Saturday, October 27, 2012

Preppin’ for 2013

Yesterday started with putting on my new outfit from PVBody and doing some cardio on the elliptical.

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I was pretty nervous and anxious and EXCITED and anxious all morning because I had a Noon appointment with Diana.

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Just walking back in that gym and feeling the energy of HitchFit set my nerves at ease.

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Diana and I have worked together on and off since 2009 so she is such a source of comfort and positivity.  I trust her. We sat and talked for a bit about my goals and how she was going to help me reach them.

Time to swallow that big, fat pride pill

and strip down for measurements and pictures.

I wanted to cry a little bit.

I felt like I had failed.  And not just failed myself, but failed Diana and Justin….and all of YOU!

Those feelings were quickly replaced with a FIRE!  This is MY body.  I am not doing this for anyone else.  I made mistakes coming out of prep last time.  I will NOT make those same mistakes again.

Where I am now.

I am starting out 10 lbs heavier than I started my prep in 2011 and about the same body fat percentage, but I am starting four months earlier.

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I feel pumped and READY!

The mental switch has been flipped to ON!

So, here I go!

Ready to take this journey with me again?

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Oh, wait, I’m done yet, the day gets better.

So, I come home PUUUUUMPED.  Endorphins were pumping like I had just ran 5 miles!  I was ready to start prep immediately!  Get the camera. Let’s take some pictures so I can start my progress picture page for 2013.

Let’s do this.

And then I remembered, we were going out last night with Justin’s Dad and Stepmom before they head to Arizona for the Winter.

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We went to our favorite wine place and did a tasting.

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And then headed to an Italian restaurant that the four of us love.  I had chicken scallopini  with eggplant parmesan on the side instead of pasta.

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Oh well. I’ll start prep tomorrow (which is TODAY)!

ARE YOU WITH ME?!

12 comments:

  1. oh i cant wait, I am right here supporting you from arizona!!!!

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  2. I'm so excited for this! Lots of support from Texas!! :)

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  3. Your in-laws are snow birds??? Where in AZ do they stay? If it's in Phoenix or Tucson and you visit them, you'll have to let me know. We could do a blogger "meet-up"!!! :)

    30 weeks....let's do the damn, thang!!!

    T.

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    1. Ooooooh, we definitely need to do a meet up! They winter in Apache Junction so we fly into Phoenix! We definitely need to make this happen!

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  4. heck yeah!im in!!!!!!!
    excited to follow you along from the east coast!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  5. SO excited for you! I love your honesty, and as you know all too well, we share very similar struggles! It's good to know that we will be battling our demons together!!

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  6. YAY!!!! so so so excited for you!!!

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