Keep on keepin' on.
Ok, I went back to the gym today, which is the 2nd time in 5 days...not great, but not bad either.
I am having a hard time with the mental part. I used to EASILY do the cycle for an hour. I was on it for about 7 minutes before I couldn't do... Read more
Back at the gym
So today I FINALLY made it to the gym.
I did finish my workout, but I started all the way back at week one. It was challenging, but not as challenging as when I first started. I recovered pretty quickly.
I weighed myself, and I am ho... Read more
Not a setback, a slowdown.
So I was really concerned a few weeks ago about my workouts suddenly backsliding. I couldn't breathe, my legs were cramping way too easily. I was getting scared. Suddenly, the night after my last terrible workout, BAM! My nose started running an... Read more
I had a GREAT workout!!!!! I did a 15 minute mile, and I also did the bikes for 30, and got a couple of good stretches in, as well as a little core strengthening yoga...
So...yeah, good day.... Read more
So I have pretty much fallen off the wagon. I have been over calories and under on exercise for over a week. I put on 5 lbs, and I can't seem to stop myself. What the heck is wrong with me??... Read more
*Fair warning: This is a long post, and I am about to get gushy about my husband.*
I hadn't been to gym for about a week. I don't like it. It's partly because we have been really busy getting ready for back to school/work, but partly because I haven't made it en... Read more
Disney was great, but exhausting! I need a vacation from my vacation!
I was a little scared to get on the scale Monday, but I did it, and I haven't gained anything, but I didn't lose either. I will take it! I ate a TON Of bad for you but so... Read more
So this morning Greg's dad came for breakfast. He is a hearty breakfast kinda guy, so we had the works: Pancakes, bacon, sausage patties AND links, rasberry breakfast buns, etc. I was good, and only had 1 pancake, 2 strips of bacon, 2 sausage li... Read more
When I first "restarted" Sparkpeople, I posted a plan. Here is the updated version.
1. BUY A FREAKING SPORTS BRA
2. At 30lbs lost, buy those sweet NewBalance shoes you saw
3. Sign up for Dirty Girl
4. Seriously, do the damn strength t... Read more
Bad News/Good News
The bad news is I still can't run. I tried, with my compression sleeve, and it felt better, but I still couldn't get to my normal pace, and even then I couldn't do the same distance. I did the cycle, and that was much better. I was able to do 45... Read more
Ok, so I decided not to do any workout today. I didn't want to make the shins worse, although they didn't hurt much after about 9am.
I got some compression sleeves, which are pretty cool. I almost immediately felt better. A lot less tightne... Read more
So I went to the gym this morning, knowing it would be my only opportunity today. I was determined to do that damn 2.2, since I couldn't do it yesterday. I wore the right shoes, and even did some warm up before my warm up so that I would be ok. ... Read more
Time for shoe shopping.
I have a pair of running shoes. I have used them for running twice. Usually I run in my crosstrainers. The second time that I used these running shoes was tonight, and it, like the last time, ended badly. I was supposed to run 2.2 miles and I on... Read more
11 lbs down!
Weighed myself at the gym and I am down another couple pounds! Woo Hoo!... Read more
Puerto Rican food and weightloss are like oil and water and more oil. And some fat too.
I am a mixture of hispanic and German-Jewish. I got the ability to get a good tan, but I have to work at it a little more than pure hispanics, dark eyes and hair
Let me explain to you how freaking awesome family dinners are. Schnintzel and ... Read more
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