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Operation Bikini Bod

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

I have been in one major slump since the fall and no matter how hard I try, I can't pull myself out. I start getting up but then get side tracked. I still have a lot of stress in my life and I know that is the culprit but I can't let it get me down.

So while I was at the gym this afternoon I decided I was making a new goal. Operation bikini body!



My husband and I are planning our 20 year wedding anniversary vacation coming in Winter/Spring of 2019. That gives me less than a year to get bikini bod ready. Is it pressure... um yeah, it sure is! Is it a goal.... YEP! And I do great with goals. It gives me something to work towards. And it is even better when I am told I can't do something because then I do it just to prove people wrong. I am getting this in my head so I push even harder! LOL!

What is it going to take,....



I track my food but I have been lazy lately and not tracking everything. I need to track every bite I take. I need to measure. And I need to get the chips, sweets, and bad crap out of the house. Because I have been "treating" myself a little too much!



Fitness... I usually do not have a problem with getting in a workout. But lately I have found myself skipping workouts here and there. They add up. I need to get back to why I love to workout. I want that feeling again! Right now, I just feel so bad about letting myself go that I don't want to be seen. This needs to change! Because I am more than just a pretty face. I am an athlete! (I was told last week that I have a pretty face. It was a nice compliment but in my head I was telling myself that was all I had going for me. Not great head talk.)




It is also going to take reducing my stress. I am not sure how much I can handle that... I mean, my husband is going through chemo treatments right now. But I have been trying to stay positive with life and that seems to help. Making sure I get in my workout will be a HUGE stress reliever because it will give me those good endorphins. I did get a new yoga DVD and mat so maybe I should break that out a few nights a week.

But like the picture above... all these things create that healthy lifestyle. You can't just pick one. They all work together!

Hard work pays off and I am willing to work hard to get what I want. And right now that is feeling good about myself, losing the weight that I gained back plus some, feeling good in my skin, and working towards wearing that bikini. I can do this! Anyone want to join me for accountability?

Because......
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  • GLMOM2
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    I can't wait to hear all about your successes! emoticon

    I'll be right here with you cheering you on emoticon emoticon
    1062 days ago
  • MJK0430
    I'm the same way, if they tell me I can't, I can! Your plan looks very do-able and sending healing vibes for your dear DH.
    1062 days ago
  • COOP9002
    Sounds like you've got a good plan. Blessings on your journey.
    1062 days ago
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