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Saturday, July 02, 2011

It's already July!!!! I have 8 weeks until school starts back up and then the extra free time will be GONE!! The scale still hasn't been moving for me BUT I am definitely a better runner than I was when I first started C25k and I'm not buldging out of my summer clothes. So more positives than negatives! I've been sick since the last week of June so I haven't been working out hardcore. I was at least going on walks with my daughter and the puppy.

So here's the plan for July:

emoticon Restart at Wk4 of C25k since the sickness interefered - ASH WILL DO THIS!!

emoticon Restart the 28 Day Bootcamp Challenge. Idk why I stopped after a week?? Also, make up an at home strength training program. If anyone has any they'd like to share please let me know!! - ASH WILL DO THIS!!

emoticon Measure & weigh all foods! This is my biggest STRUGGLE!! I'm pretty sure if I got this under control I'd actually see the scale move. - ASH WILL DO THIS!!

emoticon Try and not get discouraged if the scale isn't moving. I would love for the scale to go down but I'd really like to be more tone than anything. I'd rather be 160 lbs and tone than 145 lbs and flabby. Of course it'd be great to be 145 lbs AND tone lol - ASH WILL DO THIS!!

emoticon Thanks to all my Sparkies that have been sticking with me! Yall are great and hope everyone has a GREAT July!!!!

  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

KATV865 7/18/2011 11:17AM

    Way to keep counting the positives! The scale can lie but you're making lots of progress everywhere else!

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FITBECKSRN24 7/3/2011 11:00AM

    great goals chickie!!! you CAN DO THIS!! =)

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TEAM-SARAH 7/2/2011 4:19PM

    You will do this!!! I get a lot of my workout routines from women's health... if you go to their website they have a whole library of em under the "workouts" section. I recommend checking it out... they've got beginner workouts and super advanced and everything inbetween! The exercise routines all explain WHY you do the exercises and how many sets/reps and a description and picture of each exercise. Some of them have video demonstrations too!

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ELECTRALYTE 7/2/2011 2:55PM

    emoticongreat goals!

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C25k Week 2/Bootcamp Challenge

Monday, June 13, 2011

emoticon I finished week 2 of C25k. It wasn't so bad. I'm actually looking forward to week 3 this week cause it mixes up the intervals a little bit. I still have shin splints when I run :P Any suggestions to get rid of them?! Now that I think about it I should probably get some new running shoes... that might help since mine are 2 years old lol
emoticon Also, this week I plan to start the 28 Day Bootcamp Challenge. I was trying to look for at home strength training exercises to do and it took me to the Challenge so I said, "Oh, what the heck. Try it out cause you gotta get that scale to move." lol Hopefully it works out for me :] My boyfriend and I have actually been talking about getting the PS3 Move so I can get Zumba and other workout videos. I've heard so much about the Xbox Kinect but not about the Move. Anybody have the Move and comments??
emoticon Hope yall have a great week!!

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TEAM-SARAH 6/14/2011 5:17PM

    Definitely sounds like new shoes are in order!! If they are that old it is high time haha. That can be great motivation too ;) The c25k can be tough but once you get through it, it's so rewarding!!

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KJDOESLIFE 6/13/2011 4:16PM

    I just got fitted for new running shoes and I highly recommend going to a store like Running Room or Second Sole that will watch how you walk and recommend shoes for what you need. If you have Netflix, you can look up Zumba and other workout DVDs and some you can watch on demand! Great job on C25K!

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ASHESS85 6/13/2011 1:00PM

    Awesome! Yeah getting new shoes will help a lot...make sure they are super supportive. Also, you might want to try to stretch longer after you work out. I've heard some awesome things about Xbox Kinect and I love Zumba for the Wii so I'm sure it's just as good if not better. Let me know how it is if you get it!

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Saturday, June 11, 2011

-something that motivates; inducement; incentive.

I have so many events coming up within the next year that should be motivating me to get this weight off!! So I figured I should write it all out to keep reminding myself why I want to lose this weight and get tone...


I have a total of 3 weddings to go to this summer. The first one being in two weeks!! I went dress shopping the other day and I totally got bummed out because every single dress I liked wasn't in my size. I ended up ordering a dress online from Target BUT I have no idea what itll look like on me so we will see. This motivates me!!!!

