So, this was month two of my health challenge and not quite the bang that I had in January, but I'm still mostly satisfied.
Weight 1/31- 162
weight 2/29- 158.2 My goal stated last month was to be at 155 by today.
March goal: maintain approximately a pound a week loss and be 154 by 3/31.
If I hadn't added back the calories due to nursing I think I might have made it, so the goal is just readjusted, not failed, in my mind.
Goal- At the gym every work day.
Result- 18/21 days at the gym. Those other three morning were spent snuggling with Cutie on the couch. Worthwhile to me.
March goal- At the gym 21/21 days. It's still a good goal, don't want to cut myself too much slack.
Goal- Track at Sparkpeople 29/29 days. I was 16/16 and then completely stopped after last weekend. When I didn't immediately gain 10 pounds I figured I'm okay without the obsessive tracking. Future goal- track at least three days per week. Enough to keep me on track without being obsessed. It was a bit much for everyone with me running to the computer after every meal.
Goal- Run 3 miles at 6 mph.
Result- Resounding success with 3.1 miles at 6mph on 2/26 and then 3.1 miles at 6.2 and 6.1 on 2/28.
March goals- 4 miles at 6 mph and 3.1 miles under 29 minutes. Endurance and speed goals.
Goal- Strength train 8/8 days scheduled.
Result- Achieved 8 days of strength training, but not always on the scheduled days. This morning the Gravitron (assisted pull-up machine) was set at 60, and I lifted approximately 63% of my body weight in a pull-up. Once. Last month I couldn't even do one at 40%, so it's an improvement, even if it's only a small one.
March goal- Strength train two days a week with short cardio prior.
Overall- the pants are getting too big, I've even had some compliments on the weight loss, I've got more energy and I can REALLY feel the difference between eating well and not. Not that I always manage to eat well, but I'm doing better. I even passed up munckin donuts at a meeting yesterday. This is do-able.