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During the summer 0f 2008, I woke up one morning with a drive to live a healthy lifestyle. Since then, I've made many changes and lost nearly 50 pounds. Many of my friends and family members have come to me, asking about what I'm doing & how I'm doing it. While I certainly would never claim to be an expert, I'm happy to share what I've learned along the way.

So after careful thought... "The Accidental Fat Chick" has hatched... with the hope of helping at least one person and to be the accountability I need to finish what I started. :)

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Monday, April 26, 2010

The One You've Been Waiting For!

Around the World is DONE!!!


I FINISHED!!! All parts of the Challenged Completed!!!


332 Circuit Sets


279 Core Sets


378 Free Sets


48 miles on Elliptical


38.1 miles on treadmill


150 miles on bike


2,100 floors on StairMaster


In six weeks... well five, if I subtract the week I missed when we went to visit The Husband's family. Holy crapola! I can't believe I got it all done... well I can because I wasn't gonna accept anything less... but still there were moments when it almost didn't seem worth it.

Its a funny thing to finish... you would think there would be some mini-celebration or at least a huge sigh of relief. But there isn't... there is quiet and a calm feeling knowing that its done. And in this case, there was one delicious Strawberry Fields smoothie involved.

The rest of the day I devoted to relaxation, even though I have a ton of stuff to do this week & the new job starting bright n early Tuesday morning. I curled up on the sofa with a blanket and book. I chatted on the phone. I texted with friends. And I napped... or maybe I should say I became comatose on the sofa for a couple hours. I think you probably could have picked up the sofa and moved it without me waking up.

My reflections on the Challenge experience will be coming soon... maybe when I've replaced the brain cells that left my body disguised as sweat, lol.

Time for me to sleep... but not without an extra special THANK YOU to all of my faithful cheerleaders! I really don't know if I could have made it through without all of your support in the final days. You rock!!!
PS - Especially for Drazil - I do hereby promise to eat HUGE amounts of food with you! But I refuse to dawn a bikini, lol. :)

9 comments:

cmoursler said...

wow...I thought tomorrow was your last day.
WELL HECK YEAH!
Great job..and ouch.
lol.
Way to burn it down.
I'd be sitting a margerita and downing some enchiladas tomorrow.
ole!

MizFit said...

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JOB!!!

{Absolutely, Positively} Josie said...

aww, go you!!! i knew it would happen.

strawberry fields smoothie...seems like i've seen that before. like maybe in david zinczenko's abs diet book? is that the same one? i have a ton of fresh strawberries, and i'd like to make a smoothie out of them!

CinciMom11 said...

You should be so proud of yourself! Way to go!

Seth said...

Way to GO!

MaryFran said...

This is the post that I came online today to read!!!!! RAH RAH RAH...Sis BOOM BAH! You did it!

Melissa said...

Great job!!!

Rah Rah Ree...Don't mess up a knee!

Rah Rah Rass...You're melting away your...well you know...lol

Ice Queen said...

That is fantastic. And a lot of exercise! lol Enjoy your rest.

LauraLynne said...

I"m getting these pom poms framed in your honor!! Way to go - you rock for sure!!

woohoo!!!