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Friday, October 17, 2014

Woo hoo, look at me go flip a freaking monster truck tire!

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VANGO79 10/21/2014 9:42AM

    Get it girl!

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APROMISE4ME 10/19/2014 8:09AM

    Fantastic workout ! Thankyou for sharing this !

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MOONGLOWSNANA 10/18/2014 8:31PM

  And with proper lifting technique as well! emoticon

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DEE1221 10/18/2014 7:06PM

    emoticon You Go Girl!!

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SMILINGTREE 10/17/2014 1:55PM

    You are a total bad a$$! Go! Go! :)

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MOJO0607 10/17/2014 10:31AM

    How awesome! And empowering!! Way to go!

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Cardio Circuit Madness! And Tire Flipping!

Friday, October 17, 2014

Today was the kind of boot camp class I LOOOOOOOVE!

Being kind of competitive but super slow is not a good combination because even though everyone is super supportive and amazing, I can't help but constantly notice the fact that I'm dead last, or behind on reps, or using a lighter band, or whatever. But today was circuits! Just me all by my lonesome. No comparisons, no noticing that he's doing 50 when I'm doing 15, or he's doing a mile when I'm doing half that, or whatever.

Ten stations:

Step ups on the monster truck tire
Monster truck tire flips
Double cone ladder with sprints
Double floor ladder
Jump Rope
High knees side steps
Squats with 8 pound ball throw downs
Box jumps
Squats with 8 pound ball toss ups
Heavy rope swings

Four rounds of one minute on, 15 seconds rest between stations, then a bonus mini round of 30 seconds on, 10 seconds rest between stations.

It was awesome!

Awww, bummer, I wanted to share a video of me on the tire flip - a FREAKING MONSTER TRUCK TIRE FLIP - but spark won't let me upload a video. Stupid spark. :(

**UPDATE** Go look at the next post, I uploaded the video file separately.


The Big Lap

Thursday, October 16, 2014

My boot camp is in a warehouse amidst a bunch of other warehouses, and we have our usual routes to run. One such route is down the line of warehouses, through the parking lot, around the next building over, and back.

But, see, I'm slow. Turtle slow. When I run on my own, I do run/walk intervals, so when I'm at boot camp I pride myself on running the whole way. But in doing so, I slow down even beyond my normal snail's pace. I'm thrilled I can run the whole mile or whatever without stopping, but the downside is usually Tom starts yelling at me to cut it short.

I'm not always THE SLOWEST, or at least there are a couple of us slowpokes, so usually the fast ones are halfway around that next building and Tom will have us turtles turn around in the front of that building. By the time we get back to the front of the parking lot, the others have come all the way around the building, and we finish together. OK, that's a lie, they smoke us, but at least then they're not waiting 10+ minutes for us at the end.

But today! Today I ran all the way around the building!

Ha! I basically had no idea what the back of that building even looked like until this morning.

It's the small things, folks. I got to run the lap with the big kids.

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APROMISE4ME 10/19/2014 8:10AM

    Well, I'm not quite there yet , but I'm going to give it all I have this yr. Thank you for sharing, very inspirational to me !

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DEBADEAU 10/16/2014 8:05PM

    That's amazing! Great job!

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SMILINGTREE 10/16/2014 5:10PM

    It makes me feel better that you are faster when you do run/walk intervals! My first 5K was quite a bit faster than my 2nd, because I was determined to run the whole way the second time.

Congratulations on the milestone! That is awesome :)

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FORZACHANDMATT 10/16/2014 12:29PM

    This is soooo awesome especially because I know how you feel. I am the slowest one at my boot camp and I'm still doing running/walking intervals there although I assignable I run it all but congrats!!! It's amazing what we see/discover as we. Get healthier

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Stupid Scale

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

I weigh in on Sundays. I was EXPECTING to lose my 10th pound this Sunday. I woke up, felt good, hopped on the scale, and ... it was exactly the same as the week before.


But I brushed it off. Went for a 4.5 mile run. Came home, took a shower, ate breakfast, then discussed with the kid how large the dog is getting. How large? I don't know, let's find out. So I got back on the scale with the dog, got off, got back on the scale without the dog so that I could subtract and ...


The dog weighs 37 pounds, by the way.

So I lost a pound after a run and a hearty breakfast. OK. Weird. But fine, I told myself I got to go shopping at 10 pounds and by god I did it so I went shopping!

Then I weighed myself again Monday morning to see what the hell was happening and indeed I'm at 9 pounds, not 10. But whatever.

I'm wearing a new outfit today. And that pound IS going to come off, dammit.

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MAVERICKDR 10/14/2014 1:08PM

    A 4.5 mile run? You are doing things some cannot do so give yourself a lot of credit.

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MARGARITTM 10/14/2014 12:50PM

    Silly scale!

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PIXIEMOM13 10/14/2014 9:58AM

    The scale is a nasty, lying B-word.

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RICKHANN 10/14/2014 9:37AM

    Haha, maybe the scale was just telling you to go for a run!

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Enjoy your new outfit!

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False Alarm, but Thanks for the Kudos!

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

I type really fast. And sometimes when you type really fast, you make mistakes. And sometimes you transpose things. Like just now when I actually typed tarnspose. And sometimes I type super fast and I hit enter super fast and only then do I realize I messed up.

Like the other day when I transposed two numbers on the weight tracker and hit enter and Spark immediately told everyone I lost two pounds when in fact I only lost one.

So thanks but false alarm! On the upside, I lost another pound! The scale is still moving! Yeehaw!

I'm at about nine pounds so far and when I officially get to 10 I am throwing myself a party. Which will probably involve new clothes instead of cake, which is kind of a downside to weight loss parties because parties should totally involve cake, but hey, new clothes!

Maybe this weekend?? Fingers crossed!

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GARDENCHRIS 10/9/2014 7:04AM

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APONI_KB 10/8/2014 1:05PM

    I'm two pounds away from a pedicure

oh yea

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K80DALY 10/8/2014 12:41PM

    I'll take clothes over cake any day! They last way longer! :)

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MARGARITTM 10/8/2014 12:00PM

    woohoo new clothes sounds better than cake

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