Meghan and Adriana!

    Meghan... I never said anything about diet coke. No liquid calories... diet coke is calorie free!

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  4. okay, seriously, your kids are so cute it should be illegal. and you are seriously impressive. i have absolutely NO doubt that you will meet your goal. look how far you've come already!

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