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Bleepity, bleep, bleep. (Advice for half-marathon running and yoga teaching needed!)

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Yeah, bleepity bleep bleep, I gained a pound this week! Who does that right after the New Year? Apparently me! I am now 12 pounds heavier than my lowest weight in September and I am not happy about it. Grrr.

The good: Iím back on the workout wagon. Yoga twice this week already, a spin class, a couple of walks and more planned. Iím well on my way to getting my 500 minutes this week! It certainly feels good to be back in action.

The bad: I need to get the food under control.

The ugly: Iíve been ravenous right around 3pm and I want to gnaw my arm off. I have the tools Ė now to use them! I am thankful that I have a little bit of a routine going again Ė less free time and less of boyfriendís momís cooking! The amount of sodium that Iíve been eating is ridiculous! Itís funny but I havenít tracked my food in so long that I havenít really noticed an increase Ė but now Iím eating almost three times as much sodium as I was this summer!

I know what to do though. More veggies. A lot more! More fruit. And more lean protein. Today Iím throwing a protein bar in my bag for my afternoon snack attackÖ

I am also ripping off the bandaid, throwing my fears out the door and signing up for yoga teacher training which starts on February 13th. I signed up for a half marathon on May 19th. Iím a little scared about that one since the farthest Iíve run is probably 4 miles! Training starts Monday! Eek.


Half-marathon tips????

Yoga teacher training tips???? Are you glad you did it or was it a waste of money?

I will get there. And I will be a crazy (in a good way) half-marathon-running-certifie

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
KRISTINE99 1/11/2013 2:01PM

    The yoga and half-marathon sound great! Keep at it :)

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AUSFAM 1/10/2013 9:13PM

    Half marathon advice: one step at a time! You'll be surprised how quickly you can increase your miles. Keep up the positive! :)

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TEACHFIRST268 1/10/2013 5:58PM

    Wow! You go girl!!!!

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ANELAKANOA 1/10/2013 5:15PM

  I know how you feel! With the holidays I feel off track big time and gained over 15 pounds! We can do it! You already seem like you have a good plan in place with working out!!! I know you can do it!


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MAKINANIMPACT 1/10/2013 4:56PM

    You'll be fine! Just take a deep breath and attack it with a vengeance...


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SUGARSMOM2 1/10/2013 1:24PM

  keep on trying . if you stop you will be very upset with yourself and all those who allowed you to forget to take care of yourself

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ANDREWMOM 1/10/2013 12:54PM

    Don't give up!!!!

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ERICADAWN1986 1/10/2013 9:19AM

    Sounds like you're really motivated to hop back on the wagon! Awesome! I ran my first half marathon in October and I have another in March. I used the Hal Hidgeons training program and felt very prepared. I'll use the same program again. They have programs for different levels (first half, trying to set a PR, etc). Have a great time!

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