Thursday, June 21, 2012

Missed Workouts

I think Ive hit a wall. I didn't want to go to the gym today. I took a long nap after class today work up and went back to sleep. I'm not sure if I was a little sleep deprived or what.  I am rested and so glad my class is done tomorrow. I will get back in the gym next week.  I did buy Jackie Warner's book "This is Why You're Fat(and how to get thin)"  Will start reading it this weekend.

Monday, June 18, 2012

weight gain...

This week I checked my weight for a weight loss challenge I am in. I gained 3lbs. 3LBS..... I was pretty upset and took it hard. I worked out daily and ate on my program.
I am not upset anymore since leaving the gym.  It happens. I could try to explain it away but I'm not I will embrace the lbs and move on.

Next week, I plan to continue on my 2 a day workouts and continue eating right.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Monthly Weight In

So I'm a little off due to joining a weight loss challenge on YouTube.  I missed my June 10th weight in post.
As of Monday my current weight is 257lbs.  I was disappointed and excited about that number at the same time.  Its only 3lbs difference from last monthly weight in so I was disappointed.  Admittedly, I had slacked the last week of school and then while on vacation.  I was excited that I still managed to show some weight loss still. Even if I didn't I still had a great time at home and getting a break from my day to day isn't that what really matters in the end.


Classes, Classes, and More Classes!

This week I managed to make it to the gym so far 2x a day. I'm trying my best to keep up that pace for the next two weeks.  I have learned that I get better calorie burn from group classes. This is fine with me. You work those forgotten muscles and get pain(in a good way) in news spots.
I tried a new class tonight. Body Pump.  I have passed this class a few times on my way to kickboxing.

They always seem so serious. The class requires you to pull out lots of equipment see:

 I was slightly overwhelmed when I came in. Luckily, folks at the Y are friendly and helped me get it straight. I will say I liked the class. Its a good strength workout.  Also, it got my heart pumping.  Its good for all fitness levels like it says.   I recommend switching up your routine every now and again. Had it not rained I would have been in my usual water exercise class. The rained forced me to try something new. I liked it and will be back again.  It felt good to hang in with people who have been doing the class. Slowly, very slowly I'm getting into better shape.


Monday, June 11, 2012

Summer Sizzling Weight Loss Challenge

I joined a 8week workout challenge on YouTube.  Hosted by DivaSlimsDown.  It is promising to be a great way to keep me motivated. I love competition.   The stories from the other ladies are get motivation. Its really therapeutic to be in a group where you can see that people really do understand you and are in the same place or were in the place as you.  (READ THESE ARE MY PEOPLE)

I will be uploaded a new video tonight and I checked my weight since I was traveling last week I didn't make it to the gym until this morning.


The link to DivaSlimsSown page

The link to my entry video:

I hope you follow my progress and the progress of all the ladies.   


You MUST like these facebook pages:

-You MUST be a subscriber
-You MUST be 18 or older to enter. Or have your parent or guardian consent
-You MUST be in the USA or Canada for video response entries. 
-To win the prizes you Must create a video response by June 10th.
-Create weekly video updates of how your weight loss journey is going. Updates are due on Mondays: June 11th, June 18th, June 25th, July 2nd, July 9th, July 16th, July 23rd and July 30th is your final update. It should include pounds and inches lost plus your final body shot. 
-Participate in the facebook weight loss challenge group

Monday, June 4, 2012

Traveling on Healthy

I am on the last day of a family trip. My niece graduated from High School and is heading to nursing school.  I knew traveling with my family would be hard on a diet but I didn't know it was be so difficult.  I didn't exercise. But I did dance like nobody was watching.  I didn't eat on program but I did feed my soul.  I didn't get much rest but my spirit was refreshed by my family and friends. I had a few good healthy cries at seeing my baby walk across the stage and metaphorically become and adult.  In short I had a great time.  I will be back to my routine on Tuesday. Oh, and all my family noticed my lifestyle changes and commented on me losing weight. It felt GREAT!
I learned this weekend to not be so rigid with my plan. To relax and be flexible with myself and my goals.
Congrats to All the 2012Grads I proud of you and those who supported you where ever you are.
Me the Hubby and Kids with  The Grad!!!