"Blessed is she, who has believed, that what the Lord has said to her will be accomplished." Luke 1:45

Monday, February 9, 2009

For Flabby Sake! Get a grip girl!

I guess I am going to start journalling about my exercise and diet. I use the term diet loosely. Maybe slight dietary modification effort would be more accurate.

I HATE diets. I think they are un-natural, but since me being overweight is also un-natural, I need to figure this thing out.

For awhile I was eating pretty healthfully. I just wasn't exercising. Now, I have started exercising and want to eat anything and everything in sight. And a lot of it.

So, since I seem to work out most other areas of my life here, I figure I might as well throw this into the mix too.

I refuse to fixate on my weight or eating habits but I do want to get to where I am healthy and making healthy decisions.

Ok, bare-bones truth? I make really derogitory comments about myself and it needs to stop. Now. Before my daughter walks in talking about how unhappy she is with her body.

This week I have made a deal with myself to do my workout video every day for the five week days. Two of those days I have roped some friends into joining me so they won't be hard. It will be the others that I have to stick to. I did workout last night and slept well.

I have started with Biggest Loser's Cardio Max workout. I LOVE the show and Bob and Jillian so I thought it would make the workout more appealing. I do like it, but it is challenging. I will definately need the accountability to keep me at it.

I am going to get a new bathroom scale on Wednesday so I can track my progress better. I have taken my "before" shots. (Ugh!) Now I have written this down and posted it so that I can't pretend I didn't say it. My first month's goal is somewhere between 5-9 lbs. I know I can do that easily, but I just wanted a goal I could reach to boost my confidence. When I hit the first 10 lb goal I will be purchasing a Biggest Loser "Team Jillian' teeshirt as a reward!


Shanda said...

I loved this part of your post,"I HATE diets. I think they are un-natural, but since me being overweight is also un-natural, I need to figure this thing out."

I feel the same way. I know I need to get active daily...I've been having this "conversation" with myself about it; but I need to "just do it!" I found myself making excuses about why it used to be easier, etc. but the rubber simply needs to hit the road for me! I've never been a "scale" person, but I think it is time for me to set some measurable goals! Thanks for the encouragement!

I'm looking forward to your Titus 2 Post tomorrow!

just_me_tiff said...

*yay* shannon! keep up the hard work