Sunday, November 23, 2014
Well I am happy to say that I am down to 173 pounds. only 20 to go to get back to where I was a year ago. I had my body fat % checked on Friday. It is a whopping 38.4%. Got to get on that.
I entered into a challenge for the weekend with a Fitbit buddy from Saskatoon. The challenge is to see who can get the most steps in from midnight Friday to Midnight Sunday.
So far I have 28 756 and my friend has 15 817. The challenge brought out the competitor in me. I went to the gym yesterday and spent 1 3/4 hours on the treadmill. By last night I had 21 886 steps. I am tired today and I see my trainer tomorrow so I had better get some rest in today.
I have had a rather indulgent weekend (food) and I plan to have one juice a day from the Jason Vale Super Juice Me program and use the hormone balancing diet that I got from my nutritionist starting tomorrow. (I think that is a run on sentence?) The Vale juices are a little sweet for me so I am going to reduce the amount of fruit and bump up the vege component.
I also am planning to go to the Silver Sneakers program on Tuesday and Thursday to help build up my flexibility.
On another note, I got an email from the coordinator of my cancer support group. She had cancer in her spine 15 years ago. Cutting edge then, she had a stem cell transplant and has been cancer free since then. Up until a little while ago she always seemed to feel that she was home free. In the past year two members have passed away from metastatic cancer. We have had two members with ongoing treatment issues. Her confidence was threatened. So, the rest of the email was about her latest mammogram and the tumor they found. She will not have to go through chemo but she will have to go for radiation. I am coming to the realization that it is not a matter of IF the cancer returns but WHEN. Life surely sucks sometimes.
Life goes on and I plan to do the best I can each day.