Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Training Tuesday - 1.15.13

Even though I'm not actively training for anything, I'm still going to keep up with Training Tuesdays to track my progress. Ironically enough, Sunday was the Disney Marathon, and I would be lying if I told you I didn't feel an ounce of regret. I know I made the right decision all around, (you can read all about it here) but a little piece of me wonders how would I have done?!  Something I've learned is to not dwell on failures. Sure, I punked out and didn't do the race, but it doesn't mean I'll never have the opportunity again. Hopefully, next time when I get the itch to do a marathon, I will look back on what happened over the last few months and decide to fully commit. For those of you who ran the marathon, CONGRATS! I was there in spirit cheering you on and can't wait to hear all about it!

With all of that being said, it is another week and I am still meeting my friend at the gym bright and early before work! I am on week 2 of these 5:45AM work outs and I couldn't be prouder of myself. I've always wanted to do morning workouts so my evenings would be free, but I never could make it happen...until NOW!


Today I am down another pound . I always wish the weight would come off faster (was hoping for 2lbs a week), but they say the slower the better, right? Only 6 1/2 weeks before the cruise and I plan to live in a bathing suit (without feeling insecure) for a week!


Speaking of bathing suits....I'm having major drama trying to find one. Anyone recommend a certain brand or store to get a bathing suit? I NEVER buy swimsuits but because of the cruise, I'm going to treat myself to a new one! I prefer modern one pieces or a skirted bikini. Let me know your thoughts!

Linking up with Helen @ Helen in Between for Tell Me About it Tuesdays!
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6 comments :

  1. Any workout is something to be proud of but early morning ones are even harder! Good for you! I remember your post about the marathon and just love your perspective about not living in regret :)
    I totally suggest Target's bathing suits! Their selection is huge and already out for the picking...

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  2. Ah, it would be SO ideal to do early morning workouts. I'm sure it's hard making that commitment, so you go, girl! I just started a couch25k program that I'm trying my best not to give up on (it's wk 4 and I still feel like I'm about to die out there). I also just joined a gym for the first time in 7 yrs, and like you, I'm also tracking my progress on my site w/ weight checks and all, except I do it monthly. Hopefully it will keep me somewhat accountable! The way you're working out you're sure to be all set for your cruise! FYI: I love Victoria Secret swimsuits, you could browse around online!

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  3. Girl, me and you are in the same boat, literally. I'm going on a cruise in about 6 weeks too and I swear, i'm eating better and working out and the weight isn't coming off. I refuse to be the fatty on our ship!

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  4. Hey there - new follower from the linkup. Love your blog & can't wait to read more :) Hope you have a great day!
    Rachel
    http://sugar-stripes.blogspot.com/

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  5. 5:45 am?! that is incredible! and you should be very proud of yourself!

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  6. First of all, I ADORE your button! I may steal it and put it on my page. :) Two, girl, could you give me some of your motivation?? 5:45 AM?? I do good to wake up and have some quiet/reflection/study time before the fam wakes up at 7:30! And I was giving MYSELF at pat on the back! Ha! Good for you! You should be proud! That takes dedication! I knew some people who were running the Disney Marathon. I would love to be a part of that someday, as I also have a Love/hate relationship with running. Trying to love it more tho. :) So glad I found your blog through the hop! I'm a new fan!

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