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#Mamavation Monday - Baby Steps

11/1/10

#Mamavation Monday - Baby Steps

Mamavation


Official Challenges:
Movement Challenge--Get 100 minutes of sweaty cardio per week. Keep us updated in Mamavation Monday post by using form.

The Mama Guns Challenge-Strength Training--getting strength training 3-4 days per week for 30-45 minutes. Using #mamaguns hashtag to talk about it on twitter. This is week 7 of the challenge and have been out for 3 weeks. I'm still hoping to get back to it this coming week.


My Work Outs -
Monday & Wednesday 1.5 walk

Scale Reading -
1 pound loss - Whoop....

Measurements -
Chest = -.5"
Waist  = -.5"
Hips = -5"
Legs = same
Arms = -.5"

Stress Level -
Week 5 on the injured list and still having swelling in my leg. I got out to the track and got two walks in. Today I went to workout with Dex. He is my boot camp trainer. It felt so good to be back inside the gym working out with a friend. I truly did miss it. As I have sat here watching the world go by it's been tough. I've missed many 5Ks in the last month. I thought for sure it would feel like I was starting over again but to my surprise it didn't! I felt really strong and really good afterward. I had some swelling and some discomfort but not unbearable pain. I'm ok - I'm listening but I want back in and I want to run again and I want to be cleared from the Dr. I'm not there yet. I didn't meet my goal for the month of October.

The UP side -
I have run 3 - 5Ks this year! HELLO.... what am I talking about missing so many. I've only ever run 1 in my life. lol - Geez ease up on yourself lady. Next, I'm eating cleaner. I found tons of foods in my house that contain high fructose syrup, sugar and enriched flour. Gee, why am I not losing more weight? Nutrition, must learn more about nutrition. It's time to change the way I shop and pay close attention to those food labels. I'm going to try to start the 100/200/200 back up. I haven't done it yet but I'm feeling better and my MOJO is back! BIG congratulations to Lorrie of @cuteangel79 for being the Sista of the Week!

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I'm looking forward to reading how the rest of my "sistas" did this week.
And this is a little inspiration for all of us this week!





I'm always hunting workout music which you will find in my DJ Booth at Blip.fm. You can search the #mamavation hashtag or #workouttunes to see my lists. If you have any music suggestions leave them in the comment section!

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  • The long term goal 50lbs. by the end of the year.
  • The short term goal 4 lbs. per month. 
    • January - 4 pounds lost = goal met. 191-4=187
    • February - 5 pounds lost = goal met. 187-5=182
    • March - +1 gain = goal NOT met. 182+1=183
    • April - 2 pounds lost = goal NOT met. 183-2=181
    • May - 3 pounds lost = goal NOT met. 181-3=178
    • June - 0 gain/loss = goal NOT met. 178
    • July  - +1 gain = goal NOT met. 178+1=179
    • August - 2 pounds lost = goal NOT met. 179-2=177
    • September - +1 gain = goal NOT met. 177+1=178
    • October - 1 loss = goal NOT met. 178-1=177


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