Monday, March 03, 2008

Week #109: In Review

"Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing; every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning, for what we have hitherto done is naught!" ~ Thomas a Kempis

Weight Loss = 2.4 lbs
Fat % Loss = 1.2%

Updated "My Progress Charts" can be found HERE.

Another great week. I was a bit lax on my To-Do List, but we did have company Fri-Sunday. I'm still struggling with hitting my fruit/vegetable guideline. I'm a pretty picky eater, but I'm trying new things and I'm making headway.

Focus for this week: start reading my book on meditation......I know, I know....this is the 3rd week in a row that I've said I'm putting it on my To-Do List. Also this week, I would like to figure out my ideal heart rate for burning fat during my exercise.

I hope everyone else had a great week!

Week #109 Guideline Results:

:Met/exceeded guideline
:Met or Almost meet guideline every day
:Failed to meet guideline

Nutrition Guidelines:

1. To increase my daily water intake to 8 8oz glasses or more.
2. To eat 5-6 times daily.
3. To consume 5-10 servings of fruit & vegetable each day.
4. To reduce/eliminate Saturated Fat and Trans Fats.
5. To prepare & eat more meals @ home, while reducing dining out.
6. To eliminate visits to Fast Food Restaurants when dining out.

Fitness Guidelines:

1. Get +15 mins Exercise each day (working up to +30mins).
2. To purposely park father away from my destination.
3. To walk/bike more often as an alternative to driving.
4. To allocate 1 day a week to rest.

Mental Health Guidelines:

1. To get between 7-8 hrs sleep daily.
2. To allocate +15 mins daily to reading.
3. To research & start practicing meditation/relaxation techniques.
4. To take 2-3 mins every hour or so to take few deep breaths/stretch.
5. To organize and complete a weekly To-Do list.
6. To maintain my blog & relationships online.
7. To keep contact with my friends & family
8. To have 1 cheat meal & desert each week.




Blogger Kim Ayres said...

Great to see such a splash of green :)

2:04 p.m.  
Blogger Christopher Maples said...

congrats on a good loss this week!

2:29 p.m.  
Blogger BryGuy said...

Thanks Kim & Christopher.

4:12 p.m.  

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