Weight up! Wait up! Hold up! Yes, I am here to let you know that yes, my weight is up! I got on the scale on Monday and I nearly had a coronary but thanks to my aerobic training that did not happen! My trusty scale shouted at me – 181 pounds! And I did what any normal person would do. I got off and reset it. I got back on again. Same number. So, I got off and reset it. Got back on. Same number.
My mind says that it is impossible for me to gain that much weight in less than a week and although I’m sure a good portion of it is water weight I am still floored. I refuse to give in to the temptation and just ignore the number and hope it magically goes away. So yesterday, I put on my big girl pants and decided it was time to seek out help. And I took a visit to see my old friend Jenny, as in Jenny Craig.
Jenny has been good to me in the past. As a matter of fact, Jenny helped me lose my first 25-30 pounds during my weight loss journey and I know that the program works. I joined with the current special – lose 20 pounds for $20 and I have nine weeks to do it. I have a more aggressive goal…….
This week I am starting Operation Bikini in preparation for the Latin Music Miami Beach 1/2 marathon on December 11. Lorraine and I are running this race together and Operation Bikini is a way for us to motivate ourself to be beach ready by the marathon. Will I be in a bikini on December 11th? That is still to be seen but I will be lighter and more toned by the time the race comes around!
To keep things transparent I am sharing my numbers with you:
Yes, I’m back in the realm of being a heavy weight. But not for much longer. And I share this with you because I need your encouragement and also to show that we ALL fall down but can certainly get up. And right now, I’m on the path to that bikini!
Today I’ve run 4 miles and this evening I plan on doing a Zumba toning workout. Watch me shrink!!!