Saturday, June 11, 2011
I found a pool that I can regularly swim laps in thanks to my new fitness buddy! She happens to live in an apartment complex that has access to a very nice pool! I'm helping to keep her accountable in the fitness area and as a trade off I get to use her pool! SWEET!
I'm also participating in another facebook challenge. A friend has proposed a 30 day exercise challenge and we are trying to work out at least 15 minutes a day with one or two rest days per week. Totally doable! I had actually already set this as a goal for myself and checking in daily will just help keep me accountable.
I haven't lost any more weight yet and have actually gained a pound... ...BUT...I'm telling myself that I've gained muscle with all of this fitness and strength training that I'm now doing. So YAY to more muscle!!
And my last update that I just HAVE to tell you about is the other pair of pants my sister gave to me. There were two pairs actually, and I had only tried on one. The other pair just looked way too small and I wasn't going to disappoint myself by trying them on, only to find out that they didn't fit. Well, today I was rifling through my clothes to find something to wear to work. I saw them and thought, "Well I'll just see how close I am to fitting into them. I'll use them as goal pants if anything." I looked at the tag, a 7. Ok, totally not going to fit. I stepped in them and didn't even try to zip them. I looked down and thought, "They fit pretty good in the legs. Doesn't look that bad." I then decided that I would just try the zipper but wouldn't pull too hard because I didn't want to break it. That's when they zipped right up, NO PROBLEM!! I literally said, "What?! Seriously?!!"
Then...I did the HAPPY DANCE AGAIN!!!!
Wednesday, June 08, 2011
I told myself that if I was a good girl and exercised today that I could get a pedicure. This is a big deal because I've never had one before!
Right as I was getting ready to exercise, a friend called and invited me to her pool. How could I say no that that, right?! A day with the girls by the pool was just what I needed!
It would've been the perfect excuse to get out of exercising but instead, I did some laps while I was there!! I forgot how much swimming really worked your muscles. It was great! I totally need to find a pool that I can regularly swim some laps at. I'm going to crave that now!!
So I happily treated myself to a pedicure. :) The lady also talked me into a manicure. All of my appendages are sexy now! lol
Notice I'm wearing my power bracelet! The bracelet revolution is on!!
That's my first and only tattoo, by the way. I always told myself I'd never get a tattoo, I never wanted one. Shortly after Chris died though, I had the urge to get one. I wanted something that would symbolize that he was with me forever and that I'd always carry him with me. I was also in so much emotional pain that I thought physical pain would be a good distraction. I put it on my foot as a message to myself to put one foot in front of the other. It hurt like a son of a gun, I tell ya! lol But I really love how it turned out.
So yeah, I love my new pedi!! I'm definitely going to make these a regular thing! I never knew what I was missing...a girl could really get use to this kind of pampering!! I think I deserved it!
Get An Email Alert Each Time LESLIES537 Posts