I woke up this morning and saw this quote. Wow…how powerful! Take a moment and re-read this!
Why do we get so consumed with what others are doing? Who cares. We are given one life and one body to live and take care of. If you’re not happy then change it. DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT! I’ve been complaining for years about my weight but I didn’t know where to start or what to do! I guess I was never motivated enough to make a drastic change. I believe everything happens for a reason and I’m blessed to have had this come into my life.I’m beyond thankful to the University Dermatology Center of Muncie for sponsoring me to get fit, to get healthy, to change my life at The Onion Factory in Anderson. Some days are easier than others but this quote is so amazing because YOU are the only person that is in control of your happiness. If you’re not happy change it. YOU deserve to be happy and lead a wonderful life. It make take awhile for you to get to that point…I’m still on my journey and have a very long road ahead of me but I refuse to give up or give in to my old ways.
Monday night was ABs night
I was a hot mess doing all of the ab workouts. I think the worst was the above picture. That is called Superman and Bananas and it’s very difficult. However no pain no gain right?! I love to hate the burning feeling and sweat dripping from my body…it intense but I know I’m getting something out of it. Tuesday I was fine but by 4am last night I woke up with intense pain in my abs..I giggled and went back to sleep because I realize it’s from working out so hard. Lisa, my personal trainer, sure knows how to push us to our limits. 3 sets of crunches and ab rollers etc. Today I’m having a hard time walking because the back of my thighs hurt and my abs are still in pain but I kinda love… it makes me realize I need to do my ab workouts EVERYDAY because I’m really out of shape. Do yourself a favor and try to do the above picture for 1 minute. Let me know if you could =) Oh and I was also ecstatic the last two days I’ve burned 451 calories and went just a bit over 2 miles in 30 min on the beast (aka elliptical). I’m excited to lift weights tonight and do my leg workouts…it’ll be interesting to see if I can move tomorrow. ;)
All this hard work is paying off. I can’t see any changes in myself but I get complimented alot. I do notice that I am stronger…yay lifting. So we are in week 8 and the last week of camp AHHHHHHHH but I have some exciting news.If you know me well you know I have a shopping problem…it’s been going on since I can remember. I love fashion, I love clothes, and I refuse to get rid of most things. I’m the girl that has clothes in her closet with the tags still on, I have clothes in all different sizes…you get the picture. It’s a problem but finally a good thing comes of it. Some peeps in my life mentioned that my pants are baggy and I noticed it too once they said something. So today I got in the back of my closet …where the smaller sizes live and thought this can go two ways I’m either going to be estatic or I’m going to be upset. I found a pair of jeans that are one size smaller than what I have been wearing and friends I can fit into them! I didn’t even have to lay down to get them button I just slid those suckers on…I think they are a little tight but I texted a pic to my friend who said they look great so away I went. I’m glad that it went this way because if not I would have probably been in tears. You don’t understand how happy this made me. A year ago these suckers didn’t even go up over my thighs so the fact that I can put them on with no problem was really exciting to me! YAY! =) My bestie and parents always give me a hard time about my clothes obsession but now I can laugh in their face! ;) It’s a long road and I’m far from my goal but little by little I’m getting there.
Get up and move friends…it’s not easy. It’s a challenge both mentally and physically but if I CAN DO IT you definitely can.