Monday, March 26, 2012

So Far, Sooooo Good... Sort of.

The bodybuilding program I am currently doing is very, very hard but even that much more rewarding. The workouts have been extra tough for me. I am doing exercises I have either never done before or not done in a very long time. It's a very intense regimen, but I am already seeing amazing results. The definition in my calves has never been better for me. I feel more fit in general, and I have lost 10 lbs. so far!

Even though the workouts are tough, what's been the toughest thing for me is resisting foods I love that I cannot eat. For example, yesterday our family went to my parents' house for dinner. The menu was beef stroganoff with strawberries, oriental salad, rolls, and brownies and ice cream for dessert. I ate at the table with my seasoned talapia while everyone else was able to gorge down the really yummy stuff. No way I would have skipped dessert if I didn't hide downstairs with my brother and play some games. It was rough. The diet I am on right now is very strict and structured, which I believe will help me in the long run. I need that discipline.

Things are going great.  I am excited to post week 2 pictures soon.

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Week 1 in the books!

I did it.  I completed week 1 of my new program.  It has been good.  I have been very disciplined with my food and have completed all my workouts. I can already seen a big difference in my arms and legs. I am loving it.

I have a weigh in on Monday and I will take another photo.  Feeling buff!!

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

One Day Down

Good morning, everyone!

So, I survived Day 1 of the Kris Gethin 12-week program. It feels good to accomplish that day, and I am excited to move forward and complete the rest. It's a life style adjustment, and it's been tough, but I know it will get easier as I go along.

I completed all the program exercises for today (including cardio) and took all of the appropriate supplements and food portions. I'm really putting every effort in this to make sure I get it right. I want to lose some serious fat and gain muscle. I really want this to be a success for me. Your positive words and encouragement really help me. Thank you.

Below is a "before" picture. I'm not sure yet how often I will post pics throughout this program, but I will show you my progress. Thanks again for your support!

Monday, March 19, 2012


I am back.  I hope you all have not given up on me.

Life has had its ups and downs.  I have been unemployed, injured and depressed.  I also finished a marathon.  So like I said, ups and downs.

I will write about my marathon sometime this week.  I did finish but it was the hardest thing I have ever done and I will for sure do another one someday, but right now I need to focus healing my foot and losing weight.

I am very excited to say that I am starting a new program TODAY.  I just got back from Anytime Fitness and had a kick butt leg workout today.  I am doing the Kris Gethin 12 week transformation program.  I am focusing on putting on some muscle and losing some serious fat. 

After my marathon and I really started going down hill on my food choices and I had gained some weight back.  I am at 273.6.  Very depressing, but I am going to look forward and burn this fat off. 

Before pics will be posted soon.