Yep, I am doing it. I am going to take on another round of the BLC. I feel good about the team I selected to be on. In the 20th and 22nd round I opted to do CAMO and figured it was time to shake things up a bit and try out another team so I selected the SEALS as my first choice and I am going to go with that!
I am looking forward to this round of the BLC. I feel like my head is firmly placed where it needs to be for me to officially take this challenge on. Last round, I felt quite out of it still. I think my Spark bread was warranted. I have been thinking about what I want to accomplish during this round of the BLC and this is what I have come up with........
I am taking an overall mind/body approach to it this go round and focusing on not only the goal of losing weight and inches but on my total health, both physical and emotional. I do think that has been a lot of my problems is that I place the emphasis on weight loss, the goals but not enough on the emotional side of it.
Sleeeeeeep! I am going to focus on getting in enough sleep. Something taht I have spent the last two years neglecting. Most of it hasn't been my fault due to my little guy's overall refusal to sleep the first year and a half of his life
but when he did settle in his routine finally, I never did.
The Happiness Project - I am putting this in full effect. I have my resolutions worked out and month by month I am going to focus on a set of goals that go along with that resolution. My first goal will be to work on my self care which will be great to coincide with the start of the BLC.
Fitness - exercise is a necesity in my life. I love it. Getting in exercise is not in any way, shape or form a challenge for me. I am going to focus on 5-6 days a week of workouts. I finished my latest round of CLX so I am going to bust out my Jari Love discs and take her on. I have most of her's and look forward to switching the workouts up from the heavy lifting to a more circuit based workout. Lighter weights, more reps. I have done so many rounds of CLX it is just time for a change.
Nutrition - eating enough to support my weight loss goals while making sure that I eat ENOUGH to sustain my activities. I figured my TDEE on the Scooby's site scoobysworkshop.com/calo
and I came back with 1856 for my baseline (500 cals below TDEE). I like to calorie cycle but will shoot for the overall average of the week to be at 1856 (or close to it). I also need to get in more protein. I have quit buying the protein powder as it is simply not something I enjoy. My emphasis is to get protein in via food versus the powder. It is a challenge, but one I work on daily!
I guess the BLC wouldn't be the BLC without some numbers, so here it goes. My scale goal is to lose 5% of my weight. When I weighed in on Wed I was at 164.2 (thanks a lot, Aunt Flo) so that would put me down to an 8 pound loss and at 154. Attainable and doable. I feel good about it. I also did my measurements and will be focusing on those as well. I have plans to take pics but I am not good at standing in front of the bathroom mirror and doing it so I am going to have my hubby take them for me tomorrow!
Rewards - I fully plan on treating myself to a one hour massage if I can reach my goals!
Cheers to another round of the BLC! I am ready to go, feeling good and focused in the right areas!