The Broken Record Glued Together Again

After a couple of months of ignoring the weight loss thing, I gained back about 9 pounds.  Last week I lost 3.6 of them, so I still have over 5 pounds to go to be back where I was last fall, but with Sandy working out at the gym with me, my workouts have gone from 45 minutes to 90 minutes three days a week, from 30 minutes to 60 minutes two days a week and to 30 minutes on each of the weekend days.

I almost lost 5 pounds last week, but in a moment of weakness, I had some Chinese food Sunday.  Chinese food is full of sodium and that made me go from 4.9 pounds lost to 3.6.  Grrrr!!!  It’s a good thing this is a new week.

I am using the www.myfitnesspal website to help me track everything and I love this!  For once I can add in calories burned during my cardio training sessions, which I had no clue about before.

Also, I am going to revamp and restart the 10,000 Step Club.  I’ll admit that I’ve let it go over the past couple of years, but beginning March 5th, I started purposefully to get in a minimum of 10,000 steps a day.  On the days I go to the gym, this is pretty easy, but on the days I don’t, I have to put in the steps on the treadmill or take a walk elsewhere in order to get the steps in.  I made it most days, and this week I intend to make it all days.

So, with this relaunching of the 10,000 Step Club in mind, and in order to help you dedicate yourself to getting fit and healthy, I am asking you to pledge yourself to walking a minimum of 10,000 steps so many days each week.  Below is a poll asking you how many days you intend to meet the 10,000 step minimum.  I am curious as to how many days a week people think they can do this.  And, let’s face it, I work at a desk all day, and my hobbies are weaving, spinning and knitting, so I sit doing those as well.  If I can get in 10,000 each day, then so can most people out there.

Also, let me know if you are interested in the 10,000 Step Club T-shirt. 

If you are, I’m thinking about putting it up on Cafe Press so you can get the shirt in the color of your choice and maybe add in tote bags, coffee mugs, etc.

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4 Responses

  1. Cindy in FL Says:

    Good for you; the buddy system really helps. It is very frustrating when it is so hard to drop pounds and SO easy to add them back!

    I am treadmilled to get off 5 lbs for the wedding and now to keep them off!

  2. roxie Says:

    Good for you! I’ll pledge one day a week and hope I can do better. You are an inspiration!

  3. Sharon Says:

    I know how hard you work and why. Your metabolism just doesn’t seem to be a team player. I hope you can find a comfortable balance so you’re not fighting for hard all the time. Have you given any thought to the Cooking Light magazine?

  4. Basically Benita » Blog Archive » I can’t believe I walked the whole way… Says:

    […] only Roxie and I have committed to walking 10,000 steps at least one day a week.  Any others??? Tweet Posted in Diet and Fitness | No Comments » […]

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