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Wedding Count down: ready to kick some tail!

Monday, May 20, 2013

My sister's wedding is just a few short weeks away. Of course I want to look my best. I also want to feel my best. I workout like a crazed person, I am aware of this and freely admit it:) I love the rush and enjoy the challenge. I also enjoy reflecting and saying "Hell yeah, I just did that and when can I do it again? I think I can do it better next time!"

So here's the plan this week. A little too much sugar ( in the form of honey) has entered my diet. I find that I am adding a little here, a little there, and it adds up. I generally eat little to no sugar so the honey was a little shock to my system. Time to cut it out. Do I need it to live? That is my mantra for the next few weeks. When I want to stray from all the foods that I know make me feel my best, I will ask myself do I need it to live?

Also I slacked on a few of my workouts last week. I know I did not push myself as hard as I could have. I beat myself up over it and now I am over it. I killed today's workout and am looking forward to killing the rest til I head to PA. I overheard someone at the gym comment on the "psychoness" of another person's workout, and her response was "I have a goal." That rang loud and clear to me! Yes, I too have a goal: to look and feel my best at my sister's wedding. She is going to need me to do a lot for her and I can't let her down on her big day:) Plus I will have to have energy to deal with my mom, who no doubt will try everything to suck my energy level to zero.

The plan:
*Cardio first thing every AM.
*SWEAT 6 days a week.
*Cardio every PM.
*Bonus SWEAT 3 /week..mini sessions more for practice and how many of each exercise I can do in a certain time period.
*Mindful eating. Do I need this to live? PB2 and fruit are the only sugars I will be eating. This works the best for me and the PB2 does not have an impact on my blood sugar like honey does.
Duration 3 and 1/2 weeks.
The goal: Look and feel my best.
I will take any other Spark friends looking for an accountability partner:) Anyone else doing a mindful eating challenge or no (or low) sugar challenge?

Today's workout:
18.5 mile spin

SWEAT:
TRX bicep curls
bicep curls on BOSU #20
Russian twists #20
Reaper row #20
Olympic row #61
Good mornings #35
Pull ups...yes again. I think this was the 6th time in a row we had them:)

PM cardio:
50 minute pup walk

687 miles for the year!
Over the next few weeks I should bank at least 300 miles.
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KATER-C 5/21/2013 10:14PM

    I'm in for mindful eating. My new question, "Do I need this to live?" Fatigue and stress have been taking a toll. I need this jump start to get through the end of the school year.

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GETSTRONGRRR 5/20/2013 9:02PM

    Alright....fights on!

I try to keep my overall carbs below 50 gms & my net carbs (carbs - fiber) below 30 gms. I can only do this by cutting out any added sugars and it works for me.

If you need a daily "No Sugar today" partner check, I'm in....but be aware..I won''t be the first to buckle!

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CHANDTE 5/20/2013 7:58PM

    Woop! Woop! Go girl! I know you're going to kill these next three weeks and look and feel amazing for your seester's big day! :) So exciting!!

Your workout schedule looks intense and psycho...very Carol-like! :)

I've been limiting my sugar too since I've started the Body by Vi shakes...fruits, and foods that are low in sugar!!

Get it girl!!

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