Family Pictures

My cousins and their girls are coming to visit the beginning of August. We've been trying to get pictures taken of all us for FOREVER! The reason it is such a big deal is because they are from my moms side of the family and our families are the only ones in the states, the others are in Korea. I'd like to take these pictures and not have to hide behind the kids to cover up my fatness! This motivates me!!!!


My 25th Birthday is in Feb 2012. I would so love to be at my goal weight, be tone, and keep maintaining. This motivates me!!!!

Graduating from Nursing School

I'm expected to graduate from Nursing school around the end of April/ beginning of May 2012. I want to look good when pictures are being taken! I don't want to look at my pictures and be like "OMG! I look awful!" I want to actually look at a picture and feel good about how I look! This motivates me!!!!

St. John's, Virgin Islands

June 2012 my best friend is getting married there. I want to look AMAZING!! Now, I know I won't be rocking a two piece but I would like to look HOTT in my bathing suit and not cover up with my towel. This motivates me!!!!

It's only 15 pounds so there should be no excuse! I CAN DO IT!!!!

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TEAM-SARAH 6/14/2011 5:48PM

    Sounds like 2012 is gonna be a big year for you!! Better get working now ;)

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FITBECKSRN24 6/11/2011 6:58PM

    those are good motivators!! =)

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C25k - Wk 1/Day 2

Thursday, June 02, 2011

emoticon Today was the most perfect day to go for a run! I wish it was like this everyday...if only lol. I'm not a beginner at running but I could tell a difference today when I was running. For week one, you alternate from jogging for 60 sec and walking for 90 sec for a total of 20 minutes. Today, I noticed I would go over a little on my jogging for a minute and I didn't get out of breathe. The only bad thing is my dang shin splints! They need to go away lol. It would be awesome to be able to run a 5k in under 30 mins. I've actually been thinking about signing up for the Air Force 5k. I need to look up more details. I can't wait to see the end results!

Now, I leave you with a picture. This is my puppy, Scruffy. He went with me today and right as we got into the house he went straight to his water bowl and was drinking his water while laying down lol

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TEAM-SARAH 6/3/2011 5:23PM

    Great job on staring the running again. You can totally reach your under 30 min 5k goal if you stick to it! I did.... ONCE. 29:30. haha. and then never again somehow. Someday, perhaps...

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Well, Hey there JUNE!!

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

emoticon June is here and it is HOTTTTTT! I'm not going to complain about it being hot because i was wanting it for so long lol. I'm ready to kick butt this month! I have a wedding at the end of the month and I want to look GOOD in my dress! I CAN DO IT!!!!

emoticon Time for goals:

emoticon Workouts- already made my workout calendar :]
-Start Couch to 5k. I really want to improve on my running and get my run time down for when I take my military fitness tests. I also feel stronger when I run.
-Do 30 Day Shred after work. I work 12 hour shifts so doing a 20 minute workout after work should be doable!
-Go to as many Zumba classes as I can
-Look up some home strength traning exercises

emoticon Nutrition
-Write in my friggin food journal! Idk why I hate doing this lol
-Pack lunch for work the night more buying food at work!
-Only eat out 2-3 x a week...I've been eating too many whoppers!! And I wonder why the scale doesn't move?
-Stop thinking that since I worked out I can shove whatever I want in my mouth!
-Educate myself on portions! Get a food scale

emoticon I will get all this under control and make that scale move! I WILL DO IT!! NO EXCUSES!!!!

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YINYANGSJM 6/1/2011 7:36PM

    It sounds like you're ready to go!!! Great job on making out the workout calendar, I need to do that, I have really been slacking on exercising. Have a great month :)

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TEAM-SARAH 6/1/2011 5:52PM

    Yes you will!!! 30 days from now you will be a new woman!

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GONEWLIFE 6/1/2011 4:50PM

    Great attitude... you will do it ..keep it up ! emoticon

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MOMSUE1 6/1/2011 4:48PM

    You have a great plan. Try to follow it but sometimes we have to alter even the best laid plans. Have some back up. I love you attitude and that will get you far!! Keep up the good work!!! Your an inspiration to all of us.

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