I updated my weight chart recently and noticed some discrepancies in weeks post-op and dates, etc. I think I was even confused in some of these blog posts as far as the correct week I was on, etc. I believe I have that all corrected now, however, so it feels more straightened out. At least digitally. I think my brain might still be confused though!
I have met my steps goals consistently for 4 weeks now, and the biggest motivator is being included in step challenges on my Fitbit. I do find however, that I sometimes can't backdown from a challenge, and though I rarely win 1st place in the challenge (although I did win the week of 2/6-2/10) I am still very motivated to do my best effort. This past Friday was one of those pushing myself a little too far and went a little bit overboard. But, I could do it, and I am no worse for the wear, but here were the results.
I don't plan on being this extreme, at least with walking, all the time. And I know that I really need to add in some additional weight training to shake things up a little bit. I am not overly fond of using weights though and am not even sure if I am capable of this, but was thinking I could add some push-ups or sit ups to my routine so that I am pushing my own body weight as opposed to adding weight to lift. My 54th birthday is coming up in a few days and I honestly am not certain how much I should push this tired old body.