Sunday, February 23, 2014

Pondering 100 day challenge...

I was down 0.8 at weigh in at my Weight Watchers meeting on Thursday.  I have been feeling recently like I am not really working the plan, but just going through the motions.  I will say in the spirit of honesty that I have been really nervous about trying the new Simple Start plan.  Since I have really begun tracking, I feel like I need to continue that trend.  I have made the decision that I have to give it a whirl.  I feel like if I don't that I will ultimately regret it because I will have that "what if I did it and it worked??" feeling.  I owe it to myself to try.  If I don't like it or don't do well, I can honestly say I tried.  If it does work, then I've only lost weight...and how is that a bad thing?

So, I have been seeing many people post about their different variations of the 100 day challenge.  A lot are very inspirational.  I am thinking of my own variation.  I am thinking of a No Excuses 100 day challenge.  I will not lie, challenges are sometimes hard for me to keep up with, but I feel like if this one is self imposed, that it may be a little different.  I have requested assistance from my family.  I haven't decided all the perimeters thus far, but I'm thinking that I will try to follow the Weight Watcher plan (whether it is counting PointsPlus or Simply Filling after Simple Start), working out at least 3 times per week, if I get more, that's a bonus.  Here's the thing, my birthday is coming up at the end of next month, but I have the momentum now to do this.  I am thinking I just do it anyway.  This is a lifestyle change, not a "diet" and I'm going to have celebrations along the way.  My friend at WW, Carla managed to lose even during her birthday week.  I think I can totally do this.  Anyone want to join me?

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