When I began thinking about this blog at the end of December, I weighed myself on New Year’s Eve. For the purposes of doing a weigh in one month at a time, let’s call that January 1st. And now, time for the February 1st weigh in.
First, I had my last chance workout at the gym. I ran. (With my new sports bra, very exciting). I ran 1 mile in 13.15 minutes. Then I navigated 3 more miles in a run/walk situation. Many times, I thought I would die. Brain tried to get in the way, but I did my best to distract the comments about slowing down, stopping, jumping off, etc. Just run. Just move. Point-one-five miles to go. 30 seconds to go. Five-four-three-two-one. Just go.
After that, Brain wanted to go stretch in an alcove around the track, so I headed in that direction. Little did Brain know, there was a “Rock Bottoms” class starting at noon. Just when Brain thought we were going to play dead on the stretching mat, I made an abrupt right hand turn into Studio 2 et voila! Committed. Class already 2 minutes in. Let’s just do it.
After that class – where I left a variety of Rorschach tests on my workout mat in delicious fat-burning sweat – I got a fresh mat and did the stretching in an alcove. Then checked my FB. Huzzah for free WiFi. Brain was okay with that, and then suggested a post-workout hot tub. I sat in the hot tub and decompressed.
AWESOME WORKOUT DAY. Best part? Tomorrow I can do it again! Huzzah for weekends where you can take your time and spend hours at the gym with no pressure.
So, following the awesome workout and to make it official, I weighed myself today:
Jan 01 – 235 lbs
Feb 01 – 225.2 lbs
The only other measurement I took at the beginning was my waist.
Jan 01 – 50 inches
Feb 01 – 47.5 inches
WOOT, part deux.
It’s all moving in the right direction and I’m feeling pretty good.