Most of you know that I spent the majority of this past week in
I am not making excuses, but I will color in a bit of my week for you. I arrived in
It’s funny to me now that I’m typing this post that I was actually complaining to Dan this morning. I was upset that I have worked extremely hard, only to lose a pound per week. I was angry that I managed to gain 1.5 pounds when I only messed up “a little”. Now, I have to laugh because, as I’m recounting all of my “sins”, I see that I’m lucky I only gained 1.5 lbs and .7% body fat. The lesson here is that recording what I eat is absolutely necessary for me. It keeps me honest and on track with my goals.
I did manage to get all of my training in while I was in
Overall, I am just glad Week 4 is over---in terms of my fitness goals, that is. I knew it would be a challenge to maintain my diet. I just didn’t know I’d bomb it so dramatically. It’s so much easier when I can plan and have total control, but that’s not always realistic.
The week ahead is going to be interesting. I am a stay at home mom, but this week I am working full time as a substitute teacher at my daughters’ school. Getting in my training will tricky and eating is going to be interesting. I’ve got to stay on track: spring break is around the corner!