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Awesome Day Today

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

I arrived at the gym around 9:45 ish and of course, I bumped into my trainer, Yeah, I absolutely was trying to hide from him. Well he started me off with the elliptical great so he noticed that it was to easy for me. I got off and we waited for like 20 minutes for him to check my resting heart rate before it was 144 low and high 166. He said he could change me but he wants me to remain within these realms. So we decided to play around with the elliptical, fine, so we up the resistance to about 80, I believe that is all it would go and we did and inclince of 20. Great just what I needed cause this made me lift my legs up higher and I just went to work. Instead of 60 minutes I ended up staying on the Elleptical for 95 minutes which included the cool down. I didn't even realize I did that...wow. So we move onto the strenght training and right away he notice that I have gain great strength in my legs. I am now lifting 55 pounds on the leg curl and extension way to go for me. I still feel the burn but I am now able to work through that burn and get at least 3 sets in before I rest and restart. I move on to the seated press extension, I am now lifting 75/80 pounds with my legs, I was amazed myself at how I was able to perform my goals with out being weak, I notice the difference from when I first started and how I have developed now. My arms are now firm and not flabby. I can actually see the cuts and the MUSCLES...YAY, this is awesome. I finished my circuit for Strenght Training, I now move to the treadmill, I was reading a SP article about treadmills and how to burn 500 calories, oh boy, did the incline and the speed interval work, I ran and jogged on the treadmill for 95 minutes including the cool down and boy was my trainer surprised at my performance. I was too. I didn't know what the hell have overcome me, I wasn't tired. I took in plenty of water, and had a few pieces of fruit with me. I then now go and get on the Abdominal Rotation and did a set of 5 /12 reps and I continue to focus on the Abs for a while. I then moved to the Stationary bike where I also did 95 minutes including a cool down. I was on a roll. I was doing so much today that I had to finally leave the gym because I smelt like who done it and why they killed it. I was very energetic and I walked home from the gym. I had a lot of energy today and I burned a total of 8510 calories, my all time best and my trainer told me to go home because I was trying to sign up for an abdominal class and a 30 minute circuit class. He literally put me out of the gym and told me he will see me tomorrow. I really don't know what was going on with me. I am not SORE, I am full of energy right now. I did not take anything but a multivitamin and my meal replacement. I had an awesome day. I challenged myself to the core and I prevailed and I am PROUD OF MYSELF. My motivation is REAL and NO ONE CAN TAKE THIS FROM ME!!! I had an awesome day today! I ROCK!

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CATHEMARIE 1/25/2013 10:24PM


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YUMYUM140 1/23/2013 8:58AM

    Oh my goodness that is insanely awesome! I never would have thought one person could do all of that exercise, but it seems that if anyone, you'd be the one to do it! Keep up the good work and I'm proud of you too!

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DEE1221 1/22/2013 7:30PM

    WOW!! You are a POWERHOUSE !! Great Job. I had a workout just reading everything you did.
Keep up the great work!!

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So unreal at the Gym today

Sunday, January 20, 2013

I was on the elliptical minding my business because I like to tune everyone out and just jam to my music..anyone this lady came beside me and started to use the elliptical next to me, I was like cool, she kept nugging me asking how to operate the machine, fine, I helped her as I still continue to pedal my way through my workout.

The lady says to me oh you only burned 239 Calories, you're not doing nothing. At this point I was already on the elliptical for about 5 minutes burning 239 calories in 5 minutes is excellent. I was doing a workout on my elliptical that my trainer showed me how to program so I would flip back and forth to a resistance of 40/80 which was awesome, it was a challenge.

I looked over and this lady was doing nothing but pushing the machine, no resistance and on level 0 so of course if you are not training then you can push an elliptical anyway you want; unfortunately, I'm training so your 500 calories with no resistance is great.

So this lady continued on with her negativity about my incompetence on the elliptical, I started to get annoyed with her, but I ended up pushing further and harder with my routine and at the end of my routine I prevailed because I did what I was instructed to do by my trainer and she got off and got on the treadmill and by all means she got slapped by this lady and I walked away and just looked and shake my head and said "Do unto to others as you want others to do onto you".

