Yesterday was so busy. Today was also very busy. I started doing this post this morning, and I am just now getting around to finishing it.
I did not get around to closing out November, and starting December, so I wanted to back up and do that.
I ended November coming in very close to my goal of reaching my 100 mile challenge. I came in at a very respectable 89.95 miles...if I had known I was .5 short of 90 miles, I would have stayed on the elliptical an extra few mins. Oh well...I am proud of myself. Here is my messy calendar that I kept track of my workouts/miles. Please don't mind that the calendar is an '10 calendar, not a '11 calendar. I didn't notice that until the 23rd, which was my sister's bday...lol
December will be a short month for me. I am going to NYC on the 24th, and I'm not sure what type of workouts I will get out there...so for this month, I will just work at maintaining my current level of fitness and continuing to wean off of the processed foods. I did very well today, btw!
After this mornings raw post, I opened my Facebook and came across this message:
Totally made my day! Colleen is my trainer friend who lives in SC. Too bad she can't move here and whip me into shape. She is a strong crossfit/tri athlete. Bad ass!
On to today's workout. Since I didn't do my speed work yesterday, after a long day at work, I willed myself back to:
For roughly 4 miles of speed work. My emphasis was really on hills, so I did some sprints/intervals, but I focused on going up and down this incline:
Ahh, felt so good!
On the way home, it was a little chilly...so, I stopped and got a small sf/ff French vanilla cappuccino.
For December, I'd like to remember the things I did this year...so every time I blog, I'll add one thing I did that I felt got me closer to my goal of self acceptance and/or my current state of being.
When I thought of doing this, the first thing that popped into my head is getting my arm lift in July. Like I said,I've lost a lot weight (100 pds). With weight loss, comes sagging skin. I finally bit the bullet and got my arm skin removed. Everyday I look in the mirror and thank God I made that decision for ME!
My clothes fit better, I can wear tank tops, I do not feel like an old woman...I finally feel like ME!!
Also, I lied a bit about just maintaining my current fitness level. I also think I may do a push up challenge -- http://hundredpushups.com/
Night, night! (yes I realize it's 9:30 on a Friday night, but I have a date with my running shoes and some ladies at 7:15am!)