I am still here- my computer died last week, and I had to get a new one...has taken me several days to get it all set up... Have not worked out as much as I should have the past 2 weeks. I have maintained the diet though, and am still losing inches.... that is still keeping me motivated. I have already decided that I am going to do another round after this 12 weeks is up. I need to go back and read and caatch up on everyone, but wanted to jump in and say I am still here :)
You are on the road to success my friend. I am so glad that you’re stepping up your game. You need to push with absolute failure to stimulate ultimate muscle growth in this stage of the game. Before you can be the best that you can be, you must first realize that physical discomfort will come into play "No pain, no gain". You will be sore, you will be tired, you will doubt yourself, but you need to push it to the limit, to the max!! You need to have the eye of the tiger mentality.
You will know your hitting it hard when you feel the pump in your arms, the burn after lifting and you will be exhausted.
Your mind is the strongest "muscle" in your body. If you believe you'll be imprisoned by your fears aslong as they remain unconscious and unchallenged, then you will. The choice is yours: Be guided by your fears or be self directed by your own free will. Lift with success, conviction, determination and defeat your fears. I’m rooting for you!!!
Go get em!!!
Hey everbody....hey Lori,
I sticking to my plan....I'm pushing harder than ever and sticking closer than ever. Diet is 90% of this thing and that is where I have been more lax. I'm thinking harder about my choices.....I want the kind of results I wanted in the beginning. I don't know why or how but I've hit my second wind. It's all or nothing now.
Brian, you are right our team has lost steam. no more daily post or encouraging words. I guess we are all tired.
What I can say from experience, is the last few weeks are the best in the sense of accomplishment and change. So for all that are listening, keep up and get back on the train, the ride is almost over.
Hope you're all doing okay. I just finished another good workout. I really have gotten focused again. I'm not messing about....I want big gains. I know I don't have to tell anyone to stick with it (we lost those people a long time ago) but do push it. Set the bar high again.....together we will succeed.
Good morning! I dont really think the team has lost steam! I know I havent. I think the holidays are just keeping everyone busier than usual. I measured and weighed this morning just for fun and I am one happy girl!!!! I am down 11 lbs and 30 1/2 inches!!!! Woop Woop!! I guess week 9 is my miracle week!!! I hope you are all doing well and youre just busy! If you fell off, hop back on!! Its so worth it!! Its your body and you control what you put into it! Someone once told me, "if you dont take care of yourself, then nobody will want to take care of you!" I truly believe this!! Anyways, I just wanted to let you know that Im still here and Im still going full force!!
Have an awesome day!!!
Fantastic job Sandra!! You are an inspiration. Keep it up girlfriend, and your results in the end will be staggering!
Folks please do not let the holidays derail you. It is time to reach deep inside and push with everything you have. It is time to be proud of yourselves. You possess the power within and you can change your body and it will change your mind and create a rippling effect on everyone around you.
Start eating clean TODAY!
Get to the gym and work as hard as possible
It's never to late to believe in yourself. I have high hopes for this group.
I'm rooting for everyone!!
Congrats Sandra! Great job!
I have lost 8 lbs and haven't checked measurements.
Thanks for the last few posts. I have totally fell off the program the last 4 days. Running around getting Christmas for 5 kids and other family and then all the holiday activities has totally burned me out. I missed the gym the last 4 days and have not been eating clean. We have parties all weekend, including my birthday and then next week is just as crazy. You are right Lori...don't let the holidays derail. I need to jump back on TODAY.
Have a good weekend everyone!
Hey everyone! These last 3 weeks have been such a challenge for me eating wise...rrrrg. Workouts are going strong but eating I'd have to say I'm only about 80% on target with that. Only 3 more weeks left and I'm not seeing any huge changes with my body :( I know it's because of my eating. So far only 1 size down. Was really hoping to get down at least 3 sizes by the end of this. I know I can always do another challenge and I most likely will but I have to say I'm a bit disappointed in myself. Still trying very hard to keep my eating clean...there are so many temptations I am slipping up here and there. I hope everyone is doing well. We can do this.
I will be starting on the 20th. I do a lot of cooking at my house, just not always healthy. I am also looking for some people starting this week. I have tried this before and never finished. I lose motivation about week 4. Thats not going to happen this time. Things have to change. Lets go get it!
I hope the weekend has been good for each of you. Just a quick update on the past week before I venture out to fight the crowds for last minute xmas shopping.
Overall, the week was good. I completed all my workouts and ate okay. I continue to plan out my meals, but it can become challenging when the office always wants to have "lunch" meetings.
I definitely plan to do another round and really focus on the eating aspect now that I know I can do the workouts consistently.
I hope everyone has a productive week as well. I think it says a lot about each of us when we try to accomplish this challenge during the most tempting time of year, the holidays and new years. There may be a reason the last BFL challenge round ends in November. Anyway, these past weeks show we can do it, especially during the most difficult time of the year. So, keep it up and stay strong.
Good luck next week everyone!
It's been a good week. I've tried to maintain a rigid focus and even while I've strayed a little, it is still nothing like it was for the middle four weeks. I'm see losses again and that makes me happy. Anyhow, be great everybody,
A new day with new focus,
I continue to be more committed and focused. I hope all of you are doing well.
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