Jillian Michals 30 day shred is kicking my BUTT! I haven't gotten past workout 1. There are a total of 3 that get progressively harder. I literally want to throw up and/or pass out when I'm done. But, it's only 20-26 minutes. There isn't really an excuse for not squeezing that in. And hopefully, with Jillian's help, one day, I'll get back into my skinny jeans. I can tell a difference already, just in my endurance and I've only done the video 3 times. I recommend it. Not a bad investment since it cost me $8 on Amazon. All you need is the video and hand weights.
Speaking of hand weights, I had a near death experience with mine today. As I was busting my butt doing the video, on of my hand weights simply FELL APART. So mid side lunge, I'm dodging pieces of my weight so it doesn't fall on my foot. Good times. Except my weight is in pieces and I probably pulled something in the process of jumping all over the place. I'll know tomorrow. :)
What the weight is supposed to look like (this is the one still intact)...
What it looks like now, exactly where and how it fell...
I'm also incorporating a loose interpretation of weight watchers. I've done it before and it helped me lose a ton of weight. Not literally a ton. I've never been THAT fat... not including my pregnancies. :/ Anyway, there's an online calulator (HERE) to determine food points, and the points I'm alotted are around 22. I built myself a spreadsheet to keep track of my food intake, point value, and excercise time, as well as where I am in regards to my weight lose goal. There's also a website (HERE) that has the point values of entire menus of restaurant. LOTS AND LOTS of restaurants. It's amazing, really. Makes life easier. :) They're listed in alphabetical order and everything.
I'll keep you updated. Hopefully, making it public that I'm trying to lose weight will hold me accountable. I don't like to fail. :) I'm not going to be a size 4 in 2 weeks. I am not unrealistic. I am going to occasionally have pizza for dinner, or eat cookies bought from a fundraiser, or whatever. That's why I said "loose interpretation of weight watchers". Because I don't hate myself. I want me to enjoy some delicious cookies, or french fries, or ice cream occasionally. And it's getting closer to winter. A little fat is needed in order to stay warm, lol.
Anyway, my goal is 25 pounds. It's alot. I know. I'm a fatty right now. But I can't afford lipo, so the long way it is. :)
Happy Tuesday peeps!