Wednesday, March 30, 2011

get real.

ok, ladies
{i'm 99.9% sure no guys read this. except for the hubster.}
i'm going to get real.
I am
out. of. shape.
big time!

I used to run like a mad woman. 
I used to eat mad healthy.
I used to be significantly less flabby.

and then college ended, full-time job started, marriage happened, and my small town roads for running and free {awesome} college gym for working out disappeared.
{enter out-of-shapeness here}

blah. I'm so over it though! I got back into shape last summer since the weather was warmer and I could run outside again {with the Murphster to keep me company!}
I need to jump back on that bandwagon.

So, here's me being real. I'm going to start holding myself accountable on here. at the end of each post, I'll blurb about what I did {or did not do} in the exercise department.
This is hard for me, just so you know.
But I need to get my bootay in motion.
like yesterday.

and this isn't about a number on a scale, a size of jeans, or any of that. Its about getting back to running {which I do truly love} and taking care of myself. God gave me a body and I need to start glorifying him with it. {1 Cor. 6:19-20 anyone?!}

ready.set.keep me accountable!

My {mostly} healthy lunch today. Whole wheat pita with turkey & provolone & romaine, romaine with cranberries, bleu cheese, and pecans. And cheddar-'peno cheetos.
{don't mind the nappy desk at work. Non-profit agencies have to cut costs somewhere, right?}
anyone making some healthy goals these days?


Ashley said...

go girl go! you can do it! if you want a quick easy to fit in your day workout jillian's got your back with 30 day shred... 20 minutes and KILLER! somedays it's the only thing i can fit in but you can DEF tell a difference! way to get your stewardship on ;) good luck!

meme-and-he said...

ahh I am so glad you posted this. I am feeling the same way! and you are right, it truly isn't about a number or jean size...its about taking care of what God gave us! I need some motivation too, so this will help!! :)

Mary Nevin said...

i'm so glad you posted this too!! i've started a new diet and am trying to get into running, and thankfully people like you will keep me motivated

Sam W. said...

i'm constantly needing motivation, so i'm looking forward to your updates! good luck!

i so wish we lived near each other...i always need running buddies :)

Emily said...

Good for you! I just started working out again 2 weeks ago. I have no motivation on my own and thankfully have a friend to go with. Helps big time!

Looking forward to your updates. =)

Maggie and Ben said...

I'm trying (and dying) to do the same! Confession: I've gained 7 lbs. since my wedding. 7! Yikes.

Anyways, you go girl. Let me know if you think of any healthy dinners to make that your husband will still consider "man food". That's my biggest problem!

Jamie said...

That's my girl. :) I'm doing the same thing - 1 hr. on the elliptical each day plus pushups and sit ups. I'm all for the home grown gym.

Katherine Oliver said...

You know, I have the small town roads and the awesome college gym - and I'm still not using them. I'm ridiculous! I need to do this too!

Courtney B said...

Ok I was totally feeling like this a couple months ago, except with spinning. I got my lazy body back to the gym and now I'm a certified spin instructor haha! But I'm so glad! It wasn't about my weight on the scale. I just didn't FEEL good. Mentally and physically. It's so worth it to get feeling good again!
Love your blog and I think you are gorgeous!

Gaby said...

Yeah, right there with you. My clothes all seem to have shrunk, ahem. I could use some accountability as well!

♥B said...

Good luck with your goal! I hope you find something fun to do fitness wise! The older I got the less I could force myself to run. I'd make excuses about why I couldn't. Then I found yoga/pilates and now I'm in love! Last summer I logged my weekly exercise on a sidebar on my blog and it totally held me accountable (even though no one else probably looked at it, haha).

xx, Brittni
With Love From Michigan