Thursday, February 19, 2009

Hanging on for dear life

I'm holding steady. The weight is dropping ~again~. I'm gearing up to be healthy this weekend and not lose control!

Had a bit of a panic yesterday. Todd and I got outside and walked in the snow (not deep snow...snow in the air) for about an hour. Then we went home and played Dance Dance Revolution. I was 'dancing', (I prefer to think of it more as hopping...because a dancer I am not) and came down on my foot wrong. I heard a pop and felt pain as I fell to the sofa that was nearby. I don't know what popped.....the pain did ease a bit....and stubborn girl that I am, I played DDR for another 20 minutes or so. (only because the pain eased almost all the way). BUT, today my foot hurts. Hmmm...not cool. Wonder what that popping noise was. OH well...I'll have to continue to ponder that...I'm not going to the doctor since the pain isn't that's more annoying! (no health insurance.....I don't go unless it's a last resort!) And yep, I still managed to get some time on the exercise bike into my day yesterday!

Which brings me to my thought of the day. Why in the world is it so hard to regain control after you've lost it. I mean I lost it back in OCTOBER! And I haven't really gotten a good grasp. I've had a few days here and there where I think I've got it under control again..but then slips from my grasp! I can do this though. I've DONE I know that I can do it again!

Well, it's official. I am registered for my bike ride! Now to train for it! Have I said that I don't like I'm kinda dreading training...but really excited about it at the same time...does that make sense? Could this be the exercise loving breakthrough for me???

Thinking about trying a spinning class at the gym. I've always been intrigued with them...but I've never tried one. This would be perfect with my training and stuff. My 'excuse' right now....we are planning on giving up our gym membership this summer when our contract at this gym is up (we switched gyms last was a one year contract). My excuse is "what if I love it and then have to give it up when we leave the gym" . Yeah, flimsy excuse....I'm almost ashamed to write it out...but hey, it is what it is!

I woke up this morning and looked at the thermometer...I was tickled 42 degrees. Woo hooo....with temps like that, it would be a wonderful day to ride (I get off of work at 3PM today). By the time I left for work (1 hour after my first glance at the thermometer) it had dropped to 40 degrees. It has dropped some's spitting snow (ohhh was spitting snow now..icky). I know that a die hard biker would be out in it...but I'm just not to that stage (haa haa haa...I don't know if I'll ever be to that stage). Oh well...exercise bike here I come....or maybe the gym!

Spring where are you?????


Deborah said...

So glad to hear that you are in control. Keep it up this weekend too!

I don't know what spinning classes are but if you are excited to try it you should. That's a bummer about maybe dropping the gym membership this summer, it always helps exercise if you have some help. I hate it too, have I mentioned that? :o)

WWSuzi said...

Glad to see your back on course!! I can't wait for spring so that the hubs and i can go biking and i can get some more walking in :)

j said...

Your question about regaining control really drew me up short. I battle that. Right now my weight is UP and I need to get back on it. And everyday I eat like there is a fammen tomorrow. It is a viscious cycle.

Keep up the good work with the excercise. I hope that your ankle/foot stops hurting and you are 100%.

Be blessed!

Anonymous said...

There are soo many temptations out there that it is easy to fall for them. But if your body gets used to healthier food, it will become easier. I am training for my first Triathlon, its tough, but if you do it in groups it easier to train.

Teresa said...

Hope the foot isn't bad. Good luck with the training. And I'm ready for Spring too.