Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Love the number 2

I have always loved the number 2 since I was a little girl I don't know why but it makes me happy the shape saying it writing it 2 is just a fabulous number.

Now the size 2 is the size of my pants again.
Whahoo  it feels great .
I have been abel to button a size 2 for 2 months but I always had a muffin top so I did not conceder myself a 2 yet.
We now I fit into a 2 and to be honest they are loose on me.
I love that feeling.
It give me the assurance that if I keep up with what I am doing I will hit my goal look by my birthday.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Getting faster and more fit!

My running times are getting faster and my distance longer.
Today's 5K time was 22 mins I was astounded out of breath but shocked at what my body could do.
I almost a year ago I wanted to be a runner .
I really hated it at first i kept with it to keep my goal.
I can now say I love running I understand why people say its a spiritual experience.
I love running and being in my head I do a lot of thinking praying and understanding when I run.


I have also started regular work outs and I see my body shrinking my girls to be exact . I have a love hate issue with this I know when I start loosing weight in my breast that my body is in a weight lost zone.
I feel good and I have lots of energy.
Hopefully in the next few week I will be in my jean size goal.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Its official I am a runner!

A few weeks ago I had emergency surgery and was in and out of the hospital for a week.
I am all better now but when I was on the pulse ox machine I kept setting it off.
I was really freaking out the nurses and Dr. with how low my heart rate was. 
I guess the machine is set for 50 beats a minute which is a low heart rate well  my heart rate was between 45 and 40.
They kept asking me if this was normal?
I said I have no idea since I never go to the Dr. because I am never sick.
After my heart rate monitor went off for the 10th time a Dr. came in and asked me some questions.
DR.: Do you work out regularly
Me: yes I do.
DR.:What kind of work outs do you do?
Me: Aerobic, strength Cardio, Yoga.
After looking puzzled a moment he said.
Mr.s Wilderness are you a runner?
Me: I run every day I would like to think I am a runner but I have never ran a race.
The Dr. chuckled and Said well Mrs. Wilderness your heart is telling me you are a runner.
As sick as I was I had a lot of pride when he said those words.
Evedently runners have lower heart rates than the average person.
Not normally as low as mine but we think the drugs had a little help in that.

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So here I am the after my first run post surgery.
It had Been two weeks since I had last ran I took it pretty easy I only ran 3 miles.
I was up to five before I got sick I was was a little sad that I regressed but I smiled every time my foot hit the road.
I kept hearing the DR.s words your heart rate says you are a runner.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

How to burn 1700 calories in 3 hours or less.

Climb the worlds  largest stair stepper.
Then hike 3 miles to get back down that's how.

The other day 6 other girls and I hiked the incline in Manitou springs Co.

I tell you it was a hard hike for me because of the 2000 feet elevation change.
I got elevation sickness but I did it I hiked to the top!

I was very proud of my self and happy that I did it.
The nice part is when I weighed my self the next day and a few days later just to confirm it I lost 4 lbs.
I am sure the 4lbs were not just from the hike but the daily work outs I have been doing.
I have to say that 4lb loss has motivated me to do it again next week.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Look who is coming to Grandmas house!

In just 3 days time this little guy will be coming to see his grandma! 
I am so excited!!

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Getting faster.

I have been back at running for 3 weeks now I have an established route that I run 5 times a week and jog 5 times a week.
I started running and jogging to quicken my time and to build more stamina.
It has worked I have shaved 2 minuets off my 5k time I also can run a mile in 6:40 I even got a high 5 from Garret my 13 year old track star.
He said and I quote " The average track kids time is 6:30 your pretty fast mom.
I then asked him what is mile time is he smiled I am not average.
I asked him again whats your time  he smirked and said 5:20 but there is a few boy that do it in 5 minuets flat.
My jaw doped and I said I guess I am ok with being average.
He said mom your fast for an old lady.
I had to laugh who knows maybe I am fast for an old lady.

Along with running I have been doing Jillian Micheal Ripped in 30 day I am half way through week 2 .
I love this DVD I always feel strong when I do it and look better to.
I hope to be back to where I was in march by the end of June.
so far I have lost the 5 pounds I gained but some how still feel like I look big.

Seeing this family pictuer from this week end did not help.
I don't know if it was the way I was standing or not but I look like a huge blob.
The funny thing is I took this photo earlier that day and don't feel like I look as big.

Any ways both of thees pictures are motivating me to work harder.

So hopefully I will look and feel skinnier in a few weeks. 
As always I will keep you posted.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Here I go again!

With me being really sick, going to Alaska, becoming a grandmother and moving work outs have been on a back burner.
I have done almost nothing these last 2 months I gained 5 pounds and I feel yuckie in my clothes.
Last week I new think needed to get back on track so I started running again.
I am running and doing yoga I feel great and lost 2lbs last week.
My clothes feel a little bit looser and I feel good.
I love being on the road and running again.
I am up to 3 miles 5 times a week.
I hope to be running 5 miles by the end of summer with little effort.
I also plan on being the size I want to be by the time fall hits then I have a reason to buy all new fall clothes right.