Thursday, September 30, 2010

Go Me!

I have walked (and jogged some) 42.67 miles for the month of September
& 172.86 miles for the entire year since January 1st 2010.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

My 5k today!! So proud of myself!!!

Let me back up beforehand and mention I had my March of Dime 3 mile walk this morning, I was debating NOT going, matter of fact I went to bed saying no I wasn't going because I'm REALLY sore from the two days prior exercises, even told my husband to shut the alarm off I was ok missing it. So I went to bed ready to give up a challenge.

However at 4:45 this morning, I woke up and said to myself "no I NEED TO GO" & I said to myself that hurting or aching or not, I need to be there, I need to do this walk and determined it was just "fat self" trying to get me back in my "old thinking ways" .. (you know what I'm talking about, I'm tired, I need a break, I deserve it, You worked hard, blah blah blah and then 1 day turns into a week, then a month...if you're on this journey you can relate I'm sure)..

So I decided to fight that and said, I"M GOING!!! I got myself ready, woke up everyone and off we went. BIG STEP overcoming "fat me"!!

Now onto the walk, There was an "ambassador" who led the race, so I didn't think we were allowed to "pass" so anyway, the race began and I was right behind her, and continued to stay at the front of the walk with the only person ahead of me being the "ambassador" of the race , I really really pushed myself walking at this gals pace was challenging but comfortable where I could keep up with her. Several times during the race she fell back behind me (ended up walking next to her) and I would pick up the pace to make her walk a bit faster! As far as I'm concerned I could have passed her and kept going, I felt so awesome!! We finished the walk side by side!!! WOW!!!

It was amazing, such a great feeling to know that I am now "LEADING" races,(or co-leading!:D ) instead of where I was in January when I could barely walk up the stairs from my car to my main floor. I have come so far on this journey and I'm proud of myself for sticking to it and really making the changes I needed. I am looking forward to my next 5k

I am just so proud of myself for doing the race and rocking it today on the track!!!!

Had to share!!!

Friday, September 24, 2010

Motivation Part 2.

From my previous blog I told everyone I was going on a cruise, well that has had me thinking, hmmm if I'm going to bust out all this exercise and work really hard, not only do I have the cruise to look forward to, I have NEW SMALLER clothes to look forward to.

So today (with the Captains Dinner in mind) I went and bought myself a beautiful navy dress that I will be able to wear by then (it's 2 sizes smaller than what I wear now I know that I will be successful in achieving this goal. I've hung it in my room so that every time I pass by it, I'm reminded what I'm working for. I'm so excited to reach this next milestone!!!

Ohh I also got a swiming suit in the same size for the cruise as well. It's hung next to the dress!!!

WOO HOOO! I'm so motivated! I've been ROCKING my exercise, being mindful of my food, as a matter of fact I lost all the "added" weight that I had from slacking. 6 pounds gone this week!!!

18 weeks 3 days till we set sail, I will TOTALLY accomplish my goals!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Renewed Motivation!! Theres no stopping me!

I am so excited, I recently booked a 5 day Carnival cruise to the Bahamas for my birthday (and 1 year anniversary on my weight loss journey)/weight loss reward in January!!

I am feeling motivated and thrilled that I've got something to bust my hiney to work for, so that I'm in the best possible shape I can be when we board that boat!

Currently I have lost 52 pounds and by the time 1.31.10 comes around when we get on the boat I will have lost another 45-50 pounds.

As of Friday 9.17 I am re-dedicating myself to this journey, no more slacking, no more "sliding by" it's time to bust out some "real" work and do this.

I can do this, I will not give up, I will not quit and I will not let the holiday's beat me!! I'm doing this and I will board that boat a much healthier and thinner Krystie!

when I reach my goal that will make me 85 pounds or MORE (I'm aiming for more) lighter than I was when I first started my journey on 1.1.10 Totally achievable!! WOO HOO

I have 18 weeks 5 day until we set sail!!

I can and WILL achieve this goal!!! I'm so excited!!!

(ps if anyone reading this has any cruise tips or ideas I would love to hear them, this is my first cruise)