Photo by Brooke Lark
Hey, everyone. I had every intention of writing last Friday after I did my fifth workout that week but I woke up with a horrible case of vertigo and could barely move without the world spinning so that didn’t happen.
But now I am writing…
Two weeks ago I did the workouts only, I did them Monday-Thursday (I did end up walking with some friends Friday night). The Faithful Workouts are fun. I feel almost like Michelle is becoming my friend. She is definitely someone I would hangout with.
The cool thing about the workouts is you can do them at your level of ability. In each video there is someone doing it high impact, low impact and even someone sitting in a chair if you need to begin there or go there at any point during the workout. In education we call this differentiated instruction 🙂
During the workouts Christian music is playing and Michelle will share what God is revealing to her. It’s just a great way to start your day.
Week two I started the meal plan. Can I say WOW? I have been so impressed with the recipes, they are GOOD!! I love food, I am a meat and potatoes girl, but I am learning the God created these other awesome foods that I don’t eat and I need to and they are fuel for my body. Our God sure is creative when it comes to flavors. We need to taste and see that He is good.
Everyday she gives you each meal and two snacks. I have to say I have leftovers often and don’t do the next days lunch and will eat the leftovers instead, which means I am spending less money at the grocery store. Speaking of that, my grocery bill was no more than it typically is, I was worried about this, but what I noticed was I spent most of my money in produce instead of the frozen food section, I was walking right past all of that stuff. It felt good.
Have I cheated this week on the meal plan? Yep. I have. Twice.
One night I was planning on following the meal plan and made salmon. I’m not a big fish eater but everything I had tried from the meal plan was so good I thought let’s try this recipe. Yeah, I still don’t like salmon, too fishy. Unfortunately, the kids were having mini corn dogs and fries so I ended up eating some. But I didn’t beat myself up about it.
Then last night I took the kids out for supper to celebrate finishing painting my son’s room in three days. We worked hard. I could have gotten a salad that would have gone right in with the things I know I SHOULD eat. But I got a turkey bacon wrap instead and I drank a Coke. But I don’t feel bad about it. I am making progress and working out five days a week, this is a huge improvement for me.
Even today, I am camping and I can’t do the workouts in the camper, so I went for a walk then I came back and did strength and core exercises (videos on the website) in the camper since I’m not jumping around. So I can make this work no matter what.
Overall I have a lot of energy and just feel very positive about the changes I am making. I need to remind myself that my goal is better health, not weight loss, this is a new way of thinking for me.
Michelle is offering you a gift if you’re interested. She will be giving away a 1-year membership of her f4 plan (which is what I am doing) to one person.
Leave a comment by Friday, August 18th to be entered in the drawing.
FREE STUFF FOR YOU!!!!!
Michelle is also offering everyone a free 30-day trail if you want to just try it out right away (or if you don’t win the drawing). Click here for that.
Knowing that I am blogging about my progress helps me stay on track so I am grateful for you all who read this and follow (or join) me on this journey.
Remember, leave a comment to be entered to win a 1-year membership. Here’s the website if you want to take a look: https://www.faithfulworkouts.com/