Mamavation Monday 4

11 Sep

What a week! It has most definitely had its ups and its downs for sure. I think I will do this entry in two separate groups.

The Good: I have lost 3.8 lbs total – 2 of those pounds I lost this past week doing the #2weekchallenge. That simply feels AMAZING!

Also, my jeans which are a size 18 aren’t feeling so tight that it hurts anymore! They aren’t as loose as they were back in November, but it is a start!

The Bad: 3 days out of the week I overate a little and one of those days I had fast food. I know I can indulge every so often, but, 3 days in a week is unacceptable. I guess the stress of kiddo going to school plus planning his first big birthday party finally got to me. I’m disappointed in myself. I think I really need more accountability because that is when I do best. So from now on when I screw up, you guys will be hearing about it on twitter. I know then I have to be held accountable for my overeating.

The Promise: Today I am getting back on track and will be more strict with my calories. I also think a goal this week will be to find healthy ways to make my favorite indulgent foods as well.

How was your week? Can I help you with your goals? Let me know!

Question: When was the last time you got new workout shoes?  What do you use them for?

The last time I got new workout shoes were back in June or July 2010. It was the most money I ever spent on sneakers, LOL! I used them for working out at the gym and doing couch to 5k – which I am starting back up again soon!

This post is sponsored by Attune Foodsand I’m writing this to be entered into a giveaway hosted by Mamavation – a community dedicated to obesity prevention & weight loss for women

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23 Responses to “Mamavation Monday 4”

  1. Megan September 11, 2011 at 7:22 am #

    I would recommend getting use to putting it all out there because you really do as mamavation mom. It’s good to see you have a plan because that is how you will succeed.

    • justfeedmebooks September 11, 2011 at 7:25 am #

      Thank you. 🙂 I know it is only going to help me achieve my goals! Plans really do help.

  2. Megan @mnmspecial September 11, 2011 at 9:37 am #

    We used to eat out all the time, but the saving money for a tv for my workout area has stopped me from considering out an option.

    Woohoo for your jeans fitting nicely and losing 2lbs this week. You’re doing great!

    • justfeedmebooks September 11, 2011 at 12:50 pm #

      That’s a great way to stop considering eating out! I may have to steal that idea and find something special to save for. Eating out has ALWAYS been my weakness.

      Thanks hun! ❤

  3. Kimberly christlikemommy September 11, 2011 at 1:23 pm #

    We all have bad days, it happens, we are human! Good for you for realizing what was done wrong, and it sounds like you are on the right track to fixing it! Have a great week!

  4. @AndreaEmilien September 11, 2011 at 3:41 pm #

    Yay for your jeans fitting better!! That is better than a number on the scale.

    Also – don’t beat yourself up about the eating out. Today is a new day. 🙂 I am promising myself no more fast food either. It’s hard with football practices running until late at night. Time to use the crockpot more. 🙂

    You can do it my friend!!!!

    • justfeedmebooks September 12, 2011 at 12:16 pm #

      It totally is! They are still tight but they aren’t so bad that I feel like I’m going to bust out of them!

      I know! I need to use the crockpot more. It’s so great but I always forget to use it!

      Thank you! So can you! HUGS! ❤

  5. Amanda September 11, 2011 at 7:18 pm #

    Congrats on the loss! That’s awesome- as is the looser clothing feeling!
    Have you looked into a fit friend to help with accountability? Shelley -momma_oz recently had a post about it. If you haven’t, check it out!
    Good luck this week!

    • justfeedmebooks September 12, 2011 at 12:16 pm #

      Thank you! Yes, I sent in the form and now I’m waiting! I can’t wait ❤

  6. smallworldbiggirl September 11, 2011 at 7:28 pm #

    Looser fitting jeans is such an awesome accomplishment! Way to go!

    • justfeedmebooks September 12, 2011 at 12:17 pm #

      Thank you! They’re still tight but it’s a start! ❤

  7. Kelly (@EclecticMommy) September 11, 2011 at 9:15 pm #

    We all have our weeks when we need a little reminder. Move forward and focus on the fact that you are finishing out the 2 week challenge! I did find this blog last week that is healthy desert blog, if that helps. Haven’t taken a good look yet so not sure how “healthy” they are, but they sure look delicious.
    http://chocolatecoveredkatie.com/

    • justfeedmebooks September 12, 2011 at 12:20 pm #

      Oh man. Thank you so much! That will be a HUGE help! The cookie cake she recently posted needs to be made TONIGHT. Haha.

  8. Wendy September 12, 2011 at 9:14 am #

    LOVE that you jeans are fitting better- I’m working on that myself! Love the promise to yourself, too!

    • justfeedmebooks September 12, 2011 at 12:21 pm #

      Thank you and good luck to you! It’s a great feeling!

  9. Shannon @Aries_Mommy September 12, 2011 at 9:16 am #

    Congrats on the weight loss and the jeans being loose!!! Keep up the great work and don’t be too hard on yourself about the bad. Just learn from it and move forward 🙂 Good luck this week!

  10. Lena - @elenka29 September 12, 2011 at 12:03 pm #

    You are moving in the right directions – Happy for you!!
    Just saw you video and cheering for you

    • justfeedmebooks September 12, 2011 at 12:21 pm #

      Aww, thank you for your support!! Means the world ❤

  11. Katrina - @craftsbykatie September 12, 2011 at 8:27 pm #

    Congratulations on your successes and on putting yourself out there! Remember that this is a new week with new goals and you can do it.

  12. Julie (@dutchbeingme) September 14, 2011 at 4:45 pm #

    I like how you put the good, bad & the promise… it makes everything seem renewed! 🙂 And awesome awesome awesome on the losses! (and for keeping up with the Gruntstyle Workouts!)

  13. Chondra Williams September 16, 2011 at 1:27 pm #

    I hear you! But I know you can do this!!!
    Baby steps…..when you fall down, get back up again and keep trying! YOu will reach your goal and us Sistahs are here to cheer you on!!!

    You go girl!!!!

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