The moral of this is that you will have negativity everywhere, and it is up to you to ignore or engage. I chose to help ignore and not engage. I know what I was there for and I did what I was suppose to do and that is what I did.

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3G1RLS4ME 1/22/2013 10:08AM

    Great job for keeping your cool :)

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UWHK8STER 1/20/2013 10:10PM

    Wow - talk about someone being way out of line. You do what your trainer tells you and keep up the AWESOME job.

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JBEAUFORD 1/20/2013 9:33PM

    How.rude! I would love to be able to do.that kind of burn on an elliptical!

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MOMMY2MADILYN 1/20/2013 9:11PM

    Wow that lady sure did have nerve with her negativity toward your workout!! Great job with just continuing your planned workout and doing what you know is best for you

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DEE1221 1/20/2013 7:55PM

    Definitely A Great Job on your part. Keep Up the GREAT work!!

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It really hurts

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Well I am married, and this is a choice that I made. I often feel now that I have made the wrong choice. My husband is very vial and nasty with his mouth. He feels that I must do as he say and not have a voice. I support him the best way that I possibly can and that is never good enough. I often wonder when will I ever get support. Last night, I finally realized that I would not get any support from him. We had a very heated argument over the phone and I hung up on him and turned off my phone. Do I regret what I have done!! Excuse my expression "HELL NO!" I don't. He must realize that it's not a choice for me to be in his corner. It's not an obligation; it's because I want to. I must say that I went to be feeling really upset, but woke up this morning feeling ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS! I get tired of being walked all over. I take care of the kids, clean the house, pay the bills, make sure everyone is OKAY! and I have to hear from my husband all the time oh somebody said you said this and that and this. I'm to old for this. I don't have a life and now I will because I see that I needed to set myself free and do something for me. He is upset because I am going to the gym. Since I started January 2, 2013, I have lost 8 pounds; this is due to my hard work and dedication, not because of his support. The more he ridicules me the more MOTIVATION is set forth for me to prove to myself that I can do it. I realize that I don't need a man in my life like that. He has his own issues in which, I have been so supportive of and now Springbaby has broken free from the CHAINS and NEGATIVITY. I know marriage is a union where disagreement go ups and downs; but I'm NO ONE'S DOOR MAT!

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STONECOT 1/13/2013 2:34PM

    A lot of men are so insecure that they fear you becoming attractive, in case you meet someone else. Why they think that being unpleasant to you, will make you any more likely to stay, I have yet to figure out!

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KASEYCOFF 1/13/2013 11:50AM

    I hope he'll understand that sometimes you need to do something for YOU, and what you're trying to achieve now is good health.

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1935MARY 1/13/2013 10:44AM

    Good for you. I don't get any support from my husband, but he doesn't say anything about me going to curves, but I go when he is at work. I too have always done for others and I decided it was my time. I have issues with my eyes, so I related to him I have to do this or go blind I think he can relate to that, Take care of you. We can do this . I am here for you . emoticon on the 8 pounds. that is emoticon . When mine makes me mad I am more motivated. Sometimes motivation comes from strange places and things. Good Luck and emoticon . You are emoticon and emoticon . Sending you allot of emoticon .

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TRIANGLE-WOMAN 1/13/2013 10:36AM

    Cheers to not being a doormat.

You deserve better!

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`*♥☆ Keep Spreading the Spark!!!

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3G1RLS4ME 1/13/2013 10:34AM

    I often feel the same way, its harder when we have kids to break away since we almost broke it off he's realized exactly how much I do and how worth I am to him and he has his slips still like yesterday but then he somehow gets better. If you don't mind ill pray for both of us, just don't stop going to the gym take care of yourself first. Maybe afterwards he'll follow. I've lost 28 lbs so far.

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I thought I lost the game

Friday, January 11, 2013

I am a person who likes to be alone and stay away from problematic situations. I know people who like to put people down because of their weight or how they look. I feel that is very horrible. I knew at some point I would have to lose some weight but I had to be ready not because of someone wanting me to be ready or pushing me. My feelings were often hurt and I had to deal with my problems on my own. I realized that I had to make a change. I looked at myself from within and I decided to change and I am happy that I have made the first step.

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KASEYCOFF 1/12/2013 4:14AM

    I agree: this is a choice you have to make for yourself, not for anyone else.

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