Field Trips and Weigh-in Wednesday

10 Apr

Weigh-in Wednesday

Good news on the Weigh-in this morning.  I lost a pound since last Wednesday, which officially puts me back to the lowest I’ve been since the start of the year.  I know it’s kinda pathetic that it has taken me about three weeks to get back down to this, but I am headed in the right direction, I’ve been making (mostly) wise choices, and I’ve given myself the freedom to cheat enough that I don’t feel deprived.

It could be worse considering we had Bennett’s birthday dinner this week.  I made a cake, which I thought wasn’t going to be enough, and have indulged on it three times.  Oh well, it’s gone now so I can rest a little easier knowing that I’ve rid the house of excess sugar and didn’t let it go to waste.  Super Jaime saved the day again!

I did get back on the workout wagon this week though (I hadn’t done any type of workout since the 5K on March 23rd).  I ran Saturday and Sunday and spent as much time playing outside as possible.  I busted out Jillian Michael’s 30 Day Shred at 4:00 am Monday morning and then hit the driveway for some sprinting, which I alternated with walking laps.

I was definitely sore after Monday’s workout, so I didn’t get in a workout Tuesday morning, but did some major walking on B’s field trip to the zoo.  I’m not sure exactly how far I walked, but I know I laid down for a nap around 2:30 and didn’t get up until almost 7:00.  What’s sad is that my 4 year old never even  fell asleep.  You’d think I feed him Energizer batteries!

Here are a few pictures to show you some of our field trip fun:

B b4 zoo

Hanging out just before we went in

B with monkey

Playing with the monkeys while mom grabbed some coffee

B with Stingrays

Petting the Watching others pet the stingrays

B with Icee

Enjoying an Icee after lunch

Doesn’t that look like a fun way to burn some calories?  Can’t wait for our next trip to the zoo!

What fun thing do you do to burn calories?

Thanks for reading,

Jaime

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One Response to “Field Trips and Weigh-in Wednesday”

  1. Janessa April 11, 2013 at 1:41 pm #

    He is so cute!! And I don’t blame him. I wouldn’t have pet the stingrays either, haha. Awesome job on the 4am workout, whew. I would have been asleep by noon, lol.

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