#WeightlossWednesday:Week 1

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So a few days ago I told you that I will be participating in Mojo Mama’s Weightloss Wednesday! I’m so excited to have you guys as my support team, and I really couldn’t ask for better. So basically, I will give you updates every Wednesday about my weight, goals, food, how I am feeling, and my couch-to-5k !

I figure, I can’t afford the gym and running is the simplest form of exercise, and like Devan said, NO EXCUSES!!

Starting Weight: 218 (1/05)
Current Weight: 218

Goals:

• Lose 60 lbs.
• Drink 36 oz of water every day  & learn to cook healthy meals.
• Run a 5k by 2012.
• Tone up!

My diet plan is a low calorie (approx 1800 a day), fruits, vegetables, protein, and healthy carbs! I recently bought a 400 calorie fix recipe book that I am looking forward to using often.

I’m hoping to start couch-to-5k today! Most likely repeat week 1 again next week. =P

I won’t lie this will be a HUGE challenge for me. I have been over weight my entire life. I know I will never be skinny, and I don’t want to be. I love my curves. I want to be healthy, feel healthy, and look good. 

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About the Author

In 2010, Hanan went from talking about her parenting up’s and down’s on private forums to discussing them with literally everyone on the internet with her blog EAT. CRAFT. PARENT. (formally Lilac City Momma). Since then, she’s had the opportunity to talk about parenting, cooking, photography, marriage, crafts, faith, and so much more. She also shares her opinions on everyday products from food to baby gear, and everything in between. With three little girls all under six, there is never a dull moment in their home. When she’s not blogging she’s chatting about parenting and life in general on Facebook and Twitter, or wasting way too much time on Pinterest.

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  1. Ooh, maybe I should do the 5k thing with you! I mean, with us only living 20 minutes apart, why not??? It'll be some work, but it would SO be worth it!
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  2. Amber Johnson says:

    Good for you! Wish the weather was better, and I would join you for walks outside. Maybe I should train for a 5K. Should we all sign up for one together?

  3. AJLoRe says:

    You go Hanan! I know you can do it!! Now stop staying up so late blogging at get some rest, sheesh.
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  4. Jenni says:

    Thanks for stopping by & for the encouragement! Best of luck, YOU CAN DO IT!

  5. Jacque says:

    Ya know? I read this yesterday and don't know why I didn't leave a comment then. Oh well – a day late is better than not at all – right? :) Thanks for stopping by my new blog. :) I'm with you on the curves – lets keep 'em but just tone 'em up a bit! :) I'm excited to follow along with your journey. We can do this! :)
    My recent post Weightloss Wednesday – The beginning!

  6. Laura says:

    Good Luck on your journey! I have always done calorie counting/watching for my preferred way of losing weight. I know it can be tough some days, but you can do it!

    Same as you a gym is not an option. I do like the Walk at Home DVDs by Lesle Sansone (rent at library for free). I use a stationary bike and Kinect.
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