Today I finally, got that feeling back again. The one that I know that I can do it and that my body isn't going to let me down.
Today, I ran 1km in 7.21. I can't remember the last time I ran so long. I was always the kid who had asthma and the one time I did run the cross country at school ended up on oxygen afterwards as I couldn't breath.
I remember loving running. I have always been envious of people who can run and look really good while they are running. You know how some people have a really good technic and physically don't look unco. I look unco! But hopefully I will get there. Like the times I have run for 3 or 4 mins straight, I get this amazing buzz. I can't explain it. I just love it!
To say I am "pumped' about starting the program tomorrow and finally achieving my goal weight, is an understatement. I feel like a little kid who can't sleep the night before a special event.. My brain is in the right place, everything is all go. My body, well each day we will see what happens.
I know its not going to be an easy task but it will be fun and I am already loving all the wonderful cyber friends that have inspired me and motivated me so far. I can't wait to finally met some of these lovely ladies.
So today I say good bye to my "treat" foods that I used while I was on my last weight loss challenge. My weekly splurge of sushi, coffee and the newspaper!
I am not sure how I am going to live without my large skinny latte. I know I could add it some how until my 300 snack/drink allowance or maybe just work out a little longer and burn the calories. Sushi well my dear friend at nearly 150cals or more per roll. You can just wait for me on the other side. I like my coffee on shopping mornings (Thursdays), but I think what I might do is just downsize (insert a big sigh!).
I have taken my before photos. Ones in my undies and ones with shorts on. I might show them at a later date. Depending! if there is an improvement.
Some new goals, I have been thinking about : Buying myself a "Brand name" gym wear. As much as I love my Target trackie dacks. I would love to be a stylish gym chick. I plan on putting a smaller sized pair of jeans on lay by. So by the time I have paid them off I should be at that size. Or secretly, I hope that I might have to change them for an even smaller pair.
So tomorrow, 23rd of May will be the first day of breaking old habits and living the life that I imagine my life should have always been. Setting my sights on a new future because I know an amazing change is possible and I can see it so clearly now.