Be-You-tifully Fit: Toss her a burger.

 

20140629-125401-46441528.jpgSome people don’t understand how seriously hard the last 10 lbs are until you’re stuck in them.  Like trying to climb through a mud pit and you can’t pull hard enough on that rope to get your foot out onto the solid ground.  (Yes…this girl who doesn’t like the mud just made a point using a mud run experience).  And yes I am super excited for where I am.  I worked my tush off…but I guess the best way to explain this is this.  It’s the wall.  It’s the final wall to break down before I can stand and shout to the world.

Anyway, I had the shocking eye opening weigh in this weekend.  It finally happened.  After being stuck in the low 150s since March, I broke through!  I started crying.  A little dramatic to some but I haven’t seen 140s since high school and it was not a healthy 134-140 then.  The “now me” is a beast compared to the “me” of then.  As a matter of fact, I’d kick that heading down the road of anorexia butt of mine!  Literally!  And throw a burger in her mouth too.  When I start to think of all the things I’ve done to my body…it’s just depressing but I have changed that.

I have found who I want to be and I have become her.

Day my life changed: 8/3/2012

Weight

  • Highest weigh-in to date: 243.5 lbs on 3/11/2008  (Wore 18/20 & 22/24 for a gown)
  • As of 8/3/12: 208.6 (wearing size 16/18)
  • As of today: 149.2 lbs (wearing size 4)

Body Fat Percentage

    • As of 8/3/12: 46%
  • Body Fat %: 23% (Only re-doing every 15th when I take new measurements)

Goals

  • 134 lbs
  • 20% Body Fat
  • OBX Marathon!  I have two running partners that is in for the crazy that I am!
  • Looking to speed up my half marathon to a sub 2:30 for the Marine Corps Half Marathon
  • Running schedule:  8K, half marathon, 10K, half marathon, marathon and half marathon all before the year’s end!

20140701-095048-35448787.jpgProgress

  • Back in yoga!
  • Doing the full week of the total body weight lifting/strength training plan (my favorite instagram friend sent me!!)
  • Trying a new type of menu planning and slowly upping my carbs in prep for marathon training.
  • New shoes!  Hubby got me new shoes for my birthday & to start off my marathon training!  ASICS Women’s GT-2000 Running Shoe…they’re so pretty too!
  • Started on the new Stroller Warrior “I ran to Afghanistan” campaign…197.18/250 miles
  • Fitness Group on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/566678520087780/
  • Full force with logging in my MyFitnessPal
  • Looking for recipes?  Check my “Fit Foodie” blogs for all that we’ve tried (with an actual picture of what ours looked like!)

 

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