Oh this is so cool! Glad to have so many starting the same time as I am!
Hi everyone - My name is Megan. I've started the challenge several times in the past year and half but always dropped out. I struggle with a binge eating and each time I've taken the challenge, the eating disorder has won. This time I'm out to conquer.
I don't struggle with the workouts. I love doing the workouts. In fact, I've mostly kept them up between attempts at the challenge. (I've gotten a lot stronger in the last year, but I haven't lost any weight).
As far as meals - I do a great job most days. It's those 2-3 days a week I binge that keep my weight on (and keep me frustrated!)
I'm working really hard on changing my habits with food. That will probably be what most of my posts are about. But I love the community and the support in the BFL forums and I always feel better and do better when I'm connected to a challenge group.
In two weeks I'll be going on a two week vacation, so I'll end up behind everyone in the challenge, but I'd like to be a part of the group and follow along. I've seen people make remarkable changes during their challenges and I look forward to this group having the same success.
Get to bed early tonight everyone -- we've got a lot of weight to lift tomorrow :)
Hello Everyone...I am starting tomorrow as well! Good luck to all of you!! Val
Hi Megan...I am an emotional eater in a big way too...now none of my clothes fit and I am miserable. I have never done this before...and I MUST conquer this or I will die an early death!! Thanks for being so open and sharing yourself. I look forward to supporting you ...and everyone...You will get it done!! val
Hi everyone, my name is Sean. I'm turning 43 at the end of August and I have had enough! I've done BFL 3xs before my twins were born, they are now 11 1/2. Yep, it's been that long since I have been serious about getting in shape. This weekend did it, i'm tired of being tired, feeling uncomfortable, and just being lazy. Yes, I'm lazy and i've been using too many excuses. The last six years of my life have been just draining. I got a divorce after 14 years, I ended a career after 15 years, my mother went through lung cancer and survived, my dad survived Prostate cancer, and my younger brother died suddenly about 7 months ago. Needless to say, I'm tired. And I just don't have the energy to go workout, it feels like too much "work." And yet, I know its an excuse. I'm done with excuses. Here I go!!
I am also starting bfl.
Have to change, Want to change, Need to change,Will change.
Good luck to you all.
Hello to Everyone.
My name is Abby and I am starting bfl today as well. This is the first time I have done it but I have heard great things about the program.
I wish everyone luck on there journey.
Yes, I am leaning toward NASM. I will sign up after the challenge and when the kids get back to school. We have about the same goals. I took my pictures and measurements Sunday morning.
Just letting anyone else that wants to know..i have a great facebook group growing strong. Look us up... Summer BFL Challenge 2012. Come jump on board and will all keep you motivated, inspired and help with any questions you might have..or even hear any input you want to add to your own experiences. Its a closed group so no worries about crazy people coming on in..
Good luck everyone.
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