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First things first //
I’m running the Color Me Rad race on August 17th 2013. I couldn’t be MORE excited! I’ve been looking for a race like this so when I found out they were coming to Akron I jumped on board!!
** Get 20% off your registration to Color Me Rad by using the code “HERO“!! **
The code is valid for the first FIVE people who register!
Last week //
Life was too crazy for me to post about my fitness update, but I promise, I was keeping track!
I weighed in last Tuesday the 9th. I actually gained a pound. [[ sad face ]]
I know that not every week will be a loss, and that occasionally I will have ‘off’ weeks and ‘off weigh ins — and last week just happened to be one of them.
I hesitate to even weigh myself once a week, even know I know it’s part of the “plan” of weight watchers. I just know how I’m prone to obsess over it. Ugh.
But I got over it. I didn’t dwell. I moved on.
And this past Tuesday I weighed myself again.
I lost that pound AND an additional 1.5 pounds!! 🙂
I worked my butt off. I went to two hot yoga classes and ran 3 times last week. One of which was a 5k!
And this Tuesday I weighed in again! — Lost that gained pound. Plus I lost another 1.5!
I’m not eating unhealthy, by any means. We never really have eaten unhealthy. But considering today is Friday, I have to admit that this week has been rough. I’ve been stressed. And I’ve been totally slacking on counting my points. Cause sometimes a gal needs a twizzler and a beer! Ha! But I know that I’m actually going to get back on track when we leave for vacation tomorrow.
So not only did I just finish my first 5k in years, but I’m officially signed up for 4 more races from now until September.
And I’m actually considering signing up for the Hot Chocolate 15k and the Rock N Roll Cleveland Mini Marathon on October 6th — what better way to ring in my last year of my 20s?! (My birthday is October 5th!)
Most people fear that they will eat like crap and not workout during vacay. But we’re going to be in a house with a kitchen, so I know we’re going to eat like we always do at home. Sure, we’ll go get Mexican food from my fave place ever one day; but that’s one day; one meal. And the golf course we’re staying on is going to be perfect for long runs!
This is going to be the most relaxing vacation EVER!
I realize I’m not setting any sort of record for fastest weight loss, but I’m doing what works for me right now. I’m comfortable losing weight the healthy way and a way that works for my family and our lifestyle. <3