Me getting ready to head out to my wonderful day!!! xxo ☀☀☀✌
Here’s me today.
Body fat: 17.8%
P.s I obviously don’t look my best because I just finished a workout and I have no make up on and my hair is thrown up in a bun. I do clean myself up ;)
Good Morning everyone!!! Sunday morning walks are my favorite, and today’s weather was just perfect for it!!! Keep working out everyone, I’m gonna be hitting the gym very soon xxo!!!
This was me last night, I love Friday night workouts!!!
FYI my stats as of this morning are:
Right where my bra ends (the width): 30in
Torso (smallest, hourglass part): 27 1/2in
Belly button (width): 32in
lowest part (hip bones/love handles): 34in
So much to tell!! First off, I’m understanding how long of journey it is to get the strong body I want. It is tough work, and as a skinny fat girl, it doesn’t take much to put me off track. Summer is coming to an end for me and I’m slowing down on my fitness, I’d say I’ll be this way for about 2 weeks, after the 2 weeks I’ll be hardcore back at it.
What does slowing down mean?
It means that I’m working out about 45 minutes a day versus an hour and twenty minutes, which was what I was doing.
It means I’m not being too strict about my diet, I’ve been eating more like 3 meals a day instead of 5-6 small ones.
It means I’m still being mindful of what goes into my body.
It means I’m trying to maintain.. just for right now.
Why are you slowing down?
Reason #1: I’ve been moving this last week, I’ve been spending a lot of time driving back and forth between my old place and my new place. A lot of packing, lifting, conversing, planning, shopping, organizing has been going on. AND I’m not even done yet.
Reason #2: I’m going back to work!! I work with special needs kids, Monday- Friday 7:00 am- 3:00 pm. My position is within a school district so I follow their calendar work days, first day of school is on August 8th but I got put on a special assignment (extra assignment) that has brought me back to work a WHOLE week earlier than everyone else. Also my job is not easy, especially at the start of the school year, I’m going to be all over campus, accessing students, monitoring, answering phones, making lesson plans, making class schedules, ahhh so stressful!!
Reason #3: I start classes again, well not until August 20th, but I want to be relaxed, calm, organized and settled into my new routine before my classes start.
There’s no reason for me to stress myself out, trying to fit in every single workout. So right now I’m acknowledging the fact that I’m not losing weight or building muscle right now, I plan on being mindful of what I’m eating and doing anything active that gets my heart rate up for 45 minutes.
I think it’s important to foresee these type of things and plan for them. I’m not going to beat myself up about gaining 2lbs because I know I have a plan, I’m confident in my future. Also it’s good to acknowledge these type of “life changes” because it helps you stay in control of your weight and health, I’m not going to go out of control because I’m already giving in a little and I know this IS NOT me giving up. This is me taking it a little bit slower, just until I get use to my new routine, juggling work, school, and health.
p.s ello :]