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Saturday Workout

This Saturday has been hellish and it’s not even noon 😉

I started the morning with Jillian. She is just so rude. Direct quote, “I need you to be cursing my name”! Challenge accepted you crazy bitch!

After Jillian, I joined my bestie, The Healthy Housewife, to do a 3 mile bridge run.

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Umm….ouch. Like I said, hellish.

Today I’ll be at the beach then line dancing the night away, so I’m glad to be done early! Bring it Saturday!

Week 2 Wrap Up: Jillian Michaels

I promised a Jillian Michaels update…here it freaking is.

Week 2 of Ripped in 30 SUCKS.

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The first day I did it, I thought I was going to puke. It got easier as the week went on, if the definition of easier means that I didn’t feel nauseous afterwards. I still wanted to punch the tv every time she said the words “plank jacks” or “mountain climbers” or even worse “plank jumps”.

Did I mention “Spider Push Ups” yet?????????????

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Day 1: I verbally assaulted the television

Day 2: I tried a few and by few, I mean one. Then I pouted as I did a plank instead for that minute.

Day 4: I managed them on my knees

Day 5: HELL YEAH! I DID IT! One set of 8. Not bad. Moving on…

MEASUREMENTS/WEIGHT CHECK: 

Down another 1 inch. That is now 5 inches total in 2 weeks. Once again, I measure chest, right upper arm, waist, hips and my right thigh.

My weight was down 1.6 lbs! Exciting! I actually stepped on the scale again last night after my day of detoxing from the weekend and it was down a little further, but I weigh on Mondays and Mondays is what I am officially tracking by so…yeah.

My final thoughts on Week 2 could be summed up by, “glad that’s over”. Could I have eaten better? Sure. Could I have drank more water? Yes. Did I enjoy my vacation in spite of a few poor food choices and indulging? Absolutely.

I managed to work out 3 times over the 4 days I was out of town. *Pats self on back*

In total I did the Ripped in 30 workout 4 times that week, so I missed my goal by 1, but I did go to the gym 4 times within that week in addition to the video (for running or to hit the weights), so I’d say I did pretty damn good.

On to week 3…evil Jillian, do you worst.

-Jessica

 

I’m dying…Week 3

I made it back from our road trip.

I (kind of) made my goals. I”ll talk more about that tomorrow.

I will also measure tomorrow and do a full Week 2 post TOMORROW because I REFUSE to measure today. At least not until I detox a bit from this weekend’s…cheat meal(s)…

FINE, I’ll say it! I HAD A MILKSHAKE WITH OREOS AND PEANUT BUTTER IN IT TWO DAYS AGO AND I HAD 2 MARGARITAS LAST NIGHT FOR DINNER.

Damn it.

I really didn’t eat THAT bad all weekend considering my lack of control of where we ate and what we did, but I did indulge a little more than usual. I was on vacation. SUE ME.

As of right now, all you need to know is that I’m in week 3. First day was today.

Here is a visual of what I probably looked like this after my first Week 3 workout was over 30 minutes ago…

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This is not my cat. I found it on Google. I thought it accurately represented how exhausted I was, except I was much sweatier and WAY more pathetic.

Here’s to being HALFWAY DONE with Ripped in 30 and IMMEDIATELY jumping back into my regular eating routine.

-Jessica

Jillian Michael’s Update: Ripped in 30

I’m in week two.

I’m in hell.

I’m only in week TWO -__-

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This bitch is evil. I’m NOT quitting evil Jillian!!

Today marks the halfway point. THANK GOD.

-Jessica

 

Week One Wrap Up: Jillian Michaels

Hey, hey, hey!

So, it’s been one full week since I started Jillian Michaels Ripped in 30 DVD program.

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So far, so good! I made my goals of completing the week 1 DVD 5 times within the past week. I also half way made my goal of running 3 miles twice this week. I kind of fizzled out at the end of the week due to my monthly friend visiting and CINCO DE MAYO. Heeellllooooo bloat!

Weigh in: Up .4 pounds -__- Stupid salted margaritas

Inch check: Down 4 inches all around (I measure my chest, right arm, waist, hips and right thigh) I’m kind of skeptical of this amount because it seems like a lot and I wouldn’t put it past myself to be measuring the wrong spot, but HEY, progress is progress and I’ll take what I can get! I’ve been keeping track of my eating, inches, weight, etc in this…

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RUN, DON’T WALK to Target or HERE and buy it. It’s amazing. It literally helps you track everything and I also made it even more intense by adding pictures of my weekly progress. It has sections for you to track weekly goals, water intake, exercise, etc. I love it. There is also a pregnancy one as well which I thought was pretty awesome for you fit mommies out there!

Back to Jillian, the first week was pretty tame. The first two days I was sore, then from there is was easy to find the time to fit in the workouts. By day 4, it seems like all of a sudden my arms and legs were Jello so I took a day off and did day 5 on Saturday. Overall, I definitely feel tighter all around and I really enjoyed the overall layout of the program.

On to week 2!

-Jess