Ki’s Progress – Week 2 – 2018 – Tracking
Goal #1 – Diet Log – I did very well with tracking what I ate this week also. But as it turns out, I’m not really understanding how the calorie goal works with Fitbit. I was under every single day this week. I think that is the plan. I’m not real clear on this. So I’m not sure what to say about it this week other than this is typical of me. I rarely eat the daily calories that any program wants to set for me. The only time I do is when I go super unhealthy and do something like order pizza.
Goal #3 – 30 Min. Cardio / 3 days – My exercise goal this week was to simply start exercising again. I kept the goal where I left off, 30 minutes of cardio, 3 times this week. I am happy to report that I MET this goal as well! Interestingly, one of my friends started a Daily Showdown fitness challenge through Fitbit and invited me on Wednesday.
This really motivated me to get up and get moving. I came in 3rd place for the competition and made almost 10,000 steps that day. She did another one for Friday which motivated me to get 10,001 steps and I took 1st place on that one! She also started a Weekend Warrior challenge to get the most steps during the weekend. This motivated me to keep steppin’ which got me through my Cardio goal of 30 minutes for 3 days.
Goal #4 – 1 Mountain Dew per day – I didn’t set a SMART goal for water intake or Mountain Dew decrease this week. I had two to three Mountain Dews per day throughout the week which is better than it used to be. I did average 3 cups of water per day this week. That’s better than it used to be but not quite where it should be. So I especially need to improve this goal.
Goal #5 – 7 hours of sleep per night – Finally, I thought I was sleeping 7 hours per night. It turns out I’m usually a few minutes shy of 7 hours. Sometimes only six and a half hours. However, I would get 2 hours one night, 5 hours the next, and each night was just a completely random number of hours before I did the research and made the effort to change my sleep habits. I am happy that I am now consistently sleeping a full night. I will work to improve the hours of sleep I’m getting and try to bump that up over 7 hours. The big problem is how many times I’m waking up during the night to using the bathroom since I’m drinking water now. I did good though, I’m proud of my sleep this week.
So, that’s how I did this week. Now time to set new goals!
- Diet – My diet goals are set according to how much weight I want to lose and how aggressively I want to work toward that goal. This week’s goal will be to try and meet the established goals set for calorie intake and calories burned on Fitbit.
- Exercise – My goal for activity this week is to get at least 5,000 steps per day AND to do 30 minutes of Cardio at least 3 days this week again. I need to make this exercise thing a habit but I’m starting small.
- Water – This week, I will stick to one Mountain Dew per day and water the rest of the day.
- Sleep – I will strive for at least 7 hours of sleep per night this week. Even if it means going to bed a little earlier.
Were you working toward goals this week? How did it go? Let us know in the comments below!
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