My new bathing suit

I bought a bathing suit to inspire me to get it together & drop some lbs. I figured the reality of trying it on would make me realize I have a beach vacation coming up in 3 months!  I was going to post a pic of me in it as a “Before” and hopefully lose some weight so I could redeem myself with an “After” picture, but I thought this would be more fun…

gaze-at-your-own-mortality-5-dollarsMy ridiculously difficult half mary schedule called for me to do speed work with 1.5mile repeats. Nope. I can barely do 800m right now. So, that’s what I did – a few 800m and a cool down. I am glad that I am finally incorporating some speed work in my life because all I ever do is – slow & steady 4 to 6 milers 4 days a week and that gets boring. Maybe I will eventually be able to change up the speed work. Hey, it’s like I was saying last night – one step at a time!

I topped my oats with a crumbled Kashi Crunch bar and some PB. My oats have been just okay lately. I need to change it up!dscn6793 


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6 Responses

  1. I know you’re going to look FANTASTIC in that swimsuit!

  2. What a funny cartoon! But I bet you already look fabulous in the bathing suit!

  3. LOL!! Love the cartoon!! what color is your bathing suit? You know you can post it!! Come on, you just ran a full marathon!!

  4. You will look fab in your swimsuit! Funny, I was just telling my fiance the same thing…I want to buy a new bikini to motivate myself to have some rocking abs for our Mexican cruise honeymoon!

  5. Thanks for the positive thoughts 🙂
    Ha, isn’t this funny though!

  6. I was thinking about doing that with a bathing suit too. I wonder if this will finally be the year I can wear a bikini again? I am thinking about getting out my old “no shame” bikini photos, because I have a funny story to tell about them.

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