Tuesday, January 7, 2014

30 by Thirty Update

Sooooooooooooooo. I haven't really done too great with the whole losing thirty pounds by my thirtieth birthday.

Back when I first mentioned it, it seemed like an easily attainable goal. But then we had birthday parties, and Thanksgiving, and Christmas, and it got too cold to go outside to walk. So. Yeah. I didn't really do too great.

And it's all my fault. I'd eat right and do some time on the treadmill for a day or two, but then I'd quit before I really got going. I just couldn't get motivated.

But I'm back. And I'm probably not going to lose the whole 30 by my birthday, but I can still work on losing after it. I've made Ronnie promise to help me get my workouts in every day, and so far he hasn't let me down. Even when I beg not to, or complain about how bad it hurts and that I'm dying in the midst of the workout, he won't let me quit. Love is strange like that. He makes me do this, but I love him for it. I've finished 3 whole level 1 workouts of the 30 day shred. That's more than I've ever done and I wouldn't have done it without the supportive meanie telling me I had to do it.

We took before pictures before my third workout today. (Don't worry. I'm not posting them. And I probably won't ever. Unless I get really skinny and have an awesome after to post with them.) I'm really going to try to finish out the 30 days and see how much of a difference there is. I'll try to post periodic updates, with one after I finish (I hope!)

Like I said, I've done three days of level 1 and right now I feel like poo! I hurt in so many places it's not funny. Oddly, it doesn't hurt as bad as when I've done one day and quit in the past. Maybe there's something to be said about continuing on. I suck at push-ups. My goal right now is to do 10 each time, but that's not easy. And I do the modification. I also suck at jumping jacks, jump rope and butt kicks. I just have so much that bounces. But I'm getting better at them. I can already tell my endurance is improving. I'm giving it my all on the ab part of the circuit. Four kids have done a number on that area. It needs all the help it can get. I think that is all for now. I'll try to update again in a few days. I can't wait to be on level 2. I say that now, but I'll probably hate it when I get there. Oh well. Until next time...

1 comment:

vickit43 said...

Melissa, I have done the 30 day shred before and it is hard. I guess I could start it back but I have more to flop around when jumping than you do LOL. Also I feel like I am still to heavy to be jumping around that much. Keep up the good work you can do it!!!

Love Vicki