Monday, December 27, 2010

Mamavation Monday 12/27

Hope you all had a great holiday!!

Monday: 2.3 miles
Tuesday: .5 miles
Wednesday: .5 miles
Thursday: 1.5 miles
Friday: 1.2 miles
Saturday: Merry Christmas
Sunday: Well Hello Blizzard!

TOTAL = 6 miles… GULP

Last Week’s Goals:
- Walk 15 miles [with the holiday I hope to still get in as much walking as I can]
-Pack a healthy lunch everyday this week
-Pack healthy snacks [already bought carrots + celery sticks]
-Increase water intake!
-Do a set of pushups + sit-ups 3x this week
-Resist temptation on Christmas!!

For the 3 weeks I have averaged about 21 miles a week, so this 6 miles is wayyy under what I have been walking lately, and I’m disappointed in myself, but I know it wasn’t because I was being lazy. I spent the week with some tummy problems that has me barely able to function at work. Add that to last minute Christmas shopping and Christmas, it was a hard week. I should have pushed myself harder, but there was a lot on my plate this week, and so I prioritized other things over making sure I walked 21 miles.

I did a pretty good job at packing a lunch this week. I forgot one day [only had bread] so therefore only ate bread, and was super hungry. I know that wasn’t good, but I didn’t want to go get something and didn’t want to spend any money at food! I spend enough at the grocery store every time I go!

Sooo someone ate my raw almonds at my desk, so I felt a bit stuck with snacks, as they were my go to snack. But I ate apples, celery, and carrots, and this week am thinking raisins, hummus, and apples will be good healthy satisfying snacks for me.

Not doing so great on the water intake. I mean, I’m drinking it, but not drinking enough. I have to figure out another tactic to want to drink more! Ideas??

Because I was sick all last week I didn’t do any pushups, so definitely want to make sure I get them in this week.

This Week’s Goals:
-Walk 10 miles [there is about a foot and a half of snow so hoping to get as much walking as I can]
-Pack lunch the 3 days I’m in the office
-Eat healthy snacks
-Do a workout DVD one time this week
-Limit alcohol intake on New Years

Alright still going strong on my Mamavation Campaign! I would love your support!! I still need your consistent support to become the next Mamavation Mom! We have until January 5th to show the people behind Mamavation that I have support! The public can’t vote until finalists have been chosen January 5th so keep the support going please!

1. Visit Mamavation Facebook Page and tell them why they think I would make a good Mamavation Mom. Be sure to include my handles @YoungFabMama | @AlexandraElizabeth
2. Visit, like, and comment on my Youtube video application. Click Here
3. Tweet: “Hey @bookieboo! I want (@YoungFabMama) to be the next #Mamavation Mom. She has my support!


  1. Not bad for the holidays, snow storm, and being sick! Have you tried individual powdered drink mix like crystal lite? Sometimes they can help you with the water intake because it gives you different flavors to play with.

  2. I support you! I need to get myself on the healthy train as well... good luck!

  3. Alex, keep doing what you are doing. You are committed - good luck in the New Year

  4. It sounds like you're doing great! I'd love to get on the treadmill again, I must get on the treadmill again! Keep it up!

  5. Well, 6 miles is WAY better than 0 miles! Sounds like you've got the right attitude and a good handle on things. Good luck with the Mamavation campaign!

  6. Wow! Good for you. Best of luck.

  7. Some weeks will be better than others, but you're still doing it. You've still got my support.

  8. You are awesome! It has been SO cold here I havent been able to walk much, but there is a treadmill in our breakroom at work, so I really have no excuse! Good luck this campaign, I hope we get to serve as Mamavation mom together!

    -Kimberly, @christlikemommy

  9. Thanks for the support! I am dedicated to working hard this week!
    @TheBabyMammaChronicles-I used to drink crystal light mixes..I dont know why I stopped! I have some at home so going to start using them. Thanks for the reminder!!
    @Jazzynickel-Thank You! No better time than the present! If you need an accountability partner let me know! We CAN together!!
    @elenka29-Thank you for the support!
    @Mrs. Collins said-Yes, get on the treadmill! One step at a time! Would love to be there to support & encourage you!!
    @MrsFatass-Thank You!!
    @Jill-Thank You!!
    @Alicia-Love your support! You make me say, I CAN!
    @Kimberly-Thanks! Yes the cold is such a pain, esp because I like getting out! Good luck on the campaign and hope together we can be Mamavation Moms!

  10. good luck with your mamavation application and 6 miles is great so be proud of your accomplishment



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