Hard Work, Lost Progress, The Struggle

(don’t mind the stuffing in hair picture, just thought it was rather funny this morning :-p)

So as you have probably heard me say, I am in a lot of debt. Partly because of my inhibitions in spending I have had during probable manic episodes, and partly due to bad decision making (don’t feel comfortable blaming it all on my mental illness). How much of each I am unsure of :-p . However, I have been working 60+ hours a week (at three jobs now!) to try and slowly claw my way out of this hole. Therefore I hadn’t worked out in over 2 months, losing all the hard earned progress that I had made since December :/ . However, I am back at it and loving the awfully sore feeling that makes me not want to move right now.

I got a job at my gym (Vent Fitness, Clifton Park)! I love it there too. What is better than to work with the friendly and kind staff I have gotten to know over the past few months! Plus a free gym membership doesn’t hurt either 😉 . It also gives me more opportunities to work out before and after work. So I finally got to go Monday night, and yeah… I got my butt kicked…. I was shaking and sweating, and overall just dying. I will get back to where I was though, and more! I missed it so much, and the good feelings that came with it too.

I also need to make the time to eat healthier. With all the running around I have given in to the temptations of domino’s, pizza hut, and all kinds of fast food restaurants. Blegh! No more! I need to drop this extra weight I have gained and take care of myself better. More to come soon. I am going to get my organization skills working and figure this all out!

Thanks for all of your support and love.

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Saratoga Spa State Park Workout!

Felt like hitting up the outdoors and trying something different outside of the gym. Got a little dirty and sweaty, but overall enjoyed it! My whole body is actually protesting right now (so soreee, especially my hamstringsss). Being on my feet for around 60 hours this week, and trying to workout is going to take some getting used to. I am optimistic :).

Here is a little video from my workout in the park.

Workout consisted of:

-10 sets of sprints with 1 minute of rest in-between

-inversion hand stands (wow, harder than you think after not doing these for over 10 years!)

– Regular and Tricep Pushups for a total of: 2 each not on my knees, and 50 knee pushups (25 regular and 25 tricep)

– Then burpees with 45 seconds on and 15 seconds rest for 5 sets

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