Well, this week and exams next. I have exactly ONE assignment left to do! Plus I need to try to find a farmers market by Wednesday and take a picture of myself holding some veggies, lol.
Next semester is light- only History and English LIT2. Boring, yeah. But should be manageable during the move and all. One bad thing about Hawaii being 6 hours behind? I have to do my homework a lot earlier this semester.
Today was easy. Woke up SO late, but got Nora to school on time (high five), hit the gym. I did a self-APFT at Charlie’s suggestion. 21 Push-ups.. probably could have done more, but they were getting sloppy and I lost my momentum shortly after the 1 minute mark so I stopped there. 30 Sit-ups. Fail. plus, after about 15 I couldn’t really do any correctly with my hands behind my head. Work to do there- 50 is passing for my age group. I did my 2MR on the elliptical, since the treadmill is not entirely realistic. I just pumped up the resistance a little. I made the first mile in 8:35! which is down from 9:57, down from 10:10, down from 11:30! that’s almost three minutes cut off a mile time in three weeks! I was aiming to finish 2 miles, but my son ‘exploded’ in the kiddie gym so I had to stop around 1.35 miles (10 mins). Once he was taken care of, I just did a second mile in 8:38. I’m pretty stoked. I know when I actually hit the pavement my time will probably be a bit slower, but if I keep getting it down it’s only going to improve. Since I quit smoking I’ve noticed a huge difference in air quality to my lungs and endurance. I was maintaining a speed from 6.5mph to 8.5, averaging right about 7.2. I”M excited! GRR!
So, I also did my body-fat %. YIKES. 31%!? I shouldn’t be surprised, but stillll. My goal is to get it down 5% in the next 29 days before I see Charlie face. And continue from there. IF everything goes well and I keep falling more and more in love with the gym and body building, who knows.. maybe I’ll follow in Fantastic Fran’s footsteps and work up the courage to do a bikini competition! Seeing those girl’s hard work pay off was awesome!
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Okay, this cracked me up!!