And Then There Were None…

Days that is…February 1st is upon us. Most of my co-workers have decided to take part in this health challenge and I’m stoked that they’re doing it! Hopefully between us all we have the motivation to keep everyone on track. So far only 2 of them have blogs so head on over and heckle support them. Brandi Scott I wrote in my last post that despite all my planning and the motivation that I feel, I still felt uneasy. This afternoon I hit why I felt that and still do. I’m giving up my best friend. I’m giving up something …

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3 Days

I’ve got my grocery list done…Feeling good about the workout sequences…I feel mentally prepared to wake up early and knock out the workouts…Positive outlook on the first few weeks, I know I’ll be irritable but I’m not going to take it out on those around me. I’m still feeling…out of sorts about it all…Not sure why.

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By The Book

I’m committed to doing P90X by the book. With that in mind tonight was the fitness test. Here are my results with a Pass/Fail rating according to the book: Resting Heart Rate: 72 (Pass. Pretty sure you just need to have a heartbeat to pass this one!) Pull-up: 0 (Fail. In fact, a big fat fail on this one. Min is 3 unassisted which I couldn’t do) Vertical Leap: 7in (Pass Min is 5in.) Push-up: 3 (Fail Another big fat fail :-(. Min is 15 which as me concerned..That’s a pretty big gap.) Toe-Touch: -5 (Pass 5in away from touching …

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And Now…The Pictures..

Ugh..I really don’t want to post these here…But I told the others I would and they’re expected to upload their’s as well….So here goes… Be warned…There be Dragons after the jump…And no, I’m not wearing the hat to try and look cool…It was early and my hair has gotten pretty long…Just covering it up…I’m going to take some better one’s once I find the battery charger to my camera..Again…There be Dragons after the jump..You’ve been warned..

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The Final Countdown

Ok..So that title sounds a bit dramatic…You may have noticed the countdown thingy over on the right side there…It’s counting down to 2/1/2011..What’s so special about that day? Well, I’m glad you asked! That’s the day that a few co-workers and I myself committed to start a 90 day workout challenge. Back in June of 2010 I took part in a 90 day challenge through work and while I finished it (admittedly not putting 100% out every day) it was tough to stay on track because I only had myself to hold accountable. I ended up losing 35lbs over that …

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And Now For Something Different

Very rarely have I ever written about politics (read: never) but the events in Arizona last Saturday and the fall out from that have compelled me to put virtual pen to paper. Here’s a news flash for everyone. The left, right, center, and even sideways have *all* used this so called “death-wish-like rhetoric” at some point in time. Media outlets have spurred this on in the quest for ratings in our constant 24 hour news cycle. Don’t believe me? Google it. Are they responsible for this nut gunning down so many people? Not fully, but possibly. I don’t think it …

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New TV Goodness

I decided to take advantage of the after xmas sales and pick up a new TV. My old TV was hanging in just great but it was close to 6 years old and getting a bit long in the tooth. I’ve been waiting for LED-LCD tech to hit the market and become affordable. I kind of figured when I got my new work laptop with a shiny LED screen it was time to check back into the TV market. Over the holidays I scoured the interwebs and hit a lot of brick and mortar stores trying to find the perfect …

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