Saturday, March 26, 2011

So How IS it Going?

It has been almost 4 months since I have stepped on the scale. Ben hid them in mid-December, and I decided to continue not weighing myself for a year.

So, here is a little recap.

I feel great.  I am no longer working out because the scale tells me to. I AM working out because it is good for me.  Am I getting to the gym 4 times a week.  Hell no.  Am I working out hard when I do work out?   Yes.  Today Ben and I went for a run.  Instead of stopping at the end of the park (3.5 miles according to my handy Garmin) I kept going.  We went 4.2 miles.  My left hip is hurting some; I have been working on not crossing my legs as a friend of mine explained the impact that can have.  I am listening to her. However, it is damn hard.  I always cross my legs!  This is a real adjustment.

Anyways, the hip hurt at the beginning of the run, but got better.  The first 3 miles were ok, but I really bonked during the last one plus mile.  My prerun snack was a piece of white bread and Crofter's jam, but this was apparently not enough!

Anyways, I do feel really great!  Each week when Nutrimirror tells me it is time to record my weight, I am doing it based on how I feel, how my clothes are fitting.  I am not doing this when I am trying to lose weight. I really do just want to tighten up as best as I can, as well as not feel deprived.  I have been quite successful at that! Ben and I go out once a week, I am eating WHOLE eggs a few times a week, I drink, I eat...sometimes all on the same day!

I joke with Ben that I have gained 10 pounds, but we all know that is not true.  I went shopping yesterday and today and think I look damn good.  I am not saying that because of a huge ego (believe me).

I feel amazing.  My energy is good.  My skin is glowing.

So far so good!

I like to take pictures when I try on clothes!
I bought this one - SALE!  

3 comments:

  1. LOVE the dress Kel - it looks great on you! I want to go shopping with you again; one measly trip through the MGM Grand Mall was not enough.

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  2. Kel, as always, you look stunning. You always find the cutest clothes. Id love to shop with you just once. As I said not long ago on a post, I love that your growing your hair out.
    New outlook, new you, new stunning bod, new days! Gotta love it all.

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  3. You look great !

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