P90X Update: Week 7 (Redux)

Day 50 (Monday): Partially because I had been sick and was still recovering, partially because I had taken the week off, I was struggling with today’s workout. I didn’t attempt the Dreya Roll (some days I’ve got it, today just wasn’t one of those days), nor did I get through all of the push-ups. . . . → Read More: P90X Update: Week 7 (Redux)

P90X Update: Week 7

This was a week of sickness, non-exercise, and a decision to redo my week 7. But, in honor of full disclosure I am posting how my week went.

Day 43 (Monday): I only got half of my workout done, as we had company coming over and they came earlier than I anticipated. We spent . . . → Read More: P90X Update: Week 7

P90X Update: Week 6

Day 36 (Monday): I felt really good about today’s workout, I even did a few clunky Dreya Rolls. Yay me!

Day 37 (Tuesday): Cardio was pretty good today, I was slightly pukey feeling, but it may have been because I had a parent committee meeting and did my workout a bit later than usual.

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P90X Update: Week 5

This was the start of Phase 2. The only change was my Wednesdays. Instead of Shoulders/Arms it was Chest, Shoulders & Triceps.

Day 29 (Monday): I was sick. So sick. I did nothing. Since I practically ate nothing, I don’t feel very guilty about it.

Day 30 (Tuesday): Okay, maybe I felt slightly guilty, . . . → Read More: P90X Update: Week 5

P90X Update: Week 4

This was my recovery week. My workouts were different and I had two days of rest/stretch instead of one.

Day 22 (Monday): Today I did Yoga X. I think in previous weeks I have glossed over the fact that there are lots of poses that are beyond my skill level, nor do I have . . . → Read More: P90X Update: Week 4

P90X Update: Week 3

Day 15 (Monday): I felt even stronger and better today, I attempted EVERY exercise, even the inhumane Dreya Roll, which, I failed miserably at and almost fractured my rib (no, not really), but I tried it, dammit. I am hoping to be able to at least complete a correct Dreya Roll before the end . . . → Read More: P90X Update: Week 3

P90X Weekly Update: Week 2

Day 8: (Monday): As I mentioned in last week’s update, I decided to change from the “Classic” program to the “Lean” program, as my goal is to lose weight and not bulk up. So the workout for Monday was Core Synergistics instead of the Chest & Back/Ab Ripper X.

I am so glad I . . . → Read More: P90X Weekly Update: Week 2

P90X Weekly Update: Week 1

This past Monday I started P90X after deciding I needed something to jumpstart the stagnant weight loss in the past year and a half. I had heard rumblings on the internet about the program, so I asked Bill what he had heard about it. He thought it might be worth a shot, but warned . . . → Read More: P90X Weekly Update: Week 1

The Deal

I have always had a pretty bad body image. I think I’ve discussed this before. I don’t think I’ve talked about what I believe are the reasons for this, but I’m going to take a stab at it.

My mom was a very petite, young mother, who had an awesome body–without even trying (okay, . . . → Read More: The Deal