August 23, 2010

3 Month Challenge Update


Weight Training (4 days)
Cardio Training (5 days)
Healthy Weight Loss (-5 Pounds) Too much for one week, but things will slow down next week.  Off to a great start.
(I am not being compensated in any way for doing this program .  The only thing being compensated will be my rear end!)

I have to say that I learned a lot this week about myself and my family.  I learned that no matter how prepared you are - things are going to come up.  You have to be able to deal with the challenges, and accept the consequences of your choices.  I learned that in order to be successful at any healthy eating journey you HAVE to focus on YOU! 

  • Dishes, dishes everywhere - Do I do the dishes, or go workout?  Well, this is my response for the week. . . . SCREW the dishes!  It's 8:00 at night and I haven't worked out - now if I want to be successful at changing things I need to say NO to something.  So, yup the dishes are going to have to wait.
  • Reading time with kids - Well, again it's late at night - I'm pooped and I have spent all day with the children entertaining them.  I don't have to feel guilty for not reading tonight so again - SCREW the reading!  I'm off to workout.
  • There should be a rule that people can't wake up before 5:30am.  That is just not a time of day that people can function.  Well, this week 5:30am came way too early.  Again, SCREW the sleep . . . it's time to workout!

Again, I apologise for the foul language, but I am trying to get a point across.  If you want something bad enough, you have to make sacrifices.  The sacrifices you make will end up making you stronger and healthier. 

Challenges - Brian made some yummy huckleberry apple pie.  Freak, how can you pass this up?  Well, one bite won't hurt.

Positives about Living the Life

Even though the first few days I wanted to just scream for a chocolate bar it ended up being alright.  I felt prepared with what I was going to eat and when I was going to eat it.  I never felt hungry!  I was eating all the time (right proportions, right combinations).  Well, one week down and a lifetime to be healthy!  Can't wait.


Dawn said...

haha...hear you on the sacrifices! I have lost a little too much sleep with my 5:30 morings...but I think my days go SO much better because of it:) hubby made the most spectacular Pineapple Upside Down Cake yesterday.....COULD NOT sacrifice that! The piece I ate just before bed helped me get through my run this am!
Happy day to you, and YAY for healthy sacrifices:)

Whitney Amelia said...

THIS IS AN AWESOME POST! this post will be the inspiration for my entire week and month...thanks! i agree you can sacrifice doing that load of laundry for your lifelong health! you are kicking butt...good for you! 5 pounds in one week is very impressive! and.....that is the most beautiful pie i have ever seen, bri guy has got endless amount of talent!

this blog is so inspirational...LOVE IT!


Jillicious said...

dang girl! you are killing it! you have WAY more willpower than i do!

bBchronicles said...

THAT'S AWESOME! and the pie, oh man, I would go out and sleep in the garage if I had that around. Great job, Headue!

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