Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Thoughts, Sprints, Pushups Oh My!

Sprints- yeah.... tubby butt here isn't a fan of the process- yet... but I know that sprints, step-ups and lunges are my best friends. Oh, I know... I need to embrace the exercises I like the least because they will build the body I want the most. I've tried to reason that other exercises will be just as effective. Here's great and pretty entertaining article as to why SPRINTS are the new best friend in my life.

Thoughts.... Just a quick recap of what I wrote on the diva board this morning:

"I am really over this weirdo plague feeling I have. lol Seriously. I am tired of being unwell. I want to say thanks to everyone who supports me and offers guidance. I really appreciate it!!! I used to be tough. I could fight through anything- sickness, turmoil... I used to have amazing resolve. Nothing was getting in my way. Now I find that my self esteem has taken such a big hit being a lard-butt and all. I guess I need to shift my thinking, eh? I am NOT my body. I am who I am regardless. I just want my exterior to reflect my interior -- which it does at the moment- stress = fatty me. So, I've reduced a big source of stress. Its time. I'm going to keep on trucking."

I am done with being unwell. Really. If I don't get myself back to my center I'm going to be in real trouble. I love my mom dearly, but I don't want to be her. I don't want high cholesterol, depression, obesity, heart trouble, gall bladder issues, etc. Diabetes is a real risk for me. Its in my family, I have PCOS and insulin resistance. Diabetes is just hanging around the corner, waiting to jump me in a dark alley. I don't have the time nor the will to deal with that. I DO NOT want it. This has been a long battle. I will overcome. I will succeed. Each day that I make the right choices is another day towards health and another day away from health crisis. I'm on the right road. I just need to deal with crisis my body is going through now. My hormones ARE a hot mess. I'm elminating as many external factors as I can- plastics, preservatives- the hidden ones, etc. I am going off BC again. My current pill isn't working correctly anyway... hopefully I can handle the ride. Its kind of like a drug addict going through crazy withdrawl. My body is gets all stupid... it is now anyway... I'm just praying we can fly straight sooner than later.

Week Four Day Two , 100 Push Ups Challenge
Set One: 20
Set Two: 25
Set Three: 20
Set Four: 20
Max Set: 32!
Total: 117!

Its tough getting past 20 sometimes. Can't wait until I can get to 100 in a row! Wowy!


Amanda said...
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Amanda said...

Your doing great! Keep up the good work. I know what you mean about not wanting those health problems. My dad had a heart attack when he was in his thirties so I'm at risk for heart disease. That's the big one I'm trying to avoid.