Tuesday, July 10, 2012
I worked out-- meaning weight lifted and ran half a mile. I don't know if I really should be feeling accomplished but I do because my body is sore. I know I worked out hard even though it wasn't for that long. Hopefully I will develop the routine so weight lifting will be like checking my email or something along those lines. It was pretty interesting how comfortable it felt doing the workout even after not doing it for so long. I was able to lift 15 pounds for my biceps, did 15 pounds distributed for my triceps, and 15 for my deltoids. My weight squats were only 12 pounds and 10 pounds for the side lunges. I am afraid of exercising to the point that I can't do Zumba so I aimed to be sore but not to the point of immobility- LOL.
Monday, July 9, 2012
So my friend was talking about juicing. I had seen a documentary a while back about juicing but didn't try it. Maybe now is the time? Another blog just posted about juicing. If I don't juice I think I should try planning out a least one meal a day where I can consume at least 3 cups of dark green vegetables. I usually eat spinach when I'm yearning for vegetables but I have to admit I've been slacking since my summer break started. Water is not a problem because I drink canned seltzer water, bottled water, and bottled seltzer water regularly. It will be a race to see how much weight I can lose before my summer break ends. If I can maintain in the 130s I think I would be happy for a while. Eating massive amounts of vegetables and exercising should get me there. I lost the weight for a short period without exercising so exercising should help take the rest of it off. I need to force myself to spend at least 2 days a week weight training.
I did 2 hours of Zumba today in hopes of helping me stay fit. Every time I look in the mirror I still see jello jiggly thighs and I want to get rid of them. I'm going to formulate a plan to lose them once and for all. While shopping today I picked up a pair of True Religion jeans thinking when I got home they'd fit or be a little loose. My freaking thighs were suction cupped to the legs of the pants. I was able to zip up the pants I just wasn't able to move. There are a few things that were probably going on. One: I bought them at the thrift store so there is no telling whether the jeans are true to size. Two: I worked out right before shopping (I took a shower of course) but my legs might have still been swollen a bit from the work out. Three: I still need to lose some weight. So I've decided that I want to be able to fit or have these jeans be fitting or loose on me by Christmas. I've given up on the idea that my bikini will look perfect on me with my vortex for a belly button but I know a pair of jeans can look good on me. I did this for my Lucky Brand jeans so I can do it for these. Also, it's about time again for me to do a massive give away of all the clothes that don't fit. I keep trying to avoid it because I'm afraid of stepping out of this comfortable zone. Sigh but all is well. This is still the best I've ever looked.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
This a picture of me from friday evening. My skin is starting to get less flabby the more I continue to workout but it's moving pretty slowly. Sometimes I feel embarrassed by the flabbiness of my skin but my gym class mates always reassure me that I'm doing just fine.