I seem to do well for a few weeks~biking & walking...
and then "poof"~ there goes my energy.
It's a bit of a shock to have this "I hate exercise" issue, since I have always lifted weights and worked out.
I was also on a swim team. But in the last 2 years....yawn!
In February and right before my 52nd birthday I gently stood on the scale and found to my horror :)
that I was 15 lbs over my favorite weight.
Let me add that I'm 2 years post menopausal, but I don't believe in the theory of
Middle Age Spread.
I don't take any hormones at all.
Most people think I look healthy.
And I've been Blessed to have been active, had a lean mean body and great genes. Up Until Now.
I'm the type of person that likes myself quite thin.
I used to eat really healthy 5 times a day in small 300 calorie mini meals.
Now I live off of Black Red Vines...Pizza Crust...and coffee with caramel syrup.
So add that to no real exercise and well...I resemble a pear.
My goal is to fit into the jeans that I wore regularly up till 2007!
And change my "body compostion" so that it's lean again.
I want my legs back.
And to wear a bathing suit and not feel like
Hey remember that instant desert from the '60's?
Or the commercial:
Boy opens fridge...Jello wiggles...boy says
"Hey Look Mom! The Jello's Alive!"
Always good to have a sense of humor...:)
So I thought I'd join Weight Loss Wednesday and have to be honest
and report in to you,my Dear Blog Friends, each Wednesday,
about my progress or lack thereof!
My goal is to lose 12 lbs ,but gain muscle.
Hard to do both at once.
Very hard to give up my Black Red Vines Licorice.
And I don't eat a few pieces...I eat a pound Bag!!!
Time to get off the sugar.
Starting tomorrow...I want to walk or ride my bike each day and do some ab and Lower body work.
And every other day add some arm exercise with weights.
Maybe it will help with all these weak/sore joints I have this year.
I want to feel less like this~
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