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Something Nice for ME!

Saturday, March 05, 2011

I committed to doing something nice for myself this week that I believe will go a long way towards helping me on this journey.

I met with two personal trainers (husband and wife team) who meet with clients in their home. I went for my first session yesterday and felt so comfortable here. There is only likely to be one other person there training at the same time that I am.

It felt so good to have someone totally focused on me and working with me for a solid hour on various exercises and machines. This first session was not too intense and she kept telling me was a "discovery" session where she could observe me and I could begin to get familiar with the various machines and the routine.

They had a bottled water with my name on it waiting for me and a fresh towel.

I loved it! Today I woke with that subtle burn associated with having worked muscles that have not worked in a very long time.

This commitment is going to be expensive, but I realize that I am worth it. If this helps me to move further along this journey, then why would I deprive myself? I may need to give something else up in order to afford this...but I deserve it!

I want this to be a lifestyle change...not just 10 weeks and then I stop! I am 58 years old and the trainer shared with me that at my age, it is tough! I will need to keep this up to have long term results. And she said that seeing the results could take up to 3 months - although I will feel it in my clothing.

I am excited about the weeks ahead and learning and becoming aware and making progress. I will post my results!

Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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Member Comments About This Blog Post:

    That sounds cool.
Be sure and feed your family well from Grain Brain instructions.
We have saved money eating this way and not eating out.

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BESSHAILE 4/6/2012 7:07AM

    Oh I hope you are still having fun with the personal trainers. I just signed up for 10 sessions with a new trainer. We've had a few sort of freebee chat/sessions and I know I'm going to benefit from my workouts.

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MARLIZG 9/10/2011 12:19PM

    thanks for your encouragement on my sparkpage

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    That is awesome!

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ISURRENDER 3/9/2011 1:08PM

    I'm so proud of you! emoticon

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FITMARY 3/6/2011 8:12AM

    The trainer is a GREAT idea! Go for it! They will help you get where you want to go without hurting yourself or overdoing. And that way you'll keep going! Hurray!

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MAMA23GRLZ1BOY 3/5/2011 3:35PM

    AWESOME! A personal trainer sounds amazing!

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ALEXANDRA64 3/5/2011 8:09AM


I have been working with a personal trainer for about 6 months now and I LOVE it! Yes, it is expensive but I cannot imagine not doing it anymore. I can only afford once a week so I get as much as I can out of that session as possible then supplement with my own stuff for the rest of the week.

Yea for you!!!!

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