Wednesday, May 13, 2015
It was a breeze to plan everything, but I was still nervous. I've mentioned many times to people that this healthy journey has changed my mindset and I want to help others along their healthy journey. Becoming a certified personal trainer may be in my future, but I want to get myself in the best space possible to properly help others. I have a lot of people that reach out to me for tips and help and I think this might be a great career change for me. I understand what it is like to be over 300 pounds and trying to fight your way to a healthier body. I'll keep you guys posted on that going forward.
Anywhooooo back to my class!
Friday, May 8, 2015
Being that this has never happened, I definitely think it is because I have my Twershop tomorrow, a 5k next Saturday, I'm going to Vegas the following week, and One other thing I am not announcing yet. These are all new things that I am doing and I am soooo excited about all of them, but nervous at the same time.
Monday, May 4, 2015
I've been counting calories since I starting my journey but I have been having trouble with the amount of calories I should hit each day. Now in the beginning my goal was 1200 each day, but I found that I some times would get hungry and that lead me to making bad choices by the end of the day. The problem I found is that I was focused more on calories than the nutrients in the calories. That is why I am now counting my macronutrients versus my calories.
Friday, May 1, 2015
The NUMBER 1 thing you should be taking lots in daily is......... WATER!
Yup just plain ol' water is what you need to help with tightening your skin and to shrink your waist. I aim to drink a gallon of water a day and if you thinks that's too much then you are sadly mistaken. Through my weight loss journey I have shared what water has done for me. I hold on to water weight like it's our last days and I have to consume a gallon a day to keep my water weight down. Yes you have to drink water to get rid of water weight. Your body needs water to function and when you are not drinking it enough, it will hold on to what you have. Not to mention that water helps with digestion and releasing toxins from the body.
Monday, April 27, 2015
I will be doing the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer 5k run/walk on May 16. I have received all of my information and I am all set to go! Now I am preparing for it by doing more cardio. I have not been the best at being consistent with working out but my main focus is to work on my endurance.
While a 5k might not seem like much to most, it is a big deal for someone who does not run, is overweight and battles muscle fatigue. I am working to be able to push past those obstacles and do my run/walk in a decent time. I do not plan on running the whole thing, but I do want to run some of it. This will be the first of many more to come and your girl is ready to knock this one out the park.
If you would like to donate to the race you can do it here.
Friday, April 24, 2015
The first thing is I signed up for a Dietbet and FAILED miserably. I thought signing up for it would give me the push I needed to go harder and at first it did. In the beginning I was doing great, but life got the best of me and I slacked off and never reached my goal which meant I lost the $25 bet I put in. Was I mad about losing $25....Yes. Did I put in the work to get my money back......NOPE.