Well, the good news is I've been working out 5-6 times a week. The bad news is that I haven't really had my calorie intake in very good check, and last week we drank at least one every night. (I know, it's terrible...but there's th... Read more
Count down to Italy!
So this week is my PT test. For the last couple of weeks I've been taking it a bit easier on myself, did some strength training and running but for the most part just trying to keep it together without overtaxing myself so I can ge... Read more
Turning a corner
So, I see my last post was on week 7 of LiveFit. I just wrapped week 10, and I've decided that it's gotten far more intense than my body and soul can take. I My knees were giving me a lot of problems, and the diet, being designed ... Read more
Bodybuilding (week 6 photos)
So those of you who are used to me know I kind of come and go on here from time to time. I decided that the tourist route wasn't for me, and opted for a more aggressive tack on my fitness.
I started a program called LiveFit on... Read more
Well last week I visited 5 national parks in 5 days, and did a bunch of driving in between. My diet...wasn't the best, but my calorie burn WAS wicked. My weight went up a little but my measurements went down, so I'm gonna hold off ... Read more
Day 10, 11, and 12
So, I went to the gym Thursday, even though I didn't want to. It was cold, I was cold, so I decided I would sit in the sauna a bit to warm up, stretch, and listen to some tunes to get myself pumped up. Did that, felt better, got to the free weig... Read more
Ermagherd, here come the embarrassing photos (and some not so embarrassing)
So, while I've been avoiding it for almost two weeks, I decided it was time to pony up and take the 'before' pics. Even though these are a week and a half into it, I was feeling... *slightly* improved so it was time to do the damn ... Read more
Day 9 results
Well I did hit the gym hard yesterday, even though I was in pain and I was angry about it. I am happy I did it.
*teehee side note my dog is dreaming right now, love that!
I forgot my vitamins yesterday but I remembered th... Read more
Day 8 results
Well I didn't go to the gym yesterday, instead Alex and I took a 5-mile walk and ate very well. I made salmon with sweet potato oven fries and broccoli for dinner, and Alex bought me Skinny Cow ice cream sandwiches :) so we had one... Read more
Day 7 Results for the week - plans for next week
Once again I didn't get a workout in, so I didn't get the deficit I was aiming at. However, I still came in under my burn so that is something. I also had a shake and my vitamins again yesterday.
Calories eaten: 1429
Calori... Read more
So I didn't do all that great on Saturday. Alex and I were kind of lazy, and being sore from the gym I wasn't so interested in working out. We hosted a BBQ and I ate way too much, so that cut into my deficit for the week.
Calo... Read more
Day 5 results
I didn't do the gym, but Alex and I went for a 5-mile power walk instead since it was nice out. :)
Calories eaten: 1584
Calories burned (BMR 1914) + exercise (614): 2528
Day 5 deficit: 944
5 day deficit: 3776
Yester... Read more
Day 4 results
Day late on this entry. I had my vitamins and hit the gym.
Calories eaten: 1926
Calories burned (BMR 1914) + exercise (672): 2586
Day 4 deficit: 660
Four day deficit: 2832
Ate a lot on Thursday, so I didn't quite g... Read more
Day 3 Results
I had planned on going to the gym yesterday, but I started my bad week and started a bad headache so I decided to pass and keep my calories low instead. I worked it out so I could enjoy a glass of wine with my movie, passed on the sweets, and wr... Read more
From my home page
I wanted to erase all the old news off my home page, but I couldn't just erase all this history so I decided to post it here in a blog instead. :)
**9/6/12** I erased out my last entry in April of last year. April and May of this year I man... Read more