Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Time flies...

Here it is the last day of November and tomorrow starts the last month of 2011. Crazy how it seems like forever and a flash all at the same time since I started things back in January.

This last month or two I haven't been doing near as well as I had hoped I would by this point and so it seems I have hit my plateau. It's time to change things up. I decided that I'm going to start the P90x workout videos on Sunday. My race is this Saturday so I don't want to do anything before then and possibly jeopardize that. I'm a little scared and excited for both the race and for trying out this new workout series. I am very much looking forward to both, though.

My weight has been fluctuating in the 170s for what seems like wayyy too long now. I think besides the eating poorly and exercising less, that my period coming every 2 weeks for the last 3 times now has definitely affected that. Due to a birth control medication mishap, I've been cursed with bleeding 3 times in the month of November alone. AF arrived here yesterday and so I'm not really feeling my best and have bloated up a couple lbs after just coming down like 4 a few days earlier. Ugh! But whatever... I am not happy to have to deal with running a race while on my period... but it hasn't stopped me from still jogging every day this week so far. Slowed me down, sure, but not giving up that easily.

I would love to hear from any of you who have tried P90x already though. I just read through all of the guidebook today and I think I should be able to pass the fitness test. I am only slightly concerned about whether or not I can do a pullup. I'm going to have to get a chinup bar soon and find out. lol. I skimmed through the first video for day 1 also of the chest and back and the ab ripper. I am excited to finally feel like something is going to be challenging for me again but Tony is a freakin beast. OMG! lol. I'll just have to keep reminding myself that it's okay to modify things at first. I still need to look through the nutrition aspect of this and see what all kinds of things I'm supposed to be needing. I'm looking forward to finally making my own meal plans and trying to stick to them. That's definitely something I know I need more discipline for myself on. I wont be using the supplements because I can't afford them, but I do take a multivitamin - Women's One A Day, and drink whey protein shakes already so I think those ought to suffice.


  1. When my brother did P90X he said it kicked his a$$ hard. He said it was the first time since he wrestled in high school that he worked out that hard. He said he was in his backyard throwing up. However he was addicted and did the entire 90 days.

  2. So happy for you and your new workout endeavor - you're kind of a rockstar. can't wait to hear about it!

  3. lol Thanks! I'm terrified. I've been wanting to try it for a long while now, though. My boyfriend recently started it... again. Apparently he's done it before. lol. So I figured now is as good a time as any to se if I can hack it.

  4. Throwing up is good, no? LMAO! That's how everyone starts on the Biggest Loser! Is Saturday's race your first? Good luck! I try not to cry (or throw up) while crossing the finish line!