Friday, March 30, 2012

Rain, Rain, Go Away...

Active Rest Day.

Took my walk around the block. Drank 4 glasses of water. Threw away some crap around the apartment. Did some deep breathing and stretching. Donned some shorts, a fun spring top and my trainers so I could go take a walk and get you guys some photos of a lovely little trail over by the cemetery. I got about 4 blocks away before DOWN POUR. So I'm back home... I'm hoping that this storm is a short one. I live in a desert so our precipitation doesn't last for very long. I was all amped up for my walk and everything. Just something low key as my lower body is still so sore and angry.

Trainer has been having us do a lot of bum work outs... she's found a bit of cottage cheese around that lovely little bit where thigh turns into cheek. I'm loving it because I've got white girl paddle butt. Flat. I can feel things reshaping... which is lovely as I'm not seeing a lower number on the scale.

Okay... so game plan. IF the rain does not subside by 5pm tonight, I will do the ab bonus workout. Even though I would love a nice, long, mellow walk. 
I'm going to see The Hunger Games with my friend Holly tonight. Maybe I'll invite her on my walk. I'd much rather have company. Plus then I could make some better photos. 

Last night I watched about 30 work out videos and put them all into a notebook... since I don't do the workout with the video. There are so many great work out sites. 

I've got a thing for sites that have body weight exercises. I can do them at home. I don't need to buy any products (for the most part). And I don't feel like they're trying to sell me products as much as using products that they've found effective, but you don't need to buy them to succeed. I have wound up buying some of the fingerless gloves for pushups so my hands stay nice....   and a jumprope, a yoga mat, a stability ball, a resistance band... Nothing crazy. I may have spent around $50. So much cheaper than my gym membership would cost. Downside... I don't have free weights or an elliptical. 

Breakfast: Access Bar
Snack: banana + plum
Lunch: Chicken breast w/edamame. 
Snack: cucumber + plum. 
Dinner: Steak w/ steamed broccoli
Snack: Plum... 

(my plums are on the verge of dying). 

Big Fat Rest Day Love, 


  1. Check or craigslist for free or very low-cost weights and/or exercise equipment. You know most people buy'em, never use 'em and then decide to get rid of'em...

    1. what a fantastic resource! I'll look into that once i'm settled in the city! :)

  2. I'm sorry it is raining there. We had some sun earlier but now it is completely overcast and looking like rain. Dail was planning on yard work this evening but it looks like we may get rained out. That is okay though. After a day of carb cravings, a quiet evening snuggled up to hubby sounds good.

  3. Ah, yes, I meant to get the old hula hoop out. Thanks for the reminder.

  4. Thanks for those links. I will be bookmarking them, so when I finally get some time I can do them too. I would love to go see the Hunger Games movie with you!


sorry guys, so much spam, gotta put the filters up again.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...