Tuesday, June 30, 2015

I laced up running shoes yesterday....

What day is it... where am I.... what time is it?

I've been so busy I am just sorta lost in my days. 

Life has been trucking on with all things busy - photo sessions, chores to be done, editing, house cleaning - or attempting of house cleaning, youth ministry planning, & of course, enjoying this break in summer we've been having.  It's been glorious.

All that to say I'm still here, though not posting regularly.

Some updates:

* Still in Round 2 of the 21 Day fix & I lost another 3 lbs last week. Wh-WH-WHAT???!!? ... I'm at a total of 8 lbs & feel like I can move mountains now.  How stupid is that?  I know me. I can easily gain 8 lbs back at a drop of a hat... but I'm still very aware of my nutrition now & I think that's key.

Me on the scale this week

* I can't believe its been a month since I've had any chips or any chocolate. I seriously would have a York Peppermint Patty every evening after dinner.  I have had NONE.  Ricky told me, "That shows me you can do ANYTHING!"... anything?  Probably not.  I mean, I can't run for President & win... but it does show I have more self control then I thought I had.

* (I miss my York Peppermints)


* I laced up running shoes last night!  I know - I've done 2 5k's in less then 2 weeks, but I am trying to work running back into my work out plan, so last night I started the C25K plan again.  I'm just going for movement with a set plan.  Not really a goal of anything.  I just know I am getting bored with the 21 Day Fix videos over 4 weeks so I'm going to switch it up & try to run on 3 days & do the videos on 3 days... a little bit of the best of both worlds.

* Truth - I just want to get out of Leg Day on those videos. HATE THEM.  I think they are the cause of my quad issues now with burning & pulling sensation.


* I could feel my low back & Bicep tendon in my shoulder ache within the first 10 minutes of being back on the treadmill.  I guess its always going to be an issue.... sigh...

BUT I PRESS ON!!!!!

Give me a quick update on what's going on in your life!

15 comments:

  1. Great job! You are hilarious! Love reading your blog! I haven't been writing as much either these days...seems like it's busier than ever!

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  2. There seems to be a lot of positive things going on in your life right now! I made the mistake of reading our blog posts from last year at this time and I saw that I was already in training mode for the marathon. It makes me sad to think I may never feel like that again!

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  3. That's awesome 8 pounds!! I love dark chocolate, I have given up my nibbling the past few weeks, but ohhh I still want it :)
    I hate leg day too lol I avoid it often...

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  4. i think the best of both worlds sounds great! i get bored as well, so i need to have a variety.

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  5. 8 pounds? Stellar! You CAN do anything! Enjoy your return to running. :)

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    1. I'm taking that "anything" & heading to Disney to be Belle :)

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  6. Congrats on your weight loss! That's great! And your self control! That life alert thing cracked me up. :)

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  7. Great job on the weight loss! I could not give up chocolate! I just run more, that's all..I do love to eat.

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  8. Nice! Have fun getting back to running! Now I'm intrigued by the leg video if it hurts that much!

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  9. You go, girl! You're doing awesome! But that long without chocolate or chips? I'm weak. Take it easy on the running - it's good that you're pressing on and moving though! I have another month before training starts for my fall half-marathon so I'm trying to get in a couple runs each week just so August 1st doesn't kill me. Keep it up!

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    1. What half marathons are you doing? I was thinking about doing a fall one.

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    2. I'm registered for the Indianapolis Monumental Half -- it was my first half ever and I'm trying to beat last year's time. I thought about doing the Urban Bourbon but it's two weeks before. I'm one of those who needs a good 6 months to recover in between big races ... :)

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  10. Congrats on 8 lbs!! Now that you're losing weight, is it easier to say no to the peppermint patties? I've gone 3 days w/out ice cream and I think I'm gonna die!
    Hey, I would vote for you being president. ;)

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