Well, the 100 day challenge has officially begun! The last week or so has been a bit of a warm-up for me.;-)
It's very motivating to think about everyone who's taking part in this short journey together. I am excited to think about how different things could be 100 days from now. Ahem, I mean how different things will be!
The lovely Anne recently blogged about some rewards that she'd give herself at various weight loss intervels. I really love that idea, because I've been guilty of rewarding myself with food in the past. I also love that she picked intervels that were reasonable. So, here are mine:
3 pounds - a pedicure. (same as Anne!) My feet are atrocious looking right now.
6 pounds - a 90-minute massage - body/scalp combo
9 pounds - a cookbook that I've been coveting for awhile
12 pounds - officially signing up for the 5K race in the Fall
15 pounds - a new Fall sweater
The next 100 days are going to be quite a challenge - I will definitely have up's and down's - but the key is to acknowledge, and move forward. So, I'm going to try and find something positive about everyday - even if I slip-up.
Negatives: I was out for lunch, and it could have been a bit healthier. I had 2 pieces of pizza with whole wheat crust, and organic mozzarella - but it also had tandoori potato on it. Not the best, but also not the worst.
I just finished a 5K walk today, and have been drinking plenty of water. I had a MAJOR chocolate craving this afternoon, and opened the cupboard...and there was none. Know why? I sent it all to work with my hubby this morning. All of our cookies, chocolate, and sweets. There's nothing left. At first, I was frustrated. But after a few minutes, I was just plain glad. This is one of the few times I was glad that our cupboards were devoid of the bad stuff!