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So after almost 2 weeks of my intense training schedule, I hit a bit of a wall yesterday. First, my muscles are very sore and I've been noticing the last few days that exercise hurts more than normal. The day before yesterday I did some streng... Read more
Back and making a committment
When I first tried Sparkpeople, it really went well. I lost over 40 pounds in about 7 months time and I was feeling great. However, I then started to have excruciating headaches. After months of tests and doctor's visits, it was discovered th... Read more
Progress in a few days time
So a few days ago, I re-committed myself to changing three aspects of my journey which have been slipping as of late: Healthy eating, consistent exercise, and attitude. 2 days later, I'm pleased to announce that I have kept my word on these th... Read more
Back in the saddle!
Wow, long time no write! Today I'm writing as more of a self motivator and as a way to keep me accountable to my goals, which I've kind of set by the wayside as of late. I need to get myself back in the saddle and on course with my goals!
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Finally...Insanity Month 1 results
Here are my results for the first month in Insanity:
Weight: loss of 6.5 pounds
Waist: lost 2 inches
Abductors: lost 1.5 inches
Thighs: lost 2 inches
Everything else has stayed the same. Well, that is except for my strength and ... Read more
After nearly 8 months of SP and a new lifestyle, all that stands between me and my goal are 6.4 pounds. It seems so small and insignificant, but I know these 6.4 pounds will be the most difficult to lose out of the 45 pounds I have already lost... Read more
Insanity Recovery Week: half way through the madness:)
Well, I made it to week 5 in one piece. Not only that, but I made it a stronger, more fit person! I'm so totally psyched for the next fit test to see how I've changed over the last month. Unfortunately, I can't give measurements or numbers ri... Read more
I'm sabotaging myself! I have lost about 5 pounds during these first 4 weeks of Insanity, but I keep sabotaging myself with what I'm eating and I feel like I'm getting nowhere. I want to lose about 8.5 more pounds and reach my goal but the wei... Read more
Beginning Week 4 of Insanity
Here's what I've noticed:
First, the warm up now actually feels like just a warm up and not a workout! I can get through the whole warm up without stopping and I can push harder. This to me is proof that my strength and endurance have increa... Read more
Insanity Fit Test 2 Results
Switch kicks: 70/90
Power Jacks: 50/58
Power Knees: 70/93
Power Jumps: 22/32
Globe Jumps: 7/10
Suicide Jumps: 11/14
Push-up Jacks: 15/20
Low Plank Oblique: 31/47
As you can see, I really improved my number... Read more
Insanity week 1 review
Technically, I still have today's workout to finish, but here are my impressions thus far: I have a total love/hate relationship with Insanity. I look forward to it everyday, but hate that I basically die everytime I do it :) But then I love ... Read more
So I made the decision to do Shaun T's Insanity workout. I'm totally nervous but also very excited because I know I will be pushing myself harder than I ever had and I will really see what I am made of. They aren't lying about working out in a... Read more
40 pounds DONE!
Wow, it seems like just yesterday I started on this journey. Actually, it was November and I was depressed and discouraged because I was looking at pictures of myself and thinking, How did I get this big?
I searched frantically for somethi... Read more
CLX final results
The final results are in!
Category: Day 1/ Day 90
Weight: 160.4/149.6 = -10.8 lbs.
Waist: 37 / 33 = -4 inches
Hips: 41 / 38 = -3 inches
Abductors: 40 / 38 = -2 inches
Chest: 38 / 36 = -2 inches
Righ... Read more
***Hit 143 by month's end
***Plant raspberry bushes
***Lose another .5 inch from each of my arms
***Start writing again
***Do 4 regular tricep pushups... Read more