Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Weigh in and other updates

Today was Week 12 back at Weight Watchers for me. I weighed in at 170.6, down 6.2 from my original weigh in. It has been a bit up and down for me since I started, and I was happy that this week was back down a little. I can't attribute the loss to any great behavior on my part this week, so I think it may be that the thyroid meds are making a difference. I haven't noticed a major difference in the way I feel, but my mood has improved a littl

In other news, when I posted about wanting a simple, online fitness tracker with an iPhone app, Miss Klutzy asked why I didn't just use Lose It! since I liked that app so much. When I was using it before, it didn't have any kind of an online sharing component, but one has been added, along with cool reports and summaries. Unfortunately, there does not seem to be an easy way to share a link to my profile, but if you would like to search for me, my email address on it is toledolefty at gmail dot com -- same address as in my profile here. I think you have to be a member to view other people's profiles.

I am not sure whether I will track both food and activity or just food, since I am still using the Weight Watchers iPhone app. I hate to try to track using two different systems.

I also tried out a cool app for the iPhone 3GS called RunKeeper. I used the free version. It works very similar to a Garmin or other GPS device. Here is the info for my run today (I decided to make the map private, so you have to trust me that it also mapped my activity). I was surprised at my pace -- slower than I would have thought, though I was going into a pretty stiff wind for about the first mile. It's interesting. Not sure I'd use it for every run because I don't want to get too wrapped up in things like pace when I'm really just trying to get out there and run.

I thought tonight was "The Biggest Loser" finale, but it's not. There is one more final challenge before the finale. Let's hope it's not another marathon!


  1. I used to use Runkeeper and liked it very much. My husband bought me a Garmin for my birthday in October, so I've been using that ever since.

  2. Congrats on being down, especially after a holiday! :)


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