Thursday, October 15, 2009

Day 4-ehh

So today was day four and again-I didn't get up. It is yoga day and I usually skip this day.

Well I brought dinner to a friend who just had a baby. In this ward you sign up with someone else and you split the meal. It is kind of nice. So the lady I split the meal with was coming to my house at 5pm and we were walking it over to my friend Michelle's house. So anyhow I decided to go jog around the complex. Five times around is 2 miles. I was ending lap four and saw Pam in front of my house. I didn't even look at the time when I went to go jog. So anyhow we took the food over and I actually did 2.3 miles. When Pam saw me she said-oh your a runner-I am so jealous. I said-no I HATE running, but I do it anyway-haha.

So I am skipping the yoga-now I look at the time I may go do it. Hmmm. We shall see I will let you know tomorrow. It is my relax day and I am proud of my run.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Day 3-Spin, my constant gym friend

Okay first off I want to thank Christina who talked me into doing my first spin class. If it weren't for her I may have never tried. I am truly grateful. I know it is best to have a partner when you work out. It is true that it makes it so much easier to go workout if you have someone counting on you to be there. This partner for me I have realized is spin. It is a certain time a few days a week. I have become addicted to it. So even if I do nothing else-it is like spin is there waiting for me to come take my bike and burn some calories. I know if I have spin I will always have some workouts that week.

So as you can see I did my spinning today. I didn't wake up for my weights this morning. I stayed up late and wanted to sleep in. So I knew I had to do it later. I was going to do it during Isabel's nap, but failed yet again. So after I got home from spin Mauricio left to go to a soccer game with the elders quorum. Yeah-hope he makes some new friends. Well actually he also has basket ball on Thursdays. Anyhow, so I put the girls to bed and went straight down stairs and did my weights. I knew if I thought about it at all I wouldn't do it.

Now to talk about Ab Ripper X. Tony Horton at the beginning of this video says-ab ripper x-I hate it, but I love it. I can say this about many things. Running, training for a triathlon, exercise all together-haha. However my feeling on ab ripper is I hate it, but I hate it. Oh it kills, but I am doing it. This time around I want to do the program in it's entire form. I want nice arms and nice abs. So we shall see.

I have come to find that most of the women in Utah are fit and looking good. The instructors and trainers in California could never tempt me to work out with them. None of the had the body type I would ever aspire too. Here however, different story. These people are in amazing shape. I am hoping to get there. So as my brother Jack always says to make fun of me-P90X'd it!!!

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Day 2-Plyometrics

Oh yes-I got up and did it. I did my plyometrics. For some reason today it kicked my behind. Maybe it was doing the spin class the night before. I didn't do my run and the soccer game wasn't even tonight. Though Mauricio did get off late. So anyhow I did get my morning workout in and I am wondering if I will wake up on time for my workout tomorrow. I am going to spin class, but will have to leave 10 mins early because the soccer game is in fact tomorrow. So maybe after spin-if I don't wake up-I can get the girls to bed and do my arms-or "glamor muscles" as Tony Horton calls it- tomorrow. So good night and I will log back tomorrow!

Monday, October 12, 2009

Day 1-here we go again

So we have decided to try and get preggo. Well I now need to try to stay fit and eat healthier. No more 60 lb weight gain. So here I go again.

Mauricio went to Germany for a week and so I decided to take a week off from working out. Well that did me no good, because it is so hard to get back. However today something sparked in me.

I started the morning off with my chest and back workout. It was great. Then I did my abs video. I really wanted to skip it, but I did it. So tonight after Mauricio got home I went to the gym. I think I may join the 24 hour here. They have a pool and classes I like-so we shall see. I am going to finish my 1 free week and go from there. I want to see if I like the instructors. While the spin class I didn't feel had enough variety. I LOVED the instructor. Also I must mention she is a triathlete who is in amazing shape. I am excited to see the instructors for Wednesday and Saturday.

I realized today I am back in the grove when I was on my way home and I felt I still needed to take a run. I didn't, but the feeling I hadn't done enough was there. Even though I did over 2 hours today. My body is feeling it. I guess it has been away from spin too long because not only are my chest and back muscles feeling it, my legs are all wobbly-all in a good way. Means I got a great workout in.

So tomorrow is going to be plyometrics!! Oh yes the funnest of all the P90X videos. I wanted to go to zumba at the gym, but Mauricio is taking a guys night out with the elders quarum to a soccer game. Fun for him!! I am excited. I hope he makes good friends in this ward. So I may just do a quick run when he gets home.

Oh, my food choices today were excellent, until after lunch. I need to get rid of the cookies I made on Saturday and the rolls I made on Sunday and never buy Grandma Sycamore's bread again-I think that is what it is called!?! Anyhow time to clean up and go to bed. I am exhausted and need to get up early for my workout!!

Sunday, October 11, 2009


Yes I am talking about me. I think I gained like 10 lbs the week Mauricio was gone. I couldn't sleep at night so I would stay up and eat, then be too tired in the morning to work out. So tomorrow I start over. YES. I am going to bed here soon. So hopefully all goes well. I will start tomorrow with my P90X back and shoulders. I am doing a free week at 24 hour fitness. I want to see how I like the classes. So I am going to try for spin if I can get in to the class. Hopefully that works out. If not it will be the elliptical for me. So I am doing this again. I made more Carla cookies, but since they make like 8 dozen I made them into bars. I LOVE/HATE those cookies-haha. I will post the recipe soon April. They are too good. Oh and while I am talking to you April-good luck on your marathon you crazy crazy woman that I am amazed by!! So good night and you will hear from me tomorrow after I work out!!

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Day 4

It is really late and I am so sad that I forgot to do this until now-when I should totally be in bed. Today was crazy though with Mauricio leaving and all. I am going to be stressed until I hear he is there and safe.

So I did get up and work out this morning. Shoulders and Arms, I also did abs. Man those side tri rises. Killer!!! I didn't however do any cardio, unless you count my 1 minute run down to let Heather in the gate tonight. She is spending the night-Thanks Heather!! Makes it not so hard that my husband is gone:(!! So wanting to get some cardio in tomorrow. We will see what happens with that.

Oh horrible on the eating today. Don't even want to write it. I also made some Carla Cookies-the best chocolate chip cookies you will ever eat. Maybe I should call them devil cookies-haha. Lame joke I know. I took some to a friend who is about to have a baby and I will probably take some more to another friend. Get rid of them fast. Oh and Heather brought a GIGANTIC piece of chocolate cake that we shared and didn't even come close to finishing. My stomach feels a little sick. I think mostly the cookies and well my diet all day. Well new day tomorrow-wish me luck!!