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The weekend is here...

Friday, April 17, 2009



I worked out last night...I did the elliptical for an hour...it wasn't as bad as I expected but its still not my favorite thing to do but I know that the days I am not doing my treadmill class, I need to change up the cardio and do a different machine....I'll get on a bike soon...probably this weekend sometime...

I normally am "off" from exercising on Sat./Sun. but will probably go up there tomorrow evening to do something..gotta keep going regardless of the day..but Sunday is really an "off" day....that includes my diet (I don't go overboard but I do allow myself some "treats" without feeling guilty)...

I am on my 10th glass of water right now...and it's only noon...my internal organs have been pleasantly lubricated this week...and they appreciate it I hope!!

I will weigh myself in the morning..I hope that I have lost something...but won't be "too" discouraged if I didn't...no expectation but hopeful of a nice surprise!!!

Have a blessed weekend everyone!!!!!

TTYL


  
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MRSGOFARR 4/17/2009 2:18PM

    I love that you give yourself a "chill day" over the weekend. we have to do that allow ourselves that! I would, however, encourage you to get involved with something "fun/active" on the weekend. There are times when we can not sustain the everyday workouts and life gets busy ect. Its very good to surround yourself with active activities like joining a tennis club or a walking group. after 14 months on this journey i realized that i had to start incorporated "regular" fittness in to my life as something that is just a part of it and takes little effort and is fun. We all through phases in this journey. You are soo freakin strong right now. you are going to have a rock hard summer body. keep it up. have you taken your measurements yet? i cant wait for you to post a before and after of your measurments. I STILL need to do that but i have my befores in a blog and will measure next week and post.

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Out of shape personal trainers??

Thursday, April 16, 2009



Last night at the gym, I noticed that a few of the personal trainers are out of shape...I'm not talking overweight (although some could stand to lose some weight) but definitely not "in shape"...it was moreso the men that it was the women...and I started thinking "Would I want someone training me when they need to be next to me working out?"...Probably not...well actually I wouldn't...there is no "probably" to it...

I could be being "picky" or something but if I am going to spend my money on a personal trainer, I would want one that looks like they could run a few laps without being out of breath..is that too much to ask? I wouldn't think so...

I'm not expecting perfection but isn't there some sort of "standard" they have to meet physically? Should there be one? Seriously a couple of them looked like they had just rolled off the couch and put on a "personal trainer" tag...ok..that was my rant abt the gym!!

I will be there tonight on the elliptical..trying to make sure TOM didn't do too much damage this week...oh TOM, we worry when you don't show up but can't wait for your arse to leave once you do arrive!!!! emoticon

  
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BERNADETTEPAYNE 4/17/2009 7:35AM

    You are 100% right. Some people are good at talking the talk but not walking the walk. Sometimes that pisses me off about Tae-Bo. He will do the exercise for a minute then want to explain? What is there to explain while we are exercising. If you want to explain then we should all stop. Maybe then he won't ask for additional reps. As a personal trainer your body is your sales rep. It will not only help you keep the customers you have but also draw others in. They need to think about that.
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AWILLIAM1 4/16/2009 4:37PM

    hey girl, haven't talked to you in a minute? How are you?

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MRSGOFARR 4/16/2009 3:57PM

    Going through TOM too. Be strong and we will get throug this week together.

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TNGRAHAM 4/16/2009 3:42PM

    LOL I feel the same way that you do. If I'm paying my hard earned money to someone to train me then they should at least look the part. My grandson's step grandfather is a personal trainer and there is no way he could train me looking the way he does. (big gut, untoned all over). Ok enough said. Good Luck with your weigh in.
Taniya

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"Keep going...keep going"

Wednesday, April 15, 2009



That's what I kept telling myself tonight in TEAM class...there were only 2 of us there and we had a substitute teacher...the Head of the Fitness Dept. was our trainer and she did NOT let us slack off...lol...I had to work out at the higher end of the incline ranges while my classmate had a modified "intense" workout(she has a back issue and can't walk on high inclines)....I enjoyed class though..I felt really pushed during the class and pretty darn "worked out" after class ended....

Tomorrow I will go to the gym and get on the dreaded elliptical just for a change in routine...I had 16 glasses of water today...I am drained..literally!!!!!

TTYL!
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MRSGOFARR 4/16/2009 10:51AM

    Congrats on the water challenge!!! I knew you could do this. Never think that you cant push yourself out of a space or a box before just because you have never done it. As we continue to grow as human beings - we must not become complacent but activity seek to be wiser and stronger - both mentally and physically. You are accomplishing this everyday as I can see from your blogs. I love hearing this inspiration.

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I'm feeling tired....

Tuesday, April 14, 2009



I guess TOM is draining my energy or something cause I have been tired and somewhat sleepy ALL DAY...still am...I was planning on going to the gym tonight but may just cook and rest instead emoticon

After this weekends "Un-glamour Shot" I took of my body I know I need to be moving and doing something every day to help me reach my goal but I'm just not feeling it right now...exercise does give me energy but I probably won't put much into it and will fade out early...I know that resting is very important in the weight loss game so this "break" may be my body telling me something...

I will see how I feel once I leave work...this could just be cabin fever rearing its ugly head too...it's beautiful outside and I don't want to be at work!!!! I ate well today and got in 9 glasses of water before leaving work...I forgot my 3rd water bottle so I had to get a glass from the break room...one glass from there was enough...I'll try to never forget my water from home again.... emoticon

TTYL!!!

  
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KGWINDER 4/15/2009 6:04PM

    Dang, if you look THAT good when you lay back and relax, just keep doing it!

Honestly I so understand days like this, so good to listen to your body. Just be sure to blog when you are back in the game again. Best wishes!

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A Nu Day....

Monday, April 13, 2009



I was off today and rested most of it...yeah...but it's back to work tomorrow...boooooo!!

Anywho, I had a good Easter with the family...I didn't overeat anything and thankfully the desserts were limited so I didn't eat much of those either...I am very proud that I didn't bring any "doggie bag" home from my mom like I usually would have...

I had TEAM class tonight...it was our 30 min session/meeting with Rachel...she won't be there Wednesday (she is in school) so we will have a substitute teacher..lol...we weigh in 3 weeks from now so I need to push it as we only have 6 more weeks before this class is over..I want to be the Biggest Loser....and considering how I am one of the few that show up on a regular basis that is not a huge feat!!!

TOM showed up last night which explains why I haven't dropped any weight when I weighed in on Sat morning...I knew there had to be a good reason because with all the water I am drinking, I should have dropped SOMETHING...

But I will keep pressing on...this weight will drop eventually....it better!!!!

TTYL

  
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MRSGOFARR 4/14/2009 9:50AM

    Expect a big loss soon. Your body is getting ready for it. It will come after TOM. Be good during TOM - try your hardest to eat right and rest. Its so hard for bodies to release weight but you are teaching yours to - so remember its a process and dont stop or give up. PERIOD!

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