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Hello Liquid Diet!!

29 May

It has been so long since I have blogged. After I lost the weight I gained, I gained it all back plus some. ๐Ÿ˜ฆย  I am so disappointed in myself.ย  I am FINALLY getting braces so today I had four teeth removed.ย  They said I will be able to eat soft solid food, but to be careful so I don’t get dry sockets. I got dry sockets when I had my wisdom teeth out like 12 years ago and it was so freaking painful.ย  I don’t even want to risk it, so I will be on a liquid diet for the next two weeks plus maybe a couple of days because I get my braces on in exactly two weeks. I heard that makes your teeth hurt ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  so I might prolong it a few days. I am open to any soup recipes that anyone might have. I would like them to be completely liquid (no chunks). I just ate a protidiet creamy chicken one. My mouth is still pretty numb, but from what I could tell it tasted pretty good. The only problem with that is there is only 70 calories in it. I know I will lose weight only drinking liquids, but I certainly don’t want to starve myself. The sodium is pretty high in it too so I don’t want to eat more than one per meal.ย  Being a cancer survivor, my sodium intake should be 2400 mg or less. That seems like a lot to me so I would like to keep it around 1800 or so.

What is this…Day 5??? P90X

20 Mar

I was not feeling well at all yesterday. I took a nap on my lunch break and I fell asleep as soon as I got home. Needless to say, I did not workout. ๐Ÿ˜ฆย  But, this a.m. I did the legs and back video and it’s my plan to do the kenpo (i think that’s what it’s called) this evening. It is very important to me to keep the schedule I have so I am doing arms on saturday. That way I am mostly recovered by Monday morning when I have to work.ย  I am feeling a little gross right now, I probably should have ate more than half a banana before my workout. After, I ate a special k bar and drank some protein, but I’m still not feeling it. I think it might be time to put some more food in my belly.ย  On a positive note, I have lost 2 of the 4 pounds I gained since starting the P90X ๐Ÿ˜€ย  Now, let’s get that number higher! (the pounds lost number)

Wondering what my deal is Day 3- P90X

18 Mar

I almost skipped today (sat) by telling myself “I’ll do it in the a.m and then do sunday’s workout in the evening”. What is my problem?! If I would have sucked it up earlier I would probably be sleeping by now. Instead, it’s almost one a.m. and I just finished. I know my arms are going to be putty in the morning and hopefully more recovered by monday because I use my arm a LOT at work. I almost want to do the workout from yesterday tomorrow a.m and then do the yoga, which is the workout scheduled for day 4, in the evening. I feel SO awesome after working out. This is a big part of why I don’t get why I have such a hard time motivating myself to do it in the first place.

I finally bought some pre-workout drink mix stuff. They guy at the vitamin store said it tasted “super yummy”. I am always skeptical about what people think tastes good, especially when it says ‘fruit fusion’. I am probably one of the only people who can’t stand fruit punch. I checked out all of the ones in the store and they were all some sort of mixed fruit flavor. I totally lucked out. It was pretty good except for the sucralose part.

I also realized something about myself. I LOVE working out barefoot!!!! I thought I might drop a weight on my foot or something, but it went well and all weights stayed off my feet. ๐Ÿ™‚

DAY 2- P90X

16 Mar

So this a.m I chose an extra hour of sleep (making it about 5 for the night) over working out. My body still hurt from yesterday. I was almost SCARED to work out again. (seriously? come on.) At work, all I could think about was excuses on how I would be able to get out of it. Who would I be telling these excuses to? Nobody but myself. I got home and was still so worn out from day one and then working all morning I fell asleep. hard.ย  I woke up feeling so much better. I just did day two of P90X and kind of wish I would have just done it this morning. It was all cardio type exercises. AND there was a guy in the video with a prosthetic leg. What was I complaining about?! Seriously. Right now I’m sweaty and stinky and I am LOVING it!!! Loving the feeling ofย  “I DID IT!!!”

Starting P90X

15 Mar

I just started P90X today.ย  I don’t have a pull up bar or the resistance bands, but I do have a set of 3 lb weights ๐Ÿ™‚ย  I am feeling pretty sore right now, which I am taking as a good sign. There were some exercises I am not able to do right now because I am so out of shape. I am looking at it only as room for improvement.ย  Can’t wait to start seeing results and to not feel like I’m going to barf during the videos ๐Ÿ™‚ย  OH. IT. IS. ON!!!!

Feeling Awesome!

9 Mar

So, today I weighed myself (which I normally do only on mondays) and I lost 0.8 lbs!!! It must not have been enough to make my myfitnesspal weight ticker go down, but who cares?! ๐Ÿ™‚ย  I feel so good about this! I was feeling like I was gaining, that’s why I weighed myself. It’s such a happy surprise! ๐Ÿ™‚ YAY ME!

Here we go!

8 Mar

This blog is to help me get healthier. I am currently trying to lose between 20-25 pounds.ย  Not only will that put me at a healthy weight for my height, it will also make me feel awesome about myself. I am still trying to figure this site out, but hopefully it won’t take too much.ย  So far, I have set the following goals for myself:

Exercise at least 5x/week for 60 min

Track all caloric intake

Drink at least 75 oz of h2o/day

Get at least 7 hours of sleep per day

All of these are realistic goals and I should (hopefully) be able to achieve them