I just had my alarm go off this morning and the sound was on full blast and I think I may have crapped my pants. I wake up pretty early every day on my own so I don’t usually turn on an alarm but I have some extra work to get done on this Monday and the alarm was needed. But now I’m in a crap mood. I really do still need that alarm that just creates light in your bedroom to wake you up. Having a heart attack just isn’t doing it for me.
Ok, let’s rewind. Happy Monday! I hope your day is off to a wonderful start and you’re ready to kick some serious butt in the gym and at work! No matter what the weekend brought you, whether it a lazy couple days on the couch, or too many margaritas, or some pizza you just couldn’t say no to – today is a new day. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the guilt of the weekend and the choices we made, but guilt shouldn’t be associated with how we feed our bodies. And if you are feeling that guilt, well, maybe it’s time to stop those behaviors.
For the longest time, I would eat healthy throughout the week, then the weekend came and it was a free-for-all. I would eat pizza and cookies and brownies and anything that I knew I really didn’t need in my diet. And after the weekend was said and done, I was sometimes 10 pounds heavier, depressed and extremely disappointed in myself. And this pattern continued on for months and months. Until I finally said no more. I didn’t want to feel guilt every Monday and be depressed because of the rollercoaster I put my hormones through. I didn’t want to be disappointed with myself and I knew there had to be a better way. I knew that the void I continued to try to fill on the weekends would never be filled from junk food.
When I was acting on these poor behaviors, it was because I wasn’t happy with my own life. Certain pieces of my life had to change and I had to face those changes head on. Relationships needed to change, my outlook needed to change, and my career needed to change. And facing those facts actually stopped some of those obsessive behaviors.
I’m saying all this because I know so many people go through these same feelings and experiences – eating healthy through the week and losing it on the weekends. If you’re one of those people like I was, it may be time to look at why those behaviors continue to go on and face them sooner rather than later. You deserve the happiest and the healthiest life, but it sometimes takes a little more effort and attention to grasp your best future yet. Remember to be aware of your choices and behaviors and face them daily. That will help you to continue to grow and become to person you truly strive to be!
Sunday – Rest Day
Tuesday – Rest Day
Wednesday – CrossFit Broadway Class
4 Rounds For Time Of: (28 min time cap)
30/20 Cal Bike
15 Strict HSPU
30 DB Snatch (50/35) (15 on the right the 15 on the left)
I finished in 24:55 using 25# and 1 ab mat for HSPU
Thursday – CrossFit Broadway Class
Back Squats: 20mins to find a NEW 1 rep max Back Squat – I got 180#
Then 6 min AMRAP Of:
60 Double Unders
I got 3+9 rx
Saturday – CrossFit Broadway Class
3 rounds for time:
25 hang power cleans (115/75) – I used 65#
35 wall balls (20/14)
I finished in 22:55
Free Travel Workout:
20 min AMRAP:
5 handstand pushups
15 jumping lunges (per leg)
20 tuck jumps
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