End of Phase I - Initiating Phase II Sequence
Okay, so phase I is over. Somehow I managed to make it through and not miss a single workout. There were a few things I couldn't do (roman chair knee/hip raises, for one), but for the most part, I stuck through and I've seen some definite impr... Read more
Fighting...and NOT Eating More Tuna!
A little nod at my clever friend BOB240 in the title there. Sorry, Bob. No tuna in the house right now...but I'll try to eat some next week, mmmkay?! *smiles innocently...sorta*
This is going to be a quick one.
I di... Read more
How to Fall Gracefully in a Gym Full of Grunting Men
...that was the question on my mind during my stretches today. I tend to spend a good 10-15 minutes stretching after every workout. And, yes, I include it as part of my workout because I want to see it as progress and not think of it as someth... Read more
Three Quarters Done with Phase I
I've found it helpful lately to think in these terms. Percentages done and chipping away at the totals. For example, I'm in Week 4 of 4 weeks of Phase I, which means I'm more than 3/4 of the way done with the first 1/3 of the program. Not sur... Read more
Face Facts and Move On - LiveFit Week 4, Day 22
I know I was rather vague yesterday, but I was seriously not in the mood to talk. My plan to eat less during the week and then more on the weekends, a sort of "spike day" or whatever...which worked amazingly well the week before, well, that pla... Read more
My Own Special Form of Insanity - Day 18
I am beat.
Like lay my head on the desk at work and hope no one hears me snore tired.
What the hell have I done??
Last night's workout was Chest & Triceps. By the time 5pm rolled around, I was already getting supe... Read more
You're Doing It Wrong! - LiveFit Week 3, Day 17
No workout to report yet. Hubs kept me up a little late last night, so I wasn't able to drag myself out of bed when I finally rolled over at 4:30am. No matter, I'll get it done tonight after work. Thankfully I usually tend to miss the rush si... Read more
Being Challenged Feels Great, Actually - LiveFit Day 16
Yesterday flew by and when 6pm rolled around I was more than ready to get my lift on! It's funny how excited I get when it's time for me to earn some sweat! It doesn't hurt that Hubs got a killer job offer yesterday - though he just told me it... Read more
Commence Muscle Building Stage - LiveFit Week 3, Day 15
So today is day 15 of the program. What have I technically lost so far since starting?
Day 1 - 308.4
Day 7 - 301.8
Day 15 - 302.6
Lost so far = 5.8 pounds
The first week was awesome. Almost 8 pounds gone in a week. Second w... Read more
Alright You (CENSORED) Scale! *growls* - LiveFit Week 2, Day 11
Yep, he's at it again. No clue where I'm really at this morning, but the scale at the gym still has me moving in the right direction, so I'm going to take heart in that.
Last night I headed straight to the gym after work. And, boy, did I ... Read more
Hold Your Breath - Part I - LiveFit Wk 2, Day 10
So I'm 10 days in and this morning I got a very good number on the scale. So good, in fact, that I'm afraid of it being a false reading. So instead of announcing it, I'm holding my breath. Let's see what pans out on Sunday at official weigh-i... Read more
Feeling the Countdown - LiveFit Week 2, Day 9
Here we are halfway through week 2's workouts and I'm feeling mighty fine!
Yesterday's workout had to be delayed due to my health screening yesterday (for the record, my BP was a healthy 134/84...or 124/84. Crap, it was good, I remember th... Read more
March Recap/April Goals - And I Think Hubs is Making Me Fat!!
That's it. I know what's happening now. HUBS is making me fat! You heard me right. I'm doing great and then he's all like, "We're going to Wendy's" and "Let's get Chinese!" Bastard!
Those situations did happ... Read more
Day Off for Good Behavior - LiveFit W1D5&6
Yesterday was day 1 of my 3 rest days this weekend.
Confession: It almost felt weird not doing anything yesterday. But it also felt great! *lol*
I rolled out my calf.
Watched some movies with the boys.
Had ice cream. (Oops! *lol* ... Read more
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Target Acquired - LiveFit W1D4
Here we are! Week 1 workouts are in the bag. I made it through the lifting. I made it through every early morning, each tired day, the stomach and headaches that liked to have never let up. I made it through and out the other side and ended ... Read more