My daughter had testing in Hibbing this morning. Instead of just sitting around, I decided to go shopping for a new dress. I have a retirement dinner Tuesday night and I thought I would feel better in a new dress. I tried on several, each one looking better than the last. I even tried on a size smaller and it fit even better. I stood looking at myself in the mirror with tears in my eyes. I couldn't believe how fabulous I looked. Cat, I didn't get it when you talked about this last week. I get it now. Boy do I get it. And if I had had your number, I would have called you from the dressing room, lol.
Instead of buying all 5 dresses, I decided to take a trip to Duluth on Friday to go dress shopping. I didn't want to settle. I want to look spectacular when I reveal myself after my week at Fitness Ridge.
And I am more motivated than ever to complete and win the Get Healthy for Habitat weight loss challenge. I have 6 weeks to go. I know I can do this. I just have to keep my eye on the prize. That said, here's my plan for this afternoon. I am going to the Y at 3 and doing Mountain on my own. I bought a stop watch just for this! And then I am going to Mercedes class. Tomorrow, I am going to do treading. Friday will be my day of rest. Saturday the family is going for a bike ride. Sunday, I will conquer when i get there.
Did my Mercedes class. I take it back any nice thing I ever said about her! Tonight was about endurance. Using light weights we did 3 sets of 25 reps without stopping on every muscle group. I did over 150 crunches! Thank God, it was only a 45 min. class!
After Mercedes' class, I came home and had a Fitness Ridge Turkey club sanwich. It was the best sandwich I have ever had. I musta been hungry! But really it was good.
Then I went back to the Y and did my own Mountain. It was difficult to do on my own. I had noone to cheer me one or to stop me from cheating. I know that I will continue to do Mountain each week. And I will improve and I will stop cheating, eventually!
All in all, I'd have to say today was one of the best days of my life. My energy is explosive. I am having fun exercising. And I find I am so relaxed after pushing myself beyond my limits.
And guess what? I'm not done yet!