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I think I may have died


If someone could help me up off the ground, that would be fabulous.
If someone could help me up off the ground, that would be fabulous.

Between half an hour at the driving range and 90 minutes at the gym, I think I may have died today.

I’ve been finding it pretty difficult lately to find motivation to eat right and exercise lately. Today, something finally clicked and I am feeling much better. Hopefully my new motivation sticks around for a while.

I have gone to the driving range a few times since I have been back in Massachusetts (golfing is one of my very favorite things to do). Now that I have lost a bunch of weight, my golf swing is drastically improving. I can’t wait to actually hit a round rather than sticking to the range.

I went and hit a bucket of balls this afternoon on the way to work out (the range is conveniently located less than a mile from the gym). Well, it was 95 degrees outside and by the time I was done with the bucket, I was a hot mess. I don’t think I have ever been that hot and sweaty walking IN the gym doors.

After having a miserable cold and not being able to do much cardio all week, I was feeling better today so I hit the dreaded treadmill. I managed to run 5 minutes straight two different times (with 5 minutes of walking in between.) Then I did 15 minutes of walking uphill at max incline. What felt like a million squats, a good core workout, and the 30 day ab challenge later, I’m already sore ā€” but a good sore.

It will be a miracle if I can walk tomorrow.

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4 thoughts on “I think I may have died

  1. I just want to say how amazing you are! You are such an inspiration! I just stumbled across your blog today, and all you’re posts are amazing. Good for you for loosing your weight! It is an extremely hard process, and I am glad you can share it with us! šŸ™‚ xx

  2. I am So proud of you Lynn! Continue to take it one day at a time. I feel like I keep starting over every few days myself – Ice cream is my downfall! and Dad keeps buying me sweets. šŸ˜¦ It is all good! Each day is a new day and as long as you can keep refocusing on what is important you will reach your goal! Can’t wait to hear that you’ve played 9 holes of golf!

  3. Love your sense of humor. Please feel free anytime to compare notes with others at my blog, to collaborate, share experiences, and the like. I am following this one in my reader now and will look forward to hearing what you learn works, and what does not, on your path. Remember: you’re in charge, and you’ll know what you need to do next.

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