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Weight Loss & Clothing Size Goals Met...

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

...as of March 28, 2009! I'm in a size 8 and haven't been a size 8 since the 6th grade! Awesome! I fit 8's perfectly at White House | Black Market. Cheese!

I really hate traditional cardio, but I love to run. I won't have to do so much cardio anymore because I have no weight to drop. I can just focus on leaning out and building muscle. Sweet! I ordered The Zone Diet book because I need extra help and direct information as to how to put together my food intake percentages, for example 30/20/20 = carbs/protein/fat. With that being said, I'm incorporating South Beach (my first love), The Eat-Clean Diet and The Zone Diet altogether.

I found out (during the past 38 weeks since I changed my life) that I don't want to be a marathoner, I don't want to be a triathlete and that I don't want to be a competitor. I just want to look incredible, be able to lift heavy and show my gunz off everywhere I go! Ha! I want to live to wear bikinis on the beach and fled dex....THAT'S IT!!!

Anyway, I love to run and do circuit training with Jillian so that will stay. Also, I will keep IMAX3 on the list because Cathe's circuits kill too - I'll do her step aerobics when I get bored or something. I need to learn how to tuck jump for real and Cathe will teach me. I will also start doing barbell cleans and snatches in my back yard this summer - those are my favorite exercises which means I have to get a 100lb olympic barbell to play around with out there.

Life is good!

  
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LADY_KATHY 9/19/2009 11:17AM

    Congratulations...l wishing you keep it off. : )

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ELLE341 5/3/2009 11:50AM

  Girl, you ARE a motivator! I'm working on getting "gunz" too, but right now they're still shooting flab. But, I can see & feel my hard work. emoticon

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KRISTINARAINES 4/27/2009 6:31AM

  Congratulations! You are amazing!!

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KELLYFIT4U 4/26/2009 8:32PM

    How's the Zone Diet going for you? Do you have the Eat Clean Diet book? I'm really trying harder to eat cleaner most of the time. I'm slowly making progress. I want to lean myself out and build muscle! I want to love my stomach!!

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BETHANY68 4/10/2009 12:55AM

  GO GIRLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLl WHooop Whoop sz. 8

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SHAYLADU 4/9/2009 11:14AM

    You go girl that is great a size 8. Awesome.

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GOALWEIGHT4LIFE 4/8/2009 10:36AM

  Congrats! You look great. Keep up the good work :-)

If you get a chance, please post your Before & After photos on my forum! Your pics will definitely motivate others :-)

Here's a link to the forum: http://mybeforeandafter.info/blog/?
page_id=551&wpforumaction=viewt
opic&t=3.0

FYI: It's free and you can post as a guest if you don't want to register.

Thanks for your consideration!

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COLLEGED 4/5/2009 5:45PM

    All I can say Sis, is you are doing your thing!! Keep up the good work and of course.... YOU INSPIRE ME!! emoticon

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ME2448 4/1/2009 6:52AM

    Way to Go!

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SHININGTHRU126 3/31/2009 3:05PM

    Awesome - you go! I'm so excited for you!
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DOINFINE 3/31/2009 2:33PM

    Congrats on the size 8. You really worked for it and you deserve it. Way to go!
Isn't it great to reach a goal? emoticon

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Garmin Day 1, Week 1 C25K Training

Monday, January 19, 2009

Today I used my Garmin on my Day 1, Week 1 of C25K and I set it up for time/rest/time...five minute warm-up....I made it through most of the intervals. I stopped the clock at 25:09 and the Garmin told me that I ran 1.61 miles and I burned 165 calories...sweet! I haven't figured out how to set it up for doing cardio from a DVD yet, but I better get to it because that's tomorrow.

I love my Garmin. I just have to find out how to use motionbased.com to upload my daily result so I can make reports. So much to learn! This little device is amazing!

  


My Garmin Arrived...

Friday, January 16, 2009

...today and I think I love it! I have it on my wrist and I'm currently going through the manual. My best friend, who works with me, ordered with me so we both have one. We are so excited! I get to see the calories I actually burn everyday. This gadget will be treated like my scale...GOD!

YAY!

  
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HEALTHYSASSY 4/25/2010 10:37PM

    I love my Garmin 305. I used it so much last year that I had to start deleting my old runs, because the memory filled up.

I want to buy a foot pod so that I can use it indoors on a track.

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AVERYRED 1/16/2009 11:49PM

    My girlfriend has a beloved Garmin. She says it is important not to let it get wet, even from your own sweat - wristbands are required! She adores her Garmin. What a cool acquisition!

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BLACKANDI 1/16/2009 1:33PM

    According to the big time Runners over at Runner's World forums...the Garmin 305 is the best. Retail is 300, wholesale at Costco it's half.

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INGODSLOVE 1/16/2009 1:28PM

    LET US KNOW HOW YOU LIKE IT. I WANT TO BUY SOMETHING LIKE THAT TO COUNT MY CALORIES I BURN I JUST DON'T KNOW WHICH ONE!

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Transitioning ain't easy...

Monday, January 12, 2009

...transitioning is not easy. Once you achieve one goal you must move on to achieve another. Since the weight is off I'm going to be edit all of my current plans and start working on a cutting program for myself. I need to firm up and sculpt and it's what I plan on doing.

I'm going to follow Krista's plan from Stumptuous.com since she's a girl and she caters to women's weight lifting. She's truly an inspiration to me and I thank the Fitness Gods for her because I think I've learned so much. I'm hoping this transition will go smoothly.

Wish me luck guys! Also, I find it hard to eat 2000 calories a day so I have to find some foods high in fiber, protein, good fats and calories to eat. I'm off to surf now.

bK

  
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INGODSLOVE 1/12/2009 7:31PM

    Good luck!! Hope you had fun surfing, Keep us up on how you are doing.

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As of today, January 10, 2009 - I HAVE REACHED MY GOAL!

Saturday, January 10, 2009

My weight loss goal that is! Today 50lbs gone!!!! Wooooooooooooo! I am so happy with myself that I can cry. It has been a very long 26 week battle, but I did it! And guess what? It's going to stay OFF and I can guarantee you this. No more being a fat girl EVER AGAIN!

Now...on to my transformational goals. I'm working on that outline right now. New things are a coming for bK...I cannot wait to see what I look like in the next 6 months. I'm very sure it will be a outstanding!

...if you put your mind to it
...if you get up off that couch
...if you do you
..if you quit being lazy
...if you look in the mirror

I got more...but I'll stop here because you know the rest! Woooooot!!!! You better work blacKandi!!!!

  
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WOWYGIRL 1/12/2009 3:44PM

    Way to go! emoticon

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FOXXYDIVA 1/12/2009 2:04PM

    WOW!! So much congrats to you in reaching your goal! You should be so proud of yourself, I too am on a mission to be able to one day say the same thing! emoticon

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AVERYRED 1/11/2009 4:29PM

    Awesome! How exciting - you should be proud.

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LOOZINITTOO 1/11/2009 2:06PM

    You go girl!!! Damn straight! Be very proud of yourself! Congratulations!

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MISSCOURTNESS 1/11/2009 1:14AM

    Congratulations!

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