Governor Mark Dayton declared today “Finisher shirt Friday” so myself and a few co workers decided to get in on the fun. I figure, the more fitness minded people I surround myself with, the better it’ll be.
Today’s tracking was great. I hit the target for all of my macro nutrients. I’m having withdrawals from sweets, though. Today I had very little in the way of refined sugar, and I had massive cravings, got flushed in the face, and developed a headache… But I didn’t give in. I was at a manager’s desk. I had grabbed a jar of Hershey kisses and pulled one out. I said to myself “what am I doing,” and put it back. Even though I was still talking to the manager, I decided to start cutting up a green pepper and eating that instead. Woo! Will power.
I have joined a team challenge at work, and it’s off to such a fun start. I’m on a team with a group of four women at work and we have dubbed ourselves “Team Doge Wow Such Weight Loss!” The twelve week challenge kicks off with a mini-challenge to come up with the best team name (check!) and best team “before” photo (check!)
I would love it if you could check out our submission (below) and vote for us on the HealthyWage website (http://www.healthywage.com/leaderboards/team_standings/?team_challenge=80&secondary_filter=1). This site is just like Diet Bet and Biggest Loser, except you cannot lose more than 1.5% of your weight/week and no more than 16.75% of your weight over the course of the challenge. I’m really excited to have a team of co-workers to tackle this with. They’ve been instrumental in my motivation this week 🙂
[EDIT: added directions – access the link, and then select “GE HealthAhead’s Lose Weight, Win Big 2014” and “Mini Challenge #1: Best Team Name and Before Photo”]