Christmas Dress Challenge – Week Nine – Recovering

Week Nine is packed away, THANK goodness.  I had a nasty, nasty head cold this week.  I honestly feel better today – Yeah!

This week I weighed in at 157.0 pounds, back in the right direction.

DO-IT:  The Dress.Done.  Love that dress, I really do.  I haven’t had a red dress in years and years.

DO-IT: My  Weight Watchers points. Um..sort of.  Feeling sick all week, I didn’t track religiously.  I’m pretty sure that three days of chicken soup and tea didn’t break the point bank, though.

DO-IT: Earn 50 activity points a week. Oooh, not done this week.  Did I mention I was sick from Wednesday through Saturday? Even with that, I managed a respectable 37 points, including six hours of hiking and trail building last Saturday.  What’s trail building? That’s when a group of hardcore mountain bikers hop in trucks drive back to the boonies with a load of hand tools and start cutting a path through the woods on which to ride their bikes.

The Work CrewI’m the one wearing the straw hat.  The Architect is kneeling in front of me.


Fabulous view from the peak of the new trail!!  That’s downtown Ft. Worth in the distance.  And yes, I have every intention of riding my bike up this hill, and back down the other side.  The trail should be complete by March.

DO-IT: Consistency. Almost.  I plead innocence against the mutated cold germ my youngest son gave me.  This week will be better for sure.

DO-IT: Hydrate.  Done.  Even with a sore throat.

DO-IT:Read a few more chapters of Refuse to Regain this week. VERY enlightening, especially the information about HOW fat causes other health problems.

DO-IT: One update post a week. Yes!

DO-IT: Link up to your weekly updates.  Done for sure, this week!

DO-IT:  Be supportive.  Yes!  Yes! Yes!  I’ll make the rounds again this week!

Stay Healthy.  Keep the Faith.

EMail Anglea Pea

7 thoughts on “Christmas Dress Challenge – Week Nine – Recovering

  1. I want to come and ride that trail. I have worked with the DNR to help clear trails in the BWCA. It’s a lot of work but the friendships built and the work done maks it all worth while.
    I am so glad you are feeling better. Thanks for sharing the pictures.
    Now have a great week, take care and God Bless!!

  2. Yes, kids spread nasty germs. But you had a really good week in spite of fighting the germies. No one expects you to track every morsel and earn all your activity points when you’re sick. And that bike trail…well, I think I’ll stick to riding my old bike around the neighborhood. Have a great week!

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